I’m back!! ta da!
Clearly the white theme is evil and should be avoided at all costs. Right?
More seriously, I don’t have any idea how many people were affected by the 403 Forbidden error, but it looked to me like forum activity basically died once it started… implying quite a lot of people.
I don’t know if you think it’s a good idea or not, or even if it’s against any T&C that I didn’t read, but do you think it might be worth emailing affected users (if you know who they were) or everyone to let them know they can access it again… otherwise they might not come back.
It’s a shame because it seems like people were just getting used to the new forum.