Active Users:186 Time:09/03/2021 03:57:05 AM
Re: The End Has... Been Postponed? plastbox Send a noteboard - 01/03/2017 10:15:39 AM

This might be considered a bit rude, but..

Could you give any indication as to the yearly costs of hosting this site?

Before reading further, please keep in mind that as a professional developer myself, I'm weary of the whole "Geez, how long could that take to build?" scenario.

FWIW, I'm the guy who added the Lurker icon on Wotmania's old chat, and assisted with a couple of other bugfixes, which means I've browsed the old source code. I understand that the code is neither moderen, efficient, or effectively maintainable from the whole "bring it forward" point of view, but...

..the functionality in use seems to be limited to user handling, the message board (and Reviews/Interviews which basically just link into parts of the board), Noteboard (private messaging), Journal, Polls, the Quote-thing, an RSS-feed, and links to webshops hosted elsewhere.

What sort of traffic do you have? How much data is there in your databases?

Again, not trying to be an ass! Just trying to figure out why someone would shut down a relatively popular site.

Also, I'm pretty sure I met you once, Ben.

Reply to message
The End Has... Been Postponed? - 27/02/2017 08:45:25 PM 6442 Views
I will buy a premium today if that counts as a yes *NM* - 27/02/2017 08:52:45 PM 656 Views
I really want another year, and greatly appreciate A2K's initiative and stepping-up-ness *NM* - 27/02/2017 09:14:47 PM 575 Views
Seconded on A2K! *NM* - 27/02/2017 11:42:24 PM 623 Views
I won't be able to always have a premie, but I can be here - 27/02/2017 09:19:19 PM 1171 Views
Same here *NM* - 02/03/2017 12:36:32 PM 620 Views
I'm an old dog, I still have life. - 27/02/2017 09:28:43 PM 1122 Views
I'd love it to stay opened, I'll even stop lurking *NM* - 27/02/2017 10:11:15 PM 713 Views
Hell yeah from me ----- - 27/02/2017 10:43:51 PM 1109 Views
I say we give it a go.... - 27/02/2017 11:48:22 PM 1093 Views
Let's give the ol' gal another year. - 28/02/2017 12:01:00 AM 1084 Views
There's life. - 28/02/2017 01:51:48 AM 1086 Views
Seems simple to me - give us a number and if we reach it, RAFO LIVES ON for another year - 28/02/2017 02:43:05 PM 1157 Views
Hmm, dunno... last thing I got from the wotmania/RAFO community swelled up & shot out ANOTHER thing - 28/02/2017 03:35:12 PM 1079 Views
- 28/02/2017 03:38:46 PM 1053 Views
Re: - 28/02/2017 06:14:40 PM 1074 Views
The baby grows are really cute. *NM* - 06/03/2017 09:09:47 PM 638 Views
I came today to say a very sad goodbye. - 28/02/2017 04:29:47 PM 1094 Views
Yeah, I can probably drop a premium subscription. *NM* - 28/02/2017 04:37:46 PM 623 Views
More RAFO please *NM* - 28/02/2017 06:10:22 PM 627 Views
Hey Stephen - 28/02/2017 10:55:48 PM 1172 Views
Yeah but I'm not super active there. - 01/03/2017 07:41:23 PM 1109 Views
Question...who is A2K? *NM* - 28/02/2017 10:53:46 PM 604 Views
Anonymous2000 *NM* - 28/02/2017 10:55:01 PM 663 Views
Well hello there. - 28/02/2017 11:00:26 PM 1131 Views
I'll buy a premium! And I'll donate get a chat! *NM* - 28/02/2017 11:47:29 PM 609 Views
MAKE RAFO GREAT AGAIN! *NM* - 01/03/2017 02:27:46 AM 641 Views
*peeks in* *NM* - 01/03/2017 04:08:53 AM 629 Views
I'm in! *NM* - 01/03/2017 07:43:35 AM 669 Views
Re: The End Has... Been Postponed? - 01/03/2017 10:15:39 AM 1161 Views
Nailed it in one. - 01/03/2017 02:37:42 PM 1143 Views
Re: Nailed it in one. - 03/03/2017 11:49:32 AM 1061 Views
Not exactly a parallel - 03/03/2017 02:29:10 PM 1113 Views
Re: Not exactly a parallel - 04/03/2017 02:10:00 PM 1118 Views
All I heard was... - 21/03/2017 06:17:24 PM 1140 Views
Dude..... - 01/03/2017 11:38:07 PM 1173 Views
I'm in! *NM* - 02/03/2017 01:22:12 AM 613 Views
Premie me baby! *NM* - 02/03/2017 01:50:54 AM 618 Views
I'm glad the site has one more chance. - 02/03/2017 12:05:48 PM 1182 Views
Let's keep this old dog running! Just renewed my premium account! *NM* - 06/03/2017 09:28:23 PM 601 Views
Came here earlier today thinking the place might have been gone. - 19/03/2017 02:37:51 PM 1053 Views
Awesome! And please come back and post regularly. *NM* - 19/03/2017 08:13:38 PM 609 Views

Reply to Message