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Re: Forum Issue
« Reply #75 on: November 11, 2019, 08:10:57 AM »
Just a suggestion but would it not be a good idea to cease allowing members to be logged in "forever".  I would imagine there is some context memory taken up by every online but not actually active user.  If this memory is backed up on disc say in a database  then that too grows and grows in time.  I don't know whether this is the problem but I guess it's testament to the popularity of the site and of The Albion.

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« Reply #76 on: November 11, 2019, 08:41:22 AM »
I work in a company which amongst other things hosts services for other companies. Two things spring to my mind...if we had one of the paying services off-line for such a long period we would be linched or in deep trouble anyway. Also, in some cases we would have to pay compensation to the affected companies. I don't know if this is the case for us, but any potential compensation could help finance a switch of hosts maybe. As someone else has said I'd be happy to contribute to any switch of provider costs.

Stress this is in no way a complaint towards the mods.
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« Reply #77 on: November 11, 2019, 10:04:13 AM »
Good to see the forum back guys!!

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« Reply #78 on: November 11, 2019, 10:56:34 AM »
Oldbury told me that part of the issue was the sites owner was abroad and thus caused delays in getting things sorted.
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« Reply #79 on: November 11, 2019, 11:07:18 AM »
Not having a pop Mods. But it would be nice if one of you could update .com's twitter page with outage news when the site goes down.
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« Reply #80 on: November 11, 2019, 11:24:49 AM »
Or even this one when it comes back up!

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« Reply #81 on: November 11, 2019, 11:37:20 AM »
Glad to be back.  Let me know if I can help in keeping the site up.

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« Reply #82 on: November 11, 2019, 11:52:56 AM »
Or even this one when it comes back up!

How does that work?
You would have to visit here to see the message, but you would know the site was back then wouldn't you !!
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« Reply #83 on: November 11, 2019, 12:11:23 PM »
How does that work?
You would have to visit here to see the message, but you would know the site was back then wouldn't you !!

He meant a notification through the Twitter account that it was back up and running.

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« Reply #84 on: November 11, 2019, 12:30:14 PM »
He meant a notification through the Twitter account that it was back up and running.

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« Reply #85 on: November 11, 2019, 12:37:20 PM »
So glad we are up and running again. I never smoked but I think I now know what it must be like to give it up!!

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« Reply #86 on: November 11, 2019, 01:34:57 PM »
I don’t know if this will help members, but if you log on to the site link below, it tells you when a web site is down.

https://www.isitdownrightnow.com/

By default, if it says the sites up, then you can log on

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« Reply #87 on: November 11, 2019, 03:29:15 PM »
Not having a pop Mods. But it would be nice if one of you could update .com's twitter page with outage news when the site goes down.

Its a fair point and I hold my hands up for not doing it so apologies for that.  :-[
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« Reply #88 on: November 11, 2019, 03:30:21 PM »
Great to see the forum back up and running again.

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« Reply #89 on: November 11, 2019, 03:32:00 PM »
Apologies for the issues.

The issues was again at the end of the hosting company. The timing was not good as Glenn was just arriving in the US at the time and the hosting company are not the easiest to get through to given you have to get a ticket and wait for them so once it wqas reported it was a case of waiting for them to get back to us etc.

I apologise for not keeping people update on Twitter and in case of any future issues please check our Twitter page @westbromcom where I will update.
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« Reply #90 on: November 11, 2019, 04:43:45 PM »
welcome back, missed you last saturday. my god how many of you clicking every minute of every day trying to get in  :D
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« Reply #91 on: November 11, 2019, 05:00:27 PM »
welcome back, missed you last saturday. my god how many of you clicking every minute of every day trying to get in  :D

To be honest, I've lost count! ;D

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Re: Forum Issue
« Reply #92 on: November 16, 2019, 04:19:15 PM »
Some more strange goings-on?

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« Reply #93 on: November 16, 2019, 05:13:51 PM »
Some more strange goings-on?

There will be a few over next few days as things get moved over etc
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« Reply #94 on: November 16, 2019, 09:33:56 PM »
Love the navy background!! Can it stay??
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« Reply #95 on: November 16, 2019, 09:42:28 PM »
I like the new layout background too.
With the new things happening on Monday, we have a lot to look forward to.

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« Reply #96 on: November 17, 2019, 09:54:42 AM »
New shiny GUI, nice one!
Best of luck with any techy upgrades over the next few days.

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« Reply #97 on: November 17, 2019, 10:05:16 AM »
Oh, I say, do excuse me!! I seem to have trespassed onto the wrong site.
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« Reply #98 on: November 17, 2019, 03:15:03 PM »
Nice layout!

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« Reply #99 on: November 17, 2019, 05:13:40 PM »
Hi people, great layout. However I only seem to be able to get it on data. When I’m on WiFi it just says can’t connect to server. This started yesterday morning, but the new screen on data only appeared about 2pm today, before then I was only getting the old screen with a few messages. Any ideas please?