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by chombee
Sat May 25, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Tumblr domain needs updating
Replies: 4
Views: 2268

Re: Tumblr domain needs updating

Yeah it did look phishy (especially with the IP address) but it links to a tumblr.com help page that says we should be pointing to domains.tumblr.com. We may even already be pointing to that?
by chombee
Sat May 25, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Tumblr domain needs updating
Replies: 4
Views: 2268

Tumblr domain needs updating

Hey, not sure if anyone else got this email from tumblr, apparently we need to change our domain to point to domains.tumblr.com instead of what it currently points to (see Using a custom domain name , the email actually says to point it to an IP address but I think because we use a subdomain we actu...
by chombee
Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Free Coffee for Life: Join the Forest Burrito Squad!
Replies: 1
Views: 1090

Re: Free Coffee for Life: Join the Forest Burrito Squad!

Hey, please ask your friends to donate as much as they can not just £10! If people feel like they can pledge £10 and their bit is done, then we'll need 7000 pledgers to hit the target. We have 200 so far. We got 2000 people to sign our online petition. I think we need to bring the average pledge up ...
by chombee
Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 160403

Re: This week I've been mostly listening to...

For some reason I can't download the half man half biscuit mix, it just seems to take me to a mediafire front page. Loving the mixes Dai. I'm too lazy to find new music for myself, so a god source of mixes is always welcome. Here are some others I've been listening to: Thom Yorke's Office Charts mix...
by chombee
Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: FreeAgent jukebox external hard drive?
Replies: 0
Views: 1662

FreeAgent jukebox external hard drive?

Hey, since I'm moving I've left the box and five-year warranty for the forest's hard drive in the office, Swithun is going to collect and will look after it. But what ever happened to the hard drive? Is it still being used by the jukebox? It's still under warranty.
by chombee
Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website meet for anyone that is interested
Replies: 23
Views: 8245

Re: Website meet for anyone that is interested

Present: Duncan, Sean, Harry, Brittonie. Action points: Brittonie to chase up Dai and other potentials about documenting events and workshops, doing interviews, interesting writing, taking photographs, etc. for the website. It would be good to have a documentation team that makes cool stuff and then...
by chombee
Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website meet for anyone that is interested
Replies: 23
Views: 8245

Website meet for anyone that is interested

Lets try and have a little meeting about http://blog.theforest.org.uk/ in the next week, if anyone is interested. To talk about anything people would like to be on the website, how they would like the website to be, anyone who wants to get involved with doing the website (e.g. posting cool stuff to ...
by chombee
Thu May 05, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Doodle poll for website meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

Re: Doodle poll for website meeting

Brittonie, you said you would reach out to people who might want to make text/audio/images/video and have it shown on our website. Go!


Schtop! Obviously you can't do that until we've agreed a date, sorry...
by chombee
Wed May 04, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Duncan is the new website admin
Replies: 0
Views: 1570

Duncan is the new website admin

Since I'm leaving in July Duncan has now taken over from me as website admin. As usual, email website@theforest.org.uk for any website requests. Those emails will now go to both Duncan and me (I think Duncan has already set that up), Duncan will be the first responder and if anything technical that ...
by chombee
Wed May 04, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Doodle poll for website meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

Doodle poll for website meeting

Hey, lets try and have a website meeting later this month. People have been asking me to have one, so: http://www.doodle.com/ivngtxfv9su6kgny To talk about the technical/programming side but also about content for the website: writing, images, video, audio, editing, design and layout. Brittonie, you...
by chombee
Wed Apr 27, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Anyone got a macbook to sell?
Replies: 7
Views: 1771

Re: Anyone got a macbook to sell?

Got one for free on a long-term loan from the uni. Sweet
by chombee
Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: room booking URL
Replies: 25
Views: 7488

Re: room booking URL

Darkroom page just got a nice update, thanks Brittonie!
by chombee
Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:44 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: room booking URL
Replies: 25
Views: 7488

Re: room booking URL

Same goes for the darkroom as well.
by chombee
Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:44 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: room booking URL
Replies: 25
Views: 7488

Re: room booking URL

Someone involved in the screenprinting room needs to rewrite the text for that page, please: http://blog.theforest.org.uk/screenprinting I can add a link to the online booking system that says "book the screenprinting room online", but from the text that is on the page right now it sounds ...
by chombee
Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: room booking URL
Replies: 25
Views: 7488

Re: room booking URL

If there is some sort of documentation manual for the screenprinting room, could I have it to put on the website? Sounds good, and I am always looking for stuff to fill out the facilities pages.
by chombee
Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest is Amazing
Replies: 17
Views: 6752

Re: Forest is Amazing

Lien put something in Harry's burrito
by chombee
Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Minutes of Forest Planning Meeting on Tue 19th April 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2020

