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by BIABrewer
8 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: Site Online Again: Any problems, let us know.
Replies: 15
Views: 3099
Australia

Re: Site Online Again: Any problems, let us know.

Gold Skin / Style Status Gold members, before the re-build, had access to what will be the new style of the site and know it is a huge leap from the green one seen here  :shock:  The Gold skin is a style we've created by highly modifying an existing premium theme. To re-build it for phpBB 3.2.0 wil...
by BIABrewer
8 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: Site Online Again: Any problems, let us know.
Replies: 15
Views: 3099
Australia

How to report a bug and the ones we know of

How to Report  Bugs or Style Issues To report a bug or style issue, you can: Post in this thread Click the 'Help' button at the bottom of any page (not tested yet) Email the webmaster of the site PM BIABrewer Please see Sample Bug Report below to assist us in narrowing the problem down. Known Bugs ...
by BIABrewer
8 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: Site Online Again: Any problems, let us know.
Replies: 15
Views: 3099
Australia

What Building Went On

What "Building" Went On? Best description I'm capable of giving the IT crowd... Created temporary site on Server C Stripped phpBB 3.1.10 to bare bones whilst still retaining data Upgraded files and database from phpBB 3.1.10 to phpBB 3.2 (easy in theory) Tested 'vanilla' install across several brow...
by BIABrewer
8 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: Site Online Again: Any problems, let us know.
Replies: 15
Views: 3099
Australia

Site Online Again: Any problems, let us know.

Thanks for your patience over the last few days. Having the site down allowed for a tremendous amount of "backend" work to be done (a more thorough IT explanation in the next post). For those not familiar with that side of things, an analogy would be that we were constantly maintaining, patching and...
by BIABrewer
8 months ago
Forum: Important Notices
Topic: Site Down and being restored.
Replies: 0
Views: 785
Australia

Site Down and being restored.

We had a bit of a crash yesterday. Site is back up but we still have to restore a few things such as attachments.
Will let you know when finished.
Thanks,
Pat
by BIABrewer
8 months ago
Forum: Important Notices
Topic: Site Down and being restored.
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Australia

Site Down and being restored.

We had a bit of a crash yesterday. Site is back up but we still have to restore a few things such as attachments.
Will let you know when finished.
Thanks,
Pat
by BIABrewer
8 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: If You Are Having Strange Problems Registering or Logging In
Replies: 26
Views: 3981
Australia

If You Are Having Strange Problems Registering or Logging In

ADDITIONAL DETAILS IN THIS POST OF THE WHAT'S HAPPENING THREAD The following problems should only affect a tiny fraction of users. If using Google Chrome, you may find ; upon registration, after solving the Captcha or 'Sortable' correctly you are told you are incorrect; not being able to login usin...
by BIABrewer
9 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: What's Happening to BIABrewer in 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 8061
Australia

Re: What's Happening to BIABrewer in 2017

Noticed a few days ago that Sarah's post above was not appearing as the last post in this topic, possibly as it was drafted in a test forum and then moved here. Hopefully, this post will trigger it back to normal. I also promised a few days ago that I'd put Gold Members onto the new Gold Theme howev...
by BIABrewer
10 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: The BIPs Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 1929
Australia

The BIPs Thread

BIPs (BIABrewer.info Points) provide a way in which all members can contribute to the community. You can find the main BIPs page here

Any comments or questions? This is your thread!
by BIABrewer
10 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: Am I on the New Server yet?
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Australia

Am I on the New Server yet?

Changing servers seems to be an odd process where some users will be on the new server, depending on their Internet Service Provider (ISP), much faster than others. Some ISP's can take two days to get you to the new server apparently. If you type in biabrewer.info and see... Blue:  You are being ser...
by BIABrewer
10 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: Please test the site's speed
Replies: 15
Views: 1309
Australia

Re: Please test the site's speed

Region/Location etc Oceania / Australia / Western Australia / Perth With Cache Disabled and Pressing F5 68 requests 198 KB transferred Finish: 5.82 s DOMContentLoaded: 4.25 s Load 5.12 s With Cache Enabled and Clicking Refresh 68 requests 15.3 KB transferred Finish: 1.98 s DOMContentLoaded: 1.98 s ...
by BIABrewer
10 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: Please test the site's speed
Replies: 15
Views: 1309
Australia

Please test the site's speed

On Sunday, for reasons explained in this post , we'll move BIABrewer.info from the current shared server to a dedicated server. Before we do that, could you test the site's speed and post your results? The only way I know of doing it properly (without any third party tools) is using Chrome so please...
by BIABrewer
11 months ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: Notes/Bugs on Temporary Skin
Replies: 35
Views: 4637
Australia

Re: Notes/Bugs on Temporary Skin

Groups and their permissions are now finished. We'll do what they call "forum permissions" tomorrow but I don't think that will cause any problems. Special thanks to Gold Members and to those appearing on the BIABrewer.info Council   :champ: :champ: :champ: Yes, I selected the "My Board Style" prosi...
by BIABrewer
11 months ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: Site Closing for Several Hours from UTC Sat 1AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1426
Australia

Re: Site Closing for Several Hours from UTC Sat 1AM

All should be up and running now.

