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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 1:54 pm 
 

Foul,
 Any chance that you can let us know what happend last night and this morning to the site when you get the chance?  Did the Acaeum get hacked ior was it some other server issue? T'was quite weird.   :?


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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 2:08 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:Foul,
 Any chance that you can let us know what happend last night and this morning to the site when you get the chance?  Did the Acaeum get hacked ior was it some other server issue? T'was quite weird.   :?


Foul sent me an email that is was non-malicious...I guess he'll address it at some point...

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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 2:22 pm 
 

Badmike wrote:
Foul sent me an email that is was non-malicious...I guess he'll address it at some point...

Mike B.


Well, thats at least good news.  I sent him an email this morning myself through Ebay because I wasn't sure if he would be still getting his Acaeum email.  :)


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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 2:45 pm 
 

Whew, what a relief!  For a while there, I thought I might actually have to devote myself to getting some work done today.   :D


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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 2:51 pm 
 

DAYECON!

  


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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 3:16 pm 
 

ExTSR wrote:DAYECON!

LOL!

In the wildest of his wild dreams.  :)

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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 3:18 pm 
 

ExTSR wrote:DAYECON!


lol, that was the first name that popped into my head..The retarded cat was next on the list  but seeing hacking doesn't involve an M-bag it would be lost on him.

  

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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 7:00 pm 
 

I saw CDW Ltd. and said...

COUGAR-DAVID-WHITFIELD!

8O


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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 7:12 pm 
 

It gives you quite a panic when a site you're attached to suddenly goes down. Perhaps we should have an email list outside of Acaeum that will allow Acaeum supporters to communicate if anything goes awry.

  

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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 7:13 pm 
 

Center_Stage_Hobbies wrote:I saw CDW Ltd. and said...

COUGAR-DAVID-WHITFIELD!

8O

 
 :lol: Now, that would be frightening!


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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 8:12 pm 
 

While the site was down I was tracking around and found
http://curtainwall.co.uk which has the same black screen with CDW Ltd.

A UK Whois revealed that it is registered to a company in Edinburgh called Design & Draughting Ltd.
In Deimos's new chatroom I mentioned it and Keith the Thief immediately noted that equates to D&D Ltd.  :P
That certainly fueled the conspiracy theory until Badmike passed along Lord Foul's email info.  :P

The thing that I found strange was that the Whois info shows that the name servers registered for curtainwall.co.uk are:
ns1.acaeum.com & ns2.acaeum.com


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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 8:13 pm 
 

- I saw CDW Ltd. and said...
- COUGAR-DAVID-WHITFIELD!
- 8O[/quote]

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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 8:33 pm 
 

No way can that be him...the name is spelled correctly.


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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 8:44 pm 
 

- No way can that be him...the name is spelled correctly.[/quote]

pre-pub edition?? qgrs + alcohol dont mix

looks like would yowl plenty loud to crash the site

  

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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 10:48 pm 
 

Nope, no criminal hacking here.  Just idiocy on my part.  I was mucking around with the DNS server last night, "fixing" things, and well... things became overfixed.

Good detective work; "CDW Ltd" is a website owned by a member here (and a client of our server).

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Post Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 10:54 pm 
 

Yup, we understand.

Dayecon has something on you and you can't say anything.

It's okay. We'll forgive you eventually.

  

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Post Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 11:56 am 
 

ExTSR wrote:Yup, we understand.

Dayecon has something on you and you can't say anything.

It's okay. We'll forgive you eventually.


Agreed.    There's no shame in being blackmailed.  

I myself have to lay low as long as there are still relatives out there of Sam Giancana, Meyer Lansky, J. Edgar Hoover, Allen Dulles, LBJ, Jimmy Hoffa, Ngo Dinh Diem, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Ruby, Robert McNamara, Roscoe White, Felix Rodriguez, Jack Ruby, Ben, Jerry, Fidel Castro, not to mention the Teamsters, Templars and Trafficantes.

Did I leave out anyone?


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Post Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 1:00 pm 
 

Nope, I think that more or less covers the site members list here.


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Post Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 7:05 pm 
 

Keith the Thief wrote:
Agreed.    There's no shame in being blackmailed.  

I myself have to lay low as long as there are still relatives out there of Sam Giancana, Meyer Lansky, J. Edgar Hoover, Allen Dulles, LBJ, Jimmy Hoffa, Ngo Dinh Diem, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Ruby, Robert McNamara, Roscoe White, Felix Rodriguez, Jack Ruby, Ben, Jerry, Fidel Castro, not to mention the Teamsters, Templars and Trafficantes.

Did I leave out anyone?


Judging from your avatar picture, I would venture to guess that you should also fear the Fashionistas.   :)


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FormCritic wrote:
Judging from your avatar picture, I would venture to guess that you should also fear the Fashionistas.   :)


Good point.  They just came back into power in Nicaragua, right? :wink:


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