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Mobirders--
Please read be thankful.
Edge Wade
Columbia, MO
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> From: "Ann Johnson" <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Thu Nov 14, 2002  08:17:12 PM US/Central
> To: "IA-BIRD" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: [ia-bird] Whew!  We Are Back!
> Reply-To: "IA-BIRD" <[log in to unmask]>
>
> It has been a frustrating week or so.  I will try to give you all some
> explanation of what has been happening.
>
> Last week, while trying hard to hide out in the desert southwest, I
> began
> getting e-mails that the listserve was down.  As you all know, this has
> been
> happening with more and more frequency but I had no idea what the
> problem
> was.  Sunday morning, while waiting for my kid to get up, I created a
> new
> group on Yahoo for us and then realized I had very few of your e-mail
> addresses.  Finally on Tuesday night I went searching for our listserve
> provider and was redirected to a new company.  In a nutshell, here is
> the
> story.
>
> The company that had been hosting our list abruptly shut off the power
> and
> closed down.  Company number 2, which had been in negotiations to buy
> company number 1, had to physically go from North Carolina to New
> Jersey,
> retrieve the equipment, bring it home, set it up, and figure out who
> its new
> customers were.  Just tonight I received an e-mail from our new provider
> with instructions on next steps.  Without going into all the technical
> details, our web provider was extremely responsive and surprisingly we
> are
> already somewhat functional.  The standard for everything we had to do
> tonight is 12 - 24 hours so there may be people who cannot yet receive
> any
> messages.  However, by this time tomorrow we should be back and fully
> functional.
>
> Thanks for all your patience and my apologies if my responses to your
> e-mails seemed rather short.  Trust me, no one has been any more
> frustrated
> than I in not being able to send a mass message!  The best I could do is
> post something on the web site in hopes that people might find it there.
> For future reference, that may be a good place to check for problem
> updates.
>
> At any rate, things are now looking up and are hopefully stable for a
> long
> time to come.  Please be sure to let me know if you are having any
> problems
> (after tomorrow night).
>
> Ann Johnson
> Norwalk, IA
> 4126.89N  9334.71W
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> http://www.hologrambirds.com
>
>
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