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    Site outage scheduled for today 8/9/07 at 5:30 pm EST

    Locked

    by beth blakely ·

    TR will be down for approximately 30 minutes today beginning at 5:30 pm EST.

    Here’s a short list of things you can do while we’re down:

    1. Clean out your keyboard
    2. Clean your mouse
    3. Create fun lists to post on TR
    4. Think up bizarre complaints that will drive BB out of her mind
    5. Try to out geek The Geek
    6. Try to out gadget sMoRTy71

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    • #2617620

      Things to do from 5:30pm to 6pm EST

      by jdclyde ·

      In reply to Site outage scheduled for today 8/9/07 at 5:30 pm EST

      Drive home! 😀

      Nice to have a semi-schedules outage for a change, huh? :p

      Off to work on option 4….

      • #2617618

        A thought

        by jdclyde ·

        In reply to Things to do from 5:30pm to 6pm EST

        Instead of getting the generic “not available” page, the tech boys should put up a page that says “Beth broke this”! B-)

        • #2617379

          JD works for me

          by hal 9000 ·

          In reply to A thought

          Just not sure how much BB will like it though. 😀

          Col ]:)

        • #2617373

          hahaha

          by rob mekel ·

          In reply to JD works for me

          doesn’t BB live in the south of France as an Activist against Animal-testing :^0 😉

          Rob

        • #2618152

          How about “jdclyde was here”?

          by absolutely ·

          In reply to A thought

          Would you like a picture of Kilroy with that?

          B-)

        • #2618138

          Actually…..

          by jdclyde ·

          In reply to How about “jdclyde was here”?

          I like it! B-)

    • #2617577

      Good…

      by dawgit ·

      In reply to Site outage scheduled for today 8/9/07 at 5:30 pm EST

      I need to get to bed on time for once anyway. Have fun out there. -d

      • #2617572

        10 minutes and counting

        by jdclyde ·

        In reply to Good…

        You just KNOW I will keep trying to access this site until it is locked to see how punctual they are….. B-)

        • #2617343

          *snort*

          by beth blakely ·

          In reply to 10 minutes and counting

          Thanks for a great laugh this morning. I literally guffawed. I could just picture you sitting there… *refresh**refresh**refresh*

    • #2617573

      Oh no!

      by locrian_lyric ·

      In reply to Site outage scheduled for today 8/9/07 at 5:30 pm EST

      I may actually have to go offline… 🙁

      just kidding, ha ha

    • #2617564

      You’ve done it to me again!

      by neilb@uk ·

      In reply to Site outage scheduled for today 8/9/07 at 5:30 pm EST

      By the time I’ve worked out what 5:30 EST actually is in [b]real[/b] time, it’s too bloody late.

      Can I point out (again) that we (Brits) invented time – the closest that the Spanish ever got was “Ma?ana” and the closest the French ever got was defining “lunchtime” – and that’s why we ruled the world for a while and why the Universal Time is based on Greenwich which is about ten miles North East of me and the closest that the Prime Meridian (and the Eastern Hemisphere) gets is West Wickham, just over three miles away.

      So, let’s have the time of your next scheduled outage in GMT – OK, UTC if you can’t get over your resentment for 1776 – please, so that I don’t get confused. The unscheduled ones you can have whenever you like – you do that anyway.

      Thank you.

      Neil 😀

      • #2617419

        :^0 Yes they do Neil …

        by rob mekel ·

        In reply to You’ve done it to me again!

        did find a nice site on wiki
        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_zone
        is more general, the specific one [i]nice with time schedule[/i]:
        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Time_Zone

        to make it more complicated:

        Eastern Standard Time – three separate time zones use this name:
        the Australian time zone at UTC+10
        the Brazilian Eastern time zone at UTC-3
        the North American time zone at UTC-5

        European Summer Time – the daylight-saving time used in Europe.
        :^0

        Well where is the yuk or is it started by Beth today … that is a nice one for a change 😀 😉

        Rob

        [i]edited for lay-out[/i]

        • #2617409

          Thank you Rob!

          by neilb@uk ·

          In reply to :^0 Yes they do Neil …

          I was pretty sure that they were using the North American time zone and they had just assumed that the rest of the world would understand which one they meant!

          😀

        • #2617391

          Well, duh

          by jdclyde ·

          In reply to Thank you Rob!

