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E-Goat down again

Old 18th Aug 2014, 16:21
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E-Goat down again

Something serious seems to have happened to the Goat. A couple of weeks ago it went down but recovered in 24 hours. It went down again the other day and as of yesterday has disappeared from the Google menu in favour of a goats' cheese salad recipe in Italian and a Twitter thread of the same name run by students in Georgia, USA. Has the Goat died? I do hope not and that there will be no references to goat curry by members of other military forums. Any Goat Mods about? Vim? FOMz? Wobbly?

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Old 18th Aug 2014, 22:42
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Yep. It's dead. Thank Goodness you let us know.
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Old 19th Aug 2014, 00:22
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Such a shame...
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Old 19th Aug 2014, 03:53
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Yup, it appears the server is down.

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Old 19th Aug 2014, 08:33
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It's about time it was put out of its misery.
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Old 19th Aug 2014, 09:02
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Perhaps its started to roll?
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Old 19th Aug 2014, 09:33
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Once they stopped issuing free shoes... it was only a matter of time.
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Old 19th Aug 2014, 19:52
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Our Squadron goat died....!

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Old 19th Aug 2014, 20:01
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What became of the squadron?
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Old 19th Aug 2014, 20:08
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Like the Goat,.....Gutted!

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Old 19th Aug 2014, 21:06
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Perhaps its just kidding? (or a victim of the nanny state).
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Old 20th Aug 2014, 21:46
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Oh no, the final(?) demise of the RAF's informal, yet often highly informative and first point of relevant data. Where will the senior officers go now to find out exactly what's happening? - oh, hang on a minute...
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Old 21st Aug 2014, 12:12
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OAP you weren't at Lyneham, were you? 'The Goat' (original print version) was a squadron magazine there. It is said by those who might or might not know the true facts that the electronic version came about as somebody's degree project. Perhaps somebody went for a crafty smoke in a fuel storage area - goatflagration!
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Old 21st Aug 2014, 19:00
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Lets hope its back soon, otherwise I think we might need an "Us" and "Them" sub-section of this forum.
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Old 21st Aug 2014, 19:27
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I think we need that anyway :-)
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Old 21st Aug 2014, 20:00
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Maybe that's why I stopped looking at E-Goat about 6 years ago.
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Old 21st Aug 2014, 21:24
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Others down.

Arrse and Rum Ration seem to hove gone west also. Is it a subversive plot ?



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Old 23rd Aug 2014, 16:22
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CFB perhaps the titles were too UnPC for this sensitive age. No doubt they will reappear as 'Ps & Qs - but no Rs in the J but no longer R Mess', 'Lemonade Unrationed,' and 'No Goats - were hurt in producing this blog'.

I've just checked and ARRSE, Navy Net/Rum Ration and Rear Party are back up up again, albeit with a new-looking, common corporate style provided by Olive Net Ltd. If I remember correctly, the Goat (which isn't back) not long ago disclaimed all connection with Olive Net. I wonder just how unofficial 'unofficial' really is at the moment. I'm not accusing anybody of anything of course, perish the thought.

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Old 23rd Aug 2014, 17:22
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Arrse and Rum Ration are doing just fine...
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Old 23rd Aug 2014, 20:17
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Sorry to say it looks like the site owner flicked the switch.
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