IPDB is offline - Hurricane Harvey

(Topic ID: 196735)

IPDB is offline - Hurricane Harvey

By I_P_D_B

1 year ago

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  • 17 posts
  • 13 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 1 year ago by DennisDodel
  • Topic is favorited by 2 Pinsiders


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    #1 1 year ago

    As a result of mandatory evacuation due to multiple expected levee breaches in Houston, the IPDB will be offline for an estimated minimum five days.

    Email service to and from the IPDB editors is unavailable during this time.


    #2 1 year ago

    FYI, for anyone who wants to see the cached pages on IPDB in the meantime, search for the game title on google like this: ipdb attack from mars

    Then click the little down arrow next to the link (if using a mobile device, you will need to switch to desktop mode to see it), then click "cached" on the menu that appears.

    #3 1 year ago

    Jay I hope all is well with you, your family, and all the staff at IPDB affected by the hurricane. Please let us know if there is anything we can do.

    #4 1 year ago

    Stay safe !

    LTG : )

    #5 1 year ago

    Sorry to hear that, Jay. If I can help in any way, let me know. I'd be happy to act as a static mirror for IPDb.

    Stay safe!

    #6 1 year ago

    Thank you for the kind thoughts, everyone. It is my pinball partner, Christopher Wolf and his family, who are affected. I am safely up north in dry Seattle.

    Robin, I will forward your offer to Wolf via a temp email address he gave me, but he may be too distracted right now to look at that account. Can't say. Plus, who knows how clogged internet access currently is in that area. Perhaps if you PM me with an email address that he can use to contact you, I will include it in my message to him.



    #7 1 year ago

    Before I found Pinside, IPDB was the first web site I went into when I first got into this hobby. Please stay safe.

    #8 1 year ago

    stay safe and take care of yourself!

    #9 1 year ago

    Stay safe to all involved.

    #10 1 year ago

    IPDB has been one of my favorite websites for a long time, and one I visit daily. The last few days being down reminds me that I need to make another donation once they're back up and running again.

    Thanks for all your hard work Jay!

    #11 1 year ago

    Site is back online!

    #12 1 year ago
    Quoted from DennisDodel:

    Site is back online!

    Yes, indeedy. Please note that ipdb.org may still be occasionally unavailable until Sep-04-2017.

    1 month later
    #13 1 year ago

    Offline again since 23-10-2017

    #14 1 year ago
    Quoted from hassanchop:

    Offline again since 23-10-2017

    It's been working for me, including now.

    #15 1 year ago
    Quoted from hassanchop:

    Offline again since 23-10-2017

    ??? it's working for me.
    Tested now from Europe/France, IPDB is online. I used it yesterday and today and didn't notice interruption of service.
    Work fine : pictures and database datas are available.
    May be a local problem ?

    #16 1 year ago

    It's been working fine here as well.

    #17 1 year ago

    Fine here.

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