A BIG BOX OF DANGERI know this may come as a blow to some of you, but the forums are sadly going to be down for a few days while I, your usually-in-hiding webmaster, does some maintenance. Simply put, the database is incredibly bugged and corrupted, as it so turns out that the past few upgrades never quite finished, so parts of the database are for an older version of Invision Board than other parts. This was never quite figured out until today, when the latest patch caused several functions to outright break because of the version gap, and ignoring it for further upgrades will only cause the problem to compound itself. So after much contemplation last night, we decided that the only viable option is to completely rebuild the database structure from the ground up, and with nearly a hundred thousand SQL rows to go through, that’s going to take awhile.

Our backup forum, VGRC, is also going to be down during this time, as we are using this opportunity to merge forum databases together, considering we are already rebuilding the ZI SQL database. So in the meantime, head on over to the chat room, or just chill here at the main site. Rest assured, we’ll try to be back up before Capnmas commences later this week, so stay tuned!

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