Remember, this is just a temporary skin to use: the one we have coming your way will be nothing like this one :sneak:

Cheers,
Pat
by BIABrewer
1 year ago
Forum: Kegging
Topic: A General Warning on Purchasing Kegs - New or Used
Replies: 15
Views: 5604
Australia

A General Warning on Purchasing Kegs - New or Used

Preface: This post claims copyright. You may though link to it or, instead, copy it in entirety, including this preface and the diagram. Partial copies are not permitted. It is very important that you check and investigate the quality of kegs before purchasing. Brand New doesn't mean they are Qualit...
by BIABrewer
1 year ago
Forum: General Chit-Chat, Nonsense & Rambles
Topic: Bank Promo Offer - $75 Cash (Aussies Only at this Stage)
Replies: 5
Views: 1657
Australia

Copy of The Mass Email Subject: Aussie BIABrewers Only - $75 Cash Offer Hi there fellow Aussie BIABrewers, Ing Direct, who I have been with for years now, is doing a promo where you, and BIABRewer.info, can each get $75 by opening an Ing bank account. Ing is truly the uber of banks, so go for it, b...
by BIABrewer
1 year ago
Forum: General Chit-Chat, Nonsense & Rambles
Topic: Bank Promo Offer - $75 Cash (Aussies Only at this Stage)
Replies: 5
Views: 1657
Australia

Bank Promo Offer - $75 Cash (Aussies Only at this Stage)

I've just sent out a mass email, which I'll copy to the second post here. To put it briefly, if you open an IngDirect Account by using this link , you will receive a $75 cash bonus and so will BIABrewer. To get the bonus, you'll need to deposit a grand, even if it is only for a day. However, I have ...
by BIABrewer
2 years ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: All the best for 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 5074
Australia

All the best for 2015

Traditionally, at about this time of year, I thank the membership for their various contributions throughout the past year or longer. I will do that in a much later post. At this time, I also write some hopes I have on what might pass in the following year. This year I'd like to break that tradition...
by BIABrewer
3 years ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: Clear Brewing Terminology (CBT)
Replies: 9
Views: 11088
Australia

Phrase Express and Clear Brewing Terminology Phrase Express is what is known as a "text expander" program. Phrase Express works for Windows and Android but similar programs exist for Apple etc. Phrase Express has many handy features. Take the time to read them in the link above. Once you have done ...
by BIABrewer
3 years ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: Clear Brewing Terminology (CBT)
Replies: 9
Views: 11088
Australia

Complex Graphic As far as we are aware, the following is the first graphic that has ever attempted to incorporate the many terms and aspects involved in full-volume brewing. It has taken several years to come up with the graphic and many of the terms used in it. (Note that the above is based on pur...
by BIABrewer
3 years ago
Forum: Brewing Process and Terminology (Summary)
Topic: Your Questions on Clear Brewing Terminology (CBT)
Replies: 28
Views: 13878
Australia

Your Questions on Clear Brewing Terminology (CBT)

Please use this thread to ask any questions or give feedback regarding the Clear Brewing Terminology (CBT) thread.

Clear brewing terms are the basic building blocks of quality communication amongst brewers so please don't hesitate to ask your questions here.
by BIABrewer
3 years ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: Clear Brewing Terminology (CBT)
Replies: 9
Views: 11088
Australia

Key Efficiency Terms - Kettle and Fermentor Efficiency For a full explanation of efficiency, please read here [provide link]. Any efficiency figure though is really just a measure of how much sugar is contained in your sweet liquor or wort. (It's more complex than this but the complexities are real...
by BIABrewer
3 years ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: Clear Brewing Terminology (CBT)
Replies: 9
Views: 11088
Australia

Key Gravity Terms Gravity into Boil (GIB): The specific gravity of a sample of sweet liquor that has been cooled to ambient temperature. See [this thread] on how to take gravity readings. Gravity of Ambient Wort (GAW): The specific gravity of a sample of fully-boiled wort that has been cooled to am...
by BIABrewer
3 years ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: Clear Brewing Terminology (CBT)
Replies: 9
Views: 11088
Australia

Key Volume Terms As water turns into beer, obvious, and some not so obvious, volume changes occurs. The following are the important volume terms to be aware of... Total Water Needed (TWN): This is the total amount of water, at ambient temperature, the brewer will need for this brew. Strike Water Ne...
by BIABrewer
3 years ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: Clear Brewing Terminology (CBT)
Replies: 9
Views: 11088
Australia

Key Process Terms The following terms describes some key process terms that deserve a basic description here. Striking: This refers to the moment when the crushed grain comes into contact with hot water (hot liquor) for the first time. The combination of the grain bill at ambient temperature and th...

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