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|1 week 6 days ago||FWIW||
I approached Brain a year ago with a new site concept and let him know that I'd help him upgrade at a reduced rate. He wrote back at first saying he was interested and sent me the source code for the current Mgoblog. I never heard back from him again, but didn't continue to persuit it because I already had some other big jobs in the pipeline.
However, here are the major issues regarding the upgrade in my opinion. First, Mgoblog is built on Drupal (which in my opinion is even more of a memory hog and hard to work with than Wordpress). With the scale of this site, I believe another platform (and language, as PHP is horribly slow) would be more beneficial if an upgrade is to happen. Brian, however, is partial to Drupal and wants to upgrade it to Drupal 7/8. I have looked over the 20+ custom plugins he's using for Drupal 6, and it will be a nightmare to rewrite them all to work with newer versions of Drupal. That is one of the reasons the site is as slow as it is. You could pump more money into better servers, but the site is just incredibly inefficient. Even if Mgoblog was converted to Drupal 7/8, it would still be slow if you continued to pack on large amounts of plugins as is done now. Honestly, creating a blog built on Ruby, C# or Node.JS would make this site much faster and more stable.
Also, I see a lot of people complain about the board not being able to properly paginate (can't click on page 2) and not being able to use the pagination in the sidebars. This is easily fixable, as I was able to fix it on the sandbox server I set up with Mgoblog. I alerted Brian on how to fix it, but never heard back. There may be a legitamite reason he hasn't done so, as it could negatively effect something I didn't see, but it's litterally a checkbox change in Drupal's settings.
Anywho, I think that an upgrade would be too cost intensive for what Brian is working with. I think that a complete redo would be way more cost effective, but I don't think that's something Brian wants or will do.
|18 weeks 5 days ago||I hope you get neg banged and banned||
I hope you get neg banged and banned :)
|25 weeks 3 hours ago||If anyone figures this out, I'd like to know also.||
If anyone figures this out, I'd like to know also. My VPN connection sucks over here :(
|25 weeks 19 hours ago||Tubingen, DE||
Are there any bars in Baden-Wurttemburg that show replays of the game the next day? (or live)
|34 weeks 6 days ago||Dallas (OR) Dragons||
I always liked my old high schools helmets, the skull and crossbones looked badass: http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/gazettetimes.com/content/tnc...
|49 weeks 4 days ago||Are you trolling? I just||
Are you trolling? I just checked his feed and he never posted this.
|51 weeks 3 days ago||I believe the correct term would be "close snip." :P||
I believe the correct term would be "close snip." :P
|1 year 1 day ago||Like everyone else, I'll say||
Like everyone else, I'll say you should have someone like geek squad come out so they can diagnose it. However, I've found that android devices usually will opt for 2.5ghz connections because it saves on battery. I also find that most routers people buy suck, and most likely will end up being your issue. Good luck.
|1 year 1 week ago||I highly doubt Obama will be||
I highly doubt Obama will be the president to pick his replacement.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Don't hate on Strong Bad!||
Don't hate on Strong Bad!
|1 year 2 weeks ago||That Godzilla is obviously||
That Godzilla is obviously suffering from severe osteoporosis.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||But we're wolverines! Snarf||
But we're wolverines! Snarf snarf!
|1 year 3 weeks ago||I sure hope not, don't want||
I sure hope not, don't want any other tight ends getting scared off!
|1 year 3 weeks ago||I literally could be an||
I literally could be an alien-human hybrid created by a government conspiracy.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||Boom!||
Bama & Clemson. We're fine.
I win the internet!
|1 year 4 weeks ago||How long have you watched the||
How long have you watched the series?! She was testing it against the alien dna inside of her lol.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||41-6 M||
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Not sure if you're serious?||
Not sure if you're serious?
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Hamill is doing his best||
Hamill is doing his best Godzilla impression.
|1 year 17 weeks ago||The trailer made me sad :(||
The trailer made me sad :( it's looking like the leak was real.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||38-3 Michigan!||
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Lutefisk: the worst Swedish||
Lutefisk: the worst Swedish dish every conceived.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Rebecca Blank's salary is||
Rebecca Blank's salary is ~$500k. I think her salary range really begins to threaten the whole sense that higher education is about educating people, and not lining the pockets of overrated administrators. I'm terribly happy I'm not a resident of Wisconsin paying taxes to employ this "highly educated" chancellor. That's my opinion.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||16-13 Michigan wins||
16-13 Michigan wins
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Honestly I don't have a||
Honestly I don't have a problem with this.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||20-0 and rain||
20-0 and rain
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Michigan of course haha!||
Michigan of course haha!
|1 year 29 weeks ago||I've gotten into the low 150s||
I've gotten into the low 150s a few times in my Audi TTRS (on a track of course :P). Hairdresser car or not, I love it!
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Honestly living in Oregon,||
Honestly living in Oregon, the Quattro has come in handy from time to time.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Sometimes I wish I had kids||
Sometimes I wish I had kids so I'd have an excuse to get a Q7 :(