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Old 06-01-2020, 04:56 PM
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When "Name" left he started a rival forum. There is a link somewhere
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When this forum was founded I also bought two other survival domain names that have had some type of website on them for over a decade.

http://www.survivalforum.us/
https://www.survivalboards.com/

Suurvivalboards has been my personal blog for over a decade.

If this forum is closed, I will have another forum opened by the end of the day. Also, my youtube channel will be rebranded for the new forum.
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When this forum was founded I also bought two other survival domain names that have had some type of website on them for over a decade.

http://www.survivalforum.us/
https://www.survivalboards.com/

Suurvivalboards has been my personal blog for over a decade.

If this forum is closed, I will have another forum opened by the end of the day. Also, my youtube channel will be rebranded for the new forum.
There ya go folks... the man has a plan (like all good preppers should)
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When this forum was founded I also bought two other survival domain names that have had some type of website on them for over a decade.

http://www.survivalforum.us/
https://www.survivalboards.com/

Suurvivalboards has been my personal blog for over a decade.

If this forum is closed, I will have another forum opened by the end of the day. Also, my youtube channel will be rebranded for the new forum.

It's the loss of information compiled here rather than loss of the forum itself that worries me. But as I said above, saving useful info offline is an important part of preparedness. I've gotten lax about that so this sale is a much needed good reminder.
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It's the loss of information compiled here rather than loss of the forum itself that worries me. But as I said above, saving useful info offline is an important part of preparedness. I've gotten lax about that so this sale is a much needed good reminder.
I seriously doubt Kev doesn't have a backup to everything on the forum somewhere offsite... just not a good plan to have no backup when your working on the web.

Maybe we will get lucky and he forgot to backup the political section and will just have to leave it off....
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It's the loss of information compiled here rather than loss of the forum itself that worries me. .
I know. It would be sad to see everything go away.

Also, over the past few months I started a couple of other forum non-prepping related. Well, unless you consider gardening prepping related.

https://www.freespeechforum.net/
https://www.countrylifenet.com/
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Due to the security certificate, I am working on it
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Also, over the past few months I started a couple of other forum non-prepping related. Well, unless you consider gardening prepping related.

https://www.freespeechforum.net/
https://www.countrylifenet.com/
The FreeSpeechforum. Is it for everybody or is it more left wing or right wing?

Countrylifenet looks interesting but it needs a prepping subforum. Just my thoughts.
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Wow, was just thinking this AM "How can 2020 become even more of a suckfest?"
How indeed :-(

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I know. It would be sad to see everything go away.

Also, over the past few months I started a couple of other forum non-prepping related. Well, unless you consider gardening prepping related.

https://www.freespeechforum.net/
https://www.countrylifenet.com/

If you sold this one, you could sell another. I'd love to find a place that I don't feel insecure about that happening again. Especially these days when we need continuity as the world becomes more and more unstable.
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If you sold this one, you could sell another. I'd love to find a place that I don't feel insecure about that happening again. Especially these days when we need continuity as the world becomes more and more unstable.
You could always start your own...
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Wow, was just thinking this AM "How can 2020 become even more of a suckfest?"
2019 said "Do you believe all the crazy **** that happened on my watch?"
2020 "Hold my beer and watch this!"
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OP...if it is on the internet it is not archival. I was a volunteer archivist for 5-1/2 years at the Internet Archive. Someone got a bug up their ass last week and I was banned. They deleted between 80,000 to 110,000 of files I had uploaded. I had been doing the same work for 5-1/2 years, nothing different.

If you want it archived, put it on M-disc. That is the only thing archival with digital until they come out with laser engraved synthetic quartz.

And take note, the Wayback Machine is not good for big saves. It seems it was designed for a few pages of saving.

Today I worked on a research project on the Wayback Machine. Worked with 8 big projects, all were photo heavy. None were saved to completion on the Wayback Machine. They varied between 10% to 60% saved, with the average about 20% - 25% saved.
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The FreeSpeechforum. Is it for everybody or is it more left wing or right wing?
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Countrylifenet looks interesting but it needs a prepping subforum. Just my thoughts.
I am under a non-compete.

If this forum closes, or something else similar happens, I can open my own prepping forum.

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I have the server, the know-how and the software.

If something happens to this forum, a new forum will be opened the same day of me knowing about it.
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...All gun related forums were removed from [their] website in 2018...
Pff, classic 'virtue signalling'... (yet, they, no doubt, have No issue 'collectin the bux' off of them.. It's never been More crystal-clear just how much 'Progressive' is a flawless-synonym to 'hypocrite'...

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...Site owners can put a "robots.txt" file on their website which requests web crawlers to not crawl parts or all of a site. ...
SHHHH!!!! Don't Tell 'em, Mannnn! jk, I'm sure they're all over it, etc..

Still got any 'Buds' that work there you can check-in with (about 'current policies', relative to that..) I mean.. A lot has 'morphed', no doubt, since 2008.. that's like.. 'Late Cretaceous' in PC-years.. But ya, I know.. Some-aspects of site maintenance / rules haven't changed all that much..

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Maybe we will get lucky and he forgot to backup the political section and will just have to leave it off....
Indeed - we can only hope.

It would be good to take the opportunity to refocus this forum on it's name plate subject.

The politics could be completely contained in the freespeech site (and enforced as such).

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I seriously doubt Kev doesn't have a backup to everything on the forum somewhere offsite... just not a good plan to have no backup when your working on the web.
It is more likely to be subject to who owns the IP for the current archives here. If an agreement on that can be struck (to transfer it to a new site) then OK. But in the absence of that, VS and their new owners would retain ownership of the archives from here.

The loss of all that would be a tragedy of significant proportions.

It would mean that anyone going over to the new site would be starting from scratch in building a reserve of survivalism information/knowledge.

That could happen if the people here with that knowledge in their heads were prepared to participate in the new site and type it all out again - but that would be dependent upon them thinking the new site was really about survivalism and not just a front for a site about other stuff.
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I really don’t want this forum to go away, but if it does, at least Kev has a plan and a place for us to land. I do hope we have some notice (other than this thread) that it is going down if/when they decide to close the doors. Guess I better get my ducks in a row now just in case. Too much useful info here to not take advantage of it.
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Indeed - we can only hope.

It would be good to take the opportunity to refocus this forum on it's name plate subject.

The politics could be completely contained in the freespeech site (and enforced as such).



It is more likely to be subject to who owns the IP for the current archives here. If an agreement on that can be struck (to transfer it to a new site) then OK. But in the absence of that, VS and their new owners would retain ownership of the archives from here.

The loss of all that would be a tragedy of significant proportions.

It would mean that anyone going over to the new site would be starting from scratch in building a reserve of survivalism information/knowledge.

That could happen if the people here with that knowledge in their heads were prepared to participate in the new site and type it all out again - but that would be dependent upon them thinking the new site was really about survivalism and not just a front for a site about other stuff.
Hmmm... As I understand the TOS of this site (and most other forums), we as individuals have copyrights to our own content and are free to do what we want with it, including reposting it anywhere else. But, of course, we don't have the right to transfer other people's content.

By the way, Allye, a big hattip to you for being alert to this impending change. I do believe you may have saved many of us from a nasty surprise. Imagine coming to here one fine morning to see the doors shut with no warning.
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