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There is a 70% chance that we will move to the new forums tonight.
 
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      I have no idea what that means. I'll assume something is happening in computer land.

     Is there anything that we mortals need to do?  I just read the advisory asking us to use our real names. I will now try to figure out how to capitalize my real name which is already in use.

     Awaiting further instructions - or not,

       Your loyal minion: Dale Hodgins
 
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The site might be down for 10 minutes or an hour.  And then when it comes back up, things will be .... different.
 
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And it is likely that people will need to reset their passwords, so having an email we can send the password reset instructions to is very important.
 
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Are you sticking with Simple Machine Forums or migrating to another software package?
 
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Good luck! Are you sure you want to do that on halloween? Sounds spooky.
 
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We are moving to a heavily modified version of JForum.  The stuff used at coderanch.com.  Andrew Monkhouse is running point on the transition.  He is the "Marshal Commander" at coderanch, a long time software engineer, and author of a book on software architecture.  I have some experience with software dev stuff, so I'll be helping a little.

 
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I put on my seat belt so I am ready.   Fire away.
 
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We found a glitch.  Something that is too big of an issue.

So we won't do this tonight.  Maybe wednesday night.

We will, however, have a test system running a little later.  Maybe folks will be able to pop over and tinker a bit.

 
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