I am starting to think the last forum I setup was a mistake in more ways then one. I offered to take it over after it had been hacked a couple of months back, not realizing that one of the moderators had setup his own forum in the meantime and had used the Private messaging system to broadcast the fact that the site was hacked and that everyone should move to the new forum…his forum. So after spending a couple weeks recovering the forum, converting it from phpbbs to Vbulletin, and customizing the skin, it is basically a ghost forum and worst yet, I have lost interest in maintaining it. While I am currently into the forum for less then $400.00, the good news is that I can use the licenses I purchased to start a different forum or sell them if I shut it down. The only really loss will be the time I spent in getting the site back online. A major cost, but one I am prepared to live with at this point rather then put more time into the project. Time I could better spent on other projects.
I am a thirty something Canadian who enjoys learning about technology, even if I do not always put that knowledge to good use. I am dyslexic, which just means that I learn differently from the norm. While Dyslexia has been labeled is a disability, I have chosen not to think of it as such. To me I just learn differently, and since no two people learn exactly the same way, it just mean that I learn differently. Since I have been asked this question dozens of time, I will answer it before you ask. No I do not see things backwards. Even if I did, how would I know since I would have always seen things backwards. Something for you to think about. View all posts by 01011101