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Offline John

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Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« on: May 05, 2008, 11:20:26 PM »
Looks like we're back on the life raft.
Sorry friends.

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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2008, 11:28:46 PM »
So sorry that someone thinks it's amusing to pick on a bunch of people that just enjoy having others to discuss their common interests. Surely there are more important sites than this one to harass people on. Like the democrats and the republicans!
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2008, 11:29:35 PM »
Bloody Hell!!!!
BLOODY HELL!!!!
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2008, 11:36:35 PM »
ACK ACK Is there any reason that my browser tries to download an asp page when the RF is down?
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2008, 11:41:08 PM »
Why don't those hacking people go hack al queda instead?  Let's bring back privateering and let the hackers reap whatever they want from our enemies. . . that'll keep 'em busy.  (that's actually the idea of the last chapter of my American Privateering book that I'm writing for St. Martin's Press)
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2008, 11:58:20 PM »
Blasted hackers!!!  If I knew who was doing this.... >:(

Whatever happened, it screwed up my clock and my volume control on my computer.  Took me a while to get it all figured out again.  Weird!

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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2008, 01:13:26 AM »
So sorry that someone thinks it's amusing to pick on a bunch of people that just enjoy having others to discuss their common interests. Surely there are more important sites than this one to harass people on. Like the democrats and the republicans!

Fortunately, we're not being singled out, so it's not like it's a personal grudge against festival lovers.  The unfortunate thing is that this is happening to several thousand other websites.
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2008, 01:14:25 AM »
ACK ACK Is there any reason that my browser tries to download an asp page when the RF is down?

Same thing happened to me.  Must be some issue where Safari is interpreting the page reload incorrectly and causes this issue.
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2008, 07:24:05 AM »
Hello John,

If the widespread Forum hacking is specific to being hosted on Microsoft software, how about migrating the RenaissanceFestival.com Forums and Databases onto Linux/UNIX host OS and Forum software?

NOTE: I am biased towards Linux, and don't use Microsoft unless I have to.  ;)

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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2008, 07:24:26 AM »
Hacked again!!!!  >:(

This is getting old......
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2008, 07:25:31 AM »
This is really getting serious, isn't it?  What a strange place this is - but at least it's inhabited by lots of familiar faces.  Thanks to everyone involved with providing us a home away from home.

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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2008, 07:51:25 AM »
 OH No! Not again!
Glad we have this life raft!  This is getting old!  Hugs to all!
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2008, 07:53:03 AM »
Hi Everyone:

Hopefully this infernal hacking will stop soon.   >:(  Perhaps whoever is doing it  needs a lethal dose of cough syrup.  

From here on out, I will cross post everything about the RenDevous in here as well...I will soon have the schedule of events prepared...I suggest that once the site gets back up, everyone going to the RenDevous should immediately print up area directions so that you at least have that at the ready no matter what.
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2008, 07:54:20 AM »
Well, well, well...this is where you're all hiding!!
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Re: Latest Attack 05/05/2008
« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2008, 07:55:17 AM »
What an...odd..surprise when I first wake up.  ;D
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