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Closed Stratics... crawwwwwwlin-g-g-g-g-g-g-g

Discussion in 'Stratics Bug Reports' started by Kirthag, Oct 10, 2015.

  1. Kirthag

    Kirthag Former Stratics Publisher
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    omg.. i was thinking my internet went *poof*

    but stratics is uber slow today!!!

    did someone lay off a hamster or two?!?
     
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  2. old gypsy

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    The hamsters are still on the job. However, I do think they may be taking longer breaks lately. :p
     
  3. Victim of Siege

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    Nah, they're just high . . .
     
  4. old gypsy

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    Nothing would surprise me these days. :confused:
     
  5. Capt. Lucky

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    Yes it's been very slow for me off and on and even got booted once :) Could be Charter cable at the cottage. They're not exactly the top of the line providers. These savages want me to pay extra to get BBC to watch Dr. Who!
     
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    It's fine once I get to the site, but that initial visit does take a while.
     
  7. Capt. Lucky

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    Twice today I had errors where i needed to log back in, Once while making a post so it's not like I was going back to a point where I wasn't logged in.
     
  8. Kirthag

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    cruising around the different boards and it takes forever for them to load... and since I browse multi-tab a lot, that means 3 or 4 tabs are sitting there "thinking" about showing me stratics.
     
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  9. MalagAste

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    I can read my other forums in no time at all but I come to Stratics and it just spins and spins for ages before finally loading a new page. And I have ultra-high speed internet and such... so I know it's not me.
     
  10. Tjalle

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    Stratics has been kinda slow to load for me for at least a week or so.
     
  11. Captn Norrington

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    The load times have been mostly normal for me, a little slow I guess, but not that significant.
     
  12. old gypsy

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    Lately, when I visit Stratics, I remind myself that patience is a virtue.
     
  13. Poo

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    thats the exact same for me.
    bout the last 2 weeks stratics has been painfully slow.
    just sits there and thinks.... and thinks..... and thinks about loading.
    ive gotten so that now i hit a new thread then i go to another tab and read another forum and wait till the little spinning circle stops then i come back.

    so slow.

    good to hear its not just me.
    well.... not good i guess, cause that means there is some problem going on.

    didnt they do a 'maintenance' last Saturday?
    was that when it started???
     
  14. old gypsy

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    The same thing happened to me a couple of times.
     
  15. Victim of Siege

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    the slow load times give me the opportunity to customize my tin foil helmet . . .
     
  16. old gypsy

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    *raises hand* I want one! :tinhat:
     
  17. Smoot

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    its been extremely slow for the last few weeks. every other site is fine, fios internet all that. its stratics. sometimes it takes over 30secs to load. once in a while it times out. loading a post is sometimes so long that i just dont bother, but even the "fast" loads are usually around 2-5 seconds (used to be instant)

    dealing with it, but yes makes a quick browse around the forums not exactly quick. have to say i have been using the site less the last few weeks just because its not worth the waits to see if somethings new.
     
  18. Lord Taliesin

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    Same problem here.
     
  19. Ron Bron

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    This should be resolved. We made some server configuration changes/optimizations. Our page speed tests show we are now back to under 4 seconds on average, consistent with before. Thanks for the report.
     
  20. Flutter

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    It's not <4s for me. Maybe the problem is windows 10?
    PS: The new smilies suck.
     
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  21. Ron Bron

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    After setting up SSL, the page load time increased to <5 s on average. In the next 2 months or so we will see that drop once the browser providers start rolling out HTTP/2. Most providers are targeting early 2016.
     
  22. Flutter

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