Where is the news?

Posted Wednesday, May 2, 2001 8:58 AM | Contributed by Jeff

In case you're getting a little anxious about the lack of news items on CoasterBuzz, fear not. All is well.

I just moved, and I can't even find a clean pair of pants right now, let alone figure out where I'm going to plug in the computers! Keep submitting those news items, and I will do my best to get on them as soon as I can.

Funny how real life can get in the way sometimes, eh?

-Jeff

P.S. We did 58 gigs of bandwidth last month... expensive! I hope you'll buy a T-shirt when I finally get the order form up!

Wednesday, May 2, 2001 9:25 AM
If you ever see Jeff, you'll know him...he's the one running around SFWoA with soiled pants. ;)
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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 11:21 AM
Good Luck with the new dwelling!
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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 11:27 AM
Not to seem like a stalker which Im not what state is Jeff from? Also it is good to see that it will all be back to normal soon!
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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 11:42 AM
I was beginning to wonder!

Good luck with the move.
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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 11:49 AM
Ohio

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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 11:54 AM
Glad you've got a new place Jeff! Hope you have many happy years there :)
And I'll be buying a shirt once it's ready.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 12:10 PM
Thank god Jeff is still alive. I thought he was dead for a few days. j/k;)

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*** This post was edited by Blink3020 on 5/2/2001. ***
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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 1:09 PM
Thanks for the great site Jeff. Good luck at the new crib.
How about buttons from coasterbuzz. Contact Chris at coasterevents.com.
Anyway.
Let us know when the shirts come out.It is good practice to patronize the places you vist.,
See ya upsidedown.
Thanks.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 5:41 PM
Wow! a fantastic coaster site AND a life? How do you do it, Jeff??

As a moving present, I will allow you to go to CP on opening day! (as if you aren't going already) Ride Magnum for me!

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"X" marks the spot in 2001!
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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 6:11 PM
There are few things I hate in life as much as moving. Have a beer or two or three.
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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 7:15 PM
No clean pants, but plenty of clean CoasterBuzz shirts!!!

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Wednesday, May 2, 2001 9:43 PM
Seems like we're ALL moving right now! Space Mountain, here I come!
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An unnerving stillness in the woods of southern Indiana beckons for you on May 11th.....
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Thursday, May 3, 2001 1:20 AM
Jeff, this move is into the new house you bought, right?
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Thursday, May 3, 2001 6:12 AM
Good to hear from you, Jeff! I was having coasterbuzz withdrawl. For all yall coasterbuzzers with inside connections, please keep the news comin'. I need a fix!

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clash of the TITAN, 2001!
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Thursday, May 3, 2001 9:33 AM
I don't get it.

You did 58 gigs of bandwidth and get charged for it?

Yet, I have cable from AT&T (Formerly MediaOne or Road Runner). I pay $100 a month to get full speed both ways (1500k). I run an ftp and a bearshare server. People suck down 1 gig from my Bearshare server each night, others suck down a gig from my ftp, and Mediaone has never called me telling me to stop.

So why do they charge you if you're hosting a web site?

Isn't it weird? I dunno, maybe you need to call AT&T and inquire about becoming a business customer. Or find some friends who run an ISP to help you out. Or go on some game sites and see what they do. This one has their own T1, www.firingsquad.com

You've got the most popular site for coaster talk since Deja went down. So the bandwidth will only go up, especially with the summer coming.
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Thursday, May 3, 2001 12:25 PM
Hosts charge you more the greater your bandwidth is because of the extra demand on their equipment and lines. This is common and normal, and why some sites are having big financial problems now- they've got high bandwidth (meaning high costs fro lots of traffic) and advertising rates have plummetted.

Welcome to life- where nothing's really free, the costs just come in unexpected ways.


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