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01-06-2013 05:01 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question slow site issues

Hi , Is anyone else having issues with the site being slower than molasses when trying to upload comments or view posts , or just signing on in general ? This has been my problem for the past two or more days. I have cleaned my cache and everything else on all of my browsers , with the same slow response from all of them . It is only this site that is slow. This will be my third attempt at posting this question if it comes through.

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#1 posted 01-06-2013 05:05 PM

I’m doing fine on this end…

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#2 posted 01-06-2013 05:06 PM

It’s painfully slow for me to. Search doesn’t work at all for me.

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#3 posted 01-06-2013 05:10 PM

It’s often very slow early in the morning for me….today included, but it seems fine now.

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#4 posted 01-06-2013 05:13 PM

I’ve only been here a bit over a month, and the speed hasnt changed for me in that time. It’s pretty quick by my standards.
I gotta think that with 55,000+ members anybody who has been here more than a few years must think this site has slowed down quite a bit.
I just made a post yesterday that while searching the Pulse Pages I got to page seven and it only covered about 22 hours of posts. With this much posting going on I can only IMAGINE the size of the server that must be in place!

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#5 posted 01-06-2013 05:15 PM

See? In the few minutes it took me to type and post my response there were 3 others doing the same. Calculate this out exponentially (sp) and there’s a BUNCH of woodworkers not out in their shops! :-)

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#6 posted 01-06-2013 05:16 PM


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#7 posted 01-06-2013 05:19 PM

Up to speed on my end…

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#8 posted 01-06-2013 05:21 PM

I forgot about the excess weekend traffic on the site…hopefully that is all it is : )
Thank you all for your responses….I tried 3 different browsers with the same results and have no jet lag on other sites today.
Happy New Year to all : )

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#9 posted 01-06-2013 05:43 PM

When I first got on this morning it was very very slow…
I thought it was my computer…

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#10 posted 01-06-2013 05:54 PM

Same thing here. Real slow in the AM and sometimes at night. I blamed it on G chrome.

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#11 posted 01-06-2013 05:57 PM

Some times in the morning it has been really slow. Usually I just shut down IE and reopen and it is ok.

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#12 posted 01-06-2013 06:09 PM

I have never noticed being too slow or even having periods of slowdown. Could be your local provider; when I’m in my office it is slow and nearly stalls at noon time but then that is a different provider and most other sites as well.

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#13 posted 01-06-2013 06:11 PM

Same here but spotty. How many experiencing this are in New England – Mass, NY…

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#14 posted 01-06-2013 06:23 PM

slow here… maybe it is a Massachusetts thing ;-)

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#15 posted 01-06-2013 06:26 PM

Probably all the off topic political posts slowing it down!

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