          Like there is another one of relevance? :p

        • #2617375

          Bloody Yanks

          by hal 9000 ·

          In reply to Well, duh

          They really think that the world revolve around them don’t they. 🙁

          Actually there is an entire world out there that doesn’t even think of the Yanks unless one is pestering them and most of us live in that world. 😀

          Col

        • #2617368

          Bloody yanks?

          by jdclyde ·

          In reply to Bloody Yanks

          is that from too much internet porn? :0

        • #2617361

          May be

          by rob mekel ·

          In reply to Bloody yanks?

          but more his anger he can’t have england to drive the kiwi’s home … so as everybody else he blames it on the yanks … :^0 :^0

          😉
          Rob

          [i]but it is, it realy is, honestly it is …
          No need for prove it surely is, isn’t it? [/i]

      • #2617390

        Clock feature in my cell phone

        by jdclyde ·

        In reply to You’ve done it to me again!

        allows me to set a few time zones. GB is one of the places set, so it lets me know if I need to pester one of “you people” over there, I have to do it before lunch! B-)

      • #2617345

        You are so right, Neil

        by beth blakely ·

        In reply to You’ve done it to me again!

        I need to post the time differently. I just wanted to get the notification up there quickly.

        I swear, next time I’ll try to put GMT. 🙂

        • #2617247

          UTC will do :)

          by neilb@uk ·

          In reply to You are so right, Neil

          and I’ll do the calculation from UTC to GMT myself. I believe it involves me walking West for about twenty yards.

          Anyway, I don’t want people from other time zones claiming favouritism!

          😀

      • #2618018

        5:30 EST

        by maecuff ·

        In reply to You’ve done it to me again!

        works just fine for me. I don’t have to calculate anything. I just have to look at my watch. 🙂

    • #2617559

      Looks like I was too busy and missed the outage

      by the scummy one ·

      In reply to Site outage scheduled for today 8/9/07 at 5:30 pm EST

      So I guess I cannot ask for mayhem videos this time (besides it was scheduled)… 🙂

    • #2617531

      So Beth

      by tig2 ·

      In reply to Site outage scheduled for today 8/9/07 at 5:30 pm EST

      Any mayhem? People screaming? Trick ponies?

      Seems awful quiet around here. Too quiet!

      Tell everyone at TR to beware. I have counted the ribbons. There are none in the PTB.

      Get with the game!

      Hugs to you all for getting through yet another TR “crisis”. Thanks for the warning!

      • #2617336

        Warm fuzzy!!!

        by beth blakely ·

        In reply to So Beth

        The PTB are aware of your upcoming adventure and we’ve been talking about it in the office. We’re not flying our pink ribbons yet but we’re behind you 110 percent. Stay tuned.

        There was no mayhem this time. Since it was planned, it was just like a fire drill. In fact, since it happened at 5:30, most people actually WERE walking out the door!

        • #2617312

          Walking?

          by jdclyde ·

          In reply to Warm fuzzy!!!

          Or [b]running[/b], before anything could go wrong? :0

        • #2618257

          More to express

          by rob mekel ·

          In reply to Walking?

          their support to TT 😉

          Rob

    • #2617340

      Just enough time to count my necktie collection

      by don ticulate ·

      In reply to Site outage scheduled for today 8/9/07 at 5:30 pm EST

      Nice!

      • #2618114

        So, how many neckties?

        by absolutely ·

        In reply to Just enough time to count my necktie collection

        🙂

        • #2618102

          One, hemp…

          by neilb@uk ·

          In reply to So, how many neckties?

          .

        • #2618100

          Now Neil

          by tig2 ·

          In reply to One, hemp…

          Just because I am walking 20 miles tomorrow doesn’t mean you have to. You can put away the necktie.

          20 miles tomorrow followed by 8 on Sunday. Next week is easy- 10 and 8. After that, 20, 20, 20.

          Hmm. Have to check my socks…

          Edit. Missed one…

        • #2618508

          Edit…what?

          by absolutely ·

          In reply to Now Neil

          Missed…a sock?

        • #2618434

          The necktie

          by neilb@uk ·

          In reply to Now Neil

          is for TTM/No3/Don Key…

          😀

    • #2618099

      A question for you Beth

      by av . ·

      In reply to Site outage scheduled for today 8/9/07 at 5:30 pm EST

      I missed the outage (Damn!), but I clicked on one of the related threads below this thread –
      Warning – Saturday TR outage planned

      Instead of a new thread I got “You have reached a restricted page, click here to continue.”

      There was other information on the page, but it wasn’t a thread.

      What is that?

      AV

      • #2618084

        looks like an old one

        by w2ktechman ·

        In reply to A question for you Beth

        as the page goes to a legacy server.
        A new forums search for “saturday tr outage” (in the title) finds nothing.

      • #2619201

        Thanks for the alert

        by beth blakely ·

        In reply to A question for you Beth

        That shouldn’t even be showing up. I’ve filed a bug. 🙂

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