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Feels like I went back to 1998...

Discussion in 'UHall' started by silent, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. silent

    silent Lore Master
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    Anyone notice the lag spikes these last couple nights? I gave up playing last night. 2 steps freeze, 1 step freeze, etc... starting out the same way tonight.
     
  2. Victim of Siege

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    not seeing it on Siege, what shard?
     
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  3. silent

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    Chessy....
     
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    Only yesterday my whole UO froze up for about 10 seconds and then suddenly all shot back to life. It was only UO as team speak and other apps were still functioning as normal. I've also had lots of mini locks but I've just put this down to my internet connection.
     
  5. Victim of Siege

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    not seeing any yet, but I am on the east coast US. what area are you in?
     
  6. silent

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    East coast as well, weird... pinging in the 70s... not great but not terrible.

    DJad, ya its like that the screen freezes and whatever I was attacking that was 10 steps away is now on top of me, not good when a level 6 chest pops with a couple ancient wyrms.

    Let me see if i can dig up that uotrace thing...
     
  7. Capt. Lucky

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    I pitched a ***** on the devs at Battlestar Galactica Online then realized my connection was loose on my cable box, I assume from moving it to dust. Felt pretty stupid that time. Jess sayin'
     
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  8. Victim of Siege

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    I am getting a 42 ping and just ran around for a few minutes on Chessy, in luna and new haven. no lag, no glitches. do a traceroute and see where its dropping.
     
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    You dust??!! You are welcome at my house ANYTIME. Bring your duster with you. :D
     
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  10. silent

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    Is the DNS name still servername.owo.com?
     
  11. Victim of Siege

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    it's seems to be yes
     
  12. silent

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    15 hops and some packet loss...

    Host Name IP Address Hop Ping Time Ping Avg % Loss Pkts r/s Ping best/worst
    * Unknown Host * 192.168.1.1 1 0ms 0ms 0% 169 / 169 0ms / 1ms
    L51000.PHLAPA-VFTTP-79.verizon-gni.net 98.109.33.1 2 3ms 9ms 0% 169 / 169 3ms / 190ms
    G0-13-2-2.PHLAPA-LCR-22.verizon-gni.net 130.81.59.58 3 7ms 8ms 0% 169 / 169 4ms / 29ms
    * Unknown Host * 0.0.0.0 4 0ms
    * Unknown Host * 0.0.0.0 5 0ms
    0.ae2.BR2.IAD8.ALTER.NET 140.222.229.169 6 11ms 11ms 0% 168 / 169 8ms / 31ms
    dcp-brdr-03.inet.qwest.net 63.235.40.49 7 111ms 109ms 0% 168 / 169 101ms / 122ms
    * Unknown Host * 0.0.0.0 8 0ms
    * Unknown Host * 65.120.78.82 9 108ms 106ms 0% 169 / 169 99ms / 117ms
    * Unknown Host * 72.21.220.151 10 38ms 39ms 13% 146 / 168 38ms / 43ms
    * Unknown Host * 205.251.245.236 11 40ms 39ms 4% 161 / 168 38ms / 55ms
    * Unknown Host * 0.0.0.0 12 0ms
    * Unknown Host * 0.0.0.0 13 0ms
    * Unknown Host * 0.0.0.0 14 0ms
    ec2-107-23-147-156.compute-1.amazonaws.com 107.23.147.156 15 40ms 39ms 8% 153 / 168 38ms / 43ms
     
  13. Capt. Lucky

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    I have collectibles and stuff no one is allowed to touch, lol. I'm completely mental about stuff. She'll move one of my dragons or something like 3 inches to the left to see how long it takes me to notice and put it back "where it should be". Some kinda OCD thing I guess. I'm OCD about symmetry mostly. At least I don't have to knock 3 times for luck constantly or wash my hands 100 times a day. Takes me forever to get the perspectives right in a UO house, lol.
     
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    wow... thought it was just me...
    with the ping and the OCD stuff. :)
     
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    I've been very laggy and choppy for about a week now....thought it was just my internet being stupid again...guess not...good to know! Been tryin to farm things for my new vendor house and dying a LOT due to lag :/
     
  16. grimiz

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    silent I've been having the same problem for the last two nights and it is unplayable. Looks like you're in philly? I'm in pittburgh - must be a regional thing.
     
  17. Yadd of Legends

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    Lol, "Somebody's been messing with my dragons again!"
     
