1. Thank you for visiting Buffy-Boards. You obviously have exceptional taste. We just want you to know that:
    1. You really should register so you can chat with us!
    2. Ten thousand people can't be wrong.
    3. Buffy-Boards loves you.
    4. See 1 through 3.
    Come on, register already!

Board Temporarily Closed to Guests

Discussion in 'Buffy-Boards News' started by Buffy Summers, Jun 27, 2017.

  1. Buffy Summers

    Buffy Summers Yataro Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2001
    Messages:
    28,947
    Likes Received:
    3,414
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    The City of Angels
    Reputation:
    46,551
    Sineya
    We were experiencing some super high cpu loads, so I turned off guest viewing to bring the load down. Otherwise the site would not load for anyone. I'll be monitoring it and will turn guest viewing on again once the issue appears resolved.

    I've also turned off all modifications in order to bring load down.

    :)
     
    Taake likes this.
  2. GoSpuffy

    GoSpuffy Vampire Lover, I mean Slayer

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2015
    Messages:
    2,136
    Likes Received:
    1,926
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Vancouver, BC
    Reputation:
    3,661
    Black Thorn
    Im not sure if you're speaking geek or Greek but thank you ?
     
    Priceless likes this.
  3. Smile Time

    Smile Time The Scattered One

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2015
    Messages:
    1,555
    Likes Received:
    1,560
    Gender:
    Female
    Reputation:
    1,781
    Sineya
    I can understand how guest viewing increases the load (more guests=more load) but don't understand how the modifications (such as media and reputation) increases the load as well.
     
  4. The Bronze

    The Bronze Rogue Demon Hunter

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2013
    Messages:
    2,139
    Likes Received:
    2,112
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Essex
    Reputation:
    4,401
    Black Thorn
    Bloody guests coming on here and stealing our cpu!
     
    GwenRaiden likes this.
  5. Mr Trick

    Mr Trick Scooby

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2015
    Messages:
    9,291
    Likes Received:
    4,682
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    London, UK
    Reputation:
    8,047
    The only other thing is if we're watching something like an episode of TV together we tend to use the chatbox for that?
     
  6. Taake

    Taake Bella Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2010
    Messages:
    12,492
    Likes Received:
    6,720
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Stockholm, Swe
    Reputation:
    41,573
    Black Thorn
    You'll simply have to wait to use things like the chatbox until the issue is resolved and the board can load properly. If it doesn't load properly, you won't have much use for the chatbox anyway.
     
  7. Buffy Summers

    Buffy Summers Yataro Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2001
    Messages:
    28,947
    Likes Received:
    3,414
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    The City of Angels
    Reputation:
    46,551
    Sineya
    It creates additional queries to the database every time a page is loaded. You will notice the board runs faster without them.

    I have opened the board again to guests pending any issues.
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2017
    Athena likes this.
  8. Last Watcher

    Last Watcher Tweed Icon

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2016
    Messages:
    1,847
    Likes Received:
    1,860
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Teabag Central
    Reputation:
    2,297
    Sineya
    Ah! That explains why I kept losing my connection last night. It kept timing out.

    Wasn't me using all the CPU before anyone asks :p
     
  9. Buffy Summers

    Buffy Summers Yataro Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2001
    Messages:
    28,947
    Likes Received:
    3,414
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    The City of Angels
    Reputation:
    46,551
    Sineya
    We got hit with a lot of robots again, so I have again temporarily turned off guest viewing until this passes.

    :)
     
  10. ChaseRules

    ChaseRules When it comes to dating I the Slayer.

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2012
    Messages:
    5,688
    Likes Received:
    2,100
    Reputation:
    2,500
    Sineya
    Pardon my question but what are robots here o_O
     
  11. The Bronze

    The Bronze Rogue Demon Hunter

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2013
    Messages:
    2,139
    Likes Received:
    2,112
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Essex
    Reputation:
    4,401
    Black Thorn
    It's Skynet gathering info about us all. When the computers strike they'll go for Buffy fans first.
     
    GoSpuffy and Smile Time like this.
  12. ChaseRules

    ChaseRules When it comes to dating I the Slayer.

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2012
    Messages:
    5,688
    Likes Received:
    2,100
    Reputation:
    2,500
    Sineya
    That because they know we can fight them & win:D
     
    The Bronze likes this.
  13. Buffy Summers

    Buffy Summers Yataro Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2001
    Messages:
    28,947
    Likes Received:
    3,414
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    The City of Angels
    Reputation:
    46,551
    Sineya
  14. ChaseRules

    ChaseRules When it comes to dating I the Slayer.

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2012
    Messages:
    5,688
    Likes Received:
    2,100
    Reputation:
    2,500
    Sineya
    Thanks . That I thought but wasn't sure.