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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby kmclemore » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:48 pm

BOAT wrote:Honestly Heath – I must admit I gave up on you guys – I just figured the site was gone right along with the factory so I sort of deleted my links and stuff ...


Oh, ye of little faith.
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby BOAT » Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:14 am

kmclemore wrote:
BOAT wrote:Honestly Heath – I must admit I gave up on you guys – I just figured the site was gone right along with the factory so I sort of deleted my links and stuff ...


Oh, ye of little faith.


How true
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby March » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:06 am

Amen
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby dustoff » Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:09 am

I noticed that the forum search still only goes back about 12 months. Is that functionality gone forever? There's such a treasure of comments and discussions, I hope he can fix that.
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby Hamin' X » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:19 am

dustoff wrote:I noticed that the forum search still only goes back about 12 months. Is that functionality gone forever? There's such a treasure of comments and discussions, I hope he can fix that.

That is on his bucket list, as well as a major update to the entire forum software. In the meantime, when doing a Google search, using "<search term> site:macgregorsailors.com" works very well.

~Rich
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby Goldenist » Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:29 pm

Great site, and thank you!

If money is a concern, why is there no advertising on the site?

The site definitely generates enough traffic for it to be of value to BWY, West Marine or others.

Just a thought..
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby beene » Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:43 am

Thanks Heath

Great work

Very happy to see the site up and running again.

I'll tell Highlander he can leave rehab now :D

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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby Highlander » Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:51 pm

Thx Heath,

I,ll call Ray "Niceaft" he,ll b relieved :D

Yep with the rainy weather lately was not getting as much work on the boat done as I wanted my Radar arch is now mounted workin on the position of the radome , wiring is re routed back to the trans from the gunnels & no site too chat or post my up-dates "Rehab" was my only option lol :) , but Ray did try to cheer me up :)

Yep I guess it,s time for another donation , wonder if I can check on this site when I last did ! but must b coming due soon !
Hi G ,
nice sailin vid u sent me yesterday :wink:

J 8)
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby Highlander » Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:33 pm

BOAT wrote:
kmclemore wrote:
BOAT wrote:Honestly Heath – I must admit I gave up on you guys – I just figured the site was gone right along with the factory so I sort of deleted my links and stuff ...


Oh, ye of little faith.


How true


That kind of treasonous talk will get u 40 lashes , walk the plank with a pork chop tied around ur neck & feed u to the sharks so as they do not spit u back out ! :)

But I,m sure if u agree to buy the hot chicken wings & deluxe pizza with anchovies & supply all the beer :P

A pardon maybe considered :wink:

J 8)
PS notice I said Maybe ! :)
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby BOAT » Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:47 pm

Are you mounting a wind sensor to that arch?
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby JotaErre » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:57 pm

Thank you, Heath!
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby Bilgemaster » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:09 am

dustoff wrote:I noticed that the forum search still only goes back about 12 months. Is that functionality gone forever? There's such a treasure of comments and discussions, I hope he can fix that.


For now, here's a workaround until Heath & Co. can herd those digital ducklings back into line: Just tack "site:https://www.macgregorsailors.com/forum/" (without quotes and no spaces) into any Google search. That'll grab most everything from these Forums. Here's an example that searches for the word "Baofeng" (the name of the Chinese radio manufacturer that makes cheapo handheld programmable transceivers that can be easily programmed to serve as handy backup Marine Band and NOAA Weather radios, while also receiving regular broadcast FM stations):

baofeng site:https://www.macgregorsailors.com/forum/

Please note that to view the fullest possible search results one should click the "repeat the search with the omitted results included" option link at the foot of the Google results webpage.

This search technique isn't always 100% comprehensive, but will usually do the trick.
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby JotaErre » Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:53 pm

Thank you!
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby RussMT » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:09 am

Thank you for all your efforts to keep this site up.

BTW, no more banner ads?

--Russ
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Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Postby Catigale » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:27 am

BOAT wrote:Honestly Heath – I must admit I gave up on you guys – I just figured the site was gone right along with the factory so I sort of deleted my links and stuff then someone sent me an email that the site was back up – otherwise I probably would have never known and would have just moved on.

I must say that I am glad that you still support this project with your time – I can’t imagine you making any money on this as I assume it’s an all-volunteer effort on your part that probably costs you every year. I just bought a thousand dollars worth of gas tanks from BWY this week and I will make it a point the next time I talk to Ezra to remind him about the fact that I would not be spending my money at BWY if not for the referrals from Jimmy Alonzo and others on this site.

Anyways, I did make another donation as soon as I got word that the site was indeed still active.

Thanks for doing this site for us – it’s a great favor you do for this small community.

m


Damn, he found us again.... :D :D :D
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