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Old 08-23-2007, 03:58 PM
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The machine that previously hosted mustangboards.com was hacked and subsequently taken down. Because of this, it was necessary to set up a new machine in our data center to host the forums.

Since the old machine was hacked, we couldn't simply copy everything over - instead, we had to set up a new server from scratch and start with a fresh copy of vBulletin. We have imported the old forums as well, so all the user accounts, threads, etc. should still be here.

We apologize that the outage lasted as long as it did. On the bright side, the forums are now running on some very nice hardware, and the machine it's running on is a good deal more secure than the old one.


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You've probably noticed the board is using the generic vBulletin skin. Unfortunately this couldn't be imported. We will work on something to replace it, but it will take awhile. There are a few other things we haven't set up, like the Timeslips database. That will come later. For the time being, we are mostly concerned with just getting the forums back online.


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Old 08-23-2007, 04:18 PM
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glad to know the look will change and glad to have MB back in action!
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:12 PM
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*Whew!* It's about time.
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Old 08-23-2007, 07:00 PM
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Welcome back indeed!

I am glad your all back, I was having to look at other mustang forum sites for information and I only trust our people on here. It is good to have you back up.
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I had nothing to do for the past few days,good times are back.
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Old 08-23-2007, 11:56 PM
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Yeah i ventured off into another forum, and it sucked. Glad to be back.
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Old 08-24-2007, 07:51 AM
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YEAH YEAH YEAH!!!!

I think almost getting the content back and able to use the forums is great, can always work on cosmetics at a later time!
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Old 08-24-2007, 08:57 AM
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Great work guys. The DNS not resolving kinda freaked me... but hey, we're here now.
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Old 08-24-2007, 04:02 PM
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sweet were back!!!

but the layout sucks and needs that red color back
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Old 08-24-2007, 05:57 PM
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Yeah i ventured off into another forum, and it sucked. Glad to be back.
which one did you go to?
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Old 08-24-2007, 06:20 PM
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woot woot, glad ya'll are back online !!!!
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Old 08-24-2007, 08:02 PM
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Well it's about time!


































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Old 08-26-2007, 09:00 PM
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sweet were back!!!

but the layout sucks and needs that red color back
Red? wasn't it silver/gray.


I wouldn't mind assisting in making some images for the forumz..
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Old 08-27-2007, 08:35 AM
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I have no idea... I've never really paid any attention.
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Old 08-31-2007, 06:46 AM
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Thank Goodnes it's back up, I was starving over here
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lol i guess i should read the dates i thought this was a new thread however...
 
 
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