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jon

A historic event over 3 1/2 years in the making

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I still fondly remember the day when Tim and I came up with the idea for cc.com, we were driving up to Cascade Pass for a few days of climbing, and for some reason we started tossing around the idea of starting a community climbing website. We figured it might get some traffic since it was filling a void, but who really knew, but it would be fun to do nonetheless. Tim and I can be some of the most unserious people you can ever meet and get some pretty crazy ideas and we joke around a lot. We imagined the day when cc.com would have a large server farm, obviously with servers named after porn stars. In the coming weeks we will be one step closer to that dream.

 

Due to the website popularity and large volume of traffic we are going to have to move the website to a dedicated server, yes our very own server. It will provide us with a huge amount of space, so we will be increasing the amount of space for the photo gallery, and will be able to do some other cool things. It's actually kind of exciting.

 

As you can imagine something like this is very expensive to do, talking thousands of dollars more per year. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors this shouldn't be too much of a problem, but it still is a lot of money and there is a lot we want to do. So if you have been using the website for a while and appreciate it for any number of reasons, whether it is to screw off at work arguing about politics, get beta, read stories, sell gear, or to meet climbing partners, now is a good time to make a contribution.

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Dood, I tried to send some more to make the emoticons reappear but the paypal said I was paid up to 2005 (whatever that means) and wouldn't let me. The little buggers still don't show (but the name will come up if I hover my cursor over them) I think the "stop hotlinking" deal is shutting them down for me. Anyways, let me know how I can send some more $$$$

 

Cheers to crazy ideas!

 

BG

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That is great news, Jon!

 

I, also, tried to donate some extra cash and ran into the same problem as Billygoat.

 

Just to reiterate, you guys rockband.gif

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Can we earmark a portion of our donation to a Liberal or Conservative organization? Depending of course on our leaning......

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The emoticons "should" be working now for those of you who are having problems, if it's still not working reply in the thread about it.

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The emoticons "should" be working now for those of you who are having problems, if it's still not working reply in the thread about it.

 

still not working, unless I turn off the virtual firewall

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Hey, I tried to send you guys ONE-HUNDRED-THOUSAND-DOLLARS! but the gosh darn thing won't work, yeah yeah, that's the ticket! hahaha.gif

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The emoticons "should" be working now for those of you who are having problems, if it's still not working reply in the thread about it.

 

still not working, unless I turn off the virtual firewall

 

working now! thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif (the little click 'em-post guys, that is. Still no other pics like the post title icons [e.g. Dave Shultz green smile], but who cares about those guys anyway? snaf.gifpitty.gifwave.gifwazzup.gif)

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and the temporary rainier forum finally got 86'ed too thumbs_up.gifyellaf.gif

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