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  • SolidSCB 21 Oct 2013 16:40:35 6,702 posts
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    and there was me thinking HA had gone and pulled a mappy.
  • imamazed 21 Oct 2013 18:11:28 5,583 posts
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    ooooh, just saw a little bit of orange
  • poobob 26 Oct 2013 19:50:04 75 posts
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    And again. Like a legless dog. Without wheels.
  • mrpon 28 Oct 2013 09:14:39 28,907 posts
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    Put another 50p in the meter ffs.

    Give yourself £5 or ½ gig, you're worth it.

  • Zizoo 28 Oct 2013 09:18:46 8,374 posts
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    I think it's the Hearthstone giveaway. EG are probably loving the traffic so who knows when they'll have had enough and announce the winners.
  • imamazed 28 Oct 2013 10:00:29 5,583 posts
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    Bloody nerds.
  • CharlieStCloud 28 Oct 2013 10:08:07 5,202 posts
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    It is just a digital card game.

    ... go to a pub and play blackjack or poker or something.
  • Gornemant 28 Oct 2013 11:03:49 10 posts
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    Pubs suck around here, and the Casino gets enough money as it is from all the old people throwing away their life savings.
    I would've guessed the lag's caused by the giveaway, but has it been going on for two weeks already? Also, hi~ :)
  • ZuluHero 28 Oct 2013 11:08:37 4,145 posts
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    No the giveaway started last week and the the lag has only been prevalent on the day it started and today when the winners are due to be announced.
  • Benno 28 Oct 2013 11:11:09 9,897 posts
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    these hearthstone fans are making the website run like a crippled bitch!

    get it out the way and be done with it EG!
  • Gornemant 28 Oct 2013 12:36:35 10 posts
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    Well the competition is closed, seems to be fine now.
  • Load_2.0 28 Oct 2013 13:54:41 19,266 posts
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    Yeah why spend any time and money making the site stable, just get those sign ups!

    Ker-ching.
  • craigy Staff 28 Oct 2013 14:01:19 7,653 posts
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    It's not really "ker-ching", as we don't make any money when the sites are down.
  • Load_2.0 28 Oct 2013 15:04:39 19,266 posts
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    My understanding.

    Beta key give aways generate lots of traffic and the numbers of registered member shoot up. More traffic, more members more appealing to advertisers.

    Every big give away it's loading errors and a slow site. Just figured it would be better catered for after so many give aways.
  • Cappy 1 Nov 2013 11:09:52 11,933 posts
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    I've been having problems since yesterday, everything loaded as blank white pages, clearing out EG's cookies got forum and articles pages loading but article comments never load at all for me (using Safari).

    I had to clear EG's cookies again this morning because things weren't quite right.
  • Hootles 1 Nov 2013 12:23:41 68 posts
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    Never understood the phrase - running like a dog.

    dogs run pretty well, as animals go.
  • Cappy 2 Nov 2013 10:51:42 11,933 posts
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    And... I'm still having to clear EG's cookie to get pages to render, on the plus side the ads for all those crappy casual games are gone now.
  • OptimusPube 13 Nov 2013 19:40:26 3,019 posts
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    Anyone else getting this web page is not available all the time or is it just me?

    You better watch out.
    You better beware.
    Albert said E=MC²

  • mrpon 13 Nov 2013 19:51:19 28,907 posts
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    o/

    Give yourself £5 or ½ gig, you're worth it.

  • EMarkM 13 Nov 2013 19:52:12 3,173 posts
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    @OptimusPube I've had something similar twice now over the last couple of days, on iPhone, on home wifi. The error message indicated that the network was not available though, rather than the webpage specifically.

    Dunno.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 13 Nov 2013 19:55:56 38,138 posts
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    It's like something has happened that's driving traffic to the site...

    Follow me on Twitter: @MrTom
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  • EMarkM 13 Nov 2013 19:56:58 3,173 posts
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    @MrTomFTW WHAAA?
  • OptimusPube 13 Nov 2013 20:39:58 3,019 posts
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    @MrTomFTW

    Well the cheap bastards should get more obnoxious in your face adverts to pay for better servers for the upcoming new consoles.

    Then I wouldn't have to put up with minor inconvenience.

    /tuts

    You better watch out.
    You better beware.
    Albert said E=MC²

  • EMarkM 13 Nov 2013 20:41:56 3,173 posts
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    Hootles wrote:
    Never understood the phrase - running like a dog.

    dogs run pretty well, as animals go.
    I always imagined it was in respect of horse racing. Don't know for sure, though.
  • Razz 14 Nov 2013 16:29:24 61,200 posts
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    404s. 404s everywhere.



    Edited by Razz at 16:31:19 14-11-2013

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  • Steve_Perry 14 Nov 2013 16:30:09 4,180 posts
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    Yeah it's tripping balls for me too. Might be my shit work PC though.

    VIVA STEFANSEN

  • neilka 14 Nov 2013 16:41:03 15,914 posts
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    I blame the next gen.

    And ecosse.

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

  • mcmonkeyplc 14 Nov 2013 16:45:05 39,456 posts
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    Screwing up here too.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • BillMurray 18 Nov 2013 23:33:19 7,737 posts
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    Anyone else having problems with pages having embedded YouTube videos? The 'What have you currently been listening to?' thread looks like a fucking abomination. From reading my Twitter feed earlier I know YouTube was down but wasn't sure if it effected other sites.
  • mcmothercruncher 19 Nov 2013 12:27:00 7,069 posts
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    Stuff overlapping and mid-aligned?
    I did spot that yes, thought I'd been working too much...

    Edited by mcmothercruncher at 12:27:21 19-11-2013
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