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Author of the Month: LJ94 has published 5 stories at Elysian Fields since joining on February 15, 2023.

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Back Through The Woods by Desicat R
While chasing down Riley before he flys off, Buffy makes the off-handed wish...
Give Me Back My Girlhood, It Was Mine First by Wonder and Ashes PG-13
Buffy receives a vision of just how miserable Angel will make her – in...
A Time to Every Purpose by Joan963z NC-17
Spike goes back in time to save a 13-year-old Buffy from a demon. Before he...
Hello from the Other Side by Soulburnt R
Wolfram and Hart replace the telephones of all employees.  Including Angel...
Aspectus by Kirinin PG-13
A spell to ‘make Buffy as she was’ pulls college-aged Buffy into...
A Marriage of Inconvenience by all_choseny R
When Buffy Summers, a debutante with dreams of a love match, finds herself hastily...
the broken gates of kingdom come by disco-tea R
147 days after her death, a Slayer claws her way out of her coffin and breaks...
The Worst Sacrifice by TwilightChild Adult Only
Sequel to The Worst Betrayal. Buffy rescued Spike from the pocket hell dimension...
A Love That Defies Space and Time by Spikelover4ever NC-17
Buffy is deep in grief after the events of the hellmouth and the scoobies are...
New Normal by holetoledo Adult Only
Sequel to The Humanity. Angel seeks Buffy's help after the numerous...
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Kaddara Hade by hostile17 NC-17
A continuation of Bite Your Tongue :: They were bound to each other and no longer...
mcgnagallsarmy (9/28 04:51am): @Savvy: Poetry by William Pratt - VERSUS by SPIKE by MissLuci https://dark-solace.org/...=6621
mcgnagallsarmy (9/28 04:50am): Savvy: Midnight Chicken and Other Recipes Worth Living For (A Slayer's Guide to Moving Forward and Being Happy) by talesofstories https://dark-solace.org/...=6312
mcgnagallsarmy (9/28 04:47am): @acekoomboom & Savvy: it's Attainathon by Sigyn https://dark-solace.org/...=4860
honeygirl51885 (9/28 04:29am): Congrats @acekoomboom!
acekoomboom (9/28 01:32am): You guys!! I've written over 100k words of fic on this site!! How in the world did that happen? I haven't posted anything other than drabbles in, like, years. I guess they really do add up.
acekoomboom (9/28 01:30am): @savvy also, The Beekeeper by pfeifferpack looks really cute and like it fits what you're looking for, but I haven't read it yet!
acekoomboom (9/28 01:29am): @savvy one immediately came to mind, but I can't for the life of me remember what it's called. I remember an anti-demon cake maker who specialized in spun sugar being a big plot point, and Spuffy sneaking in after hours to do revenge hanky panky, if anyone else can remember what that fic is!
Savvy (9/28 01:01am): Good night, people! I wanted to know if you have recommendations on fics where Spuffy is just living the life post-series. It could have a bigger plot of an apocalypse or two, but mostly I just wanted domestic life, date nights, couple gossiping, and all that. Anything comes to mind?
pfeifferpack (9/28 12:17am): partyHappy birthday to Damara & MaraPratt! Wishing you every joy and blessing on your special day. May you be well loved, cherished, & gifted. Hoping this year brings you success, fulfillment, & that you feel love around you at all times.
EllieRose101 (9/27 09:53pm): New news post: Everything you need to know about the Truce Challenge https://dark-solace.org/...d=256
acekoomboom (9/27 05:36pm): @all_choseny I actually had hardly been on this site at all in 2023, and as soon as I dove back in I couldn't anymore haha. It's SO good to be back now smile
all_choseny (9/27 08:36am): @the_big_bad absolutely! I hadn't realized how much I'm on this site until I couldn't access it lol
the_big_bad (9/27 07:22am): It’s so good to be back! I missed you Elysian Fields!!
pfeifferpack (9/26 10:21pm): partyHappy birthday to madspuffyfan! Sending wishes for your special day to be all you most hope. Everyone you most love & all the gifts you most hoped to received. May you have a year with blessings & success on all your endeavors and fulfillment of many dreams.
cawthraven (9/26 08:46pm): Hey more info to come but we think the commenting issue happens when people try to use emoji—not the site ones but the ones on your phone. We will get this fixed but short-term, try commenting without emoji and let us know if you still have an issue.
pfeifferpack (9/25 11:17pm): partyHappy birthday to Tourist, alittlemoretime & 147nights! May the day be a love-filled, gift showing, laugh and great memory causing day. May you have all you most desire and all that you need. May this year bring continued joy, success, blessings and always... love.
Holly (9/25 05:47pm): @Nightcandle - Can you email a screenshot of the error message you receive to elysianfieldsarchive@gmail.com?
Nightcandle (9/25 02:56pm): I'm happy that the site is up and running again, but trying to comment on fics still leads to an error message for me. (I'm posting this here as a 'heads-up' for other users)
Holly (9/25 02:53pm): We are working on it. Please see the latest news post. https://dark-solace.org/...d=253
Rkf22 (9/25 02:09pm): The website still a fatal error everything seems to work on your cell phone not computer
Holly (9/25 01:27pm): Yes, we switched on the ability to see PHP errors to troubleshoot some possibilities. That's been switched back off.
JustMe2 (9/25 01:21pm): Website now back to mostly working for me - yay, but am now getting an odd error at the top of the page (does not affect functionality) - Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /home/u779083558/domains/dark-solace.org/public_html/elysian/includes/get_session_vars.php on line 30
slaymesoftly (9/25 11:03am): Here's a link to the info about the next round of Seasonal Spuffy. You don't have to have an LJ to read it. Spoiler alert, no fall round.https://seasonal-spuffy.livejournal.com/....html
pfeifferpack (9/24 10:20pm): partyHappy birthday to Rebcake, SpikeVampKing00 & Ravenazz! Hope the whole day brings great joy. May you be well loved & lavishly gifted. May you have a year with rewards & success, great joy and fulfillment.
Willow91 (9/24 08:28pm): @Ethereal Demon Yes, with comments and with posting the next chapter on one of my fics as well. I'll try again tomorrow. =)

