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Old 04-01-2011, 05:29 AM View Post #1 (Link) Very Important - Please Read
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Hello everyone this is Andy.

Everything is fine.

Nothing is ruined.

If you haven't already noticed, it appears YWO was hacked sometime last night. While the site still functions as it should, all of the threads have been tampered with, and your posts like appear like they were posted by someone else, and you might see posts you didn't make that have your next to them. Whoever hacked YWO was apparently after confusion as opposed to long-term damage.

To deal with this, we will be banning anybody that has a Pikachu as their avatar. Luckily, it seems that all of our "good" members have cookies as their avatar instead, so if you see cookies in your post, then you have nothing to worry about. If you want to double-check though, post in this thread and see if you're as delicious to this site as a pile of cookies.

It seems the site was also having problems counting posts and times thanked correctly; people were not getting credit for all of their posts, so I went back and counted them all myself. What you see if your true post count; what you saw yesterday wasn't accurate.

On a related note, my pet hamster escaped and has been posting all over the place. If you see him, remain calm, check his profile, and don't let him know you're onto him. Instead, send me a private message letting me know where you saw him, and we can enjoy some laughs at my hamster's expense before he catches on. Afterward, I shall delete his posts and possibly decide not to ban you.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Oh and yeah I'm gonna try to stop that hacker too.
That's the dealio.
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Old 04-01-2011, 02:47 PM View Post #2 (Link)
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This is Shaun's April fools?

Yeeahhh must be, when you log in your avatar turns to cookies. xD
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Old 04-01-2011, 03:08 PM View Post #3 (Link)
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As far as I know, Shaun doesn't know how to do the coding for this type of thing. Maybe the hacker wanted to play a joke on us.

EDIT: Wtf, for a minute, my avatar and username were back to normal.
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Old 04-01-2011, 04:15 PM View Post #4 (Link)
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I am not Andy. But can you be sure?
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Old 04-01-2011, 04:18 PM View Post #5 (Link)
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You are Andy, to see who someone is just see their profile.

Ha! I ruined this April fools!
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Old 04-01-2011, 04:19 PM View Post #6 (Link)
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Originally Posted by Faust View Post
You are Andy, to see who someone is just see their profile.

Ha! I ruined this April fools!
Lies
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Old 04-01-2011, 04:48 PM View Post #7 (Link)
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Andy's just fixed profiles, that's all. He's a genius like that, see?
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Old 04-01-2011, 04:58 PM View Post #8 (Link)
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In related news, a worldwide server crash has disabled every internet connection except dial-up.


EDIT: Whoot! Not only do I have cookies, I'm an admin!
RE-EDIT: It's gone now. And here I was hoping to mess with the site...
  
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Old 04-01-2011, 05:23 PM View Post #9 (Link)
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interesting.
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Old 04-01-2011, 08:05 PM View Post #10 (Link)
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The Who's Online page is bugged too. I can't stalk people like this!
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