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Old 04-27-11, 08:20 PM
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Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Anyone else notice the forums either being down or slow the last 3-5 days or so randomly?
Old 04-27-11, 08:24 PM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Yep, very much so. Several timeouts as well.
Old 04-27-11, 08:32 PM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

I thought it was an issue on my end, glad it's not just me.
Old 04-27-11, 08:38 PM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

I have only noticed it today, probably in the past 6 hours or so.
Old 04-27-11, 09:48 PM
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Pretty bad this evening.
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

I've noticed it for a couple weeks now, particularly loading Video Game Talk.
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Would not load for 20mins yesterday and several hiccups today and last several days.
Old 04-27-11, 11:28 PM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

There have been some networking issues on IB's part off and on lately.
Old 04-28-11, 07:00 AM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

I was starting to have withdrawals... -kd5-
Old 04-28-11, 08:37 AM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

It coincided with my upgrade to Firefox 4, had thought it was something screwy with my browser add-ons or something.
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Slow and sluggish for 3 days now for me.
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working fine for me. i guess i'm special.
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Originally Posted by X View Post
There have been some networking issues on IB's part off and on lately.
Refund?
Old 04-28-11, 12:10 PM
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Yes, it has been hanging quite frequently lately.
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Still sucks.
Old 04-29-11, 02:22 PM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Hi all. We are in fact still having overall network issues related to server attacks. We are working hard to get the site back up to speed; I will post when I have updates, but thanks for your patience in the meantime.

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Old 04-29-11, 06:01 PM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Server attacks? Are us users at any kind of risk?
Old 04-29-11, 06:26 PM
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clearly it's the people who targeted sony. i mean, it's the logical next step.
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Originally Posted by BargainB View Post
Server attacks? Are us users at any kind of risk?
It's more likely it's a DDOS attack, and likely not directed at DVD Talk, but one of the other sites which IB runs/owns that is simply on the same network as DVD Talk.
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Originally Posted by BargainB View Post
Server attacks? Are us users at any kind of risk?
We lost 3 users today but our most glorious leader will crush our enemies.
Old 05-02-11, 02:02 PM
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No users are at risk. This is in fact a DDOS attack spamming us and causing widespread and sporadic outages only.

Should be ok today, but we never know when this is going to pop up again.

Paul
Old 05-04-11, 10:53 PM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

This happens all the time here now it seems. I'll open 5 or 6 threads in separate tabs and inevitably 1 or 2 won't load until I refresh. It's pretty annoying.
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Happening a lot for me half of the threads i click on load continually forever. I came back after 3 hours one time and one was still trying to load. It's getting pretty annoying.
Old 05-06-11, 04:22 PM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

I have brought it to the attention of the tech team.

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Old 05-06-11, 05:13 PM
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Re: Forums Slow Loading Lately?

Seems to be running better now.

EDIT: Now that I think of it, the new Firefox update might have slowed it a little too.

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