What the hell did the admins do


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Steven P.

Hey guys, I thought I'd post a message on the status of the main page.

The reason we did the switch to these new servers 2 days ago is because we canceled 2 of our servers at thePlanet. So we were forced to move over to forums that were completed (in terms of upgrading and theme porting).

The news system is a different story, we had to import news from the old setup, and Marcel is now making it work with the new system we have in place, the news system wasn't as far as the forums because basically its been built from the ground up. Its a whole new system.

The plan is to have the main page back up today, this will be a skeleton setup with the basics we had at neowin.net in working order, and the rest will be added over the course of the coming weeks.

Sorry for the delay, but we are working hard to sort this and other problems (we are also having 'teething' problems with the new servers and are working hard to find a suitable configuration setup).

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accesser

Great to hear some official news about the progress, sounds like things are going to keep getting better and better.

Cheers

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Rapier

Thankyou for taking the time to explain it to everyone

Some members just seem to get a little impatient.

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ventrox

nice

thanks for all the time you guys put into it :D

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kevcart3

I'm glad you guys put the link to the forums on the main page, I think people got a little confused about if the forums were up or not because the main site was down.

(Y) Thanks for the update :D

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sevastopol

ty for the updates, didnt know the forums wer up...

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Mystical112

ty for the updates, didnt know the forums wer up...

me either.... :pinch:

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y0sh

Take your time. We have BPN for news.

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sundayx

thank you neobond for informing us

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..Vector..

Thanks for the update Neobond :yes:

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Crazysah

Great to hear some news atleast! Thanks for the heads up and I will be looking forward to it!

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Brandon

haha i thought it was someone complaining

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S.MULLA

nice topic heading :p

glad to see eveything is getting better. had nothing but misery over that last few days with neowin down :(

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sundayx

i see the staff has placed a temporary front page, which is much better than the closed for maintenence one. at least theres a link to the forums

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Orange

No problem, thanks for updating us. :yes:

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AppleDave

Sounds good Steve, just to clarify will the frontpage be Swift or Finity?

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Daniel F.

Sounds good Steve, just to clarify will the frontpage be Swift or Finity?

swift

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The Grasshopper

thanks for getting the forums online and I hope everything goes smoothly for you.

Don't hurry, we don't want any errors because of us!

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NiceCarpet

All I can say is omg im so happy as of right now, I book marked Neowin.net (Yes I know I'm stupid don't remind me) and my pc was soooo boring all other forums that I looked for on google seem llama next to Neowin...

Soo glad to have it back (Insert gif of smily hugging a server)

Keep up the goood work (Y)

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blachole

swift

Dang, after seeing the progress on v5, I assumed that you guys were delaying to launch with Finity. Oh well, I'm sure it's right around the corner. Swift is better then no neowin. Thanks guys.

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Ethere

What is "Swift" and "Infinity"? I'm so out of the loop :)

BTW, glad the forums are here.

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NiceCarpet

I think its:

"Swift" - An updated version on Neowin 3 skin.

"Infinity" - Neowin 5 still to come, Swift will come along for the ride as well for people that want to still use the 3 style skin.

This right?

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