Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Yeah, yeah, "You get what you pay for" and all that. But still.
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Thanks to everybody who reached out to the site's management after we crashed. There was an embarrassing upswell of "Can we help? Money? Food? Technical expertise?" and a happy absence of death threats and accusations of malfeasance.

I hadn't set up regular backups, and I really must. (Got preferences/recommendations for a destination?) Being stuck for three months with a considerable chance of having to turn around and tell a few hundred people that I Destroyed Your Stuff is a position I don't want to be in ever again.

Also, giving posters a way of downloading their stuff as a handy little archive seems like an obviously good idea.


jutta, Oct 10 2018


       <chorus of raucous uninhibited Collective cheering>   

8th of 7, Oct 12 2018

FlyingToaster, Oct 12 2018

       // a happy absence of death threats and accusations of malfeasance. //   

       Wait a moment... you mean you didn't get ANY of the stuff we sent ?
8th of 7, Oct 12 2018

       [+] This is spectacular! The lovely half a croissant :) Now would be great if HB staff documents the procedure of resurrection so that it doesn't become an issue ever again.
Inyuki, Oct 12 2018

       Boffo has declared today a national holiday, and has given the entire staff of Rentisham's the day off to celebrate.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 12 2018

       Oh, and to answer the questions that were left hanging on various ideas several weeks ago:   

       [8th] - yes, but with less cheese.
[nmrm] - they use a very fine wire and a gherkin.
[Ian Tindale] - [Ian Tindale]
[Skewed] - that's very kind; can you have it delivered?
[Beany] - possibly, but astatine is expensive
[DrBob] - because it disguises the flavour of the jam.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 12 2018

       The Bread God's are shining down on us all. (Thank you, jutta, for all your hard work and time and effort.)
blissmiss, Oct 12 2018

       yawns after 3 months long sleep...... did something happen while I was dreaming of flotillas of happy hamsters pontooning across lagoons of gently steaming custard?
xenzag, Oct 12 2018

       Thank you Jutta!   


       (Tears of joy)   

       I'm going to go through and bun each and every idea without even reading it!   

       [+] [+] [+] [+] [+] [+][+] [+] [+][+] [+] [+]!
doctorremulac3, Oct 12 2018

       perhaps we should have a party   

DenholmRicshaw, Oct 12 2018

       //perhaps we should have a party // Now there's a thought. We'd inevitably be better than the Republicans.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 12 2018

       Ha. Oh yeah, I forgot, political outbursts/rants/snarky remarks are ok here, actually encouraged. I agree, MB, we should have our own party. I think there was an idea like that in the past...I think...therefore I am...   

       Wow, for some reason I just don't want to stop rambling on. It's like the doors to hell have opened up and I'm ready to jump in.
blissmiss, Oct 12 2018

       // hadn't set up regular backups, and I really must.//

Nah! Live life on the edge. You know you want it!
DrBob, Oct 12 2018

       To be fair, we'd also be way better than the Democrats. As well as Labour and the Conservatives.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 12 2018

       Hooray! (showers croissant crumbs down from above)
Lemon, Oct 12 2018

       3 … 2 … 1 Create &#8252; (!!) tyvm
reensure, Oct 12 2018

       &#8252; ... uch. No double-exclamation mark Unicode character for us, apparently.   

       (Note to self, switch to UTF-8 everywhere?)
jutta, Oct 12 2018

       Let's just hope that the sudden influx of written-yet- unposted ideas doesn't overwhelm the server to the point of another catastrophe.
Wrongfellow, Oct 12 2018

       Thank you, jutta, for your work in fixing this and your work and patience in putting up with us lot over a very very long period of time.
calum, Oct 12 2018

       All Hail the mighty Jutta! She swam through the flooded cave and brought us light and salvation. We never abandoned hope that this day would come.
AusCan531, Oct 13 2018

       The party planks should include a ban on pants and a priority on spelling and grammar rules.
RayfordSteele, Oct 13 2018

       This makes my happy.   

       Thank you, [jutta], for over 19 years of unparalleled generosity.
jurist, Oct 13 2018

       Great to see everything back and working! Thanks Jutta!
hippo, Oct 13 2018

       Hey, just added my bun.
po, Oct 13 2018

       Fonts are still snafu’ed, looks like.   

       But how about doing the Patreon thing, maybe at least pay for servers and backups and things?
DrCurry, Oct 13 2018

       So yesterday, as usual since the Great Outrage of 2018 began (which I was sure was caused by Trump, El Niño, the Saudis, and/or Justin Bieber), I typed halfbakery.com into the search bar, expecting the usual 'can't find it, you must've put it somewhere' disclaimer, when aloofasudden, kaaZing! up it comes. Took me a day to recover. Nice to see you all here.
Sgt Teacup, Oct 13 2018

       and unlike Facebook, you can't like everyone's comment. hmm, there's a thought.
po, Oct 13 2018

       Well, I've not been here for years but the rebuild post big crash has had me all curious to see you.   

       old names! new names!   

       <tongue in cheek>[marked-for-deletion] surely, we've had thanks before ? </tic>
jonthegeologist, Oct 13 2018

       Thanks for all your hard work [Jutta]. And it is also our responsibility to keep our own stuff backed up.
nineteenthly, Oct 14 2018

       Oh [jutta] Sheer bliss and joy to be back here! Thank you immensely and sending much love and hugs your way.
xandram, Oct 14 2018

       [+] small mini party in celebration of my favourite place (and favourite people) on the internet. Thanks [jutta] and everyone, for keeping it alive.
zen_tom, Oct 14 2018

       What everyone else said.
Voice, Oct 14 2018

       not an autoboner to be seen.
po, Oct 14 2018

       I've noticed just one missing page - the halfbakery.com/lr/ page
hippo, Oct 15 2018

       Watching the vote total on this idea growing is an interesting insight into how many people use the site. I wonder how high it'll get?
Wrongfellow, Oct 15 2018

       hippo, thanks for pointing out the missing /lr support -- better now?
jutta, Oct 15 2018

       <wonders if it would be churlish to point out that the 'search' function isn't working properly either>
8th of 7, Oct 15 2018

       [jutta] - that's great (just makes it slightly easier to view HB content at work...)
hippo, Oct 15 2018

Loris, Oct 15 2018

       Uhhh...[hippo], you know that ain't allowed. HAHAHAHAHA
blissmiss, Oct 15 2018

gisho, Oct 17 2018

       Funnily enough, hitting the front page currently giving the message:   

       &quot;/home/protected /halfbakery/etc/typography.p3 &quot;, line 280 (from   

       &quot;/home/public/index.hb &quot;, end of file: unknown element &lt;user&gt;   


       While, here on /lr everything is working just dandy!
zen_tom, Oct 17 2018

       That's fixed now, right?
jutta, Oct 17 2018

       Yup, looking fine now.
zen_tom, Oct 17 2018

       8th of 7, I fixed something about search a few days ago -- could you retry yours (if you still remember it), or just let me know directly (at bakesperson@gmail.com) when something breaks? Thanks!
jutta, Oct 18 2018

Also, it should be noted that I've spent too much time surfing reddit, as demonstrated by my wanting to upvote comments that I like.
st3f, Oct 18 2018

       // could you retry yours (if you still remember it) //   

       We remember it ... we remember everything...   

       And it's working OK now, thanx.
8th of 7, Oct 18 2018

       It lives, now with an even bigger fondness. Thanks Jutta and helpers.
wjt, Oct 30 2018


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