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    CarolA
    Participant

      Wow.    So, I got a log-in name a while ago.   Began to post, again.   Yes, it's a pain, signing  in, hoping I'll stay logged on for the day.   Getting used to it all, the changes.

      So, now I try to navigate to the archives and find out I am "Forbidden."   Wow.   That's harsh.   Forbidden?

      Quoting:

      "Forbidden.

      You don't have permission to access /bb/bbindex html on this server."

      Wow.    So, I got a log-in name a while ago.   Began to post, again.   Yes, it's a pain, signing  in, hoping I'll stay logged on for the day.   Getting used to it all, the changes.

      So, now I try to navigate to the archives and find out I am "Forbidden."   Wow.   That's harsh.   Forbidden?

      Quoting:

      "Forbidden.

      You don't have permission to access /bb/bbindex html on this server."

      Gee.    Seems harsh for a five year "member"—-who CAN access archives?

      I know, it's probably some computer/techno glitch, but like Bonnie Lea, I have just so much ability.   Actually, my inability to try to help a newbie finds me kind of sad. 

      CarolA

      PS   Sorry, not that racy of a post, I know!  haha!

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        DonW
        Participant

          Carol — I get the forbidden message also and it appears the old bulletin board is gone, at least for now. I hope it comes back, there was a ton of good info on there.

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          DonW
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            Carol — I get the forbidden message also and it appears the old bulletin board is gone, at least for now. I hope it comes back, there was a ton of good info on there.

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              CarolA
              Participant

                Oh, my—this is not good.     This is really cruel.     So, the melanoma story from MPIP-ers will now have to relived by new people, suffering and sharing what others have gone through, and shared?    Really?   Someone will have to discover all over again about the Sarna (I think?) lotion?  how about Ron's green monster drink?   Charlie's fabulous walking OUT of the hospital?  Thank God Jane put together her own walk through IL-2 for people to consult—and yet, how would someone find it?   Really?   Gregory?  Angie?     The vast specific experiences to look to for advice are gone?

                It is good that there is a place for newbies to come to—but we oldies knew there were old experiences that could be shared.   Maybe I should shut-up.   I'm venting as this has come as quite a surprise to me.   

                I hope this is a temporary thing that is being fine-tuned or something.   It just has to be.    All that shared experience and knowledge…….. 

                CarolA        

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                dian in spokane
                Participant

                  carol.. I don't think all that stuff is gone.

                   

                  but I'm not capable of finding it either.

                   

                  I probably have ron's green monstor drink recipe somewhere…I recently dumped a whole harddrive worth of old crap on my computer, and I think I saw a reference in there to the green monster…

                   

                  anyway.. SOME stuff is still around. and SOME people seem capable of findingt it. (not moi)

                   

                  welcome back,

                   

                  dian

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                  dian in spokane
                  Participant

                    carol.. I don't think all that stuff is gone.

                     

                    but I'm not capable of finding it either.

                     

                    I probably have ron's green monstor drink recipe somewhere…I recently dumped a whole harddrive worth of old crap on my computer, and I think I saw a reference in there to the green monster…

                     

                    anyway.. SOME stuff is still around. and SOME people seem capable of findingt it. (not moi)

                     

                    welcome back,

                     

                    dian

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                    DonW
                    Participant

                      Dian — Are you getting the "forbidden" message? That's new, and as far as I know that's the only way to the info on the old bb. So as long as that is broken we can't access any of the posts on the old bb — about 12 years worth! Before the "forbidden" thing, we could search the old bb and find tons of info on just about anything melanoma related. So, I'd say it needs to be fixed!

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                      DonW
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                        Dian — Are you getting the "forbidden" message? That's new, and as far as I know that's the only way to the info on the old bb. So as long as that is broken we can't access any of the posts on the old bb — about 12 years worth! Before the "forbidden" thing, we could search the old bb and find tons of info on just about anything melanoma related. So, I'd say it needs to be fixed!

