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Offline JosiettaTopic starter

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SMF Error
« on: August 29, 2013, 12:12:25 AM »
I keep getting this error:

Connection Problems

Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.

I am using Chrome and swapped from https and http and both still get that error. I wasn't sure if it would help or not. >.>

Offline Blythe

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2013, 12:14:14 AM »
Ditto what Josi said. Also on Chrome. I got the same text:

"Connection Problems

Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later."

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2013, 12:15:37 AM »
Add me to that list. Took me four times to actually post this....

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2013, 12:17:27 AM »
I'm getting the same message and I'm on my phone.

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2013, 12:17:34 AM »
Yep, I am getting it, too.

Offline Oreo

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2013, 12:21:50 AM »
Here too.

Offline The Dark Raven

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2013, 12:22:34 AM »
I am, as well, as are a few folks that are popping into IRC asking the same question.

Offline ShadowFox89

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2013, 12:25:34 AM »
 Same Here.

Offline Outsider

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2013, 12:30:05 AM »
Switched to Firefox to see if it was Chrome exclusive but getting the same error on other browsers.

Offline Xenphir

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2013, 12:30:56 AM »
Me too, on firefox and have been having the issues for about a half hour.

Offline RedPhoenix

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2013, 12:31:37 AM »
Me too, on Chrome, starting um, however long I started writing my last post ago. XD

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2013, 12:34:30 AM »
"Connection Problems
Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later. "

Getting this quite a bit too... :(

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2013, 12:38:09 AM »
Here too.

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2013, 12:41:11 AM »
Same.  Trie mentioned it when I got home from the store, and it interrupted posting my eulogy for our just-departed rat McClane.

Offline Florence

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2013, 12:41:53 AM »
Firefox here, and it looks like its prolly safe to say its a site-wide issue from how many people are commenting.

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #15 on: August 29, 2013, 12:53:28 AM »
Also receiving this message on Chrome.

Offline Oreo

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2013, 12:55:14 AM »
Seems to reconnect as soon as I hit refresh no matter what page I am on. Whatever it is the glitch is short lived, like a rash of sneezes.

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2013, 12:55:42 AM »
Same here, and I'm on Chrome as well.


It seems to still post messages sent when the error pops up

Offline Blythe

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #18 on: August 29, 2013, 01:03:44 AM »
Seems to reconnect as soon as I hit refresh no matter what page I am on. Whatever it is the glitch is short lived, like a rash of sneezes.

Refresh does not work for me. Still tend to get the error more often than not. If I open a new tab and close the old one, I am less likely to receive the error, but it still occurs.

Same here, and I'm on Chrome as well.

It seems to still post messages sent when the error pops up

It does seem to still post my messages as well, even when the error pops up.

Offline Xenphir

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #19 on: August 29, 2013, 01:11:08 AM »
Sometimes it won't pop up, other times it will. Sometimes I only have to refresh once, other times I refresh Five or six times.

It also still sends my messages and posts through when it happens.

Offline JosiettaTopic starter

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #20 on: August 29, 2013, 01:17:21 AM »
Its starting to clear up on my end now. Hopefully its fixing itself or some such.

Offline Xenphir

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #21 on: August 29, 2013, 01:20:20 AM »
Its starting to clear up on my end now. Hopefully its fixing itself or some such.


Same here. Maybe it really was just because too many people were on?

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Re: SMF Error
« Reply #22 on: August 29, 2013, 01:22:06 AM »
Clearing up here.

Offline Vekseid

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #23 on: August 29, 2013, 01:28:58 AM »
I keep getting this error:

Connection Problems

Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.

I am using Chrome and swapped from https and http and both still get that error. I wasn't sure if it would help or not. >.>

Apparently we ran out of connections. Holy carp.

Need to put some limits on things >_>

Offline Vekseid

Re: SMF Error
« Reply #24 on: August 29, 2013, 01:42:40 AM »
Error logs were the culprit... I thought I turned off E_STRICT et all but I guess I didn't, really : /

Is all good now.