Minutes of Forest Planning Meeting on Tue 19th April 2011

Original thread with agenda Intro Ryan introduced the meeting. The purpose of these new monthly open planning meetings is to keep the forest running in an exciting and diverse way, keep events and projects happening. This is the first of these meetings. In the future, meetings might have different ...
by chombee
Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: room booking URL
Replies: 25
Views: 7488

Re: room booking URL

There are already pages with text for cave, darkroom, screenprinting and hall, I just need to know what URLs those pages should have links to for the booking system. The /cavebooking and /darkroombooking links seem to work. Should I edit the cave and darkroom pages to point to those booking system p...
by chombee
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:59 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th
Replies: 14
Views: 4241

Re: Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th

Shannon, Catalina, Ryan and I had a meeting today to plan this big meeting on Tuesday. Here is our plan for the meeting: 1. Introduction (15 mins, Ryan) What is this meeting for? To keep forest running in an exciting and diverse way, keep events and projects happening, etc. This is the first of thes...
by chombee
Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Attempted new Forest website layout seeks comments
Replies: 3
Views: 2273

Attempted new Forest website layout seeks comments

The forest website is getting pretty messy and crowded so I've tried to make a new layout to bring it back into order a bit and make it feel clearer and less crowded. I'm hoping to put this up soon so I'm looking for feedback now: http://forestcafe-dev.tumblr.com/ Password: wasteland Just the front ...
by chombee
Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options
Replies: 45
Views: 14923

Re: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options

Updated the web page with it, looks good
by chombee
Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th
Replies: 14
Views: 4241

Re: Forest Planning Meeting Mon 18 April 6:30

Can the title of this topic be edited to say Tuesday?
by chombee
Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th
Replies: 14
Views: 4241

Re: Forest Planning Meeting Tue 19 April 6:30

Ok, Tuesday it is then.
by chombee
Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th
Replies: 14
Views: 4241

Re: Forest Planning Meeting Mon 18 April 6:30

Alright, the hall is free Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th but no other evening that week. I'm going to give this doodle poll: http://www.doodle.com/3qdiqdy75tp7w8in a couple of days to run. If lots of people fill it out in a couple of days and Tuesday looks better then we can change that date, otherwis...
by chombee
Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: room booking URL
Replies: 25
Views: 7488

Re: room booking URL

Ok, can you bring the booking systems online/make the symlinks first and then I'll put the links on the web pages?
by chombee
Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: room booking URL
Replies: 25
Views: 7488

Re: room booking URL

PS I have thoughts on a new layout for the website that I hopefully maybe might be able to work on this weekend. If I do so I'll try to make the links to the facilities pages more prominent. Currently the Forest Projects icons take up too much vertical space and push the facilities links down below ...
by chombee
Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: room booking URL
Replies: 25
Views: 7488

Re: room booking URL

Are you asking me to change a link on the website? Currently there is a link to /cavebooking on the cave page. The church hall, darkroom and screenprinting pages do not have any links to booking systems. http://blog.theforest.org.uk/cave http://blog.theforest.org.uk/hall http://blog.theforest.org.uk...
by chombee
Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th
Replies: 14
Views: 4241

Re: Forest Planning Meeting Mon 18 April 6:30

Posters for this are going up tomorrow... Harry, what dates can you do and I can try to rearrange the hall booking with Chris? Tuesday 19th? Weds 20th? Probable items for the agenda (based on recent website posts): Save The Forest Campaign admin, press, grants, fundraising events, smooching celebs, ...
by chombee
Tue Apr 05, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th
Replies: 14
Views: 4241

Re: Forest Planning Meeting Mon 18 April 6:30

We wanted a Sunday but the hall was all booked up on Sundays and Saturdays.
by chombee
Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th
Replies: 14
Views: 4241

Re: Forest Planning Meeting Mon 18 April 6:30

Ack, probably should have done a doodle poll before I booked the date, but I was just trying to find a day when the hall was free that was as close as possible to the day we agreed at the fat meeting. Can people post here if they can't make Monday 18th? If it looks like it's gonna be a problem then ...
by chombee
Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th
Replies: 14
Views: 4241

Forest Planning Meeting - New Date: Tuesday 19th

...in The Forest Hall. This is a big, open, public meeting to plan what we are going to do for the next month. It is for anyone that is already involved or wants to get involved in doing something at the forest. It is a meeting to discuss anything that needs to be done at the Forest or anything that...
by chombee
Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Anyone got a macbook to sell?
Replies: 7
Views: 1771

Re: Anyone got a macbook to sell?

I did look at hackintosh but it looks like potentially quite a lot of hassle/may not work with any given PC. Maybe I'll look into it some more
by chombee
Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Anyone got a macbook to sell?
Replies: 7
Views: 1771

Anyone got a macbook to sell?

