Anyone know what is going on with HPI fourms?

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mcvickj

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Sorry if this is a little OT but I out of my several fourms I visit HPI is one of them. For the last 5 days their forum has been down. When you go to the site it brings up a blank white page. I thought maybe some of the members here are members at HPI too. I can't get a response back from HPI. Does anyone know what is going on?

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That's wierd. I just checked the site and all I got was a loaded blank page. No error messages or anything just a blank page. Wierd.
 

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Dude I thought like Maybe OQ and HW bought HPI's and quickly sent that forum to hell. X
 

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Who is OQ and HW? I posted a question similar to this on RadioControlZone and someone told me the when he clicked on the forum link it displayed a message saying the forum was temporarly down. He thinks they are adding a section for the Savage.

-JR
 

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This is the error I received after visiting the site, "The HPI R/C forum is currently closed for repairs. Please return later."

As someone that runs a forum also, I would guess this message means their doing something to the database or the forum as a whole. Something much more then adding a section to the forum just for the savage, as that can be done in a matter of minutes w/o having to shutdown the forum.

Sounds more serious to me, whether it be maintance or problems.


-WoodiE
 

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That is intersting. I am not getting any error message. Maybe their server crashed and they are working on restoring it. Well thanks for the update.
:D

-JR
 

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can't be 100% sure.
But I got word that a hacker hit the site.
I honestly can not say if that is true or not.
 

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I remember a year or two ago World of Hell hacked the Smart Parts Paintball site and left their classic image as the front page. Wonder if WOH did this?
 

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This mystery has been solved.

"10/17/2002 - Several new Links and Dealers have been added to the site, check them out! The R/C Forum will be down until next Tuesday."

This is from HPI's Update page. Another person told me about this. I didn't even see that link. :doh:

-JR
 

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Yeah I know, but atleast I know there is a crack:banana:
 

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Its all good matts:D Coming from a guy with your looks8-0 Well we wont go there today.
 

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See here I was trying to be nice and you have to go and say that:dumb:
 

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Oh I'm not mad I think this is great fun:classic: But we dont want retread getting mad at us. This is the wrong section of the board for this kind of thing you know:cheers:
 

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Oh he is on now. Oh were in big trouble now:OMG:
 

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SSSHHHHH quite he might be reading this right now8-0
 
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