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  1. Moroni Prime

    Moroni Prime #TFYLP Podcast

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  2. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    Damn. I hope it's not permanent...or for very long. I use that site a lot.
     
  3. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    He just started doing a massive update, didn't he? Seems like he wouldn't not pay if he was trying to get back into it.

    But I'm pretty sure some of the staff here knows him. If he decides to get outta the web stuff, I would love it if TFW absorbs him.
     
  4. Joe Moore

    Joe Moore Is Not Jim... Administrator

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    I couldn't imagine us "absorbing" him or his site since we have our own resources section to tend to.
     
  5. RKillian

    RKillian https://rktoys.myshopify.com

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    This couldn't have waited for another week or two when my replacement would've been live?
     
  6. Aberration

    Aberration Templar Rodimus

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    That just gave me a really creepy mental image :p 

    I'm hoping this is just a minor snafu and that it'll be back soon. I never did take the time to look through his last big update.
     
  7. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    same here.... :( 
     
  8. Grade-A-Prime

    Grade-A-Prime USDA CHOICE

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    Link invalid??

    Wow, now it seems the llink that my cousin, Moroni Prime, posted doesn't work anymore either. I used it a couple times yesterday, and now nothing. Arrgghh!

    Anyone got an update to Anthony's status with the site??

    G.A.P.

    btw, Moroni isn't REALLY my cousin, but the same rank...lol.

    G.A.P.
     
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  9. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    I'm wondering if maybe someone was downloading a bunch of the images from the site and used up its bandwidth allotment for the month. I've seen that happen at sites before. If that's the case, it should be back up around the start of August.
     
  10. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    ONE OF USSSSSSsssssss.....
     
  11. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    this sux i use it alot hope its back soon
     
  12. jason jupiter

    jason jupiter weird/ rare g1 KO hunter

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    hope it comes back soon, i know a lot more people use the site than have posted. wasn't there a thread about tfu.info a couple months ago, about the owner looking for someone to take over?
     
  13. Mospeada

    Mospeada Since '84

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    I just can't believe we technically have 50% of the same obscure character in our avatars!
     
  14. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    Bummer. I loved their minimalistic approach; it was so well organized and easy to navigate with minimal clicking.

    I hope it's back up soon.
     
  15. xZAOx

    xZAOx Yep.

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    Tfu.info pays for X amount of bandwidth a month. Many times throughout the years I've seen it not be available at the end of the month. I mean, something else *could* be up, but I'm fairly confident it's just another case of the bandwidth getting used up early.

    For those who need it - as much as I love tfu.info, for American G1 stuff, I'd recommend transformerland.com instead. There are several errors on tfu.info, unfortunately (and it's cost me money at those times, either buying or selling wrong parts). For anything other than American G1, then yeah, definitely go to tfu.info.
     
  16. Grade-A-Prime

    Grade-A-Prime USDA CHOICE

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    Bandwidth allocation

    that's a good theory that xZaox has, but it makes me wonder...
    IF the site is down due to lack of bandwidth, what happens when it comes back up and everyone starts to use it again? Afterall, he just did an update and I would imagine with the number of tfans out there that use it as a resource like I do, that the won't last long once it's up again. I wonder if this is the case, if he would pay for more bandwidth/memory and help the server from crashing.
    I still think it could be due to the "help" he got with friends...perhaps a patch of sorts after the update screwed up the site. Wish we could get ahold of Anthony to find out. This is a HUGE bummer.
    I've been using Transformerland.com for a while now, even when tfu.info was up, and its not bad, but has a LOT of holes. I've tried using tfw2k5 as a resource, but there's even more holes in its database, especially when it comes to parts pics(I'll be glad to help with that when I'm done). I'm currently packing away all my pre-animated tf's(I moved and don't have the display room I once had), and its been a real difficult time sorting thru everything. Well, I guess I shoulda kept the parts with the bots as I got them, but when your a kid, you don't worry about stuff like that. I must have over a dozen missiles that I have NO idea who they belong too...even after using all the reference sites like here, tfland, seibertron, and allspark. There's another site I used to use, bwtf.com, but its been down for ever. I hope something good comes of al lthis and we don't lose the best reference source for tf's on the net forever.

    G.A.P.
    wow, that was a long post, sorry.
     
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  17. Neo-Bombshell

    Neo-Bombshell Proudly Peruvian Transfan

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    I hope they will come back soon. The site got a very nice update before this.
     
  18. Grade-A-Prime

    Grade-A-Prime USDA CHOICE

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    It's BBBBAAAAACCCCKKKKKK!!!!!!

    I don't know how , but tfu.info is back. I just tried it for the hell of it and BAM!! Right back to normal, with the current update!! Thank God!!

    Now we're getting somewhere. I sure hope it stays up forever!!!

    G.A.P.
     
  19. Moroni Prime

    Moroni Prime #TFYLP Podcast

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    hey tfu.info! don't EVER do that to me again. I was lost without you. *hugs database*

    not only do we share rank, but state as well. PM me.
     
  20. Joe Moore

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    Ok it's up.
     
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