MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

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MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by Dibya » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:51 am

http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/176950- ... gust-2017/
Read it here . It is a worst disaster for me

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Re: MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by Dibya » Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:21 am

I am archiving stuffs hope

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Re: MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by RyanVM » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:26 pm

Well that sucks. Times they are a changin' :(

In case anybody's wondering about the status of this site in light of XPer's news, here's a blunt assessment of things.
  1. It generates literally no money, but it also basically costs nothing besides time to keep running. I use my hosting for other things as well and have no plans of killing this forum as long as people still find it useful. I can fully appreciate how much knowledge exists here after being online for over a decade!
  2. Time has a cost, however! When I started this site, I was a college student with a lot more free time on my hands (and an active XP user with an interest in all of this). Times have changed :). With a job and family, being stretched thin on free time is pretty much the normal state of things nowadays. As such, being an active admin isn't something I really want to be signed up for. And obviously the ongoing spam issues are pretty demoralizing in that respect since the most realistic options at the moment involve taking on an even more active role.
  3. I'm open to having trusted members of the site take a more active role in keeping it alive and spam-free, but that's assuming those people exist (most of the other old-timers have already moved on too).
So that's where things are at. I'd definitely prefer to run this site in a more hands-off way, but that's becoming increasingly hard to do :(
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Re: MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by mooms » Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:23 pm

Ryan, I'm checking new posts here almost daily, I can help fighting the spam if you make me mod.
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Re: MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by bphlpt » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:24 pm

I think we're all getting to the stage, with responsibilities IRL, such that we're not able to take on the the total responsibility of running a board on our own, so we can definitely appreciate your position regarding being a more active admin. Just like we understand that of xper and also Nik who sold WinCert awhile back. But there are a small handful of us here who have have been around a long time, are still frequent visitors, and some even with mod or admin experience on other boards. AFAIK, all of us would be willing to help.

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Re: MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by user_hidden » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:24 pm

@RyanVM

upgrade me to Admin and i'll try and help

mooms and bphlpt have always been trustable and helpful

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Re: MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by Dibya » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:03 am

MSFN almost went back online ,
read here http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/176958- ... nt-1142861

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Re: MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by RyanVM » Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:26 pm

mooms wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:23 pm
Ryan, I'm checking new posts here almost daily, I can help fighting the spam if you make me mod.
Sold! Welcome to the moderator team :)
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Re: MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by RyanVM » Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:30 pm

Thanks everyone for the support. When I started this forum way back in the day, I never would have guessed that this site would still be going all these years later. I'm really happy to see that you all find so much value in it and it really makes me happy to see people willing to help keep it running smoothly still! :heart:
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Re: MSFN Is going to be closed on 12 August

Post by mooms » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:34 pm

And thank you for keeping this site online !
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