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Author Topic: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow  (Read 5462 times)

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Offline Shropshire Lad

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #45 on: November 13, 2018, 09:56:38 AM »
It's definitely the forum Mick. My router monitors the incoming broadband speed and the WiFi mesh signal neither of which change dramatically. Worth the occasional hesitancy once you realise you haven't got a problem with your kit 😀

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #46 on: November 13, 2018, 06:23:57 PM »
Unfortunately Malcolm, I use an iPad usually and not a PC. Next time I notice a slowing down, i’ll Nip up to my office and check.
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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #47 on: November 13, 2018, 08:24:26 PM »
I gave up around 08:30 this morning, forum just wouldn't load

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #48 on: November 13, 2018, 10:24:20 PM »
What brasses me off is when I think to myself "I have an hour to spare before I go out so I'll get on the forum" and then find it so slow I accomplish nothing before I have to depart ::)

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #49 on: November 13, 2018, 11:09:27 PM »
No problems here but then I am upside down
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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #50 on: November 13, 2018, 11:49:09 PM »
Every time this pops up i check and cant find an issue, somaybe it is the geographical region however more likely the isp or the area

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #51 on: November 14, 2018, 08:47:56 AM »
Not exactly the same problem, but for some notifications of posts, it is taking ages for the notification to get to me. As an example, the notification of the above post by NPN timed at 10.24pm. was received by me at 2225. Yet the notification of the post prior to NPN, by Lawrence, timed at 8.24pm, was not received by me until 2355!  ???. This happens regularly, i.e. posts taking an hour or two to be notified to me, or being received out of sequence. It is not a big problem, but a bit annoying when I follow a link in a notification only to find it is a post I have already read. I know I am not the only one experiencing this problem, Daffy also had the problem. (25th October). I also remarked on this problem back in July.
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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #52 on: November 14, 2018, 09:27:47 AM »
I think that the way members use the forum is a factor, too.

Here in Australia, I am going to bed when forum activity becomes heavy. When I wake up, I have multiple email notifications from the forum.

I delete them all from my emails!

I know that when I get on the forum, I'll see them all anyway!
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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #53 on: November 14, 2018, 12:51:21 PM »
Every time this pops up i check and cant find an issue, somaybe it is the geographical region however more likely the isp or the area


And as I keep saying I have no issues with any other website so maybe the geographical region or isp doesn't like the forum. I would perhaps agree if I had issues elsewhere but I don't. How about @Lawrence ?

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #54 on: November 14, 2018, 01:32:54 PM »
Every time this pops up i check and cant find an issue, somaybe it is the geographical region however more likely the isp or the area


And as I keep saying I have no issues with any other website so maybe the geographical region or isp doesn't like the forum. I would perhaps agree if I had issues elsewhere but I don't. How about @Lawrence ?


I was at work (Dundee) yesterday when it was so slow I gave up, at home (Fife) it can be really hit and miss and there seems no rhyme or reason for it. I would expect some drop in bandwidth in the evenings when folks are home streaming stuff etc but we have (up to) 36mB fibre now and have no issues at all, in all honesty, in the evening we probably have 2 phones, 2 tablets a laptop and SWMBO streaming on the TV all connected no issues, then if I go on the forum it is a bit of a lottery. As others have said, not really noticed problems with other sites.

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #55 on: November 15, 2018, 01:17:09 PM »
Strangely since I last moaned there has been excellent speed on the forum so I can only assume @Only Me has put another thrupenny bit in the meter :D

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #56 on: November 15, 2018, 01:47:18 PM »
Al i did was untag myself from this thread to stop the spam and voila it fixed itself...

;)

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #57 on: November 20, 2018, 09:08:15 PM »
If only it were so.

A bit like wading through treacle this evening.
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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #58 on: November 20, 2018, 09:54:14 PM »
I can only assume @Only Me has put another thrupenny bit in the meter :D


Just goes to show thruppence goes nowhere nowadays ::)

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Re: Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow
« Reply #59 on: November 21, 2018, 09:22:11 PM »
I don't want to be an arse about this but someone has to ask, what is being done to resolve these issues?
Many of us have experienced the wading through treacle accessibility issues as mentioned earlier, and more frequently, so what needs to be done to fix it? Do we need greater financing to provide a better server/greater bandwidth? Do we need to move to a new format because SMF can't handle the membership/traffic in this format.
 

 

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