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Pardon Our Appearance While Rebuilding Aka Server Crash

March 4, 2008

I want to apologize to everyone about the site being down for the past few days.  On Saturday, March 1st our hosting provider Hostican suffered a catastrophic hard drive failure and completely lost all data for a number of clients.   After having the drives sent to a data lab for recovery, I was finally notified that the site was completely lost.  We have since initiated stop gap measures for hosting and are on the hunt for a new server.  Unfortunately, hard life lessons were learned about data backup & recovery and while a substantial portion of the forum was lost, luckily the blog and other aspects of the site were stored separately from their servers.  I promise to have the site (almost) fully operational in the next week or so and would like to say thanks to all of those who have shown support during the past few days.  In the meantime, please ignore any broken links or nonfunctional items you may run across… they won’t last long.

Peace,

Semantik

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Rafferty March 5, 2008 at 4:15 am

when life hands you lemons

squirt lemon juice in life’s eye. Then steal life’s wallet. Then laugh at life.

Stay up Semantik, keep up the good fight!

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Rafferty March 5, 2008 at 4:18 am

can’t seem to login to forums

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Dan Love March 5, 2008 at 10:59 am

Semantik,

Sorry to hear about your technical issues: computer rage is like nothing else.

Hope all gets sorted soon.

Cheers,

Dan

PS Thanks for the props on the Deconstructing Illmatic post ;)

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Semantik March 5, 2008 at 2:10 pm

Thanks for the support guys… it’s been a nightmare, oh well.

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Michael March 5, 2008 at 3:52 pm

Anything I can do man, let me know.

I thought maybe that Erykah Badu review I submitted crashed the whole damn site, haha.

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yeluhz strongs March 6, 2008 at 10:52 am

yo! glad to see the site is up and functional (for the most part lol)

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Semantik March 6, 2008 at 12:08 pm

@Michael

No doubt it was monster! haha

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Jeremy March 6, 2008 at 11:11 pm

So glad this site is back up again and I know how you feel about the programming frustration. I’ve been starting my own blog recently and oh boy sometimes I wish I didn’t.

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Amadeo March 7, 2008 at 9:37 am

Glad to see you back up.

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Semantik March 10, 2008 at 12:24 am

@Jeremy Tell me about it… starting a blog is no joke. LOL. Btw… I like what you’re doing with your site. Looks great so far!

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