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what the what?
     
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Jun 20, 2016, 10:32 PM
 
Uff, that's a bummer.
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Jun 20, 2016, 10:55 PM
 
Perhaps "they" can let Abe in for one last epic rant.
     
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Jun 20, 2016, 10:58 PM
 
Originally Posted by Chongo View Post
Perhaps "they" can let Abe in for one last epic rant.
We're busy negotiating with Zimphire and Rob at the moment. We'll get on it after reaching an agreement with them …
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Jun 21, 2016, 01:00 AM
 
Are the forums going to die as well? I would assume so.

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****. ****. ****. ****. ****.
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 01:36 AM
 
It is now time for the airing of grievances.
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 01:41 AM
 
I'm pissed the site's shutting down. That's my grievance.

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Jun 21, 2016, 02:05 AM
 
Well.. It's been real. From all the political discussions, to all the Ca$h bans.. Certainly a lot of lively things happened here. Maybe someone will create a subreddit so the forum carries on?

Edit: Paging Superchic[k]en and SWG. This thread requires your attention.

Edited again: https://www.reddit.com/r/MacNN/ <---This one is NOT Rob's subreddit
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Will there be pie?

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Bye y'all.
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Jun 21, 2016, 04:13 AM
 
It's been a while since I was here to be honest, but I saw the news and had to stop by one last time. Good memories here!
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 04:28 AM
 
Anyone have screenshots of what this place used to look like?

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The forum is not shutting down, right?
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 06:50 AM
 
This feels so sudden.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 07:05 AM
 
Ah, dämn. Now how will I procrastinate at work?
The new Mac Pro has up to 30 MB of cache inside the processor itself. That's more than the HD in my first Mac. Somehow I'm still running out of space.
     
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Originally Posted by iMOTOR View Post
The forum is not shutting down, right?
There's a lot of data I don't have, but this is a pending question.
     
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It'll be much easier if you just comply.
     
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Crap! This place has been fun.
     
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Originally Posted by Chongo View Post
Perhaps "they" can let Abe in for one last epic rant.
Originally Posted by OreoCookie View Post
We're busy negotiating with Zimphire and Rob at the moment. We'll get on it after reaching an agreement with them …
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Jun 21, 2016, 08:13 AM
 
A sad day for sure.
     
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The site will be missed.
     
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Originally Posted by Chongo View Post
Big Mac, don't forget Big Mac.
And ebuddy
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Jun 21, 2016, 08:29 AM
 
Sure the 'site' will be missed, but MORE IMPORTANTLY, the friends we've made here, and the adversaries we've had great (mostly) discussions with. I hope subego gets his studio up n running. I left the professional audio industry due to the crappy people. I hope Besson gets better. I hope OAW learns to be more succinct. I hope the best for all of us.
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 08:48 AM
 
Too bad; have enjoyed both the news and forum sides of the site. I tended to lurk more then participate, but that doesn't mean I wasn't "here" for the good/bad/ugly.
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 09:19 AM
 
I've seen enough summer camp movies to know what must be done...

We need to put on an amazing talent show to SAVE MACNN

In all seriousness, this forum has to survive right? There's more general tech knowledge per capita in here than anywhere else on the web.
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 09:38 AM
 
I hear Bill Murray saying "It just doesn't matter, it just doesn't matter".
     
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Originally Posted by John B. Smith View Post

Edit 2: Someone already did: https://www.reddit.com/r/MacNNLounge/
do I even have a reddit account? Maybe? <rummages> I guess not. Now I do. andi-pandi
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Jun 21, 2016, 09:51 AM
 
I don't see an answer to your question. Are the forums done too?
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 10:21 AM
 
Why do I feel gut-punched?
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 10:32 AM
 
gosh darn it.

The only internet forum and site I go on.

Well that's the internet done for me then. May as well take up gardening.
This space for Hire! Reasonable rates. Reach an audience of literally dozens!
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 10:34 AM
 
Joined reddit and the MacNN link there. Same username (which I didn't think would be available and I'd have to do it as ajprice6748lolz or something)

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Not that I've been active here much in the last...I don't know, 10 years or so. But still...knowing this place was still around brought a strange sense of comfort and connection to my high school and college years. Feels like someone is removing a load-bearing wall from my foundation.
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Jun 21, 2016, 10:47 AM
 
Joined December 3rd 2000, 4288 posts (4289 now this is posted), looks like I'm not going to get those 5 stars .

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Jun 21, 2016, 10:51 AM
 
better get posting! Ready... set... go!
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 11:13 AM
 
Patreon could have saved this, I recommended it long ago, but they (the site owners) didn't listen.
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Originally Posted by fritzair View Post
I don't see an answer to your question. Are the forums done too?
Don't know yet.
     
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"In Before the Lock!"
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 11:30 AM
 
So what's the plan people. Is this the end?

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Originally Posted by ajprice View Post
Joined December 3rd 2000, 4288 posts (4289 now this is posted), looks like I'm not going to get those 5 stars .
Joined just a few months later, but only 3000 some-odd posts. I guess I'll never see that 5th star either.
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 11:56 AM
 
Joined my sophomore year when i was looking to buy my first mac. That was nearly 17 years ago! Ive joined a bunch of other forums, they all faded away eventually, but this one stayed cause of the people here.

Learned a lot, enjoyed the debates and enjoyed the personality. Id like to wish you all well, and a big thanks to the team.

If theres a place to "migrate" to, i would definitely be interested.

Cheers!

PS> what happened to "Big Mac"?

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Originally Posted by Mike Wuerthele View Post
Don't know yet.
We will sooo boycott if this happens.
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 12:00 PM
 
We'll, time for a suicide pact
     
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Originally Posted by Hawkeye_a View Post
PS> what happened to "Big Mac"?
I belive he's on a self imposed exile. His last activity was 07/11/2012
     
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Jun 21, 2016, 02:05 PM
 
Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
We'll, time for a suicide pact
You let us know how that works out.

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Considering all the people this is pulling out of the woodwork, MacNN should shut down more often.
     
 
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