  18. Capt. Lucky

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    Nope. Never say a word. The hand just instinctively reaches out and fixes it lol
     
  19. silent

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    Yep I'm near Philly, been pinging for about an hour now and have 16% packet loss to east coast shards. I'm pinging fine to Europa :gee:
     
  20. azmodanb

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    the other day someone said hey try and play on some Asian shards you want lag!????

    so.i tried... i run just as fast there as i do atl.. haha
     
  21. silent

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    No packet loss this morning, same as yesterday morning.
     
  22. grimiz

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    I'm fine during the day, when night hits it's like someone started a DDoS...
     
  23. Kojak

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    it's netflix - it's all netflix
     
  24. silent

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    Same here, I was fine when i was pinging today now packet loss....
     
  25. grimiz

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    Hmm. Because of that ruling where they can't put a throttle on people I would tend to believe this, but no one else has been complaining about it. I get 10-15 second lag spikes. a LOT.
     
  26. Victim of Siege

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    It was the Fed-Ex guy . . .
     
  27. Piotr

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    Remember this? :grin:

     
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    *hits the video repeatedly with a heavy object* I used to have dreams with that sound in it, I won't go back, that sound can't hurt me anymore!! ;) lol I do not miss dialup.
     
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    I remember the first time I heard that noise when my Uncle (Who was an inventor for IBM) sent my mom a computer and got her hooked up... we stood about in awe.... somewhat like the first time some folk "saw" a television set I imagine. Was pretty cool. I remember it had some silly golf game on it. I used to enjoy playing that. But that was long time ago...

    Of course I also remember her computer had a 512MB hard drive or something like that ... it wasn't even a full gig.
     
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  30. Capt. Lucky

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    Speaking of 1998 AOL alone still has like 2 1/2 million people with dial up :) I tried dial up at our cottage a few years back and it is not something I ever plan on doing again. I suppose in certain situations it would be ok, but I could go get a coffee waiting for a page to load.
     
  31. Capt. Lucky

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    Hehe. My first "gaming computer" was like 200 mhz with 3 one gig hard drives. Cost like $2500. That was some l33t equipment there you betcha!
     
  32. Ezekiel Zane

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    My first computer had a tape drive and 48k RAM. My first HDD was a 1MB external drive.
     
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    So thats what dial up sounded like.
     
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    lol .. i think it should make that sound when you open Up the internet... just cuz.
     
  35. Piotr

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    My first desktop in 1991. I think it was a 8086. Note the 5 1/4" floppy drive. :smile2:

    PC1991.JPG
     
  36. Uriah Heep

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    Wow! Looks just like mine! Windows 3.11 =)
     
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    I definitely felt some lag on Catskills the other night.
     
  38. Victim of Siege

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    8088 more than likely, i think the 8086 was the predecessor to the 8088 in like 76.
     
  39. silent

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    Welp I think I'm pretty much done... tired of taking dirt naps over these lag spikes. time for another break from UO.
     
  40. Piotr

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    The 8086 is from 1978 and the 8088 from 1979, but it could actually be an 80386 from 1985.

    It was my daddys old computer and I think he got it in the mid 80's. It ran some version of MS-Dos and when going on the internet I vaguely remember something about typing KERMIT.

    My first modem was a 2400 baud from Hayes and the next was a 28.800 from U.S. Robotics (featured in I, Robot). :grin:
     
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    In Michigan, Atlantic unplayable. Quitting if it doesn't clear up by a couple weeks from now.
     
  42. Ezekiel Zane

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    My first
    Oh 2400 baud. What memories. I remember when those came out. My first modem was a 300 baud Commodore modem. I thought I was in BBS heaven when I got my first 2400 baud modem.
     
  43. grimiz

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    Still happening. At this point I would guess it's something on Broadswords end. @Kyronix
     
  44. grimiz

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    Was good for a couple weeks - now it's back on Atlantic. Anyone else?
     
  45. Flutter

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    Did an event on Great Lakes last night. Lag was bad when we all were in one confined space but overall I was impressed with how un-laggy I was. I even remarked that as soon as we got out of the little 10x10 area we were in I was moving around like a speed hacker on.. well on speed! Sorry, can't blame the game this time.
     
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    Don't think this makes you any less cray cray
     
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  47. Flutter

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    Wow your UO set up is just like mine! 'Cept I have one of those phone hitch thingy's like on War Games.