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    Yeah, there was an announcement about the...

    Yeah, there was an announcement about the security issue - sadly after we had been hacked. The rest of the internet then decided to post up step-by-step instructions on how to hack any vBulletin...
  2. Thread: Tapatalk

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    I should mention that since the update and...

    I should mention that since the update and everything we no longer have tapatalk. I'll have a go at reinstalling, and let you know if it works out ok.
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    And we're back.

    Thank you SO MUCH for your patience on this, and to the mods who prodded me to keep trying when it was incredibly tough going in the database and I wanted with every fibre of my being to give up.
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    Forum Hack - Please Read

    Hi all,

    You may have noticed (or may not) that the forum was hacked overnight. I urge you all to change your passwords. I will be doing the same with the main hosting and access ones.

    Please...
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    I just wanted to pitch in to assure you all that...

    I just wanted to pitch in to assure you all that there's no reason for us to close either the forum or the website. The primary point of both is to help people discover Iain's books, and then talk...
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    To echo what edash has already pointed out, I...

    To echo what edash has already pointed out, I would like to remind you this is a difficult time for every one of us so please be respectful and civil towards your fellow forum members.

    Decisions...
  7. The introduction to the new edition written by...

    The introduction to the new edition written by Iain has been posted on the publisher's website here.
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    Sticky: GeekByDay just pointed out I haven't posted on...

    GeekByDay just pointed out I haven't posted on the Introduction thread, for which I apologise. I'm the new admin for the forum so I do the admin stuff - maintenance, hosting stoof, user approval,...
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    I'll be out of the office from today (14th...

    I'll be out of the office from today (14th December) until the 2nd of January 2013, so as above with new account approvals. I'll check them as soon as I get back in the new year.

    Hope you all have...
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    Right, I've updated the software that moderates...

    Right, I've updated the software that moderates users, which will make it a lot stricter. If this turns out to be a massive issue for new registrants I'll revisit, so please do use the contact form...
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    Spam Attack

    Hi all,

    We've had a serious spam attack over the last four or so days with round 250+ new registrants to the forum. Sadly, these are not all well-meaning Iain Banks fans, but bots trying to push...
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    Hi all, Just wanted to clarify some things...

    Hi all,

    Just wanted to clarify some things about the editions of The Hydrogen Sonata going around at the moment. Currently, there are three versions: the WHSmith-exclusive with the purple...
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    I've been beaten to it! Cursed never to break...

    I've been beaten to it! Cursed never to break news. Just posted some more details about this in the appearances section here.
  14. Iain M Bank Google+ Hangout 27th September 6PM

    I wasn't sure whether this qualifies as an 'appearance', but I suppose technically it's an event so it will fit here.

    By popular demand, Iain M. Banks will be hanging out from the +Google Play...
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    Out of Office 19th July

    Hello all,

    I'll be out of the office on annual leave from the 19th of July until the 30th of July so won't be able to moderate users in this time. I'll get back to approving accounts and any...
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    And then there was a cover......

    And then there was a cover... http://www.orbitbooks.net/2012/06/28/cover-launch-the-hydrogen-sonata-by-iain-m-banks/
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    You definitely do not look like you're being...

    You definitely do not look like you're being luddites.



    That is a smashing idea. I will look into it and see what I can rustle up in terms of activating it for this forum.
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    That all makes sense. We were thinking of the...

    That all makes sense. We were thinking of the Facebook page as another entry point into the world of Iain M Banks for those who aren't on the forum but are on Facebook. I think Deep Black's right...
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    Culture on Facebook

    Hi forum,

    I know I've been very quiet lately, and I'm glad you are all enjoying yourselves here (thanks to those who have kept it ticking along, you are my heroes). So, as you know, there's going...
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    A Confession

    Dear All -

    Following a genuinely accidental sys-admin blunder on my part, the database that runs the forum was deleted round about 11 a.m. this morning.

    Luckily, a call to the support desk at...
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    Only applies to the Welcome and Admin...

    Only applies to the Welcome and Admin Announcements sections, Bob. Keeping it clean and simple to find things for new members in particular.
  22. Thread: Contact

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    Personally I'd say that's probably short enough -...

    Personally I'd say that's probably short enough - as long as you quote original publication date, edition etc. (I'm sure you know this sort of thing better than me) then that looks fine to me.

    But...
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    Out of office alert w/c 8th August 2011

    I will be away from my desk on Annual Leave for the whole of w/c August 8th. Therefore no new account applications will be approved until my return on August 15th at the earliest (and probably a bit...
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    New Moderator

    Dearest Forum Members -

    On the grounds that Rac hasn't been seen around here for a while (Rac? If you're reading, hope all is okay...) and Ed sometimes needs a helping hand to keep you lot in...
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    Hi Dirk - Sorry to hear that. It's probably just...

    Hi Dirk - Sorry to hear that. It's probably just because it's summer holiday season, so your messages are piling up in someone's inbox, something like that.

    I think, generally speaking, as long...
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