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    3 Star Lounger A1ex's Avatar
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    Dec 2009
    Skelmersdale, Lancashire, UK
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    Cool Old ID & Password Now Working

    Along with many others I changed my ID from A1ex to A1ex99 following the loss of forum info by Penton.
    Today, after clearing my cookies for an unrelated reason, I had to log in again, and used my old ID and password without thinking, and voila, I'm logged in and my old profile info is back.
    Feels good to be home again!

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    5 Star Lounger RockE's Avatar
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    Dec 2009
    Paducah, Kentucky
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    I fared a bit better at logging in because I knew the old password I'd used back in 2017. So I was able to login after the restore of this site (and then I changed my password).
    I'm guessing that others have also noticed that the record of the number of our posts decreased, too. (For instance, I went from 5 Star back to 4 Star Lounger after the server problem.)
    But, my main regret is not being able to quickly access all those great threads built up over time (solutions from RetiredGeek, Paul T, bbearren, and others for instance). There were many solutions to problems (which have now disappeared).
    Clone or Image often! Backup, backup, backup, backup...
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    Silver Lounger CaDesertRat's Avatar
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    Mojave Desert CA
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    Luckily, I also had my old password available to log in with. It took me awhile to figure out that I needed it though.
    As RockE say's, I certainly miss all those long gone post's that had a lot of valuable information in them.

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