Site News #8: Darn Robots, Get off my Lawn!

This used to be a nice neighborhood! Hi, everyone. We didn’t want to do this, but for our protection and yours, we’ve had to implement a registration captcha. Over the past few weeks, we’ve noticed we were suddenly receiving many new user registrations. At first, this was exciting news, but under closer examination, they were […]

Site Migrated!

That was hard. Well, it could have been worse. At least this site and everyone’s usernames were transferred correctly. I won’t bore you with the details, but basically this required two nights of very little sleep to get migrated to the new server. In a couple days, the old one will be turned off, and […]

Planned Holidays Outage

Hello and Merry Christmas everyone! I’m here today to inform you of the Christmas gift that our website will be receiving in the next week. A major server migration will take place starting Wednesday evening (December 28) and likely completing Friday, December 30. During this time, access to this site may be impossible, but we […]

(Hopefully) Brief Outage Today

Just as a formality, because I’m sure nobody will notice, there will be a planned outage today at… now o’ clock. I need to upgrade PHP from 5.5 to 5.6 since 5.5 isn’t supported with security updates anymore. That way nobody gets any ideas… brb Edit: Huh, that was surprisingly easy

Site News #4: Quiet Month

One could definitely say that there is no point in saying anything if there is nothing to be said. However, I personally don’t like silence from sites and services that I frequent, especially the smaller ones that are prone to dying easily. So in a case like this, I’d rather make a, “yes, we’re still […]

Site News #3: Time to Clone

Happy Halloween everyone! This month’s announcement is a little less exciting than last. Not much has changed lately, except for one thing. Electric’s source code is now properly obtainable through our own Git implementation found at To download the code, you can either follow that link and click the little download button to get everything […]

Site News #2: SSL and Creamery

Hello again, everyone. As you may know, this site has suffered from the lack of SSL encryption since the first day it was online. In those early days, I didn’t really know or understand the importance of encryption in general. As I gained more and more experience, it became disturbingly apparent that encrypted connections were […]