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Erratic forum performance.

Discussion in 'Feedback & Help Forum' started by Swami, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. Ome

    Ome Admin

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    I rebooted the server this morning. Not sure why it was down, I'm still working my way through the process.
     
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  2. Ms Southworth

    Ms Southworth Soap Chat Dream Maker EXP: 3 Years

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    Thanks so much for all your hard work, Ome! :wink@
     
  3. Alexis

    Alexis Soap Chat Hero EXP: 13 Years

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    My tired eyes/dirty mind just read the title as Erotic Forum Performance.
     
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  4. JROG

    JROG Soap Chat Well-Known Member EXP: 14 Years

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    Hey all! Have you noticed in recent nights the forum disappears again? Although it doesn't seem to stay gone for as long as it used to. @Ome
     
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  5. Alexis

    Alexis Soap Chat Hero EXP: 13 Years

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    Yes... It was down for me for a while.
     
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  6. Willie Oleson

    Willie Oleson SoapLand Battles Moderator EXP: 18 Years

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    Life is all about give and take, Alexis.
     
  7. Alexis

    Alexis Soap Chat Hero EXP: 13 Years

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    It's only about take for Alexis.
     
  8. Miss Texas 1967

    Miss Texas 1967 Soap Chat Well-Known Member EXP: 5 Years

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    Not just me, the whole site was down all day right?
     
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  9. Barbara Fan

    Barbara Fan Super Moderator Staff Member

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    just getting on myself!
    x
     
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  10. Snarky's Ghost

    Snarky's Ghost Soap Chat Oracle EXP: 19 Years

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    It seemed to come up moments ago after being down 10 or 12 hours.
     
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  11. Miss Texas 1967

    Miss Texas 1967 Soap Chat Well-Known Member EXP: 5 Years

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    Anyone know whether this issue is common on XenForo software (what's at the bottom of the page as the template for the forum), or whether it's the actual server hosting?
     
  12. Swami

    Swami Soap Chat Supreme EXP: 16 Years

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    Finally back on now!

    Swami
     
  13. Willie Oleson

    Willie Oleson SoapLand Battles Moderator EXP: 18 Years

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    I assume the forum was screened for unpatriotic posts, nothing to worry about (unless you posted them).
     
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  14. Matthew Blaisdel

    Matthew Blaisdel Soap Chat Enthusiast EXP: 14 Years

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    I'm on https://www.trekbbs.com/ which is XenForo as well. Never saw that one down. I'm on about 20 other forums, one or the other tends to be down for like 5 minutes or so each night same time, possibly for backup reasons.
    None of those ever had the amount of downtime that soapchat has.
    And it's down regulary since i joined it more than 10 years ago. I'm sure most of you rememer that good, old "Database error"-screen from those days, that we had to watch for hours and hours before we could log in again. ;)
    So it's a very old, annoying issue that has never really been resolved for good, so i assume it's still on that same old, shitty server, which even seems to be responsible for the whole content loss of last year as well. :re:
    We got tons of "explanations"and excuses, but nothing really ever changed. Quite emberrassing.
     
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  15. Matthew Blaisdel

    Matthew Blaisdel Soap Chat Enthusiast EXP: 14 Years

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    Soapchat has just been 6 hours down with just this text appearing:

    "An unexpected error occurred. Please try again later."

    :re:
     
  16. Ome

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    It went down just as I was going to sleep. I tried the usual reboot server which didn't work and I was too tired to get into a conversation with anyone. I had hoped it would be back within a few minutes of the reboot but no luck. I raised a ticket this morning and by magic, it reappeared. I've kept the ticket open to try and understand why this is happening around 1am (UK time)
     
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  17. Willie Oleson

    Willie Oleson SoapLand Battles Moderator EXP: 18 Years

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    I decided to watch a few episodes of Tales Of The Unexpected:)
     
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  18. Matthew Blaisdel

    Matthew Blaisdel Soap Chat Enthusiast EXP: 14 Years

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    I can't concentrate on movies or tv shows at nightshift.
    But i would have loved to read through some soapchat threads.
    So thanks soap chat, you've made my nightshift very, very boring ... once again! :mad:
     
  19. Ms Southworth

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    For the 19th time (or there about) this year, the server was just down! :(
     
  20. Mel O'Drama

    Mel O'Drama Super Moderator EXP: 11 Years Staff Member

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    Time well spent, Willie. :yep:

    The performance in that theme is erratic and erotic in equal parts.

     

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