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  1. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 11, 2021

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    Hi,

    Just wanted to let people know over the next 24-72 hours we're testing some DNS and server changes to try to increase resilience and performance under high load times, if you notice any issues relating to login problems, posting problems or difficulty loading pages please post here or if you can't shoot an email to [email protected]

    Thanks
    Ash
     
  2. Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Mar 11, 2021

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    ::popcorn:: Now I want to run an hourly script grabbing your full dns info. ;)
     
  3. kov Trüffelschwein. Mar 12, 2021

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    Finally soon also available on the darknet :thumbsup:
     
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  4. pdxleaf Mar 12, 2021

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    Screenshot_20210311-224605_Samsung Internet.jpg

    Not sure if this helps.
     
  5. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 12, 2021

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    Yep that was me restarting some services, all good should have only been about a minute
     
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  6. pdxleaf Mar 12, 2021

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    A gentle reminder of who's in charge.;)

    Is this a good time to share with you my thoughts on the 200 post rule or who should be in the dealers section? ::rant:
     
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  7. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 12, 2021

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    Nothing wrong with thoughts mate, we’re happy to hear them but it takes a decent amount of support both from the community and the mod team to make a change worth implementing.
     
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  8. pdxleaf Mar 12, 2021

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    Just teasing. (Never had a chance to use that emoji before.)

    Wouldn't change a thing. Not that I would know how.

    Cheers.
     
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  9. DaveK Yoda of Yodelers Mar 12, 2021

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    I read somewhere that adding a Pocket Watch forum increases resilience and performance under high load times. This should be done immediately after testing some DNS and server changes, apparently.
     
  10. LesXL Mar 12, 2021

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    As an expert in the subject, I concur with your assessment. The sooner the better !
     
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  11. DaveK Yoda of Yodelers Mar 12, 2021

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    I don’t work in IT either, but the concept made tremendous sense to me, from an engineering perspective.
     
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  12. LesXL Mar 12, 2021

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    Well, I'm not an IT expert, but from my previous financial background, it does also make tremendous sense. It will increase both the ads revenue and it will sustain the subscription-based model.

    More revenues will mean a more stable and future proof IT infrastructure.
     
  13. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 12, 2021

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    It took the Seiko boys 3 years and 88 pages of watch posts to achieve UN recognition and sovereignty, pocket watch boys better get started lol
     
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  14. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 12, 2021

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    It looks like nobody has had any issues so far, how does the site feel performance wise, better worse or the same compared to say a week ago?
     
  15. Traveler Mar 12, 2021

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    Same same
     
  16. TexOmega Mar 12, 2021

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    I work neither in IT or engineering but I did stay in a Holiday Inn a few times and this makes perfect sense to me.

    And WE ALL KNOW the 3 years and 88 pages was just a shaggy dog story hopping the Seiko Guys would give up and shuffle on down the road.

    They didn't and you just caved.

    Now, getting us PW guys angry can't be good for you or this Forum......just sayin'........



    "We Want a PW Forum!!!"

    "When do we want it?"

    "NOW!!"


    Feel free to join in, guys..... and all just take a seat.... we aint leavin' this nice office.....who brought the locks and chains?
     
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  17. Traveler Mar 12, 2021

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  18. BlackTalon This Space for Rent Mar 12, 2021

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    seems to load pages slightly faster -- not that it was slow before.
     
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  19. Scarecrow Boat 5000 Candles in the Wind Mar 12, 2021

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    +1 for this
     
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  20. LesXL Mar 14, 2021

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    Had the same message at 16:30 CET in case it helps