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#39906 - 03/22/06 08:17 PM Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
Piano World Offline

Registered: 05/24/01
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Loc: Parsonsfield, ME (orig. Nahant...
No, I'm not moving, Piano World is.

We are moving to a new host and a dedicated server all our own.

The move is scheduled to happen early Saturday morning (about 7:00 a.m. EST), 03/25/06.

I will need to shut the forums down during the move. If you come to the forums and get a message they are closed, keep checking back.
I'm hoping it will only take a couple of hours to complete. If you still get the closed message later in the day, clear your browser cache and try again.

Once you see the forums up and running again, you will know you are on the new version.

We have already run tests on the new server, the forums (and Piano World in general) should run much faster.

Of course, our expenses are going up too... so if you'd like to consider becoming a subscribing member (or find some other way to help support the forums), please Click Here
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#39907 - 03/22/06 08:32 PM Re: Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
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Registered: 12/12/05
Posts: 1231
Loc: New York
You have a nice place here, Frank.

Hope the move goes smoothly.

Sharon \:\)


#39908 - 03/22/06 10:07 PM Re: Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
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Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 535
Loc: New Hampshire
Frank, thanks for providing the forums to us and maintaining it despite the obstacles I know you've run into along the way.

I've subscribed for the first time and I hope others will too.
Andrew - Shortcircuit85

If you were not sane, you would never misunderstand this question or the consequences of not comprehending its meaning.

#39909 - 03/23/06 07:32 AM Re: Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
apple* Offline

Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
may you have a trillion new subscribers.
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, ├Ľun (apple in Estonian)

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#39910 - 03/23/06 08:17 AM Re: Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
AJB Offline
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Registered: 10/01/05
Posts: 3655
Loc: Surrey, England

Subscribing from outside the US seems to fail. Is it US only?

(PS I will not use PayPal).

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#39911 - 03/23/06 09:26 AM Re: Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
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Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 10651
Loc: Williamsburg, VA

Is it possible for a person's "1000 post club" line to remain after becoming a paying member? It seems that those designations disappear. I kinda like having my "post club" number. I earned it!



#39912 - 03/23/06 06:10 PM Re: Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
88Key_PianoPlayer Offline
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Registered: 02/02/02
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Loc: El Cajon, CA
Piano*Dad, you need an extra "0" on your post club member line.
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#39913 - 03/23/06 07:34 PM Re: Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
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Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 190
Loc: Oregon
Frank I tried to subscribe several times and have not been able to make it work. I do hope the server is easier because I would love to support the forums. I think they are fabulous! I also wrote to Piano World to talk about my difficulties but got no reply.

#39914 - 03/24/06 10:11 AM Re: Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
jollyroger Offline
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Registered: 09/23/05
Posts: 849
Loc: Houston, TX
Good luck Frank. As one who works in the Information Technology field and has performed more migrations than I care to think about, it is with great appreciation for all that you've done that I wish you seamless installation.
Best regards,
Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.
Estonia 190 - Serial # 6561

#39915 - 03/24/06 05:51 PM Re: Forums Have To Close - We're Moving!
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Registered: 02/21/06
Posts: 918
Loc: Ede, Netherlands
Where are all the forums like: Just for the fun of it, etc.? They are missing at my computer at least...

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