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Almost ready

The new forums are almost ready. Give us another day or 2 to get things back in order

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Whoops. I messed up the /taiwan subdirectory

Sorry, folks. I goofed and accidentally interfered with the /taiwan subdomain. I tried a simple fix so I hope this corrects itself quickly. In the meantime, you can reach the website at www.forumosa.com/taiwan/index.php

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Forum is down – hoping to correct the problem by tonight

Hi folks We are looking into a problem in our SQL database that has disrupted our forums. I hope to have a clearer picture tonight. I will keep you posted here when I learn more about when we can get

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Brute Force Attack

This morning one of our development websites suffered a brute force attack, which slowed down our entire server. This resulted in “missed SQL connection” problems on the forums for some of us. The hack did not make it through and

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Server outage: Forumosa continues to grow

Folks You may have noticed that the website went down for some time yesterday (6 April in Taiwan). Many thanks to engerim for correcting this situation and analyzing what happened. Basically, we’ve maxed out our database limits (again!). So, we

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Upgrading our servers

Hi folks, our servers are being upgraded – this is why our forums are down. I am sorry that there was no notice. We knew it was going to happen, but didn’t realize it would happen so soon. FWIW, this

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New Forum Admin! New Forum Rules!!

Folks I am very happy to announce that Tempo Gain is the new Forum Admin at Forumosa.com – he modestly declined to take on the titles Generallisimod, Mod Almighty, Grand Panjadra-Mod, Lord of Posts, or Mod Pantokrator. Tempo Gain is

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Mandarin Language Enrichment Scholarship

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