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Four months. - HarveyGlass - 12-11-2015 07:43 PM

It's time for me to give up the CEBE. This website is going to vanish four months from now, barring someone taking it over in some way. It's time for me to move on to another stage of my short life and I think we've had a pretty good run here.

If anyone wants to take this site over or start a new one to continue our community then let me know and I'll figure out how to make it work. I consider all of you my friends and I'm proud to have continued the Cardinal Empire boards, which was an amazing place with amazing people. And I'm sorry to anyone I've offended over the years. Harv's lunacy knows no bounds.

Until my next sober post...


RE: Four months. - CardsAllDay13 - 12-11-2015 07:52 PM

what is the cost for keeping the site up?


RE: Four months. - J-Rye_UL - 12-11-2015 08:16 PM

I'm sure we can find a way to keep the lights on, but you got me a little worried. Everything all right?


RE: Four months. - HarveyGlass - 12-11-2015 08:54 PM

Yeah, just tired of reading every post, every day, and forcing participation. Tired of the upkeep really. Sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread. Smile

I'm an odd bird.
The most beautiful things are fleeting.


RE: Four months. - DieHardCards - 12-11-2015 09:29 PM

You're going to stay around and post right?


RE: Four months. - chrislindy - 12-11-2015 11:53 PM

Take a year off, man, and see if you get the itch. Would hate to lose you. None of this exists if not for you.


RE: Four months. - Farmdude - 12-16-2015 10:55 AM

I apologize because I just read this. Thank you Mr. Glass, it's been fun. Hopefully someone else will pick up the mantle.


RE: Four months. - Deanfor3! - 12-18-2015 03:33 AM

Thanks for everything over the years Harv. Peace brotha, let us know how to take over the maintenance of the site.


RE: Four months. - Farmdude - 01-12-2016 09:31 AM

Any updates? If there is a financial situation that needs to be addressed I will help.


RE: Four months. - BereaCard - 01-12-2016 11:35 AM

(01-12-2016 09:31 AM)Farmdude Wrote:  Any updates? If there is a financial situation that needs to be addressed I will help.

Me, too. If not, should we look for a new address? Can we reuse the old Cardinal Empire address? This is the only sports board I participate on and I would hate to lose it.


RE: Four months. - Farmdude - 01-12-2016 11:49 AM

I have been a premium member of 247 and really enjoyed it. However their platform for desktops is the worst of any site I have ever seen, so I gave it up. Have been tempted to try Scout but the basketball forum after the Clemson loss was downright embarrassing. Reminded me of why I went with 247 after the split.


RE: Four months. - Farmdude - 01-12-2016 11:50 AM

Oh yeah, the point. The point is I really don't want to lose this site.


RE: Four months. - Deanfor3! - 01-12-2016 11:58 AM

Noone does, 3 months now.


RE: Four months. - DieHardCards - 01-12-2016 12:11 PM

We're trying to get things worked out. Waiting for some info from harv. He says he won't leave us high and dry. If it starts getting close to the expiration, I'll get everyone's email/phone/whatever and notify you when we get it all up and running. Trying not to lose our history. Either way, we'll definitely keep our core group together.


RE: Four months. - Farmdude - 01-12-2016 12:25 PM

Great thanks DHC.


RE: Four months. - BereaCard - 01-12-2016 12:56 PM

(01-12-2016 12:11 PM)DieHardCards Wrote:  We're trying to get things worked out. Waiting for some info from harv. He says he won't leave us high and dry. If it starts getting close to the expiration, I'll get everyone's email/phone/whatever and notify you when we get it all up and running. Trying not to lose our history. Either way, we'll definitely keep our core group together.

Thanks. Much appreciated. If I ever make it to another gathering, I will purchase you and everyone else who is making this happen a beverage.


RE: Four months. - judge dredd - 01-14-2016 05:58 PM

Ill contribute monies in any way I can

Every little bit helps right??


RE: Four months. - Red Alert - 01-26-2016 06:55 PM

Well that sucks. Is there a solution in place? It would really be sad if the cardinal empire brand died out. I created a board back in the summer of 2014. cardinalempire.net. Did it because its something I was always interested in trying out and I was bored for two weeks visiting back in Kentucky. Plus I had a free year of hosting. Had the old Swole style cardinal empire look. I never went live with it though. Eventually just took it all down. I think I have templates saved somewhere though. Could try and fire that back up. But I understand if thats a no go. I know Ive probably burned some bridges and theres some big trust issues there.


RE: Four months. - CardsAllDay13 - 02-18-2016 06:23 PM

This question has come up again, but we are almost to the 3 month point.....


RE: Four months. - J-Rye_UL - 02-18-2016 06:31 PM

Did Harv get back to anyone about how to take over this site? I'd love to keep everything here to maintain the history, but I appreciate the 2nd option Red has setup


RE: Four months. - CardsAllDay13 - 02-18-2016 06:34 PM

I haven't personally reached out to him, but I can.


RE: Four months. - Red Alert - 02-18-2016 06:36 PM

Doesnt bother me one bit if this place stays up. But like I said in the other thread it would be nice to know before I drop $120 for hosting for CE.


