Before I continue with everything else. Let me just put up the post of my string of bad unfortunate circumstances that happened to me in the past 3 days.
First on Friday night, my battery was down to just one bar. About an hour later, the battery had completely drained from my phone, which left my phone dead. So since i was out, what could i do but wait till i get back to the house to charge it. Ok that’s great, so get home and charge it no biggie. Plugged it up and then left it to charge, but I didn’t turn it on. I went back to my phone 6 hours later..this was around 5am, tried turning it on but all it gave me was a bright white screen… eehhh??
Tried turning it on again later but it was still the white screen… ngggeehhh?? Right so which means my phone ain’t working brilliant. That was Friday night and didn’t do anything bout it during the weekend because the place was closed and someone kept insisting on having ‘ONE GOOD GAME’ first!
I took it to repair and because my darn phone was bought in Singapore, I can’t get any warranty. So not only did i have to pay for my phone being checked, all my contacts were wiped out, due to them needing to reformat.
So one down… = Phone died.
Then came Sunday. On Sunday I had woken up to find that my site was terribly down. Down in the sense:
- I could not access the control panel at all,
- I could not access my ftp account,
- I could not go in to my admin page at all
All I got was this…
Which left me dumbfounded. I didn’t understand as to what was happening at all. My site was fine at 3something in the morning while I was still up. But apparently according to my Nuffnang stats the website had gone down around 4am on the 28th of April 2008. Yeah I’m making it sound like a news paper read…bleh.
I couldn’t access anything, which made me really upset and yes this is the same webhost that I have been having issues with that I had mention in this post. I thought shifting to the new host WebhostingBuzz, because of the carbon neutral thing, would be a good thing, but sad to say, after a good stint for about 2 months, the site crashed. Sigh…… Reason behind was because they had an outage on the 25th of April. Causing them I think the need to transfer to another HDD. So that transfer had caused the site to be down. I don’t know the technicalities of it, but from my understanding everything is back up again.
I hold no grudges towards the and I’m very sure that they have some happy clients, but I wasn’t. In fact I was terribly miserable. Maybe you could just say that it was just not working out between me and that webhost provider. Which happens i suppose. I give kudos however to their Customer support that was pretty prompt in updating me with every single thing.
Two down = Website down.
Next of course since I didn’t backup my latest posts, at least 40 posts worth of hard work and comments (The precious comments) all gone… sigh…
Same goes for my phone. Contacts gone.. means manual backup.. sigh.
Three down = Lost posts and Lost contacts.
However I couldn’t take it anymore.
So I switched over to this one by another recommendation by Reuben who happen to own BolehVPN an online service (which I shall blog about later). Bless that boy’s soul, for he recommended ipserverone.com to me. I have to say I’m very VERY VERY impressed so far by their service. Right now I have already bought a hosting by Shinjiru, Exabytes, WebhostingBuzz and now Ipserverone.
Of all the four, I can tell you that the first three it took like 1-2 days to settle activation and get my control panel details. But with Ipserverone I was delighted to get all the details within the next half hour. Whoooaaa like super fast. And the support guy Lee was really helpful, I received an email from him even at 12midnight…sheesh and asked whether he sleeps
So yeah I was quite happy that everything was getting back to being settled. Now everything is on Ipserverone. Domain and Hosting, let’s see how it goes from here.
And that was the drama…..