Re: RIP Chebacco News
- I have the webspace, I'm not a "clutz" with computers (just
outboards!), and I'll be building a CLC. I've emailed Bill letting
him know I would be more than happy to take over the hosting and the
--- In bolger@y..., ellengaest@b... wrote:
> Hello Bill,
> Egads!What a bit of news there!Sorry to read that CHEBACCO NEWS
> will no longer be available.Never having built one(I'm a
> at heart ;-) ) I have nevertheless taken much succor from the pages
> and pictures on the web of this most enchanting design.In fact,I
> lost count of the number of nights spent at the asylum,where in the
> dreary deadness of our cold dark winters,surrounded by the snoring
> madness of humanity I have logged onto the computer and checked
> out"the news".With each new building/sailing story or picture,my
> thoughts would be magically rescued from the monster outside who
> moan a haunting invitation to join him while his heavy cold hand
> buffeted my windows seeking entry through any
> crevice.Sometimes I would even imagine that I had caught a glimpse
> him through the frost painted window pane!Fortunately for me,there
> were happy stories,colour pictures and a hot cup of coffee at hand
> keep me sane!
> Perhaps a membership"fee" could be charged to just cover the
> costs of keeping the site up?I would gladly chip in!Or,just a
> thought,another person could step up to keep her running and you
> become THE technical advisor to the many new builders out there?
> At any rate,I guess with your interests slightly changing
> course,you would be better served unfettered by the task of
> maintaining the web site.
> A most sincere thank you for the manifold late night life-lines
> offered by the presence of your CHEBACCO NEWS!!She will be dearly
> Peter Lenihan,wishing he weren't such a complete clutz with
> or else I would do it myself and in the mean time praying that one
> our more crafty computer members saves the day,from the shores of
> --- In bolger@y..., "Samson Family" <Bill.Samson@t...> wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > As you know, I'm selling (or trying to sell - OK not
> > very hard) my Chebacco at the moment, and have decided
> > to stop being editor of Chebacco News.
> > This has happened at a serendipitous (or the
> > opposite?)time, as NBCI, who host Chebacco News have
> > decided to withdraw their free webspace. Whatever
> > happened, I would not have been prepared to fork out
> > money for website that doesn't bring me any income, so
> > . . .
> > Anyway, if you're building a Chebacco, or think you
> > may someday want to build one, I'd suggest that you
> > download everything from the website that you might
> > need before it gets wiped on July 15th.
> > If anybody is KEEN to take over the editorship, please
> > let me know and I'll arrange for the contents of the
> > current website to be passed on to you.
> > Cheers,
> > Bill
> > PS the website is
> > http://members.nbci.com/billsamson/
> > PPS - there'll be one more issue before the "end of
> > days".
> > PPPS - apologies for multiple postings.