October 2000
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31st October 2000

For reasons outside our control this web site was totally offline for nearly 9 hours today. The outage started at 00:26 GMT and lasted until around 09:15 GMT and took out the site and all our email capacity. This was due to our totally inept hosting company losing not one, but both its DNS servers (duh..isn’t that supposed to be impossible?). I am totally pissed off about this as we were expecting a lot of visitors last night. We sincerely apologise to anyone that tried to visit us during this outage but it really was totally out of our control. What pisses us off here the most, is that it took them so long to get the servers back up.

October 30th 2000
Someone told me tonight we had just hit the 150 on the hit counter (hello Steve xx). Its all been so mad I had forgotten to check!!. Well thats not bad for our first week online.
A few extra bits added today, click updates button to see what.
Hello to Poster Artist Jim Phillips, who emailed pOoTers pSycheDelic shAcK yesterday. Hello also to Bob Masse, if you are reading this, cheers dude!!

October 29th 2000
Thanks again everyone for all the emails, and judging by the site logs you are all having a good look around too, hopefully you’ll find it interesting. A special hello to Mikko who has a cool site about Johns Children thats worth a look at.
If you want to contribute to this site please go HERE to see what you can send us.

There are now 131 pages at pOoTers pSycheDelic shAcK, several new ones being added today please see updates for the new stuff.

October 28th 2000
Check out the updates page for new stuff added today.
There has been a few discographies added today and there will be more stuff added tomorrow, so come back soon and see what we’ve got for you!!
I must make a special mention of Mush O’Rune’s first piece for pOoTers pSycheDelic shAcK, a beautiful review of a legendary MC5 gig that he attended in 1970. Click HERE to read it.

October 27th 2000
Thank you for everyone who has made contact over this week, we have had emails from across the globe, New Zealand, California, Sweden and the USA.
A big HELLO to Zippy from The Litter who mailed us last night. The links page will be updated tomorrow with all the new links.
I am very pleased to welcome aboard two new writers to pOoTers pSycheDelic :

Doctor Sandoz
Mush O’Rune

October 26th 2000
Well the log files are starting to fill up as our first visitors check us out. First prize goes to Richard Stockwell of Cranium Music in New Zealand for being awesomely fast at replying to our first broadcast, Thank You Richard.
Also a big HELLO to Dave Aguilar of The Chocolate Watchband in California for a close 2nd place.
There is still much to do here and this has been a VERY busy week at pOoTers pSycheDelic shAcK........some Top Secret Projects have been set into motion.....watch this space for news : )

October 24th 2000
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October 22nd 2000
Well this damn thing has finally gone live after what seems like ages, I hope you like what’s here. It is currently running at 128 pages and to be honest this is only skimming the surface of what’s in pOoTers pSycheDelic shAcK archives.
There is truly masses more stuff to put into most of the sections and I had hoped to get this done before we launched, but it got the stage where the launch kept getting pushed back and back as more stuff was put in.

Stay with it, hope you like it an come back soon.

18th October 2000 Chronikles
Please bear with me on this one, I have masses of stuff to put in and had hoped to have it all done by the time we launched, but this has not happened.
My only excuse is that there is over 30 years of gigs, record releases, political events and other stuff to put in and there is currently only 2 people working on this.......we WILL get there!!

If you would like to send pOoTer any reviews of gigs that you have been to, especially mid to late 60’s gigs then I would love to put these in and of course will credit you for any material.

In the same vein, if you have any scans of tickets, handbills or press cuttings that you would like to submit then please send these to pOoTer and we will give you credit for it.

October 2000 Have your say!!
The concept of this site is to encourage YOU to send stuff in with YOUR opinions to make things more interesting, you don’t want to keep reading reviews of what WE think of stuff do you?
We WILL publish any charts, reviews of books, records or gigs, discographies, artwork etc. that is relevant to this site please see HERE for submission criteria and FAQ.
Also if there is anything you would like to see here that is ‘on topic’ then drop a mail to pOoTer


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