Problem with FUN ???

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  1. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    I've a problem that I wonder is me or FUN.

    I create a reply to a message. Preview it. Submit it.

    Regularly, one in ten, the screen freezes with the "busy" logo twirling around as if the internet is down.

    So I open another tab in Firefox 3.07, pull up FUN, go to the thread in question and there is my post, finished. Yet, on the first tab I still have the busy signal and it's locked up, so I just close it.

    It would seem that a handshake is not getting back to the post routine telling it that it's job done.

    This is a computer I earn my living on, programming, it's not showing any other problems, *except* that a change in tariff on Tiscali means the internet connection is almost useless in the evenings.

    So the question is is anyone else seeing this problem ?
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    The new post "submitted" in less than a second.
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    And the first reply did too. This is reply 2.
     
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    ralph-dot Read Only Funster

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    It used to happen to me but not anymore (I think Jim fixed something).
     
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    American Dream Read Only Funster

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    Ditto

    Ditto

    Ditto.......:Rofl1:

    Just had a double post too
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Ah, but has he just unfixed it ????
     
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    Not me Sir:Blush:
     
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    American Dream Read Only Funster

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    Is the latest offering.... Instead of BOGOF it's POGOF

    Post One Get One Free........Free Free Free.........
     
  9. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Strange.

    At least I'm not alone. And with the wide spread of experience in here there may be some who would assume they'd made a mistake and just re-started.

    I, of course, never make mistakes.
     
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    i replied to a post the other day, previewed it, then submitted it.:thumb:

    could be floating around anywhere now but it never appeared on the thread....:cry:
     
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    It happens to me with Firefox Hill Dweller, but not with IE7.

    I guess it's a Firefox goof.
     
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    I am sure it was a problem like this with IE that prompted me to switch to Firefox originally, I now use Firefox and am not having problems replying to posts.

    Ralph
     
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    I think these issues are down to server optimisation. We now have everything sat on the new server, which has a faster processor and double the memory. It's all working fine (apart from the new chat program:RollEyes:) What we have to do now is optimise the server so the database runs fast and our operating system delivers the the right pages to you as quickly as possible. Some scripts seem to be inconsistent in the speed that they are running and this has led to some time-out issues for a few and we are investigating. I am at the bottom of a very steep learning curve, but we are headed in the right direction, I'm sure of that, most of the time :Laughing:
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    That's a shame, I love the way Firefox works. Paired with Thunderbird. I guess I can put up with it.
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    A bit more information.....

    Should anyone be interested I've found another pattern to this...

    I post a reply and Firefox hangs.

    I open another window, FUN, go to my reply, it's there as the last post. I close window one.

    BUT on the home page the last post is not mine but next to last.

    So I suspect the area where it's falling over is the final indexing of posts.
     
  16. Geo

    Geo Trader - Funster

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    I read that as, "Its all up hill from here":Rofl1::Rofl1:
    Geo
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    It's *always* up hill in computing because the whole industry crashes if they don't keep moving the goal posts to keep us buying new. Just a tiny fraction of the cost/effort is things that are genuinely useful.

    Same with cars, isn't it.

    Same with digital and HD TV.

    Anything to make us part with our money otherwise millions of job losses.
     
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    as well as the aforementioned problems, all of which I suffer from time to time, Chat also has a number of problems, people being "timed out" and having to log in again, text dissappearing, very often I see the last person who logged in when I do even though they have gone, refresh the screen and they are gone. So what is the problem with the new chat Jim are te techies sorting is or is it just a waste of money.
     
  19. Jaws

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    Seems to be something to do with vBulletin, Firefox and or Google Chrome
    It is a wide spread problem and one that has been discussed on the vBul user forum
     
  20. bazfergy

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    I dont have problems answering posts:thumb: but i always have trouble signing in:Angry:
     
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