Simon, welcome back man. Don't apologise! Only a few disapproving appeaseniks have dared raise their heads so far; to the rest of us you're a legend.
Mirax is posting updates for Art as he and the others are flat out patching the site etc. They've had to put restoring nuked accounts down the priority list but WILL get to it. You should be able to get into the OT before long hopefully, two or three of the others are already back.