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Why has TB been so slow recently??

Discussion in 'Suggestion Box' started by Scott D, Aug 10, 2003.


  1. Scott D

    Scott D

    Apr 21, 2003
    Minneapolis, MN
    Every time i'm on TB, its always really really slow. it never happens on the other websites i go to... is it just a bandwidth problem?
     
  2. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    It's because many many people need to get back to school.

    Many little people who "play bass" come here and use it more like their blog and a instant messenger, not the BBS forum that it is.

    Once school comes around, it will clean up.







    I hope... :meh:
     
  3. well, sorry to disapoint you nick gann, but school has started and im still around :spit:


    and btw, just because im active in off topic doesnt mean im not active in other forums

    ;)
     
  4. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    ...Yes it does...
     
  5. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Oh yeah, and not once in my first post in this thread did I say it was you. You getting offended thinking it was refering to you, responding to it as though it was refering to you, only reinforces the notion that it is you, and that you know it is you.
     

  6. ...dude, stop overreacting, im just jokin with you! i didnt think you would actually take me serious! :meh:

    lighten up! :p
     
  7. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    perhaps this question would be better suited if you posted it in Pauls Shack in the report bugs area. He'd know better than anyone here why its been slow.

    My guess is the server is bogged down. But then again I dunno, ask Paul.
     
  8. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    good idea, cass. consider it moved :)
     
  9. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Hehe, I'm just giving you a hard time ;) I like to do that occasionally :D
     
  10. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    It's stuck in a tractor beam! it's pulling us in!










    oh wait...that's why the millenium falcon couldn't go in reverse...my bad:D
     
  11. paul

    paul Staff Member Founder Administrator

    Jul 20, 2000
    Texas
    Has it been better lately (since Aug. 12th)? I did some tweaking on the server...
     
  12. hanales

    hanales

    Jul 12, 2003
    Youngstown, OH
    Yes it's been a lot better.
    I haven't been coming long, but for a while it was really bad (Beginning, middle of July)

    This site rules though, so thanks.
     
  13. Mud Flaps

    Mud Flaps

    Feb 3, 2003
    Norton, MA
    I think TB needs another server.

    It's been exremely and painfully slow these last few weeks.
     
  14. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    I notice you're not doing anything to help pay for one...
     
  15. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    BURN
     
  16. paul

    paul Staff Member Founder Administrator

    Jul 20, 2000
    Texas
    Ok, as of Oct 22nd, 10pm GMT - 600 I've made some significant updates to the back-end server software. Let me know if you notice any changes in page-load times (better or worse), or if you get any server busy errors, failed loads, etc.

    Thanks!!
     
  17. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    POW!!!!!!!!! That's a knockout punch if ever I saw one....

    Paul I got an "Server too busy" message this morning, 23/10/03 at about 10.30am Sydney time. With the time difference it probably occured before your server tweaks. I'll let you know if there are any further glitches.
     
  18. paul

    paul Staff Member Founder Administrator

    Jul 20, 2000
    Texas
    Let's see... that would put it at about 7:30pm my time... yeah, that was before the upgrade. So far so good :)
     
  19. Scott D

    Scott D

    Apr 21, 2003
    Minneapolis, MN
    Recently it has been extremely slow... it took 2 minuites (i have a timer on my Web browser) to load a picture, and it's been saying "Cannot connect to server" and it has been going like wayy slower than it should be. It's not my internet, because it goes really fast on all the other websites i'm at. Is it possible for TB to get another server, or is that out of question?