Sunday, April 21, 2013

RIP Mousereports

Those who still visited Mousereports have by now noticed that the site is no longer available.  There was a lot of discussion over it and we eventually concluded that we simply could not justify the operating costs given our lack of time to maintain it.  It was often weeks and occasionally months on end between our visits there.  While we all still love Disney, love writing, and love reading TR's, our lives have all changed in some form or another during the past two years.   

We debated expanding the discussion boards, but if we have time issues even dropping by and checking on things, we certainly were not able to commit to the time needed to actively moderate.   Also during the past six months, I saw a huge surge in false registrations from Russian and Nigerian IP addresses and it was getting more difficult to block / delete them. 

I don't know what future endeavors we might find ourselves on.  But given that ZZUBWorld is free and someone else deals with the registration and security issues, I imagine we'll be stopping by here from time to time to chat, catch up with old friends, and report on all things Disney.  

Thanks to all who have sent PM's and inquiries as to the disappearance of the site.  We really didn't make a decision not to renew until the 11th hour so we did not have a lot of time to issue a warning. I do apologize for the abruptness of our disappearance.  

I hope everyone has a great day!