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Offline Bilgerat

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Re: My name is Alec. I'm a Kent lad.
« Reply #77 on: July 25, 2019, 08:55:33 »
I believe there were a number of offers, which is why she created the admin group, to filter membership applications and to police it. The reason why it was shut down was because of vandalism. From what I gathered, it was because a former member had found a way to circumvent the security and was hijacking posts, editing them with childish comments and pornographic pictures. The shutdown was meant to be temporary until the security hole had been identified and closed. The delay was due to her not having much time on her hands for personal reasons.
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« Reply #76 on: July 24, 2019, 13:13:05 »
    just counted back and I made it that this is the 60th post on topic since January and they have probably been read by hundreds if not thousands which goes to show there is still a lot of interest in the Forum  When kyn was asking for assistance around the end of 2018 does anyone know how much was offered, and if kyn  had reasons not to accept any offers ?

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« Reply #75 on: July 17, 2019, 00:18:00 »
Can you remember where it was posted? If it was in General Chat then it might well have been deleted.

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« Reply #74 on: July 16, 2019, 11:51:28 »
Hi ,looking for help,is it possible to recover posts on the fourum?looking for 'lost brother 'posting
Ref Tony Gale who was drowned at blue town pre ww2 ,not to certain  of the fourum status now appears to be partially operating ,can anyone help me .

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« Reply #73 on: July 12, 2019, 13:25:27 »
I'm happy to give Kyn more time, but if she could just give us a brief update on her intentions for the KHF I'm sure it would be appreciated by everybody.

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« Reply #72 on: July 11, 2019, 19:44:41 »
I did speak to Kyn on the phone about a year ago about a troublesome member in here, who kindly was encouraged to leave.  Give Kyn more time, as the information on here is far too important to lose.

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« Reply #71 on: June 28, 2019, 18:52:56 »
I have also tried to make contact with Kyn but no response to date

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« Reply #70 on: June 28, 2019, 12:46:05 »
I am in no way promising this is possible, and in no way would I want to replace this fine forum, but if I am able, would people be interested in a temporary new home to post items etc?

I know that we will often point people in the direction of the forum in the library if we (I) know of a useful thread that may help.

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« Reply #69 on: June 26, 2019, 22:21:32 »
I've tried to get in touch with Kyn via several means, all unsuccessful. I've offered to run and fund the Forum (temporarily) until she feels ready to take the reins again, all of which have been ignored. I pop on now and again, but have given up the research and writing for now and have found a new way to spend my spare time. I understand that Kyn has suffered a family bereavement, but then so did I, over Easter when I too lost my mum.

I have considered opening a new forum, as well as following in CliveH's footsteps and getting published, but right now, I'm too busy with other things. Maybe in the winter.
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Re: My name is Alec. I'm a Kent lad.
« Reply #68 on: June 22, 2019, 09:54:59 »
Good post MartinR. Let's all hope the very best for Kyn whether or not she returns to run the forum. It's been a great source of knowledge and given me personally much pleasure over the last few years since I "discovered" it.
In fact, I wish all the best to all on here and that's from someone who hasn't lived in the towns for many years, think fondly of the many good times I had and try not to think too harshly of the bad ones.
AlanH.


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Re: My name is Alec. I'm a Kent lad.
« Reply #67 on: June 21, 2019, 09:24:51 »
@Signals99, I understand that Kyn has had significant personal problems.  I have no knowledge of them but the line "I have learnt of your loss, Kyn. May I offer my condolences" from lutonman1 gives me a hint.  It is not therefore a case that she has "grown tired of the fourum[sic]".  She appealed for help before Christmas so again it is not "some what abitary[sic] just to drop the hammer".

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« Reply #66 on: June 20, 2019, 17:14:48 »
It is almost a certainty some one out there has an address or location for Kyn. May be presumptuous of me but if the lady has grown tired of the fourum ,hand it over to someone who has the time a know how to administer it,seems some what abitary just to drop the hammer the way she has.
There is a way to get in touch,that's presuming Kyn is prepared to discuss the matter.If the lady has problems maybe there is one among us who can help?

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Re: My name is Alec. I'm a Kent lad.
« Reply #65 on: June 20, 2019, 15:55:24 »
    Has anybody heard anything from kyn lately,

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« Reply #64 on: June 19, 2019, 22:49:44 »
I too hope that things turn for the better for Kyn, and I wish her all the luck in the world. I also pop onto the site in hope from time to time, and add my support to any future incarnation that might keep the site alive.

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« Reply #63 on: June 19, 2019, 15:21:27 »
Hi
Yes I am still checking in most days. I have been trying to see if any other threads are working but not found any other's yet.


 

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