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Old 04-07-20, 01:55 PM
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Can you still access this website? Where are you?

Just letting you all know, I have been unable to access this website most of the time recently. Often it will not load at all. At other times it loads very slowly. I am in Asia. There may be nothing you can do about it in the short term. Maybe it is a case of large numbers of people using the internet with everybody staying home. Maybe the internet can't cope with all the extra traffic. Maybe the server hosting this website is overloaded. Maybe those in America don't have a problem with it, but I don't know. I don't know about other parts of the world. I am letting you know, so if there are less people on this website, you know why. I can readily access many other websites.

Those who can still access this website? Where are you? Is it slower than usual?
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Old 04-07-20, 02:21 PM
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In America. Works fine.

Where in Asia? That covers lots of countries. When I was in Hangzhou China I could only get BF if I VPN'd into the office and then went to BF. That was about 10 years ago... or more.
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Works fine for me. I'm in the USA.

Most of the time, when I hear that people are complaining about slow service, it is on their end. Clearing cache often helps.
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It works fine for me, but only TPC know where I really am.
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Works in Seattle.

There's an annoying bug in the text editor (at least in chrome mobile) but that's not because of connectivity.
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It works for me. I am in my kitchen.
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It works for me. I am in my kitchen.
Sure, but does it work in the Den? That's the real test...
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Old 04-07-20, 03:58 PM
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I don't have a Den, but hang on when I check the Garage.
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It works for me. I am in my kitchen.
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I know your head is in Uranus.
I hope you have Duracells.
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It works fine for me, but only TPC know where I really am.
Toilet paper companies?
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It has come good again this morning, here. Probably less people are using the internet now.

Notice, all those who gave their location were in the US. Maybe others have just not responded. Maybe they have been unable access the site.
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I don't have a Den, but hang on when I check the Garage.
And we never heard from him again...
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Toilet paper companies?
The Phone Cops.
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It has come good again this morning, here. Probably less people are using the internet now.

Notice, all those who gave their location were in the US. Maybe others have just not responded. Maybe they have been unable access the site.
Works fine in Australia.
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Old 04-08-20, 04:23 AM
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Toilet paper companies?
You have never seen "The President's Analyst"(1967)?

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Old 04-08-20, 05:09 AM
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Sure, but does it work in the Den? That's the real test...
Go ask Alice, or Mrs. Brady.
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Go ask Alice
I think she'll know.
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Feed your head.
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OMG that was terrible. I got lost with no signal to guide me back. Wife found me twitching by the bike. Back in the Kitchen again.
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OMG that was terrible. I got lost with no signal to guide me back. Wife found me twitching by the bike. Back in the Kitchen again.
Whew... that was close... did you happen to see Alice when you went down that hole?
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Obviously, there are going to be more people online right now, so areas with less developed digital infrastructure (although again, I don't know if the OP was in Shanghai or in the Himalayas) may experience slowness. This is globally, to the point that streaming services have restricted 4K movie and TV access.
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Old 04-08-20, 02:40 PM
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For a number of days I couldn't access the site at all. For the last two days I can access it during the early hours of the morning, just before daylight, and just after daylight. This is probably when the least number of people are using the internet.

I think this issue is unique to this year. Probably more people are using the internet, as many people are not going to work.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I think she'll know.
That butcher guy she sees wouldn't know, he still makes you use a payphone to call Mrs. Brady.
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