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Extension for Power Outage [Jul. 31st, 2007|11:39 am]
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LiveJournal was unavailable between approximately 2pm and 9pm PDT on Tuesday, July 24, 2007. We want to apologize for any inconvenience or frustration this caused. Please visit the news post for full details.

The outage was beyond our control. However, we value the support of our Paid members and want to compensate you for the window of time where the site was not accessible. Anyone who was an active Paid member as of any time Tuesday, July 24, 2007 is eligible for a 3 day extension of Paid time. You can claim this extension anytime from now until 12:01 GMT on August 6th.

The extension isn't automatic so that people who weren't affected can have the option to choose whether or not they want an extension. You can choose to claim your extension by going to this page: http://www.livejournal.com/pay/claim.bml

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[User Picture]From: harpsi_fizz
2007-08-05 07:54 pm (UTC)
Unless they draw p0rns, then the members can go suck it, as it were.
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[User Picture]From: li_akari
2007-08-04 06:32 am (UTC)
OMG thanks so much!! :D
Oh in another stuff, I can't reply the news' thread where you can add your birthday so maybe *maybe* can apply here too? I'm turning 25th this August 30th :D very proud to know I'm almost in the end of the month and said "eat that, September!" lol.

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[User Picture]From: ter369
2007-08-04 07:37 am (UTC)

Since LJ/6A isn't responding about the latest round of deletions

It's not about fictional characters who are not yet adults. It's about serious artistic merit.

So ….. if my journaling literary value isn't equal to Anaïs Nin, I might not reach the Serious Standards of the LJ Abuse Team.

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[User Picture]From: ladyblack888
2007-08-04 04:41 pm (UTC)
Hey, LJ, how about giving us, fandom people, our money back? From my account and my RP account, too. As in NOW.
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[User Picture]From: fpl_in_ur_face
2007-08-04 09:02 pm (UTC)


thanks,I still love LJ <3
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[User Picture]From: its_paul
2007-08-05 02:01 am (UTC)

Thank you but no thank you.

Since this power outage was beyond your control I will not be collecting on any extra days of paid time for either of my paid accounts.
Some things just can't be controlled and this is one of them.
Thank you very much though for the offer.

Also, during this power outage I missed my access to LJ. Since LJ was not available I had to actually pick up one of those square paper thingies that are thick and have like a lot of paper in it with words on both sides of the paper and stuff. I always though they were used to balance out that damn short leg on your coffee table but they also serve another purpose.
It was very interesting actually. If you read them long enough they actually tell a story.

But thank you once again LJ for your offer. Once you told us of the power outage I thought someone might have hit the power shutoff switch again. Let us not dwell on that infamous issue once again shall we? :D
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[User Picture]From: nostariel
2007-08-05 04:33 am (UTC)
Dear Elljay,

Plz to not B dicking over teh paid members of fandomz?

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[User Picture]From: sistermaryfuck
2007-08-05 05:00 am (UTC)
Very kind of ya!
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[User Picture]From: lost_cosmos
2007-08-06 05:55 am (UTC)
they want us all to go to myspace....they want us all to get abused.
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[User Picture]From: littleroo27
2007-08-05 09:20 am (UTC)

I'd like my $150 back now, plzkthx

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
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[User Picture]From: ladynorbert
2007-08-06 02:14 pm (UTC)

Re: I'd like my $150 back now, plzkthx

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[User Picture]From: harpsi_fizz
2007-08-05 07:49 pm (UTC)
Fanart of Ronald Weasley courtesy of harpsiccord (That's me, by the way)

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I'm in your fandom, abusing your redheads.
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[User Picture]From: tsarina
2007-08-05 08:52 pm (UTC)
I think I want refunds for any money I've spent on Livejournal.
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[User Picture]From: lanachan
2007-08-06 12:31 am (UTC)

I Gave LJ the Benefit of the Doubt

To the LJ/6A Staff,

During Strikethrough '07, I was patient. Once an apology was issued & it appeared that steps were being taken to ensure that the use of journal suspension would be more carefully examined in the future, I was more than willing to give a second chance. I even considered buying a permanent account, finally deciding to stick with a paid account & a t-shirt.

After this weekend, it would seem my trust was misplaced.

I am not really a big member of any fandom. I do not like pornography, so in little bit I am involved in any fandom, I tend to stay more toward fluff, hints & allusion & away from graphic. However I do recognize the huge difference between depictions of fictional characters engaged in sexual acts & child molestation. These deletions worry me, as I said during Strikethrough '07, because I cannot be sure when some of my interests, topics that I am interested in, will be targeted. Shounen-ai/Yaoi or Shoujo-ai/Yuri? Homosexuality & Gay rights? Lolita fashion? It could all potentially be targeted if someone complains.

Fandom is an ENORMOUS part of your consumer base. Yes, I am aware LJ has advertiser sponsorship now, but you also have paying customers. It seems that the image you present to the advertisers is more important to you than the image you present to your customers, which includes paid members.

As such, I am not sure that I can offer my support anymore. I will be looking for a new journal service (which, if anyone reading this has has any suggestions, please let me know- I'm currently scoping out Xanga & Blurty). I will not be renewing my paid account. I still wish your company luck, for the sake of yourself & your customers.

Shawna Diane Sexton
aka: lanachan

"They came first for the Communists,
and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist.
Then they came for the Jews,
and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew.
Then they came for the trade unionists,
and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Catholics,
and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant.
Then they came for me,
and by that time no one was left to speak up."

~Pastor Martin Niemoller, as quoted on the New England Holocaust Memorial
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From: themysteriousmr
2007-08-06 01:33 am (UTC)
And why exactly does it say the offer has expired!? It's not August 6th yet.
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[User Picture]From: tydestra
2007-08-06 01:54 am (UTC)
Going by GMT, it's already past midnight
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[User Picture]From: ohliamylia
2007-08-06 01:57 am (UTC)
Okay, it says it expired, but I'm pretty sure I still have a few minutes left, unless I'm doing the time zone calculations wrong in my head...
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[User Picture]From: ohliamylia
2007-08-06 01:59 am (UTC)
Ah, turns out I was doing it completely wrong in my head. Well...that sucks pretty hard. Thanks, LJ.
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