As you’ve noticed, there’s been quite a bit of downtime today. We’re truly sorry about this but we’ll have the site back up and running shortly.
The truth of the matter is that the staff (namely myself) have had a falling out with Jarudin.
Over the past few months, I’ve been persuading staff to adopt the ‘chan’ suffix in their IRC usernames. In most, the staff have complied.
Xiochan, Maluchan, Dukichan, etc.
Jarudin however refuses to comply.
What he said:
Chiyachan, I refuse to change my name to Jaruchan. I like it how it is currently. I don’t see any real reason to rename it to please you.
It upsets me greatly, but I think that standardisation of names is important for a community this large, so this change which is taking place will solve many problems.
With the help of Dubkatz and Force, we’ve disabled the entire site while we edit the entire user database to add the word, “chan” to all usernames. Jarudin has also been demoted to mod status for lack of complying.
We are the Chan.
Prepare to be assimilated.
Resistance is futile.
In other words, we hope to be online again soon.
For more information, contact me on IRC.
Update: Server is back up and running