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Author:  Hippy Chippy [ Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:52 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Notices from Administrators...

Hippy Chippy wrote:
Re: Our Temporary Outage... :bash:
=; Our apologies, Guys, to those of you who tried to log in at some stage over the past 24 hours, only to find a message stating that we'd exceeded our bandwidth... :bugger:
(...bit too much traffic leading up to Christmas, I guess..!)

I put a call into the technicians (currently all on leave,) and left a message to see if we could bump it over the line, knowing that the worst case scenario, it was due to reset
itself automatically on the 1st (tomorrow) anyway... :-k

In case it didn't come back on line before then, I'd left a message for you all on the HMAS Nirimba Facebook page from 'The "A" Team' of RAN Skilled Hands, wishing everyone
a HAPPY NEW YEAR and to say that we were look forward to chatting again on the other side...

...but then... BINGO...! Our lovely 'Techno-Geeks' got must have got my message and have generously allowed us to 'reset' our bandwidth quota a day early :yess: and so we're
back on line again... :woohoo:

:thumbright: To our bandwidth providers... :prayer: THANKS GUYS, :notworthy: love your work, :bob light: HAPPY NEW YEAR...! :bob light:

An update to my post above; :upy: our brief return online yesterday was short-lived, :bugger: with a total of 4 posts from me putting us over the bandwidth limit again, :shit:
keeping us all off-line for the crucial arrival of 2019... #-o

Never mind, we're now back online with a newly reset bandwidth allocation, so HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL...! :occasion7: :occasion9: :woohoo:

Author:  Hippy Chippy [ Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:28 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Notices from Administrators...

[-( To paraphrase Britney Spears, :oopssign: WE DID IT AGAIN...! :shit:
Yes, we :angry9: blew our bandwidth again on 29th January :swear1: and once again had to wait for the start of the new month to kick-start everything again... :bugger: Sorry 'bout that...! :sheeesh:

With the help of our ISP, we're looking more closely into why it has happened again, as 'all the usual suspects' :3some: have been considered and all but eliminated as possible causes... :dontknow: :pull hair:

Author:  Bruce D [ Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:07 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Notices from Administrators...

Who's using our bandwidth ?

whenever I log on I note there are only a couple of members, but lots of guests, this morning was 2 members and 16 guests,

Maybe we need to restict the the amount of video's being posted.


Bruce D

Author:  Hippy Chippy [ Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:14 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Notices from Administrators...

:-k We've already sought expert advice from our ISP, Bruce, and considered the videos/ images issues, but in both cases, we [-X don't actually upload the pics and clips onto our site, all we post is the URLs
to said clips and pics, which reside on remote hosting sites, such as Flickr, Photobucket and of course, YouTube, so we're of a mind that it's all the 'bots' and search engines out there, accessing the site that
are cumulatively chewing up our bandwidth... :eating: :licking: Thanks for your thoughts, Bruce, :thumbright: we're addressing it... :puter:

Author:  geko [ Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:36 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Notices from Administrators...

So I checked in on the site years ago but didn't join as life is busy.

But now I am even more busy so why not!

The info on the Microsoft 360 subscription process was interesting - so thanks as i need it on an apple tablet. FYI When I came on 1 member (me and 9 guests - really!)

I was talking to client regarding confined space entry and a couple of incidents came up that led me to go looking for Ex CPOMTH Cunningham who was my chief chippy on Tobruk in 84/85 as a "just wondering" He was brilliant but I think was drafted to HMAS "??????" just before 3 crew were lost in a cable locker.

Anyway good to see the site is still being administered.

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