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  • Birthday 09/30/1978

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  1. all done any issues, please let me know
  2. καλημέρα στο forum ήρθε η ώρα για μία ακόμα αναβάθμιση που σημαίνει ότι το forum δεν θα είναι διαθέσιμο για 1.5 ώρα περίπου από τη 1:00 ξημερώματα της Κυριακής (η βράδυ Σαββάτου) αν υπάρχει σοβαρός λόγος να το αναβάλλω παρακαλώ να με ενημερώσετε εγκαίρως φιλικά
  3. Hello all new version installed (lots of fixes) and a few backend changes/improvements please report back to me any issues on functionality, performance etc
  4. hello all, the forum will go down for a quick configuration change this Friday around midnight Greece time it should be back online in 45 minutes and after a quick functionality check Performance wise, our hosting provider does not help, please let me know if you are still facing issues Things on my side seem to be better than a couple of days ago
  5. hello all I am investigating the performance issues and 5xx errors reported with the hosting provider (Tophost) and the software vendor (Invision Community) I will report back with the findings once fixed thank you for your patience
  6. μαθαίνω κινέζικα και προσπαθούσα να καταλάβω τι μου γράφεις! 🤣
  7. Δυστυχώς τα παλιά "advanced" emojis in any previous posts cannot be recovered 😞 - δεν υπάρχει "πατέντα" - αν υπήρχε θα την δοκίμαζα σε test account They should be working fine on new posts though - can someone double-check and confirm please? Now, your observation led to the discovery of a fundamental flaw on the way the hosting provider's (Top Host) database backup function works, which is the root cause of the issue. We are very lucky this issue did not have further implications (I am scared thinking about the potential extent of the issue). I am currently clarifying some details with Invision Power and I will then work with Top Host to either fix their issue or I will use alternative ways to backup the database. The important thing is to safeguard the data from a similar issue in the future. Thank you all for your patience and understanding.
  8. Thanks @Wisdom it's clear, I also checked @Uisge-Beatha post closer and the problem is obvious Unfortunately, the initial response from Invision Power Services is not very positive. I am still looking into this and will update accordingly.
  9. can you please post a couple of screenshots and a couple of links with some posts having issues with emoticons? I will check with the IP Board support 🤔 🤨
  10. hello all forum is back online (finally!) many things have changed on the backend, but the experience should be the same (if not better) any issues or problems please report back to me immediately
  11. unfortunately, I had to postpone the update due to performance issues (forum admin & host admin control panels where responding very slowly) I am assuming my maintenance clashed with the hosting provider's maintenance I will re-attempt at an earlier time next weekend
  12. Hello all, I have increased the available quota for HMWS members and the maximum upload limit per post. Enjoy! I will be taking the forum offline this Friday evening (approximately midnight Greek time) for patching and maintenance. Please let me know if you have any objections.
  13. Hello all, forum is back online, thank you for your patience. Nothing should be missing. hmws.gr has been restored back to Thu. 21/02/2019 10:00:10 PM CET content - the latest functional backup. As always, for any issues, please let me know.
  14. hello all I will take the forum offline for a few minutes today around 8:00 pm your time I will be restoring hmws.gr, and out of "ridiculously" extra cautiousness I will take backup and keep offline the forum until the work is completed please let me know if there are any objections, otherwise, I will proceed as planned.
  15. I haven't posted anything for a while, but I hope you'll find the following educational and entertaining as much as I did. Brilliant, simple, without any gaps in the process, end-to-end whisky creation ? (I think it's the first one I see, that simple and still complete) You can check the full channel here: SingleMaltTv - https://www.youtube.com/user/SingleMaltTv/videos and the short series ordered links below: Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Parts 1-4 - The Peat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_xtuMm9USA Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 5 - The Steep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9s2hqQ0rXs Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 6 - The Maltings #1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBn2ZEQRmlY Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 7 - The Maltings #2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0o2S6h368VQ Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 8 - The Maltings #3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzy3TRkcmXc Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 9 - Peat and Coke https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1do4m-T2_Q Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 10 - The Kiln Furnace https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaKM0YchAHY Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 11 - Smoke and the Kiln https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJzPuhx8mNM Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 12 - The Mash House https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vskMjNJ67SA Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 13 - The Stillhouse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRLVElJWsmw Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 -Part 14 - Warehouse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXj0Zjb7Cpk Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 15 - Wood Policy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6CtqWP2y8c Gerry Tosh Whisky 101 - Part 16 - The Bottling Line https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrqbqgmTOQ0
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