Author Topic: ERROR!! Memberships accidentally deleted February 29  (Read 2446 times)

Patti L.

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ERROR!! Memberships accidentally deleted February 29
« on: March 01, 2012, 09:02:10 am »
So, my apologies.    :-[  I was trying to delete "sleeper" spam accounts from the membership list.  The "check against spammer database" button and the "delete the checked accounts" button are clustered together.  A whole page of 30 accounts were deleted by accident, including at least half a dozen actual, active members.   :-'  I sorry!  :-'  :-'

Give us a day or two to see if Mr. Mike can do anything to redeem my error.  If not, by say the 3rd March, re-register, and we'll get you integrated again.   :-[  Don't think we don't  :-LOVE you, it was just late night and not the best button placement.
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Re: ERROR!! Memberships accidentally deleted February 29
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2012, 01:56:35 pm »
Well, good news for the active members. 
Mr. Mike managed to restore all the memberships that were erroneously cut.  :-LOVE

We have, however, stuck with the "if you have never logged in for one single minute over four months from creating your membership, you probably never will, and you're just clogging up the database" position.  Consequently, around 300 OTHER people have had their accounts deleted.

Now, if you were someone who actually did mean to lurk, reading about Our Hostess, and the other subjects on the board, you have two options.  You may continue to lurk as a guest, and read about Patty & Mike in the public threads, and be quite content.  You won't be able to post, but that's not a change, is it?  ;)
Alternatively, if you meant to post, but LifeTM got in the way, you may re-register.  We're always happy to see active new Hurogs.  :-LOVE  We encourage this, as you can't even find out about our occasional "Members Only" giveaways unless you achieve and maintain a minimum post count.

We hardly ever bite, and when we do, one of the resident wizards or wise women can be counted on for a healing potion.  :D
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Re: ERROR!! Memberships accidentally deleted February 29
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2012, 03:19:26 pm »
For those who were temporarily deleted:

Because of the delete/reinstate, the system does see everything on the board as new to you.  Probably the easiest way - and it's not all that easy, sorry - to sort it out is going to be scroll through the whole "unread posts" list without clicking until you see something you are interested in.  There are a few new threads you may want to see; some interviews with Patty, the intro of her new assistant, don't know what else.  Then go ahead & click "mark all read".  Then go to your own profile & click "show most recent posts."  You can click on the thread title, and it will bring you to that post.  Then you can scroll to see what has been posted in that thread since then.  You do only have to look for things since the last day you came in, if that helps. 
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