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I agree, however, we don't know how many we have lost through the crashes. @theoptom Can you send an email blast out to folks to acknowledge the issues of before and promote the new and improved? If it helps, tell them MTP said it is worth it.

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A mailshot in the new year is planned.
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The old host's company policy was to be carbon-neutral so it was not related to the server (unless they used renewable energy to power it but even then I think its unrelated). The main issue seems to have been their setup/capacity which deteriorated over time.

As I mentioned previously it's not a big deal as I can use this to offset.
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Re: Another crash

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theOptom wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:13 pm
A mailshot in the new year is planned.
Went in to spam and it did come across as very spammy/advertorial. Doubt it would do much to get people back, I'm afraid. IMHO, of course.

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MTP wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:11 am
theOptom wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:13 pm
A mailshot in the new year is planned.
Went in to spam and it did come across as very spammy/advertorial. Doubt it would do much to get people back, I'm afraid. IMHO, of course.
I've not seen one, mind you I never check spam folder.
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MTP wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:11 am
theOptom wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:13 pm
A mailshot in the new year is planned.
Went in to spam...
Mine too.
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Mine also went into spam. Personally I think the content was unlikely to stimulate anything other than a cursory glance and it's a shame it wasn't used more effectively to encourage forum participation, entice members back and even grow membership.

Maybe it's just me but I can't help but feel that interest in this forum has declined quite a bit during the past year or so and there now seems to be fewer regular contributors keeping it alive.
#dibbledoesit

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Hi mtp, barryd, feel free to post (or pm me) a better worded message that you feel is more persuasive. It can always be used in the next mailshot.
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For anyone that didn't receive the email I have copied and pasted the content below in the exact format as received.

The following is an email sent to you by an administrator of
"theOptom.com". If this message is spam, contains abusive or other comments
you find offensive please contact the webmaster of the board at the
following address:

admin@theoptom.com

Include this full email (particularly the headers).

Message sent to you follows:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Happy New Year!
We recently moved host so our site now loads faster than ever and is more
stable. You can now also attach images directly to forum posts making it
easier to discuss cases.

And now a word from our supporters:

For Locum, Employed and Practice sales opportunities
We would love to help
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New Year, New Career? Over 1,500 nationwide job opportunities. Full-time,
Part-time and Locum roles available. Search here: https://bit.ly/2tcErof

Forum sponsors:
http://www.OptomShop.co.uk
https://www.dibbleoptical.co.uk
https://www.vivid-optical.co.uk

--
If you have any problems please reply to this email. Thanks.
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theOptom wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:59 pm
Hi mtp, barryd, feel free to post (or pm me) a better worded message that you feel is more persuasive. It can always be used in the next mailshot.
Thanks for the opportunity and I will attempt to do this, although it will probably have to wait until next month because we're busy with preparations for the exhibition next weekend.
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Strange occurrence yesterday evening... every time I clicked on a link into this site it sent me a file into my downloads folder which contained a single zero byte .php file. I could not gain access at all. FIne this morning though.
Started out with nothing. Still got most of it left.

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It's happened a few times over the past 2 days
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Re: Another crash

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I had the same last night. Bizarre.
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Re: Another crash

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same here

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