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Started by proteus, August 10, 2020, 05:20:37 PM

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von Corax

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Sorontar

Congrats for getting this sorted out.

Sorontar
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Synistor 303

Quote from: Sorontar on February 08, 2022, 10:03:04 PM
Congrats for getting this sorted out.

Sorontar

Ditto - hope it's not too daunting!

Lazaras

My condolences, but... given we need someone at the wheelhouse?  Thank you for taking up the task.
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Quote from: von Corax on February 08, 2022, 08:40:00 PM
With the assistance of the-wizard, I am now Administrator for Brass Goggles. Don't ask me to do anything just yet; I've a lot of reading and exploring to do!

I'm happy for you or sorry that happened. Having an admin though, that's a good thing, surely. I've the bubbly on ice--just let me know when to break it out, and celebrations all 'round.
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Quote from: von Corax on February 08, 2022, 08:40:00 PM
With the assistance of the-wizard, I am now Administrator for Brass Goggles. Don't ask me to do anything just yet; I've a lot of reading and exploring to do!

Congratulations/ commiserations (delete as necessary).  Noting The Wizard's comments re: cessation due to non-payment, are funds in order or do we need to send the hat around?
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von Corax

I've just reread this entire thread and I still can't remember — did anyone volunteer to be backup Admin?
By the power of caffeine do I set my mind in motion
By the Beans of Life do my thoughts acquire speed
My hands acquire a shaking
The shaking becomes a warning
By the power of caffeine do I set my mind in motion
The Leverkusen Institute of Paleocybernetics is 5845 km from Reading

Sorontar

#232
I think various people did. I might have said I can be a backup for the backup because of my professional IT background, even though it is rather academic rather than hands-on, and my 10+ years experience at moderating and designing wikis and running gaming servers.

http://brassgoggles.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,51232.msg1005601.html#msg1005601
I said:
"So, back to the question asked by proteus, who is willing to take on one of Admin roles?
And I ask, who is (still) willing to be a Moderator?
I put my hand up as a part-time/drop dead/emergency Mod."

Yeah, I volunteered, sort of. If you need a third Admin, it can be me as I have the technical understanding of databases and information systems as well as information management and governance.

Sorontar






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Advisor to HM Engineers on matters aethereal, aeronautic and cosmographic
http://eyrie.sorontar.com

von Corax

Splendid. I've just added you to the Admin membergroup. You'll need to log out and back in to see your new privileges.

You don't have DBA access yet; that won't come until we have a permanent host set up.
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By the Beans of Life do my thoughts acquire speed
My hands acquire a shaking
The shaking becomes a warning
By the power of caffeine do I set my mind in motion
The Leverkusen Institute of Paleocybernetics is 5845 km from Reading

Lazaras

Congratulations/condolences Sorontar.
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SeVeNeVeS

#236
Quote from: von Corax on February 08, 2022, 08:40:00 PM
With the assistance of the-wizard, I am now Administrator for Brass Goggles. Don't ask me to do anything just yet; I've a lot of reading and exploring to do!

So the wizard chap was legit then. Thank you von Corax for finally being able to become our Captain of this fine forum. I'm sure you have already done a lot of work behind the scenes and we appreciate your effort and commitment.

Quote from: Rockula on February 10, 2022, 12:45:18 PM
I for one welcome our new Sorontar overlord.
Same here, and thank you Sorontar for volunteering to assist!

MWBailey

Quote from: SeVeNeVeS on February 13, 2022, 05:07:28 AM
Quote from: von Corax on February 08, 2022, 08:40:00 PM
With the assistance of the-wizard, I am now Administrator for Brass Goggles. Don't ask me to do anything just yet; I've a lot of reading and exploring to do!

So the wizard chap was legit then. Thank you von Corax for finally being able to become our Captain of this fine forum. I'm sure you have already done a lot of work behind the scenes and we appreciate your effort and commitment.

Quote from: Rockula on February 10, 2022, 12:45:18 PM
I for one welcome our new Sorontar overlord.
Same here, and thank you Sorontar for volunteering to assist!




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madamemarigold

Congratulations as well!  ;D Glad to see there is someone(s) at the helm to keep this Airship afloat ready to engage the air krakens should they get "Antsy" and want to engage! ;)

mephit

Glad to hear there's some movement on resurrecting BG. Any word on the domain registration? From the Wizard's post it sounded like that would be one of the major problems still left to deal with.

von Corax

Quote from: mephit on February 25, 2022, 12:42:37 AM
Glad to hear there's some movement on resurrecting BG. Any word on the domain registration? From the Wizard's post it sounded like that would be one of the major problems still left to deal with.
We've registered brassgoggles.net and pointed it here. I've also placed a backorder on brassgoggles.org, but there's been no progress on obtaining control of brassgoggles.co.uk.
By the power of caffeine do I set my mind in motion
By the Beans of Life do my thoughts acquire speed
My hands acquire a shaking
The shaking becomes a warning
By the power of caffeine do I set my mind in motion
The Leverkusen Institute of Paleocybernetics is 5845 km from Reading

mephit

Quote from: von Corax on February 25, 2022, 12:54:42 AM
Quote from: mephit on February 25, 2022, 12:42:37 AM
Glad to hear there's some movement on resurrecting BG. Any word on the domain registration? From the Wizard's post it sounded like that would be one of the major problems still left to deal with.
We've registered brassgoggles.net and pointed it here. I've also placed a backorder on brassgoggles.org, but there's been no progress on obtaining control of brassgoggles.co.uk.
Thanks for the update! Hopefully everything can be sorted out reasonably satisfactorily. I know this has been something of a nightmare, so thank you for taking this lumbering beast over.