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Old March 1st, 2008, 06:53 AM
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Originally Posted by BlackBat242 View Post
Actually, I have the direct link here (not the old one, I deleted it long ago), but got the "forum is down while we do some work" message for more than 24 hours.
That's because everything was being transfered to the new server. I had to shut down the forums so I had a complete copy of the database. It took most of a day to zip, download, upload, and import all of the pages, images, and databases. Then the domain name had to propagate.

All in all it was a pretty fast and painless move
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