Hey, I'm going to have to buy a mac for work (I have a part-time job working on an iPad app, they'll let me keep working remotely after I move to Berlin but they won't give me a mac to take so I'll have to buy my own). Anyone got a macbook they'd like to sell?
by chombee
Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Archive of events and images (gallery)
Replies: 8
Views: 3203

Re: Archive of events and images (gallery)

We started a forest photogroup on 23hq a while ago:

http://www.23hq.com/photogroup/forest/

but it never really caught on. The idea was to support someone more independent rather than a big business.
by chombee
Fri Mar 25, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Action Team
Replies: 6
Views: 2143

Re: Forest Action Team

Your post is very one-sided Neil. The old working groups system was no longer working, but it had its good features as well as its failures. In coming up with a new system we should try to keep the good things about the old one and fix its failures. Getting access to the FWG worked like this: If you...
by chombee
Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: User accounts on the office computers (how to get one)
Replies: 6
Views: 3323

Re: User accounts on the office computers (how to get one)

Don't we only get 2gb free with dropbox? Yes, but I've been asking everyone repeatedly for ages and they all say Forest has easily less than 2GB of stuff. Remember, not everything needs to go into dropbox, just the important files for EVS, admin, accounts, etc. And only the files we're working on n...
by chombee
Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: User accounts on the office computers (how to get one)
Replies: 6
Views: 3323

Re: User accounts on the office computers (how to get one)

Where the stuff is depends on which account you were using, but Shannon and Catalina went through it all and sorted into dropbox, so Catalina should be able to tell you.
by chombee
Sun Mar 06, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer
Replies: 18
Views: 7377

Re: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer

I was running memtest on this computer overnight, but when I came in today to see the results it was turned off. Did someone turn it off? I'm trying the test overnight again tonight. I'll try to run more hardware tests on it over the next few days, if I find the problem maybe the part can be replace...
by chombee
Sun Mar 06, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: User accounts on the office computers (how to get one)
Replies: 6
Views: 3323

User accounts on the office computers (how to get one)

Hey, if you want to use the Ubuntu computers in the office then you need to get someone who already has a user account on them to make an account for you. You need to get an account made on both computers, they are not tied to each other in any way. If people who want accounts post to this thread, I...
by chombee
Sat Mar 05, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer
Replies: 18
Views: 7377

Re: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer

Running a memory test on it...

System manager?
by chombee
Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: We Have Run Out Of Internet
Replies: 60
Views: 20722

Re: We Have Run Out Of Internet

I'll install Ubuntu for you if you want. If it is a windows problem, that should fix it. You can try out ubuntu with a live CD or USB to test first. I can do this with you in the cafe some time. Let me know if you want to
by chombee
Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: We Have Run Out Of Internet
Replies: 60
Views: 20722

Re: We Have Run Out Of Internet

People have been frequently resetting the router by uplugging it and plugging it back in again, whenever the wireless goes down. It sometimes brings it back temporarily. It's inevitable that people will do this if the wireless goes down. I think there'd have to be a label on the router explaining wh...
by chombee
Thu Mar 03, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer
Replies: 18
Views: 7377

Re: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer

That could possibly be what happened to me, yeah. The installer kept getting so far and then just giving up. I think you should take it away, but we should look out for one or two more PCs that we can have for spares. The minimum spec we're interested in is 1GHz CPU and 1GB RAM, and in good conditio...
by chombee
Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: We Have Run Out Of Internet
Replies: 60
Views: 20722

Re: We Have Run Out Of Internet

Great!
by chombee
Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer
Replies: 18
Views: 7377

Re: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer

It booted the ubuntu installer and installed the base system just fine, then kept crashing on installing the rest. I think my USB drive, not the computer, might have been the problem. But yeah, I don't see why you shouldn't take it back right now, it's not in use. We have two working desktop PCs in ...
by chombee
Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:40 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: We Have Run Out Of Internet
Replies: 60
Views: 20722

Re: We Have Run Out Of Internet

Is there any ETA on the new modem/router Mike? Wireless was on and off all day today, this has been a real big problem for ages now. If it's not going to be soon I think I should get a cheap wireless modem from a shop and set it up in the meantime. Who has the login and password and configuration de...
by chombee
Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer
Replies: 18
Views: 7377

Re: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer

Installed Ubuntu on the dell from Mirja today, it's setup in the office. Thanks Mirja! Unfortunately I couldn't get the acer working yet. I wiped windows from it but then the ubuntu installer kept crashing, so now it has nothing on it. I backed up the files that were on it first, even though everyon...
by chombee
Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer
Replies: 18
Views: 7377

Re: wanted/needed: another (reliable) office computer

I'll come in tomorrow morning and if no one has done it already I'll ty to install Ubuntu on the Acer. If the Dell from Mirja is there I can try installing Ubuntu on that at the same time as well.
by chombee
Wed Feb 23, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: IMPORTANT NEWS: Building Sale Update
Replies: 3
Views: 1277

Re: IMPORTANT NEWS: Building Sale Update

Wow. I just added the link to the petition to the website front page. Should maybe go somewhere on the Info & Donations page too.
by chombee
Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:10 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: We Have Run Out Of Internet
Replies: 60
Views: 20722

Re: We Have Run Out Of Internet

Would a surge protector be a good idea?

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