View Full Version : Hey... aren't we supposed to be closed?
07-28-2001, 09:10 AM
has the maintenance been delayed? I notice that we are well into the closed period, and not down yet...
07-28-2001, 09:16 AM
you know i didnt even know we were shutting down until i read a "what are you going ot do during the down time" thread
07-28-2001, 09:21 AM
Check out ATMB.
07-28-2001, 09:21 AM
This is a good thing. I have time mostly on the weekends now to visit the SDMB.
07-28-2001, 09:22 AM
Just a WAG here, but when we tell our customers that the weekend will be reserved for maintenence and our website will be down, we can often be done with our work in 8 or 12 hours. That way we have some buffer period to COA and also, people are happy if they get part of the weekend after expecting none of it.
If your maintence is going to run for most of saturday, it's better to tell them that you'll be down all weekend, and have them happy when you're up for part of the weekend than to tell them you'll be be down saturday and then be down part of Sunday as well.
Of course, I have no clue whats going on with Jerry -- just relating how we've handled similar situations in the past.
Maybe Jerry was abducted by aliens! :eek:
07-28-2001, 09:28 AM
Originally posted by jdavis in the ATMB forum
I'm still in the process of building the read-only archive server. Probably will take me most of the day. There is a chance that the SDMB will go down for a few hours today while I get a good snapshot of the database. The maintenance is not going to require the amount of downtime I envisioned earlier in the week. Of course, I could always screw up completely and the SDMB could be down for months.
This is cool (except the part about possibly down for months, which had a winky smiley by it).
07-28-2001, 11:38 AM
I notice Cecil himself posted several times in the last couple of days. My guess is that he was in charge of bringing the fresh hamsters and has locked his keys in the car.
07-28-2001, 02:57 PM
An interesting note: here we all knew the board was supposed to be down for two days, and we came and checked it anyway. What do it mean?
It is running pretty quick; I guess that might be due to manny not being here because they think it's down.
07-28-2001, 05:21 PM
What do it mean, beatle? Well, one way to speed things up would be to get rid of posters, and everybody who came in here before Monday morning is arguably violating an administration ruling....
See ya later...maybe.
07-28-2001, 05:32 PM
I forgot the boards were going to be down, until I got here, started reading and such, and then remembered....go figure.
07-28-2001, 09:39 PM
I didn't even try, figuring it was down, but someone linked to a thread in chat and I was aghast--what, the board is up and I'm not there wasting time?!? So I came and, well, obviously, had the same question you did since I'm in this thread.
Maybe if we're quiet, we can stay!
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