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What is wrong with the forums?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Jartan, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. Jartan

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    I've been having problems loading pages from the forums for days now. I sort of doubt I'm the only one? Usually it just sends me back to the forum index or gives a blank page. Rarely it says "too busy" or whatever. Maybe 1 out of 10~15 page loads I get to the post/page/whatever I clicked on.
     
  2. Black Sun

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    Which specific forums are you having problems with?
     
  3. AdamD

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    Sounds a lot like the "Miserable users" plugin that can be installed on Vbulletin forums and used against users who are deemed "annoying".

    Miserable Users - vBulletin.org Forum

    When classed as miserable, a member suffers ;
     
  4. Black Sun

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    I highly doubt that's the case here. There are plenty of users who (in my opinion) should have that plugin used on them, Jartan is not one of them. Besides, the management here isn't the type to sink to such a level as using a plugin like that.
     
  5. AdamD

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    Indeed, was just saying, it's something I've seen used on other forums and it seems to fit the features of the plugin, heh.
     
  6. Taylor

    Taylor Former Stratics CEO (2011-2014)
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    He is not afflicted by misterable users. It's got to be some other issue.
     
  7. Petra Fyde

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    Actually, there is/was such a plugin. Mith installed it when vbulletin was set up, long before I was an admin. I've never used it, my conscience wouldn't let me. Though I will admit to being sorely tempted on a few occasions. :D.
    Just in case it could be causing this problem without our input, we will disable it.
     
  8. AdamD

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  9. Petra Fyde

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    Yes, I've seen that, it's what lead me here. - and then to the admin panel to try to see what the heck was going on.
     
  10. Taylor

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    Thanks, Petra.