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marto
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Joined: 12 Oct 2004
Location: sydney, NSw, Australia

PostPosted: 2005.01.19(Wed)19:31    Post subject: This site keeps timing out Reply with quote

most of the times when I visit this site. it keeps saying the operation timed out. My internet is cable and I don't have any problems with it so it must be something on this site.
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Psyfalcon
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Joined: 14 Feb 2003
Location: Oregon

PostPosted: 2005.01.19(Wed)20:42    Post subject: Reply with quote

Same here, on a big pipe. (College)
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SLACkra
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Joined: 06 Feb 2003
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

PostPosted: 2005.01.19(Wed)21:22    Post subject: Reply with quote

the site is also not working very well for me. other sites are fine just this one.

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AlanV
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Joined: 12 Jan 2004
Location: Canberra, Australia

PostPosted: 2005.01.19(Wed)22:08    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought it was just my work firewall playing silly games. Perhaps not if others suffer as well.
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SLACkra
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Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

PostPosted: 2005.01.20(Thu)2:45    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have firewalls and spysweeper (spyware killer) on my computer. but I turn them off when I surf sites I know are safe like a of a. I also have gotten invalid session while trying to post. to get aroudn that I copy what I had already typed then try to post it agian. it somtime works

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Irons
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Joined: 27 Feb 2003
Location: Buffalo, NY

PostPosted: 2005.01.20(Thu)10:47    Post subject: Reply with quote

FYI,

There has been some routing issues in a LARGE route connection in Washington, DC. I also know that there has been some issues with Level3 to some other providers. Where Level3 has been dumping traffic to the wrong connect to another backbone.

Try ping and traceroutes. See where it dies.

This site is hosted dedicated server from a capable provider.
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Huntress
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Joined: 05 Feb 2003
Location: Houston TX

PostPosted: 2005.01.20(Thu)11:27    Post subject: Reply with quote

In layman's terms though, you don't connect from your computer directly to the server that hosts this site. There are many places that you are routed through to get here. Areas that have high level traffic will cause timeouts and other problems.

I, personally. am having no difficulty accessing the site at all right now, but sometimes I do get the occasional time out or browser malfunction. Especially when taking too long to finish a reply. Smile
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