A note from the owner
Hi there... yeah, I'm the one that tries to keep bringing more content
here, mostly through things I've built. We've had two or three
submitted articles, but for the most part, what's here is the work of
my own little hands.
The reason I had to put this note here is to let you know - right now,
yes, I'm using Tripod's free setup, thus the ads on-site (sorry about
that.) I never thought I'd grow this large...
If you don't know, Tripod has two limits on this site. First is 20 Mb
of space. Given the number of pictures on the site, it shouldn't
suprise you I'm nearly at that limit. The other one, though,
might well suprise you - We have 1 Gb of bandwidth alloted each month,
and we use almost all of it up (with over 10,000+ page views a month on
Given how rare the updates have been of late, I'm still suprised at that.
In any case, I have to start trying to figure out what to do, given
that I'm already scraping my head at the site size limits. I can...
1. Just let the site stay as is. Yeah, sure - I'm adding stuff to show
off the models. It'll be slow for a bit again - remember, I'm moving -
but I'm not going to stop building.
2. Move (cars/space/etc) off to another site. I thought of this, but...
first, what to move, and second, the biggest chunk of space goes with
the model aircraft pictures (13.5 meg.) Moving armor, cars, space,
etc.... well, look at the space the other sections take up.
|256 Kb (or .25 Mb)
|582 Kb(.6 Mb)
|11.5 Kb (.01 Mb)
Bet the space entry was suprising - it's mostly because of the
Yes, this is a possibility - but it's only a patch. On the other hand,
it means more room for cars and/or Gundam (the only two I really build
3. Pay for an upgrade through Tripod (I don't like moving my physical
stuff... electronic is worse.) Problem being I haven't worked in 18
months at this point, and nobody donates... not that that's suprising
in this economy. (So how do I model? Know all those box reviews
that never get done? They've been on eBay....)
So, realistically, my options are #2 - split the site - and #3, buy
more space. I'd like to hear from you folks reading the site, though -
because what I don't know about #2 is how much the cars and/or gundam
reviews are really seen or used. If they're barely accessed, it won't
affect the bandwidth much at all.
So, drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
and let me know what you think - how much do you go through the
space/Gundam/car reviews? Would you want them on their own site? Would
you prefer I strip anything that's not an airplane from here? Let me
know. Of course, if you spam me... well, I won't notice unless
I'm in a lousy mood. I delete several hundred Viagra/home
loan/virus/porn spams a day.