As I'm sure you've all noticed, there's been some strange stuff happening with fungineers.net. I'll start from the beginning:36 comments | Write Comment
3 days ago, files on my webspace vanished. The missing files were fairly important, as they kept the forum in working order. With the help of my service provider, we successfully reverted to an old backup of the server and it seemed to fix the problem... until the next day when the exact same files went missing. We reverted again and I immediately went through all of my files in search of anything suspicious and changed passwords wherever possible.
I then woke up today to see it had happened a third time. The exact same files missing. My service provider then told me the most likely culprit was outdated PHP scripts as they are usually most vulnerable to attack. It didn't take me long to realize the only PHP I use on my server was this forum.
So what you're currently looking at, this outrageously boring webpage, is the result of updating the forum software to a completely new version that Simple Machines released about a year ago. Mind you, our last install was technically up to date, but it was up to date within version 1.1 of the software. We are now the future using version 2.0.
I know not that many people use these pages anymore... but for those of you that still do, I apologize for the annoyance and downtime.
Over the next few days you'll notice things moving and changing as I work to get our website back to its former glory.
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PAX East is creeping up on us and it's time to announce the second annual FUN-GINEER meet & eat! On Friday March 22, between 2 and 4 PM*, Android, Digitalfox, Matthias, and I will be sitting in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center's cafeteria to hang out with any and all FUN-GINEERS. Last year's meet-up was a huge success, so let's make this year's even better!
* 2 to 4 is a rough schedule. Last year we said 12 to 2 but ended up departing the cafeteria as a huge group around 1:30. Long story short: It's beneficial to come meet us sooner than later.
Post all your PAX East 2013 related photos and stories here!
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Today we're launching a new and improved Team Fortress 2 server that will replace the server we've been using for the past 3 years. The New York based server boasts smoother performance, better hit registration, and the best quality bandwidth and hardware this side of the Mississippi (probably).
So update your favorites and we'll see you on the battlefield!
The FUN-GINEERS TF2 : CP | PL
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On Friday, April 6th Between 12 PM and 2PM, Android and I will be sitting at a table in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center's cafeteria for the official FUN-GINEER meet & eat! Come sit and chat with us while you grab a bite to eat or just stop by to say hello. Hope to see you there!
Feel free to post all your PAX related photos and stories here!
It's been a while since I've added an option that changed the way you can view the forum and I think you guys will like this one. The post/topic limit options add the ability to view the desired number of topics or posts per page as opposed to using the default limits set by the forum.3 comments | Write Comment
These new settings can be found in your Profile > Look and Layout Preferences pages where you will see a dropdown that allows the following options: Default, 10, 25, 50, 75 or 100.
Hope this helpful!