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Old 2013-08-03, 01:43 PM
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Re: What's with Hungercity again?

that is a good post

thank you

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Old 2013-08-08, 09:34 PM
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I just checked HC and it went to a GoDaddy page with the domain name for sale, so does that mean that it's done for good?
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Old 2013-08-09, 06:14 AM
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I just checked HC and it went to a GoDaddy page with the domain name for sale, so does that mean that it's done for good?
There's probably still time to donate.
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Old 2013-08-09, 07:01 AM
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Old 2013-08-09, 07:09 AM
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Old 2013-08-09, 07:13 AM
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There's probably still time to donate.
Sometimes the simplest jokes are the funniest.
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Old 2013-08-09, 07:42 AM
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Re: What's with Hungercity again?

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First post here. Big fan of TTD but also a big fan of HC. Lots of stuff there you don't find anywhere else, including a ton of great Beatles A&V (banned elsewhere).

I have donated to HC in the past but refuse to stain myself ever again with PP so I have to do it through a third party who doesn't have any brains or self-respect and thinks PP is the salvation of all humanity. Didn't donate during this crisis yet because I can't reach Stain Man ATM but I plan to donate again ASAP. I wish BT operators could work with Google Wallet, Amazon Payments, BitCoin, etc. ... anything but PP! I'd mail cash if there was a way to get it to you.

I have had a number of dealings with ShaReeF and he has been the epitome of professionalism, courtesy, and cooperation. Rather than push for a donation in our PMs, he told me not to sweat it. Given those encounters, I find it very hard to believe that there's anything improper taking place. No argument from me that better communication from him would help the public perception, but as someone who used to be on call to put radio stations back on the air after transmitter failures (some catastrophic), I know what a PITA it is when people keep asking "are we almost there yet?". It will be done just as soon as it can be done and not a second sooner. I'm willing to cut him a lot of slack because he's done far more for the HC community than most of us have ever done for him and I am grateful to him and everyone else who runs a BT tracker (Lynne - thanks much for the great job (ZERO OUTAGES) you do with TTD!).

I have no inside info about WTF may be going on at HC but my sense is that he's doing what he can to make it work. There have been some changes in page availability over the past couple of days that lead me to belive something is afoot. If it never resurfaces for any reason we'll all be worse off, so I hope that's not the case. But I needed to put in a good word for ShaReeF as a good guy who's done good work in the past and wish him well in this bad situation.

Back to the shadows for me.
I totally agree with you. Any other kind of public comment putting into question Shareef's proffesionalism is simply malicious.
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Old 2013-08-09, 08:47 AM
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Re: What's with Hungercity again?

nah, whatever the guy's past actions and rep, dangling the website, previously and currently funded by donations, over the heads of said donors and not allowing them to use it until they send more money is uncool.

Of course, he can do what he wants with the site but people don't have to continue to donate (and they obviously didn't).
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Old 2013-08-10, 03:05 PM
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Re: What's with Hungercity again?

I too would like to speak up for ShaReef...as a reasonably frequent uploader to HC, albeit one where - like with any uploads I do - I hope to elicit uploads in return where possible, I contributed when I could, and he never pushed me over this.

I can't add much to the very recent positive posts apart from saying I agree with them and that I hope their positive tone proves correct.

Here's hoping.
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Old 2013-08-11, 12:00 PM
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I too would like to speak up for ShaReef...as a reasonably frequent uploader to HC, albeit one where - like with any uploads I do - I hope to elicit uploads in return where possible, I contributed when I could, and he never pushed me over this.

I can't add much to the very recent positive posts apart from saying I agree with them and that I hope their positive tone proves correct.

Here's hoping.
Thank you, Stranger09
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Old 2013-08-12, 06:01 AM
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Latest Update: -

http://thehcforum.com/hungercity/lastchance.html

HUNGERCITY UPDATE - 13TH AUGUST, 2013 (4:00PM EST)
AS THE DONATION PAGE CANNOT BE ACCESSED, PLEASE SEND ALL DONATIONS TO : [email protected]
HUNGERCITY WILL BE UP AND RUNNING WITHIN DAYS!!!
PEACE & LOVE TO ALL!


- SHAREEF
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Old 2013-08-12, 06:25 AM
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Re: What's with Hungercity again?

interesting thread..
http://thehcforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=72&t=4687

dontations were sent / no update even the mods don't know whats up.
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Old 2013-08-12, 06:36 AM
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Re: What's with Hungercity again?

I hope they find affordable hosting at least. Hopefully that would mitigate the endless monthly "Pledge drives". HC is not the only only "non-profit" organization that is suffering during these lean economic times. HC certainly filled an important niche. It would be nice to see it return.
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Old 2013-08-12, 06:41 AM
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Re: What's with Hungercity again?

I would imagine the site will be back this week -- New host and new software. That's my SWAG
many sites should consider Virtual Server hosting Full root access / extremely cost effective..
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