We have hit the point where the current group system is no longer healthy to keep installed because of the lack of bug fix updates. The system we were helping to beta test ended up cancelled by it's developers, so we have been in limbo for a long while. :( Does this suck? YES. Could it be avoided? NO. Sadly, over time software-technology gets outdated and sometimes we're just not lucky enough to have a smooth transition. D: The GOOD NEWS is that we HAVE found another alternative group system we like that is regularly supported. It works and appears almost exactly like our current group system with a few bonus features. After watching it's development this year, it looks like a great option for our new system. The BAD NEWS is that there are ZERO IMPORTS. We can't transfer your current groups over. That means all current groups are going to be DELETED. 100% full uninstall deleted before we can install the new groups system. We'd like to do this to avoid any system conflicts that might pop up. And we want to have our new system installed before our September 1st open registration! You have until August 26th to save any important data from your current groups. This is 1 whole month to get stuff saved and prepare. We do NOT have a way to easy download group threads. And again, you will NOT be able to easily "import" any of your old group stuff to the new system. BEST WAY TO SAVE: Right click the page you're viewing and Save As HTML. (Or however your browser calls it.) That will save the whole page "html style" to your computer so it's readable. You have to do this with every single page of a thread. If you have a tiny roleplay group and not very many posts, it's also easy enough to copy and paste the individual posts to a thread on the forum or in to your blog. You CAN keep using your group up until August 26th. AFTER that date, the groups system will be REMOVED. So make sure you save important things before. You will not get another chance. They will be GONE. On August 28th, we will be installing the NEW groups system during a big site update. During this next month we want to update our GROUP FAQs! Do you have a question about groups? ASK THEM HERE NOW. Now that we're finally getting a new system we want to make sure the group rules and the FAQs are all up to date and easily understood. Do you have any questions about Iwaku's group policies? Anything that is confusing? Ask!