I find myself in mourning and the death came unexpectedly. I may have been the last person to post a topic on the old SMA message board... I just clicked on that little icon that's been in my bookmarks bar for years and I got a message that said 'page not found'.

I know that this site replaces the old one and it serves the same purpose with more abilities but... that old SMA was my old neighborhood that I just saw burn to the ground and I'm a bit upset at the moment. This is a death, past which I won't be able to 'move on' quite so quickly.

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The old site is currently offline. We are working to bring it back. You will need to use some of that good old stop motion patience. :)

I have reposted the old Stop Motion Handbook here

Some of the links are broken but the information is there for you.  I will work on fixing the broken links soon.



Dion Widhi Putra said:

The Stop-Motion Handbook this page is lost... www.stopmotionanimation.com/handbook/index.htm
i need it for my last assignment, please re post the page... i really need that...
thank you

Thank you Antony!!!
now everybody who wants the old information
from the old handbook, can read all the articles from this link..

http://www.anthonyscott.net/handbook/

thanks a lot!!!


Anthony Scott said:



Dion Widhi Putra said:

The Stop-Motion Handbook this page is lost... www.stopmotionanimation.com/handbook/index.htm
i need it for my last assignment, please re post the page... i really need that...
thank you

Same with me. Where are all the old postings?  Hope the archive is coming soon.

Thomas

Making good progress on getting the SMA archives accessible again. The database of posts is over on my server now, and the interface to access it is coming along well. Should have the kinks ironed out shortly.

For those that feel the need to browse the old forums white this is still underway can click this archive from 10-24-2007. It might not have everything or be up to that date. This looks the last date before the robots.txt file was changed and search engines could not browse the site anymore so this archive is only up to that point. I know it is not what anyone is looking for someone might find it useful until then,

Thank you for posting that Shea! I had tried to pull up SMA on Archive.org recently to no avail, but I was trying for a more recent version. It's good to at least have that online, a sort of life preserver while we wait for the archive to go live. 

Defiantly helpful, thanks Shea!

Jeff

Shea Street said:

For those that feel the need to browse the old forums white this is still underway can click this archive from 10-24-2007. It might not have everything or be up to that date. This looks the last date before the robots.txt file was changed and search engines could not browse the site anymore so this archive is only up to that point. I know it is not what anyone is looking for someone might find it useful until then,

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