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Leaston  (Level: 42.6 - Posts: 839)
Sat, 23rd May '09 5:41 PM


I just received a message said Sploofus is suffering from some major database/server issues..and they said Justin is the only one that can fix it...but they hope it will all be resolved soon!

Caramel1  (Level: 126.0 - Posts: 21555)
Sat, 23rd May '09 6:38 PM

That is how it has been from the get-go. Editors can delete and post as players and editors but they cannot fix the broken things. Are there "trust" issues with the needed codes or what? makes for a whole lot of frustration

Lodi  (Level: 95.9 - Posts: 2144)
Sat, 23rd May '09 10:08 PM

I don't think the editors are given the ability to tinker with servers so you can't blame them for this stuff.

Let me at the damn thing. At least I'll try.

Leaston  (Level: 42.6 - Posts: 839)
Sat, 23rd May '09 10:32 PM

That's what they told me...they couldn't do it..only maybe he will get it fixed!

Lodi  (Level: 95.9 - Posts: 2144)
Sun, 24th May '09 1:33 AM

Unless he's wasting away in Margaritaville. Looking for his lost shaker of salt.

Barnierubble  (Level: 93.9 - Posts: 637)
Sun, 24th May '09 2:14 AM

Maybe he is away on holiday, spending all the extra cash he got in from his special offer. LOL Stranger things have happened at sea. Oh, sorry, that expression is in the wrong thread. LOL

Surreyman  (Level: 257.1 - Posts: 2766)
Sun, 24th May '09 4:18 AM

Saw all the stuff over on Sploofus Refugees but entered fine at 9 a.m. UK time.
But obviously fings are a bit odd here & there within the site.
Any updates from anywhere yet?

Madamec8  (Level: 79.5 - Posts: 890)
Sun, 24th May '09 4:34 AM

I'm guessing it takes some tech know-how to fix server problems and it wouldn't be wise to open it up to just anyone. I don't know the set-up, usually a web I/T person behind the scenes with administrator like Justin; perhaps he wears both hats.

Ladyvol  (Level: 202.9 - Posts: 5434)
Sun, 24th May '09 8:48 AM

I got in just fine this morning as far as logging in goes and getting to chat.. Did my question of the day and the timer went all the way to zero before any answer was shown...I didn't get it right anyway...Then I wanted to see if I could check on my quizzes...I still cannot access them at all...It's 8:43 a.m. here...I'm afraid to try to take a quiz or to write one...I'll wait and see what happens I guess...Happy Trails everyone....

Gypsylady  (Level: 140.9 - Posts: 6036)
Sun, 24th May '09 9:39 AM

I've had problems logging in all night and this morning, and also the pages loading.

Also receiving this error message: CONNECTION ERROR=|db=sploofus|ip= on several things that won't load.

I'm afraid to do the Wordpuzzle yet as last night I completed the 8:00 p.m. one, and it said "Incomplete" so didn't bother trying to get it reset as the same thing could happen again.


Clevercloggs  (Level: 27.4 - Posts: 1246)
Sun, 24th May '09 9:44 AM

Same here, this is pathetic. Just tried to do a WP only to be told that i've already taken it. This is the second time i've been told i've taken a WP that i haven't. Impossible to write any quizzes like this, what the hell is going on ?

Caramel1  (Level: 126.0 - Posts: 21555)
Sun, 24th May '09 10:16 AM

Seems like MIA yet again

Collioure  (Level: 102.3 - Posts: 9952)
Sun, 24th May '09 10:20 AM

Bonus points from last WP not issued here over two hours later.

Leaston  (Level: 42.6 - Posts: 839)
Sun, 24th May '09 10:47 AM

Same here lost my QOTD and and word puzzle today...still getting CONNECTION ERROR=|db=sploofus|ip=

1mks  (Level: 208.1 - Posts: 5864)
Sun, 24th May '09 11:01 AM

Supposedly, (according to Facebook) Justin is basking in the sun in Florida.

Bobolicios  (Level: 116.8 - Posts: 1745)
Sun, 24th May '09 11:17 AM

The only thing that is loadiing fast for me is Salty Dog. So we might be stuck here til Tuesday.

Monkeynips13  (Level: 21.5 - Posts: 647)
Sun, 24th May '09 11:48 AM

Speaking of WP's, is it reasonable to request that the WP's that aired during this recent series of Sploofus Quakes be rescheduled once the server issues have been sorted out. It just seems a shame that an author put all that work into a WP and have a limited number of players due to server issues and Sploofus time outs. Just putting it out there...

Caramel1  (Level: 126.0 - Posts: 21555)
Sun, 24th May '09 11:53 AM

ditto that did not even bother with a support ticket after gettinhg booted from Jim's hilarious one

Monkeynips13  (Level: 21.5 - Posts: 647)
Sun, 24th May '09 12:05 PM

Just an addendum to my previous post. I realize rescheduling WP's is no simple matter. I can't speak for other authors, but I would have no issues with my upcoming WP being punted to a later date so that this weeks authors could get their proper dues.

Buchanan  (Level: 80.7 - Posts: 339)
Sun, 24th May '09 1:47 PM

leaston,justin has been notified many times & so far nothing is done.buchanan

Leaston  (Level: 42.6 - Posts: 839)
Sun, 24th May '09 2:30 PM

I do think it is running a little he must be working on it....I hope anyway...maybe it will be fixed by the end of the day!

Aquamar  (Level: 176.8 - Posts: 905)
Sun, 24th May '09 3:01 PM

I am having a real problem with WP. My points aren't being recorded and it took me five minutes just to log on this morning. I sure hope Justin is working on it.

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