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Everything you need to know about the Truce Challenge

Somehow, September is almost gone and our next event is right around the corner. If you missed the announcement, you can find it linked here

Before I get too far into fine details, though, I want to acknowledge that the site has undergone some teething pains due to having switched web hosts, resulting in limited access for some folks. With the exception of email, the Mod Team believes the issues are now largely resolved. Please see the post linked here for more information, and if you still are experiencing any issues, you can report them or any error messages you have to us at elysianfieldsarchive@gmail.com.

Now, without further ado, here are the deets for the event itself: 

--EllieRose101 and the Mods on September 27, 2023 09:50pm 3 Comments
State of the Archive

Hello EF!

So, after implementing some back-end tweaks, we are confident that the largest problems resulting from the migration (the MySQL errors and the inability to load stories) have been resolved. Of course, if you’re still having issues accessing content that you previously could access, don’t hesitate to reach out, preferably with screencaps of any error messages.

Not everything is back online yet. We know that some users are having trouble leaving comments and believe we have isolated the cause to an encoding error that occurs when non-site emojis are used, that is, iOS or Android emojis. Site emojis, being embedded in our code, are working fine. This is on our list to address, but until we get the kinks ironed out, we’re encouraging all commenters to either refrain from using emojis entirely or stick to the site emojis to make sure the comment goes through.

Also, site email remains down, so story updates, comment notifications, digests, and pretty much all other site...

--Holly and the Mods on September 27, 2023 01:10pm 2 Comments
State of the Migration

Users receiving MySQL errors: until we can get the kinks worked out, you might try accessing the site via a proxy server, such as https://us2.proxysite.com/. Some members have found that to be a serviceable workaround that restores the ability to read and comment. This is a temporary fix, not a permanent solution. 

We know that the site is still reporting MySQL errors for some users and have been in communication with our new host to discuss causes and troubleshoot solutions. While it is frustrating that so many members are having accessibility issues, we are very impressed with the level of service and care we’ve received from the new host. Once everything is working for everyone, we anticipate a much smoother EF experience. 

Until then, we do encourage users to continue sending us error messages. So far, all the error messages have been the same, but we want to know ALL errors to make note of any variation. 

What we can tell you right now is the new DNS records haven't fully finished propagating in all regions, and we have some ideas on tweaks we can make on the back end that'll...

--Holly and the Mods on September 26, 2023 12:20pm 0 Comments