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Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby bionicnacho » December 17th, 2015, 1:27 am

Hey! So as you guys know, the forum's been down for a couple days. It all started because of host-related issues and then evolved to the database breaking down, but nevertheless we are now up again.

Why the switch to phpBB?
Well, our license for XenForo expired a while back, which meant we weren't able to update the forum. When the host made some updates, since we were using an old version of the forum software, things regarding php that were essential for the forum to work properly broke.

Another reason is because we've been very limited as to installing plugins or fixing things like the immense amount of spam bots that would register because the fact that we had an expired license, also meant that we couldn't download and install add-ons and disabled us from doing a lot of things.

I know things look a little bare right now and the forum looks pretty terrible, but things will hopefully take form soon.

We apologize for the downtime and sudden changes!

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Re: Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby Miniike » December 17th, 2015, 3:45 pm

why am i so tiny

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Re: Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby bionicnacho » December 17th, 2015, 3:50 pm

Miniike wrote:why am i so tiny

Oh my...

Should be fixed now

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Re: Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby Miniike » December 17th, 2015, 3:52 pm

bionicnacho wrote:
Miniike wrote:why am i so tiny

Oh my...

Should be fixed now

hey yo thanks man

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Re: Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby Phantomboy » December 17th, 2015, 5:10 pm

Bionic, really I don't know what I can really say other than we all owe you a major thanks~! I know for most people it is just back to business as usual, but without sounding too sappy, I would like to quickly say I am incredible appreciative for your hard work and for basically saving OneMoreBlock.. I don't know if user titles are possible but, if they are, I dub you 'The OMB Savior' from here on out!

Thanks a million!

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Re: Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby ElectroYoshi » December 25th, 2015, 12:12 am

Migrate again!

Atmosphir --> Voxelus --> OMB with XenForo --> Voxelus 2.0 --> OMB with XenForo --> Discord --> OMB with PHP

But in all seriousness, it's good to see the place basically brought back from the dead. :P

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Re: Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby ThatOneFox » December 25th, 2015, 10:22 am

tbf we never "moved" to voxelus or discord. Discord was just a chatroom and voxelus was just a disaster.
:skull: :bungee: Keith Keiser has a better ass than you :bungee: :skull:

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Re: Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby Entity » December 25th, 2015, 7:02 pm

*is
*is

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Re: Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby Rattle » January 4th, 2016, 8:57 pm

>switching to phpbb

finally you guys do something right

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Re: Major Changes: What Happened?

Postby SirWrek » February 3rd, 2016, 11:21 pm

Well change is inevitable and I'm glad we've embraced it for any and all reasons everyone's already stated. Many thanks to you all for keeping up with the site and keeping the community relatively intact as well.


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