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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #150 on: 28/09/2006 15:54:59 »
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Sorry if it was down yesterday, I didn't notice it.

I don't think it was a maintainance issue on our part. I think there were a load of problems with our hosting provider as I know the new sever that I have been developing the new site went down for a while (along with their homepage), but www.nakedscientists.com seemed to be ok form where I was sitting. It is entirely possible that it was a horrible problem that appeared differently from different places. I will ask them what was going on.

Could you e-mail me if there is a problem as I don't think I am checking it as often as some.



My problem yesterday was specifically with the forum. I could get onto the homepage okay but no way the forum. Tried in both Opera and MS Explorer, no go!!!

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #151 on: 28/09/2006 18:05:44 »
There was apparently a problem with the firewall that all the traffic went through yesterday, partially caused by the volume of our podcast traffic. The server is being moved outside the firewall as I type, so hopefully things will improve.
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #152 on: 29/09/2006 06:05:05 »
Gaia, That is exactly what it did to me.. I could also get to homepage but when I hit the science button, it would take me to a white page with a subject heading, but never open up.. other attempts, just timed out!! No Access!! I tried for hours without results, fell asleep on Keyboard literally and was surprised awake when I opened my eyes it had been over and hour and my idle mess was up on screen I unkinked my nect and hit forum on my historyand boom so fast my head spun... things were working better then normal, much faster then ever, I really only hit the enter button and took my finger off and the forum was up!!that fast, i kind jumped as it made a funny noise like a crackling as it opened up! I was extactic , but so darn Tired.. I posted till around Two AM. California time...10:00 am Uk time!

Dave Would have emailed you, except did not have your email as I use the profile to email through! Couldn't get on to get to the profile, I guess I should store them on my computer...eh?


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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #153 on: 16/10/2006 17:23:08 »
Could not log on for an hour, between 7:00 and 9:00 little over and hour! hit and miss.

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #154 on: 16/10/2006 18:16:25 »
It gets to the point that I almost expect as a matter of routine that there are a few hours each day when I will not be able to log on because the server is overloaded.  It is a great way to lose users.



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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #155 on: 16/10/2006 22:53:43 »
Oh Dear. I'm not sure why this happened. What I do know is that when the new version of the site goes live before long this definitely WON'T happen.

Please accept my apologies in the meantime.

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #156 on: 24/10/2006 13:33:17 »
Thanks Chris, and we know you are working on it. It will be exciting to use the new version tomorrow night, as I see dave says the switch over will happen between 9:00 and 12:00 BST tomorrow, is that AM or PM it did not say! Do we acess it the same or should we save the new address to word. Will it still come up when I punch up the naked Scientists address bar?

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #157 on: 26/10/2006 15:33:58 »
OK, Dave I finally got on this morning at 12:12 AM ! I was able to post for awhile and explore a few of the new options for us moderators. Then as I tried to look at my own profile, I was suddenly signed out as if I had logged off. I logged back on and went to my profile as if I had hit a wrong button or something, then it wouldn't open my own profile, it just shot to a page time out once a gain. I tried several times with the same result. having to hit the back button. I was able to go back to where I was but not able to access any other features, re: posting etc. kept saying page fault time out, something like that!!

So far this morning ok, but this is all I have done so far! ;)
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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #158 on: 26/10/2006 17:55:28 »
Seems to be a major ' time out' issue.....often I'm presented with a long pause after posting and then just a blank page !
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #159 on: 27/10/2006 02:17:56 »
I'm really not too keen on the default font !!..it's too squashed looking !!

Is there a way to change it for myself ?..I can't see a typeface setting in my account settings/options/preferences....though I have seen the font icon in the posting section....but that would only effect mine wouldn't it ?
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #160 on: 27/10/2006 08:42:58 »
I agree with the font it looks squashed and two small for my old eyes..

I two am having the same page pause as Neil.. you post and it takes forever looking at white page, then finally it opens
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #161 on: 29/10/2006 18:06:21 »
I have changed it to arial, hope that is better
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #162 on: 29/10/2006 19:06:40 »
Thanks Dave..
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #163 on: 02/11/2006 08:27:52 »
The top of the forum says I have a message, but nothing's there
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #164 on: 02/11/2006 10:23:07 »
Dave - what does the "report to moderator" button actually do?

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #165 on: 02/11/2006 10:46:55 »
The top of the forum says I have a message, but nothing's there


Dave, very smartly, removed a large number of very inappropriate spam messages that had unfortunately been sent out to our users, but he could not stop the notification of those messages from going out.
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #166 on: 02/11/2006 15:59:14 »
Is there any what to get rid of the notification?

It's driving me crazy...
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #167 on: 02/11/2006 18:37:09 »
Is there any what to get rid of the notification?

It's driving me crazy...

YES there is !!









Oh...you want to know....OK !!..go into your profile....once clicked go to the notifications and email settings under Modify Your Profile (I think that's what it's called) on the left and once clicked you can tick the notification options to your hearts content !!

......and ...I know exactly what you mean !!!

 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #168 on: 03/11/2006 16:11:47 »
ME TOO! I do Like all the messaging options though!
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #169 on: 20/11/2006 23:38:38 »
WOAH!!!!!!

Where'd the Physics forum go?!?!?!?!?!?!?  I can't find it anywhere.
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #170 on: 21/11/2006 01:14:41 »
WOAH!!!!!!

Where'd the Physics forum go?!?!?!?!?!?!?  I can't find it anywhere.
Minor glitch ,it will reappear very soon.
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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #171 on: 21/11/2006 08:44:46 »
LOL Yeah Michael where did it go? LOL! Just teasing Michael, I see that it is back there and doing well!  I was worried once about deleteing a whole thread by accident, So when I read this it made me giggle and think of that! Sorry!
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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #172 on: 21/11/2006 12:10:16 »
Sorry about that, something very strange was happening with it that was doing bad things to the server, so I hid it, and then forgot to unhide it.
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #173 on: 21/11/2006 13:31:37 »
Am probably doing something wrong but... help! The site says I've got a message but there's nothing showing in my in-box.
 

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Re: Error Log - Post site problems here
« Reply #174 on: 21/11/2006 14:28:17 »
Has that solved the problem Gaia?
 

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