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                        dian in spokane
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                          oic

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                            oic

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                            Bonnie Lea
                            Participant

                              Oh Ya Carol     and lets all remember Gregory's great get up when getting 'irradiated'  or wearing a mask with notes all over him warning others he may be radioactive, and of course the famous 'getting off the gurny of Charlies escapade and leaving his undies behind.   Oh my

                              I heard so much of Green Monster, but never could bring myself around to making it.  So I just choked it down virtually each time the recipe was given.  So many lost stories and tales if we are all forbidden, and if all that is lost forever.  I know I know it was not important to the cures, but it did lighten our loads alot.  It did for me.  I remember trying to explain once to a newby, about the building of my earlid, and what that really was, and how I really did not have a ear hanging from my eyelashes, and no you did not speak into my eye.

                              I think the person was a not real melanoma person  but it was fun for a while.  gee that was eons ago.  I cannot remember yesterday, but I remember that suddenly.

                              Carol A   don't let one word stop you from coming here, we need all of us back on point  (or pointe) making us laugh again, I miss our laughter, and stuff.

                               

                              Bonnie Lea

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                              Bonnie Lea
                              Participant

                                Oh Ya Carol     and lets all remember Gregory's great get up when getting 'irradiated'  or wearing a mask with notes all over him warning others he may be radioactive, and of course the famous 'getting off the gurny of Charlies escapade and leaving his undies behind.   Oh my

                                I heard so much of Green Monster, but never could bring myself around to making it.  So I just choked it down virtually each time the recipe was given.  So many lost stories and tales if we are all forbidden, and if all that is lost forever.  I know I know it was not important to the cures, but it did lighten our loads alot.  It did for me.  I remember trying to explain once to a newby, about the building of my earlid, and what that really was, and how I really did not have a ear hanging from my eyelashes, and no you did not speak into my eye.

                                I think the person was a not real melanoma person  but it was fun for a while.  gee that was eons ago.  I cannot remember yesterday, but I remember that suddenly.

                                Carol A   don't let one word stop you from coming here, we need all of us back on point  (or pointe) making us laugh again, I miss our laughter, and stuff.

                                 

                                Bonnie Lea

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                                CarolA
                                Participant

                                  Oh, my—this is not good.     This is really cruel.     So, the melanoma story from MPIP-ers will now have to relived by new people, suffering and sharing what others have gone through, and shared?    Really?   Someone will have to discover all over again about the Sarna (I think?) lotion?  how about Ron's green monster drink?   Charlie's fabulous walking OUT of the hospital?  Thank God Jane put together her own walk through IL-2 for people to consult—and yet, how would someone find it?   Really?   Gregory?  Angie?     The vast specific experiences to look to for advice are gone?

                                  It is good that there is a place for newbies to come to—but we oldies knew there were old experiences that could be shared.   Maybe I should shut-up.   I'm venting as this has come as quite a surprise to me.   

                                  I hope this is a temporary thing that is being fine-tuned or something.   It just has to be.    All that shared experience and knowledge…….. 

                                  CarolA        

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                                kwahlbin
                                Guest

                                  I will look into this right away and get it fixed. -Kathy

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                                  kwahlbin
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                                    I will look into this right away and get it fixed. -Kathy

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                                      lhaley
                                      Participant

                                        Kathy,

                                        I don't know about others but I'm getting kicked off again and it makes me log in. Not everytime, but way too often.

                                        Thanks for all you do,

                                        Linda

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                                        lhaley
                                        Participant

                                          Kathy,

                                          I don't know about others but I'm getting kicked off again and it makes me log in. Not everytime, but way too often.

                                          Thanks for all you do,

                                          Linda

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                                          kwahlbin
                                          Guest

                                            Hi Linda – What browser are you using?  I will do some test on my end and see if I can do anything.  -Kathy

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                                            kwahlbin
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                                              Hi Linda – What browser are you using?  I will do some test on my end and see if I can do anything.  -Kathy

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                                              lhaley
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                                                Using internet explorer

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                                                  Using internet explorer

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                                                  CarolA
                                                  Participant

                                                    Kathy,    That would be wonderful to have it fixed, that it can be something that can be fixed!   As Bonnie Lea said, it's not that the archives contained "cures", but some of the past helped heal us through so much of our collective journey and the shared counsel and support was priceless.   Thank for you for this hope that the archives might become available.

                                                    I won't be going anywhere, Bonnie!   I'm here, maybe not as often, but here.    I miss the banter of those witty, sharp-tongued folks, too, but life changes, WE change,  but I don't know where I would be without the MPIP past.

