The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The North Corral > Lock and Load: Live Fire Exercises

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old August 29, 2000, 08:43 AM   #1
Rich Lucibella
Staff
 
Join Date: October 6, 1998
Location: South Florida
Posts: 10,165
To all Members and, most especially, Moderator George Hill:

Well, after 2 years, I guess it was bound to happen....with the stroke of a key, I inadvertently deleted the entire Lock and Load Forum last night. I can offer no excuse for this as I was moving thru the files faster than is prudent.

Further exacerbating the problem is the realization that our back-up procedures on the new server were improperly set up by me. Thus, the most recent backup available is from April 2000. I've lost four months worth of posts.

My most sincere apologies for the loss of so much work.
Rich Lucibella
Rich Lucibella is offline  
Old August 29, 2000, 09:32 AM   #2
Meiji_man
Senior Member
 
Join Date: April 26, 2000
Location: Phoenix Arizona
Posts: 455
Man if I'd only had a tape back up for every time THAT happend.
I'd have a lot more hair.
No worries Rich

Meiji_man is offline  
Old August 29, 2000, 09:44 AM   #3
George Hill
Staff Alumnus
 
Join Date: October 14, 1998
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 11,547
I am not worried - People come to the range on good behavior... Safety first.
Now - if this happened in the Handgun Forum - GAWD!

George Hill is offline  
Old August 30, 2000, 02:39 PM   #4
fastforty
Senior Member
 
Join Date: December 28, 1999
Location: In a kornfield in kalifornia
Posts: 1,161
Rule #1:
Always treat all keyboards as though they are always "hot".

Rule #2:
Never allow your cursor to cover anything you are not willing to destroy.


Rule #3:
Keep your finger off of the return key until you are ready to delete.

Rule#4:
Know your icon, and what lies beneath.


Sorry, I couldn't resist
fastforty is offline  
Old August 30, 2000, 03:32 PM   #5
George Hill
Staff Alumnus
 
Join Date: October 14, 1998
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 11,547
10 Cool points to FastForty for appropriate use of the 4 Golden Rules.
George Hill is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06363 seconds with 9 queries