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    Site Issues

    Sorry for the long outage over the weekend....there's not much we can do in times like this other than wait. The good news is that I have a direct contact person at SNY who helps get problems resolved, and up to a few months ago I had nobody to contact for the previous five years.

    In any event, it was apparently a server issue that is hopefully resolved. We are still trying to get a software upgrade which is turning out to be a frustrating process, but we're still hopeful it'll happen sometime soon.
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    Re: Site Issues

    Thanks Bub.
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    Re: Site Issues

    Thanks, Bub! I was afraid this time it was gone for good.

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    Re: Site Issues

    Thanks Bub. Glad the site is still alive.

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    Yes, thanks Bubaronio!
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    Thanks Bub. By the third day, I even did a goggle search to see if somebody at SNY got fired or furloughed, funding. Happy to see the NYYFans back. I've learned a lot here.

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    Re: Site Issues

    Quote Originally Posted by Bub View Post
    Sorry for the long outage over the weekend....there's not much we can do in times like this other than wait. The good news is that I have a direct contact person at SNY who helps get problems resolved, and up to a few months ago I had nobody to contact for the previous five years.

    In any event, it was apparently a server issue that is hopefully resolved. We are still trying to get a software upgrade which is turning out to be a frustrating process, but we're still hopeful it'll happen sometime soon.
    you should make sure at least a second person knows who the contact is, just in case anything happens and you're not able to reach out to them.
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    Re: Site Issues

    Quote Originally Posted by Big_E View Post
    you should make sure at least a second person knows who the contact is, just in case anything happens and you're not able to reach out to them.
    JimF. is included on all correspondence with SNY.
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    Re: Site Issues

    This is hilarious. One day SNY is gonna decide to shut this place down without telling anyone and the largest fan base in sports will not have forum/message board community. This is the only game in town.
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    Re: Site Issues

    Quote Originally Posted by 21stAmendment View Post
    This is hilarious. One day SNY is gonna decide to shut this place down without telling anyone and the largest fan base in sports will not have forum/message board community.
    Honestly, there's a market for a legit Yankees message board. Maybe with a front page where contributors drop a 500 word opinion and link it to a thread.

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    Re: Site Issues

    Quote Originally Posted by ojo View Post
    Honestly, there's a market for a legit Yankees message board. Maybe with a front page where contributors drop a 500 word opinion and link it to a thread.



    Alas. 'Tis true.
    Aside from the opinion articles, how would you differentiate "a legit Yankees message board" from what is happening here? Just curious. We are always looking to improve things that we have control over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt2351 View Post
    Aside from the opinion articles, how would you differentiate "a legit Yankees message board" from what is happening here? Just curious. We are always looking to improve things that we have control over.
    I didn’t mean to suggest the admins, the users, and the content generated are not legitimate in any sense of the word. NYYFans, however is starved for users (and the content they would provide). The site is over a decade behind in terms of software and probably two decades behind in acceptable downtime. I’d try to leverage the various social media platforms to drive visitors to the site, and that’s where a front page comes into play.
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    Re: Site Issues

    Its good youre on it, just dont overdo plaguing your contact. He might consider it a Bub-On-It Plague and shut down the site.

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