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Grrr!   4 comments

Posted at 4:46 pm in Uncategorized

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Well, the support I got from Godaddy for the comments problem amounted to:

Yeah, we deleted your database, why don't you restore it yourself from your 36 day old backup. Have a nice day.

Soo...

Posts and comments from 8 August through the present are gone. I will be trying to restore what I can from google cache and the emails I get when anybody makes a comment, but it's a manual process, so bear with me here..

Written by ted on September 8th, 2013

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  1. Good Luck Ted!!!!! I know the feeling and frustration when you have to recover data by whatever means!!!!

    Homer

    9 Sep 13 at 1:54 am

  2. Dang IT guys!!!!

    tonkatoy

    9 Sep 13 at 6:42 am

  3. My question is, why did they delete it to begin with?

    joelc

    9 Sep 13 at 4:23 pm

  4. Thanks folks!

    I think I have been able to rescue all of the missing posts from either google cache, or my local browser cache. If you see a post with weird keyword highlighting, it came from google cache :-).

    Currently I am entering the missing comments one by one by hand. This will probably take a number of days.

    As to why all this -- apparently they were moving my hosting to a different server and the database got lost somewhere along the line...

    ted

    9 Sep 13 at 9:50 pm

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