For three days I couldn't access the forum. There was a message that I don't remember about it not being accessible. Last night something changed, but I still couldn't see any of the forums. I was set to log in automatically, and today I tried logging out. The I was able to see the forums, but I couldn't post. Every time I log in with my old user name, all the forums disappear. I registered again with a new user name, and now I'm able to post.
Well, Jim, i think if the facts, and truth, were known, we would find out that the down time was for technical maintenance and changes for better security and functional operations of the site...
and if that is not the reason, hopefully someone will correct or clarify my speculation... richard