RE: Four months. - CardsAllDay13 - 02-18-2016 06:37 PM

When do you have to know by?


RE: Four months. - J-Rye_UL - 02-18-2016 06:38 PM

(02-18-2016 06:34 PM)CardsAllDay13 Wrote:  I haven't personally reached out to him, but I can.
Me Chris and DHC have contacted him. My guess is he's still contemplating whether to hand over the keys or come back and run it


RE: Four months. - Red Alert - 02-18-2016 06:39 PM

i got a couple months. Hard to imagine it wont be figured out by then.


RE: Four months. - CardsAllDay13 - 02-18-2016 06:40 PM

Yea, especially since this place will go dark way before then if we don't get it resolved.


RE: Four months. - Red Alert - 02-18-2016 06:45 PM

Sometime in April, probably after the tourny Im sure if he sticks to his time frame. Like J mentioned, Im not so sure he wont come back and keep running it.


RE: Four months. - Farmdude - 02-18-2016 10:51 PM

Come back from where? Sorry if I missed it but I thought Harv was simply tired of dealing with the dicks in here.


RE: Four months. - DieHardCards - 02-18-2016 11:40 PM

He just kindve vanished. I don't think it was because of a person or people. He contacted me earlier this year about taking over. I'm not sure what's going on with him but I hope he's good. I lost his number.


RE: Four months. - Farmdude - 02-18-2016 11:49 PM

Putting up with you fucks would make the Pope curse.

So how was din? Hope I didn't put you off.


RE: Four months. - DieHardCards - 02-19-2016 02:22 AM

Review tomorrow! Good stuff.


RE: Four months. - Red Alert - 02-19-2016 02:50 PM

Just wanted to let everybody know that it appears the cardinalempire.com domain is available for $176. It initially says $877 but you can make an offer. For shits and giggles I made an offer of $100 and it came back with an error saying it was below the minimum threshold of $176. I then said 176 and it looks like its accepting it and will go thru with the transaction. Just something to think about in the future for anyone who might like to get that domain. For instance if someone ends up taking over this place and had everybody pitch in some money to buy that domain and change this site to that. It's actually not that hard to do.:

https://sedo.com/member/negotiation/offer_submission.php?tracked=1&partnerid=14456&language=e

That link won't work for you all but you can go to the site and try for yourself. Still not cheap, but not insanely overpriced I don't think. CE used to get a decent amount of traffic back in the day. I'm sure that's what driving the cost.


RE: Four months. - CardsAllDay13 - 03-02-2016 07:55 PM

Getting really close to the 3 month mark....

Hey Harv, any chance you could get us the info to keep this thing going?


RE: Four months. - J-Rye_UL - 03-07-2016 09:03 AM

Harv,
Can we start working out the details of how to take over the site? Any chance you are coming back? You'd have no problem collecting money from us to keep it going.


RE: Four months. - J-Rye_UL - 05-23-2016 03:26 PM

Is this some kind of social experiment, or is the CEBE back up for good?


RE: Four months. - CardinalJunky - 05-24-2016 06:09 AM

(05-23-2016 03:26 PM)J-Rye_UL Wrote:  Is this some kind of social experiment, or is the CEBE back up for good?

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RE: Four months. - HarveyGlass - 05-28-2016 04:30 PM

(05-23-2016 03:26 PM)J-Rye_UL Wrote:  Is this some kind of social experiment, or is the CEBE back up for good?

Why would you want to hang out some place you keep getting "dicked over", as you put it?

The CEBE is yours. I gave you all my files, I gave you my full confidence, I gave you almost half a year's advance notice of shutdown. It's yours to do what you want. So do something with it or give it to someone who will. Or just let it die, whatever.

Every piece of information you could possibly need is STILL HERE FOR YOUR HELP, dumbass, so use your brilliant mind and run the fucking league. There's lots of Summer work to be done, if you spend some time thinking about it, and also, you know, doing it. It takes more than just renaming it to make it happen.

Dicked over. Jesus Christ.

Humility. Responsibility. Compassion. Good luck.


RE: Four months. - CardsAllDay13 - 05-28-2016 06:18 PM

(05-28-2016 04:30 PM)HarveyGlass Wrote:  
(05-23-2016 03:26 PM)J-Rye_UL Wrote:  Is this some kind of social experiment, or is the CEBE back up for good?

Why would you want to hang out some place you keep getting "dicked over", as you put it?

The CEBE is yours. I gave you all my files, I gave you my full confidence, I gave you almost half a year's advance notice of shutdown. It's yours to do what you want. So do something with it or give it to someone who will. Or just let it die, whatever.

Every piece of information you could possibly need is STILL HERE FOR YOUR HELP, dumbass, so use your brilliant mind and run the fucking league. There's lots of Summer work to be done, if you spend some time thinking about it, and also, you know, doing it. It takes more than just renaming it to make it happen.

Dicked over. Jesus Christ.

Humility. Responsibility. Compassion. Good luck.
I think he was asking more about the site itself. Wondering if you are still planning on shutting it down our if we can continue to use this site