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Old 05-04-2006, 01:52 AM - Thread Starter
 
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What happened to the thingys on the bottom of the screen after you post that let you hop from forum to forum? (like Toddlers to TAO?) They disappeared halfway through my visit tonight....I LIKE THOSE< where are they?!

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Old 05-06-2006, 02:44 AM
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When we have a lot of traffic - lots of members online at once - the server load gets intense and slows things down. Forumjump and Currently Active Users are two features that add heavily to the server load. Disabling those at high traffic times reduces that load and prevents a server crash. It's just a temporary measure to help the server. Our other option would be to limit the number of users allowed at one time, which we prefer to not have to resprt to.

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Old 05-07-2006, 02:35 AM - Thread Starter
 
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thanks just never had it happen before...

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Old 05-09-2006, 02:32 AM
 
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phew.... glad somebody asked this because it's happened to me before as well!!

Judy, wife to my Catholic deacon husband ... homeschooling mother to my four girls, a boy, and someone new in May '15! Forever remembering our loss (8/11) .
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Old 05-09-2006, 07:08 PM
 
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Happening every day about this time (5 PM EST) and lasting all evening.

Makes forum navigation time-consuming and unfriendly (esp. in the diapering and pregnancy forums - you have to go back to the splash page every time).

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This situation is going to have the effect of limiting users at the heavy traffic times as some of us give up to return at another time.

"What will you do once you know?"
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An alternative when this is happening: open the forums homepage in one window and right click to open forums as you desire, leaving the forums homepage window always open to return to and use as a temporary forumjump page.

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Yes, that does work, but my ancient computer barely runs this forum as it is. Multiple windows open eat up its fragile memory. Is there any chance this is going to be fixed, or is it a permanent result of the last upgrade?
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We are working on getting a new server. This should solve the problem.
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whoo so glad someone else asked.. I thought I was crazy and just sort of ignoring it..hehe
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