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Imagine that you're sitting down in the evening, bathing in the glow of your LCD panel and spending time playing Grand Theft Auto on the computer.
Such fun; such harmless fun.
Suddenly your concentration is broken by a loud banging on the door.
"Open up, we're going to search your house and freeze your bank accounts" are the words that force their way past your headphones.
You go to the door and a small army of officious looking "suits" with their contingent of police officers push past you and begin rifling through your most personal possessions -- yes, even your library of "Geek Girl monthly" magazines!
Oh the humanity!
But it's all just a bad nightmare, right?
No... it was reality for five people in Australia recently.
Yes, people have been complaining about the lack of forums for months now so I finally got off my chuff and finished the transition to the new server and the commissioning of the new forums.Unfortunately you will have to re-register, it just wasn't practical to transition the IDs from the old server -- although the old stuff will be maintained in a "read-only" capacity for some time to come.
So, if you want to "have your say" then register at the new forums using the magic word Aardvarkroxs when asked for it.
Take a moment to introduce yourself to the rest of the Aardvark community and pretty shortly I'll be expanding the number of forums to encompass a number of areas that are regularly discussed on this site.
The contact form is not yet working (got to rejig the CGI scripts) but if anyone wants to email me they can send their communications to editor at this domain or PM me via the forums.
Oh yes, if anyone wants a bit of a plug then the sponsorship space is now up for grabs. Until someone is prepared to offer a donation for the use of this space, I'm happy to offer a free plug to anyone who wants to send me a suitable 150x150 graphic and link.
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