So in case there have been screams and shouts, you may have noticed the site has been intermittently down over the last two weeks. I've tried to time these outages to off hours where we have the least amount of traffic. Sorry for the inconvenience. These takedowns have been intentional to try to get ourselves back into good shape with our database, modules and backup cycles. As always, module updates bring with them a new set of bugs and 'features'. We need these things updated to keep the site secure, but being open-source software, the updates are not always reliable. I play test them a bit on a local server before uploading here, but I often miss the little things. (apparently the 'views' on the forums are acting wonky... It's been added to my to-do list). Thanks for your patience. Things are going well. It's not glamorous news, I know... but these are the things that keep this place going!
Speaking of... a very special thank you to everyone who has chipped in towards site costs. It really does mean a lot that the community values this place and wants to help support it. Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who has contributed. We're in the clear for at least the next few months and that's a huge relief off of my mind during these times of stress.
So I'm hoping to have another couple of more fun updates over the next week or so and hopefully plant some seeds that will bear fruit early in 2017. More to come... very soon.