Ian Bell's Website up for sale

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Ian Bell's Website up for sale

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Just accessed it and found that the site was up for sale - although the content is still there.

It might just be the McNasties putting the frighteners on him, or it may be more serious.

Truth is, we don't know!

Reference: http://www.iancgbell.clara.net/ (currently showing 274,347 visitors)
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I see nothing about it being up for sale. Am I missing something?
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Cody wrote: Thu Dec 02, 2021 12:12 pm I see nothing about it being up for sale. Am I missing something?
That's a relief. IB must have sorted out whatever the issue was.

When I went on it this morning, a new page came up when I moved around inside it, saying that the "iancgbell.clara.net" site was for sale.

But I presume that jongware.com's days must be numbered.
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Cholmondely wrote: Thu Dec 02, 2021 2:01 pmThat's a relief.
Yes, his site is a treasure! He does seem to have a new email address though (or more likely a secondary one).
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Have you guys seen the pages where they've dissasembled (?) the BBC micro elite code and go through it explaining all the routines and stuff, It's fascinating - I think they have all the ship geometry data and stuff there, typically now i've mentioned it i don't actually know the URL, can probably dig it up through :lol:

Would be a great loss if Ian Bell's site went off line, I wonder if David Braben was fast enough to try and get a purchase request in, I bet he's kicking himself if he missed out :)
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