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    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 11th Apr 18, 7:42 AM
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    The forum painfully slow
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    • 11th Apr 18, 7:42 AM
    The forum painfully slow 11th Apr 18 at 7:42 AM
    Or is it just me

    Other sites ok , broadband tests fine
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    • Tabbytabitha
    • By Tabbytabitha 11th Apr 18, 7:48 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 7:48 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 7:48 AM
    Thought it was just me!
    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 11th Apr 18, 7:56 AM
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    • #3
    • 11th Apr 18, 7:56 AM
    • #3
    • 11th Apr 18, 7:56 AM
    Either server fault or DOS attack again I assume
    I'm the Board Guide of the Referrers ,Telephones, Pensions , Shop Don't drop ,over 50's and Discount Code boards which means I volunteer to help get your forum questions answered and keep the forum runnning smoothly .However, please remember, board guides don't read every post. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 11th Apr 18, 8:18 AM
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    • #4
    • 11th Apr 18, 8:18 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 8:18 AM
    same for me, its taking a long time in between to load/reply to posts etc

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    • elsien
    • By elsien 11th Apr 18, 8:38 AM
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    • #5
    • 11th Apr 18, 8:38 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 8:38 AM
    Started last night. Someone on another bit of the forum mentioned a tech error message but can't see it myself.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
    • Zanderman
    • By Zanderman 11th Apr 18, 8:45 AM
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    • #6
    • 11th Apr 18, 8:45 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 8:45 AM
    Same here - v v slow this morning. Rest of the interweb working fine!
    • Misslayed
    • By Misslayed 11th Apr 18, 8:49 AM
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    • #7
    • 11th Apr 18, 8:49 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 8:49 AM
    Tech error message is on Twitter
    Hi. Martin has asked me to tell you I'm a (novice) Board Guide on the Competitions, Site Feedback and Campaigns boards. I volunteer to help get your forum questions answered and keep the forum running smoothly. Board guides are not moderators and don't read every post. If you spot an abusive or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com (it's not part of my role to deal with abuse). Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.com.
    • Mrs Arcanum
    • By Mrs Arcanum 11th Apr 18, 9:03 AM
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    • #8
    • 11th Apr 18, 9:03 AM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 9:03 AM
    I now it is only this site with the slow problem, as none of the other large sites are taking so long to react.
    “We put all our politicians in prison as soon as they’re elected. Don't you?" "Why?” “It saves time.” - Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent.
    • TadleyBaggie
    • By TadleyBaggie 11th Apr 18, 9:16 AM
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    • #9
    • 11th Apr 18, 9:16 AM
    • #9
    • 11th Apr 18, 9:16 AM
    My first thought when it first happened (around 10PM last night) was it was a DDOS attack. There was a huge number of spammers posting at the time.
    • comeandgo
    • By comeandgo 11th Apr 18, 9:24 AM
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    Yes, very slow. I did get an error message, I think it was number 502
    • andygb
    • By andygb 11th Apr 18, 9:37 AM
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    Extremely slow here, couldn't even get on the site an hour ago.
    No other sites affected.
    • Naseby
    • By Naseby 11th Apr 18, 10:29 AM
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    Not only slow but the forum pages are much smaller with very large margins on the page to left and right on the old set up.
    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 11th Apr 18, 12:41 PM
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    Glad it's not just me then, (I came here to create a thread about this but saw this one).

    DDOS attack was also my first thought.
    Diary of a madman
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    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 11th Apr 18, 12:42 PM
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    PS - the forum is so slow it's basically unusable.
    Diary of a madman
    Walk the line again today
    Entries of confusion
    Dear diary, I'm here to stay
    • telemarks
    • By telemarks 11th Apr 18, 12:57 PM
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    Its all the people on the Nat West switch thread spammin' that they have / have not / been paid double ...
    Last edited by telemarks; 11-04-2018 at 1:05 PM.
    • custardy
    • By custardy 11th Apr 18, 1:12 PM
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    yup,like treacle. I would say its gotten slower than this morning when I was last on.
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 11th Apr 18, 1:38 PM
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    I've restarted my laptop.

    OH has restarted the router.

    And only now have I noticed that it's not just me...
    • CharlieBilly
    • By CharlieBilly 11th Apr 18, 1:43 PM
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    Same happening for me unusable as it is. On plus side less spam on here
    • NineDeuce
    • By NineDeuce 11th Apr 18, 1:52 PM
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    I think it is probably the day just going slow...
    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 11th Apr 18, 8:05 PM
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    DoaM
    Forum seems OK for me now.
    Diary of a madman
    Walk the line again today
    Entries of confusion
    Dear diary, I'm here to stay
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