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farothel

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« on: <01-12-12/1426:15> »
I often get the following error:
Connection Problems
Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.

When I do a reload, mostly I get to the forum part I want to go in, but I'm wondering what this is.  I have it both at home and at work, but both times I use Internet Explorer (might have something to do with it).  Can someone help me with this?

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« Reply #1 on: <01-12-12/1429:04> »
I get this from time to time too.  Oddly, I got it when I hit reply the first time to this posting.  I give it a few moments and try again, then it works.
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« Reply #2 on: <01-12-12/1622:04> »
Sometimes servers are busy.

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« Reply #3 on: <01-12-12/1631:13> »
I get it too. Usually only for a few minutes at a time. It's not a big issue for me, unless I only have a few minutes in which to browse and post.
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« Reply #4 on: <01-12-12/1652:21> »
I've gotten as well. I've just chalked it up to Server Busy/Try Again.

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« Reply #5 on: <01-20-12/0449:16> »
Getting it more and more, sometimes have to refresh like 10 times before I get a thread to load... Kind of annoying to lose entire posts to it too :(

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« Reply #6 on: <01-20-12/1012:52> »
Methinks we're overloading the servers, as it happens the most at peak times.

And, as I'm on here at all hours, I'd notice.  :P
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« Reply #7 on: <01-20-12/1031:40> »
That's what I figured too, but "41 Guests, 15 Users (1 Hidden)" isn't really all that much, is it?

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« Reply #8 on: <01-20-12/1058:15> »
That's what I figured too, but "41 Guests, 15 Users (1 Hidden)" isn't really all that much, is it?

The same server hosts all the CGL games, so it's much higher than just what's listed at the bottom.
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« Reply #9 on: <01-20-12/1403:13> »
That's what I figured too, but "41 Guests, 15 Users (1 Hidden)" isn't really all that much, is it?

The same server hosts all the CGL games, so it's much higher than just what's listed at the bottom.
Get a hacker to shut down the other games? ;)
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« Reply #10 on: <01-20-12/1426:59> »
That's what I figured too, but "41 Guests, 15 Users (1 Hidden)" isn't really all that much, is it?

The same server hosts all the CGL games, so it's much higher than just what's listed at the bottom.

Is there a forum for Eclipse Phase?
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« Reply #11 on: <01-20-12/1749:14> »
Get a hacker to shut down the other games?

Ahh...no. As great as Shadowrun is, it's my second love to its older brother.
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« Reply #12 on: <01-20-12/1750:21> »
Is there a forum for Eclipse Phase?

http://eclipsephase.com/forum

Note that it's not a CGL game anymore.
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« Reply #13 on: <01-23-12/1552:40> »
It seems to be getting worse.  :(  :'(  It has just taken me over 15 minutes to actually connect to this threat to post.  And I had to repost as it wouldn't post the first time due to a connection timeout.
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« Reply #14 on: <01-23-12/1613:31> »
It seems to be getting worse.  :(  :'(  It has just taken me over 15 minutes to actually connect to this threat to post.  And I had to repost as it wouldn't post the first time due to a connection timeout.

Ditto.

Was going to say more, but lost it.
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