Is there an issue with Wordforge?

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  1. Zombie

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    Seems lately that at times the site goes down for 15-20 minutes for me.

    Happens on home computer, phone, and work.
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  2. K.

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    Same here.

    It's strangely restful.
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  3. tafkats

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    I haven't experienced it. I tried digging into the analytics to see if I could get more details -- since a down period should show up as a period with zero traffic -- but unfortunately the analytics only go down to hourly, so the impact of a 15-20 minute outage would be diminished.
  4. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    Hasn't happened to me, and I check in pretty regularly.
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  5. Fisherman's Worf

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    Where to start?
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  6. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Same problem. Downtime usually around 45 to 50 mins. Most often happens if I open too many windows at once. If I access from another IP and device there is no problem.
  7. Nautica

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    we have many issues, I'm sure. Site being down isn't one I've noticed though.
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    Haven’t noticed any access problems and I’m logged in to the board from various places pretty much 24 hours a day.
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  9. Amaris

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    I haven't noticed any problems. I accessed the logs and while there are occasional errors (usually due to our old Tapatalk plugins), none of them are directly related to the board itself. I checked the server log and it seems it has been up the entire time. On my end, it's been working on my home computer, my cell phone, and my tablet.
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  10. Bickendan

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    Not noticed anything unusual here. The space submarine seems to be working just fine :shrug:
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    oldfella1962 the only real finish line

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    Russian hackers! Stop colluding so much.
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  12. Amaris

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    Well, it's not like Wordforge would be targeted. You'd have to have some kind of communist sympathizer with access to the software and server. Nah, while this place is home for a lot of us, Wordforge is too small and unimportant in the grand scheme of things to warrant anything like that.
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  15. shootER

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    This has started happening for me as well. Couldn't access the site for about the last 15-20 minutes. It did the same thing...Sunday? :huh:
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  16. Zombie

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    So far so good.

    I unplugged the router and the modem. Not just the power. I unplugged all cables going into both. Waited a minute and than plugged everything back in. Than I changed the password for the router because I remembered a while back blowing off the reports of Russia invading routers and everyone should reset the thing. Whatever was happening seems to have stopped. Wordforge hasn't failed since than. Also my whole browser is sped up. Everything works faster.

    Can't explain work computer though. Also can't explain why it was only Wordforge on the home computer and phone that didn't work. No other website provided problems besides being slow to load at times.

    So based on such flimsy anecdotal evidence it is clear that Wordforge and Russia were colluding to prevent me from using the board. :bailey:
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  17. shootER

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    Nyet. :nono:



    No. :nono:
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  18. Zombie

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    Happened again. Or should I say it is happening right now. I took my phone off WiFi and the site works.

    On my WiFi Wordforge goes down. But it’s only WF that goes down. All the browsers work. All other websites work on my computer and my phone when on WiFi.

    Phone:

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    Firefox:

    The connection has timed out The server at www.wordforge.net is taking too long to respond. The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments. If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection. If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

    Chrome:

    This site can’t be reached www.wordforge.net took too long to respond. Try: Checking the connection Checking the proxy and the firewall Running Windows Network Diagnostics ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT
  19. Zombie

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    and it came back....

    11104 pm

    So about 30 minutes this time.
  20. shootER

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    It hasn't happened for me since my post about it on Tuesday. :huh:
  21. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf I am the Seaman, I am the Walrus, Qu-Qu-Qapla'!

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    Lol Zombie got hacked by Russians
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  22. Zombie

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    I know right......

    At least give me Hillary's emails if you're going to hack me.

    How did those get on my computer? :mystery:

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  23. Amaris

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  24. Tuckerfan

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    Found the solution.

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  25. K.

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  26. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

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    There is an issue - Castle is still banned.

    Mods, please unban castle.
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  27. Bickendan

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    No.
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  28. Bickendan

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    Dean Wermer's gonna be pissed!
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  29. shootER

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    Happened to me about 9:40pm CST or thereabouts. Couldn't get the board to load for about half an hour. :huh:
  30. Zombie

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    Hasn't happened in 10 days to me. I wonder what it is about the board that does this.
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