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  1. Joeychgo

    Joeychgo Administrator Staff Member

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    Just to let everyone know --

    As FBBO grows and becomes busier, we need new servers that can better handle our growth. A 'server' is basically a computer where our site resides. The better servers we have, the more stable and faster the site will be for you.

    Our new servers are not only more powerful and offer better / faster storage, but they also are in hardened Datacenter, which makes things much less susceptible to things like weather events. Our new datacenter is actually underground in an old limestone mine. This means things like weather shouldn't have much or any effect on our ability to keep the site running. :)

    Soon, as in within the next day or two, we will move FBBO to our new servers. There is nothing you need to worry about or do. The site will be unavailable for a few hours while we move all the photos and files, but it shouldn't be too long. Don't panic when you see a message that says the board is closed, it will only be for a few hours.

    Thank you all for helping create a great site.

    Joeychgo, Admin
     
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    • super-bee_ski

      super-bee_ski FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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      Thanks joechgo!
      wow
      Getting "fancy" huh?
      -New storage facility, Limestone mine (average temp 68 degrees)
      -New Servers
      -New "Datacenter"

      COOL!
      Thanks joeychgo!
       
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      • conv67bdere

        conv67bdere Super Moderator Staff Member FBBO Gold Member

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        - New Moderators ? ?.
        ( just curious - LMAO )
         
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        • Cranky

          Cranky Moderator Staff Member FBBO Gold Member

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          I need to be refreshed.....
           
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          • 69 GTX

            69 GTX FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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            Recalculating.......
             
          • cryplydog

            cryplydog FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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            I'll put a new 30 amp fuse and oil the throw arm on my outside main.
             
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            • kiwigtx

              kiwigtx International Mod Staff Member FBBO Gold Member

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              So it's all over to @MarPar 's shop for a few beers when the site goes down....who's in? :lol:
               
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              • Mopars & Missiles

                Mopars & Missiles Well-Known Member

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                Nah, just "re-booted". :rolleyes:
                 
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                • Joeychgo

                  Joeychgo Administrator Staff Member

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                  It shouldn't take more then a few hours ---
                   
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                  • snakeyes

                    snakeyes FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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                    kiwi you need to let poly no the party is on cold-beers-bold-steaks.jpg
                     
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                    • Budnicks

                      Budnicks Sir Posts A lot FBBO Gold Member

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                      I'm in too :thumbsup:
                       
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                      • Cranky

                        Cranky Moderator Staff Member FBBO Gold Member

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                        That too!! :D

                        Only need a few hours for a few beers and some eats! :)
                         
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