AppleNova down?

Discussion in 'Community' started by FFTT, Jul 3, 2005.

  1. FFTT macrumors 68030


    Apr 17, 2004
    A Stoned Throw From Ground Zero
    I've been trying to link to the AppleNova forums this morning and they are down. gets you "Can't connect to server"
    and gets you a " Domain Expired " notice.

    Anyone know what's going on?
  2. quagmire macrumors 603


    Apr 19, 2004
    Same here. I bet you it is apple that took them down. :eek: :p
  3. grapes911 Moderator emeritus


    Jul 28, 2003
    Citizens Bank Park
    What is/was AppleNova? A torrent thing like SuprNova?
  4. iMeowbot macrumors G3


    Aug 30, 2003
    It's the forum for Think Secret, formed after a falling out among some members of the Apple Insider board.
  5. quagmire macrumors 603


    Apr 19, 2004

    Okay, Applenova used to be Sound familiar yes? In May 2004, some of the staff was banned for creating a secret forum without telling the owner. In the secret forum, they discussed an ad free site. The owner discovered this thanks to a mole and he first banned a Admin. That admin hijacked the owners account. Then the owner banned everyone who knew about the secret forum. Especially the people who supported a move to different servers so they can be in an ad free community. So 3 mods and 1 admin created The site wasn't ready for its debut, but the actions that happened rushed it. Now we live happily apart now known as We are the official message board of Thinksecret.

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