Is HitchHikers Down?

SCFramer527

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Anyone know if HitchHikers OLE is down? Haven't received anything from them for several days now.
 
When I tried posting something earlier I got an error message as follows. I guess this means it's down!

Failed to deliver to 'hitchhikers@ppfa.com'
SMTP module(domain [12.111.230.4]) reports:
host 12.111.230.4 says:
550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable
 
The last one I received (just 2 messages) was Sunday the 17th.

This means the host server at pmai.org is rejecting "hitchhikers@ppfa.com" as a valid email address. Xchange.jackson.pmai.org (smtp.pmai.org [12.111.230.4])

My guess is that PMAI probably upgraded their (Microsoft) server and are experiencing some temporary technical problems.

I bet it's straightened out in a few days.

Mike
 
I heard, through reliable, but unnamed sources, that the whole thing is going to be switched over to The Grumble. This is due to the fact that all the really serious business in our industry is being conducted here anyway. Don't quote me on this, since it is, at this stage, it's just a rumor.


gotcha!


John
 
Hmmm....

Are you really waiting for it to be fact?


Wait no more.

Carry on.
 
Oh John, some days you can be so didactic, and some days so astute....tomorrow doesn't look like one of your days either.... :D

but I do love your humor....from your lips, to....
 
Merrill Grayson is the one who orchestrates the whole thing, and it seems that everything works well on automatic pilot, so to speak, until he goes away for a short vacation. Then all the electrons gather in revolt and toast the system. I expect we shall see it all set right by his clever fingers in due time. I'm not saying this is what happened this time, only that that scenario has occurred before...
 
In fairness to HH, I remember a few times that The Grumble has imploded, resulting in a flurry of panicky emails to moderators, who are as clueless as everyone else.

And who could forget the painful, psychedelic colors when Framer took a short vacation a while back?
 
Merrill Grayson is away at present note the bottom of this message on the HH

Rgs

Dermot
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What the he ll does "didactic" mean? Why on earth would anyone even use words like that?

John
 
di·dac·tic also di·dac·ti·cal (-t-kl)
adj.
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  • Intended to instruct.</font>
  • Morally instructive.</font>
  • Inclined to teach or moralize excessively.</font>
Of course, that's just Baer exhibiting his highfaluting tendencies towards profligacy and recremental language in his subitaneous reciprocations, but I think you already knew that..

:D
 
Oh...............um...........thanks...............yea, sure.

John
 
John,

"Inclined to teach or moralize excessively."

This is when a friend sends 14 jokes a day that are NOT on the PC or Christian Coalition list of acceptable matterial.... thank goodness. :D

Don't stop sending those jokes John, it makes the G look like the HH, . . . . and I neeed that in my life. You fill that void that Charles can't . . .

Whoops. HH down . . . well, I'm not sure if down is the proper term. Maybe melon-collie or Cantalope-doxen, and sometimes bi-polar unlike the Grumble which is mono-polar (but only once a month)....

I'm not really comfortable in diagnosing at this time.. I'm going to have to confer with Dr Angie.. :D
 
Friends send me those jokes, if they make me smile, I send em on. I hate to just delete them, although a lot meet that fate.

John
 
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