A quick update on upgrading to Xenforo

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  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Okay guys this has been going good. I have been doing some heavy testing on Xenforo and i have to say. It makes vBulletin look like child's play.

    I have done test runs on importing all our data, users, pm's, posts, etc... All went well and without a hitch.

    Now for the details. It looks like it might take up to 30 hours to import 7 million posts. During that time we will have to close DawgShed.com to posting.

    Now, you know me i cannot live a day without posting. So, here is my thought. I can setup a play Forum over at another URL i own and we can play there for the 30 hours. However, this would cost me $140.00 for a new license of Xenforo. Not bad, about the price of a good hotel room.

    I would love to do that if you guys pitch in :hw:

    I still do not know when this will all take place. I am still testing and having the design done.

    Any questions?
     
  2. NipplesAndToes23

    NipplesAndToes23 Assistant to the Vice POTY VIP

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    This is exciting.
     
  3. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    I want to see how many people shrivel up and die because they can't post for that long.
     
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    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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  5. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ VIP Extreme Gold

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    Just promise me it won't hurt... I don't want to feel anything. I don't even want to hear a sound...
     
  6. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    Why can't you use the vbulletin license for the temp board?
     
  7. squigglyline

    squigglyline Double Secret Probation Gold

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    I'll throw a little scrilla your way... just use the PayPal address?
     
  8. zhukov

    zhukov Time Traveler VIP

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    Shut it down, update, back up.

    If any of these faggot bitch about access dead their account.

    Problem solved.
     
  9. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

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    Will the mobile mode be as nice as this one?
     
  10. AGT Blows

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    We should have a beef & beer.
     
  11. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Because it has to stay put and closed during the import. I am not about to buy vBulletin again just to play on :jj:
     
  12. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Not an option. I refuse to close down even for an hour.
     
  13. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    I was just hoping we could use the old license. :)
     
  14. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    I will pm you.
     
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    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    It is boating season
     
  16. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Man 140 bucks is shit, dont worry about it. We cannot close even for a minute.
     
  17. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

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    I will gladly pitch in the entire amount if you will stop being mean to me :sad:
     
  18. zhukov

    zhukov Time Traveler VIP

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    Happens all the time. In business, how many times have you got the message... "** will be down from 12 am to 3 am....

    McCrackin's the only one who will be affected.
     
  19. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    I always loved you but you hate me. I have no idea what i did to you to make you so angry at me. whatever it was it was not intentional.
     
  20. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    :jj:

    Websites never close and if they do they suck.