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Offline NeeNee

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Forum downtime & bugs
« on: October 15, 2012, 01:17:28 AM »
I've noticed that sometimes the forum will load a bit slow. However, I'm never quite sure if the problem is with the site or with my computer (a lot of things load slowly for me), and I don't know if it's something structural or just the occasional hitch.

So help me out here. If the forum is down/slow, or if you are experiencing other issues, leave a little message. (Just one message will do. Don't post every five minutes. Also don't post if someone else has already reported the problem before you.) If it turns out the downtimes become too common, I'll update to a paid hosting plan go and complain that I'm paying money for this, or consider upgrading to a higher plan if the site grows too big.
« Last Edit: July 03, 2013, 06:26:44 PM by NeeNee »

Offline Wikkelsoee

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Re: Forum downtime
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2012, 02:11:04 PM »
I thought it was just me, but the site loads slowly for me too ^^;

Offline earthforge

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Re: Forum downtime
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2012, 04:25:27 AM »
Honestly, it's been hideous. I was unable to access this site last week. Kept on getting "connection error". Would a donation box work well to get money to renew the forum server?
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Offline NeeNee

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Re: Forum downtime
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2012, 05:25:28 AM »
^ I know, I know. I mean, I created a redirect QuickTopic for it and everything.

I've upgraded to a higher plan, so we should have 99.9% uptime now (starting in 17 hours). If there are any more glitches, do report it, then I will go and complain. I've got the right now that I'm a paying customer. ~_~

Are there any people here who would actually put something in a donation box? If so, I'll ask my technical staff (cough) if it's possible to install such a thing, but it sounds complicated (to do it safely, that is). Alternatively, I can just give you my bank account number.

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Re: Forum downtime
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2012, 11:43:24 AM »
What sort of prices are we talking for plans here? Just curious.

Offline NeeNee

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Re: Forum downtime
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2012, 12:22:33 AM »
^ I'm paying about €5/month right now.

Nothing dramatic, really, but I might have to upgrade again if the place gets bigger. Plus I'm planning to keep it up for a long time.

Offline earthforge

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Re: Forum downtime
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2012, 06:38:14 AM »
That's already fixed my inability to connect, so thanks NN!  :D
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Re: Forum downtime
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2012, 04:15:00 PM »
Wow, you are paying for the website? Why don't we use free alternatives?

Offline NeeNee

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Re: Forum downtime
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2012, 04:33:08 PM »
^ Because the site kept going down on the free hosting plan.

But if you know of any alternatives that work better, feel free to enlighten me. I'm hardly an expert on this, so advice is always welcome.

Offline NeeNee

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Re: Forum downtime & bugs
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2013, 06:29:30 PM »
Question: Has anyone tried posting in the Takara thread recently?

Does it work? Because I'm getting an error message, and I'm not sure if the problem is with the forum or just my account. I already made sure we're running the latest updates.

Offline Wikkelsoee

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Re: Forum downtime & bugs
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2013, 09:06:16 PM »
^ We'll probably see some activity there when the new chapter is out. I haven't seen posted in it lately, but I haven't seen an error anywhere else either.
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Offline NeeNee

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Re: Forum downtime & bugs
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2013, 05:14:43 AM »
The Takara thread is still stuck, so I made a new one: http://www.theblueknight.host-ed.me/forum/index.php/topic,203.0.html.

Apparently the forum acts weird when you use the combinations "pet .boy" and "pet .girl" (without the dots), so try and avoid those.


Edit:
Looks like this problem has been solved.


« Last Edit: August 10, 2013, 04:48:54 PM by NeeNee »

Offline chinonamida

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Re: Forum downtime & bugs
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2013, 09:59:47 PM »
ok T T

I'm not sure how to say this, but am I the only one who . . . had problem getting on this site yesterday?

I always typed blueknight.tk in the address bar to get on this web site.
but now if you type this youre redirected to random pages.
I was really worried. I seriously thought it might have got hacked.

anyway, I just found out you can access the site with theblueknight.host-ed.me/forum/index.php

still, whats wrong with blueknight.tk and why is it suddenly not working?

Offline NeeNee

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Re: Forum downtime & bugs
« Reply #13 on: September 07, 2013, 10:50:26 PM »
It appears I forgot to renew that link. Thanks for the reminder.

Thankfully, it was just a back-up, and the main link (http://www.theblueknight.tk) still works. You'll just have to type theblueknight.tk for now, then you're good. :)

Offline chinonamida

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Re: Forum downtime & bugs
« Reply #14 on: September 07, 2013, 11:10:15 PM »
do you know I spent all day yesterday trying to figure that out T T

I feel stupid now ¬¬


hahahah whatever XD

I got a bunch of problems with my computer at the same time I guess it was to much. gotta take a break from my computer.