                                                    CarolA

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                                                    CarolA
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                                                      Kathy,    That would be wonderful to have it fixed, that it can be something that can be fixed!   As Bonnie Lea said, it's not that the archives contained "cures", but some of the past helped heal us through so much of our collective journey and the shared counsel and support was priceless.   Thank for you for this hope that the archives might become available.

                                                      I won't be going anywhere, Bonnie!   I'm here, maybe not as often, but here.    I miss the banter of those witty, sharp-tongued folks, too, but life changes, WE change,  but I don't know where I would be without the MPIP past.

                                                      CarolA

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                                                    Jerry from Cape Cod
                                                    Participant

                                                      IMHO It's just another story in the saga of this mismanaged takeover, but all the people who caused the problem are gone, so don't worry we'll get it right.

                                                      I'm using firefox and have been knocked out a number of times recently.  My profile photo has changed to one from a few months previous.

                                                      The community that was served so well has been broken and now drifting elsewhere.  Replacements will come in but the feel of the community has changed and will not return.  

                                                      A point.  The use of chat has become rare.  When was the last time you saw a vibrant group in chat.

                                                      But It sure is Pretty!

                                                      Jerry from Cape Cod

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                                                      Jerry from Cape Cod
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                                                        IMHO It's just another story in the saga of this mismanaged takeover, but all the people who caused the problem are gone, so don't worry we'll get it right.

                                                        I'm using firefox and have been knocked out a number of times recently.  My profile photo has changed to one from a few months previous.

                                                        The community that was served so well has been broken and now drifting elsewhere.  Replacements will come in but the feel of the community has changed and will not return.  

                                                        A point.  The use of chat has become rare.  When was the last time you saw a vibrant group in chat.

                                                        But It sure is Pretty!

                                                        Jerry from Cape Cod

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                                                          Bonnie Lea
                                                          Participant

                                                            Hey Jerry, I am also using Firefox, but have been run out of other things then I switch to Safari, and I thought it was just the firefox thing.   I miss the old ways,  I am a fuddy duddy me thinks.  I know I could not have become who I am now, without the help of all the folks some long gone in all ways, from MPIP way way back in 2004 when I was first dx'd.  ah well.

                                                             

                                                            Now how would I have ever met you,  you hater of Lob-is-stirs?  and lover of rare steak (me like it too)  but def not together, and no fancy shmancy saucing on either !  but a lovely glass or six of champers  yep.

                                                             

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                                                            Bonnie Lea
                                                            Participant

                                                              Hey Jerry, I am also using Firefox, but have been run out of other things then I switch to Safari, and I thought it was just the firefox thing.   I miss the old ways,  I am a fuddy duddy me thinks.  I know I could not have become who I am now, without the help of all the folks some long gone in all ways, from MPIP way way back in 2004 when I was first dx'd.  ah well.

                                                               

                                                              Now how would I have ever met you,  you hater of Lob-is-stirs?  and lover of rare steak (me like it too)  but def not together, and no fancy shmancy saucing on either !  but a lovely glass or six of champers  yep.

                                                               

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                                                            kwahlbin
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                                                              Sorry for the delay, we had some technical issues that took a little while to resolve.  The problem has been fixed and the archived bulletin board is now working.

                                                              Kathy

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                                                              kwahlbin
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                                                                Sorry for the delay, we had some technical issues that took a little while to resolve.  The problem has been fixed and the archived bulletin board is now working.

                                                                Kathy

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                                                                  DonW
                                                                  Participant

                                                                    Thanks Kathy! I spent some searching the archives and there is some really really good information in there. It's also very interesting to look back at who was posting at various times, since the archives go back to at least 1998. 

                                                                    As Linda mentioned above, the forum seems to be logging us out much more frequently lately. Any luck figuring this one out? We appreciate all your work.  — Don

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                                                                    DonW
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                                                                      Thanks Kathy! I spent some searching the archives and there is some really really good information in there. It's also very interesting to look back at who was posting at various times, since the archives go back to at least 1998. 

                                                                      As Linda mentioned above, the forum seems to be logging us out much more frequently lately. Any luck figuring this one out? We appreciate all your work.  — Don

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                                                                      Nad T
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                                                                        Big Sis and Owama?

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                                                                          Big Sis and Owama?

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