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Offline Megster

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Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« on: June 03, 2009, 09:16:20 AM »
A lot of us want to see IB return to what it was in 2006, with photo galleries, UE articles, resources, etc.  If you were here then you know this place is just a shadow of its former self.

The question is, what are you willing to do to see it come back?  I'm definitely willing to donate the time and help with fundraising, and that's if I can't afford to financially pitch in.  I don't know what it took to have this site the way it was on the money end and those in charge really have never disclosed it. 

Sometimes it's hard with work and all that, we all have lives outside the site, but a little can go a long way. :)

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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2009, 01:50:03 PM »
I joined pretty recently and would definitely like to see what it looked like before. We should somehow get the word out to old members who are not here anymore and in the process possibly get some new members in here. Its been slow lately.

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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2009, 07:52:36 AM »
it deffinitly was something back in its day. Id like to know whats all involved first, then see where I can best apply myself to help raise the beast again
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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2009, 04:04:41 PM »
A lot of us want to see IB return to what it was in 2006, with photo galleries, UE articles, resources, etc.  If you were here then you know this place is just a shadow of its former self.

The question is, what are you willing to do to see it come back?  I'm definitely willing to donate the time and help with fundraising, and that's if I can't afford to financially pitch in.  I don't know what it took to have this site the way it was on the money end and those in charge really have never disclosed it. 

Sometimes it's hard with work and all that, we all have lives outside the site, but a little can go a long way. :)



I was not here but I would love to see this site as it once was. Very few people seem to post, but there seems to be someone new joining every couple of days. Has everyone gone over to facebook or have we explored all there is to be explored in little Rhody...?
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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2009, 06:10:24 PM »
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://insanebunkers.com

Best your gonna get for now, don't think there's actual backup of all the content, I have all the photos i took and im sure skully has his but there was so much from other members and users.

 
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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2009, 11:23:41 AM »
Thanks! Any ideas on how to breathe life back into this site? I think it on "life-support" now but I think with some help it could become vibrant~ a forum to exchange locations and ideas on urban exploration.
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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2009, 08:48:03 PM »
I have a full backup of my photos and a partial backup of the stories I wrote for the site--whatever I have backed up was also published at the time in one of our local newspapers so there's a few things I'm sure I lost but it was so long ago now I don't really remember.   :huh:  I'm dumping everything I have back into my own site. lol

IB seemed to grow more as we all put more into it, and of course that could all come back.  Someone correct me if I'm wrong but the photo galleries seemed to bring in a lot of people who stuck around for a bit, and it was fun too because you could see all these places to add to your to do list or see how many more photos Carbon got of Norwich State. LOL  I know that's where I got a tonnnnnnnn of new places from.  And then people would go out and explore, and come back and share. 

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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2010, 12:49:04 PM »
Dakiel & Skully: What would it take to bring the site back up with photos and such? If its money of a few of us would be willing to buy clothes and such (tee-shirts, hoodies, mugs etc) with IB's logo. If its time, i'm sure they are enough of us out there willing to work on the site.
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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2010, 10:40:25 PM »
Its a combination of alot of things Ill have a talk with skully and see if we can come up with something.
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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2010, 02:06:47 PM »
i miss it as well so much great content.   
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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2010, 12:34:33 AM »
I know that I'm the new guy and never experienced the old site but would be willing to help.

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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2010, 03:17:06 PM »
There's a surprising amount of highschoolers and college kids into UE, maybe the younger ones of us should try recruiting?
I go to NKHS and I know at least three or four people into this kind of thing that just need a push in the right direction.

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Re: Serious talk about bringing IB back to what it was.
« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2011, 11:04:36 AM »
I know this is an old topic, but since you're using SMF anyway there are a ton of modules you can install for media galleries. I use it myself so I know how easy it is to install most of the time. If you need any help let me know what you're looking for.