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LJ PSA: time for DW [Dec. 29th, 2016|11:54 am]
Beemer
For those who still occasionally use or have fond memories of LiveJournal:

It sounds like there's a non-zero chance that Russian political shenanigans are happening that could cause LJ to implode in the relatively near future. Details: http://siderea.livejournal.com/1330197.html

Even if you're never intending to post there again, I would encourage everybody who's still got an LJ account to import it to DreamWidth. It's a chunk of our collective shared history, and I think it would be a shame to lose it.

And, more importantly, you can do it easily and for free.
1) Go to DreamWidth and make a new free account: https://www.dreamwidth.org/create
2) Log in
3) Go to the Import Journal page, give it your LJ login info, and click the buttons:
https://www.dreamwidth.org/tools/importer

That's it!

Do your part to help out future historians. And give sentimental softies like me the ability to look back with fond nostalgia on our shared past by reading old entries. :)
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[User Picture]From: kybearfuzz
2016-12-31 04:55 am (UTC)
Have you done this yourself? I'm just curious how long it took. I have over 13 years of entries to move.

And sadly, I have a permanent account here. I bought it right before FB took off and everyone jumped ship. Not my best timing, but I've enjoyed having the account.

Now I worry what will happen next with LJ.
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[User Picture]From: dr_tectonic
2016-12-31 05:51 am (UTC)
I did! It took all of a couple minutes for the DW servers to copy everything over.
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