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Searching Disabled Temporarily

ÄlphämönkëyÄlphämönkëy Registered User regular
I know, I hate it too. We have to disable searching until the MySQL server can stabalize. HomeLAN and I are working on a fix, but part of that fix requires us logging things, which has a significant performance hit. To counter act that, I will be disabling searching. Currently, this only affects guests. Once you login, you will be able to search. I think that should be enough of an edge, but in the event it isn't, I will disable searching entirely until a permanent fix can be found.
[Edit : Yeah, so not that many guests search. User searching is going offline for a bit]

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  • Red Machine DRed Machine D __BANNED USERS regular
    edited December 2004
    Why not just disable searching completely until the fix is established, then bring it all back? I can't imagine many guests search anyways.

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  • ÄlphämönkëyÄlphämönkëy Registered User regular
    edited December 2004
    Why not just disable searching completely until the fix is established, then bring it all back? I can't imagine many guests search anyways.
    Thats actually what Im noticing. Now this announcement is getting a title change :wink:

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  • Red Machine DRed Machine D __BANNED USERS regular
    edited December 2004
    Oh, while you're at it

    Do you mind getting really fucking drunk sometime between now and the new phpBB release? We haven't had any real hijinks in a while, and we all enjoy it when alcohol and coding skills collide.

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  • ÄlphämönkëyÄlphämönkëy Registered User regular
    edited December 2004
    :wink:
    I'm about to go from zero to drunk in $20.

    I'll do what I can, but the lack of hijinks has been mostly due to IRL things (ie. people who pay me to work on websites). But dont worry, I've still got some pranks left in me yet.

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  • Red Machine DRed Machine D __BANNED USERS regular
    edited December 2004
    :wink:
    I'm about to go from zero to drunk in $20.

    I'll do what I can, but the lack of hijinks has been mostly due to IRL things (ie. people who pay me to work on websites). But dont worry, I've still got some pranks left in me yet.
    People pay you to work on websites? Jesus McChrist, don't they know they could do it themselves and get a professional-looking website for FREE by using Geocities?

    ;)

    I'm taking three courses in the spring semester on HTML, Flash, and Java so that I'll never have to pay a web developer. At least nobody around here.

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  • TubeTube Registered User admin
    edited December 2004
    Wow Red, that sure was relevant.

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  • OrthancOrthanc Death Lite, Only 1 Calorie Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2004
    Alpha you bastard, how am I supposed to satisfy my ego by searching for my name now?

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  • PaladinPaladin Registered User regular
    edited December 2004
    I'm starting to realize just how useful the search function was...

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2004
    Orthanc wrote:
    Alpha you bastard, how am I supposed to satisfy my ego by searching for my name now?

    I mean seriously DAMMIT MAN.

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  • FalloutFallout GIRL'S DAY WAS PRETTY GOOD WHILE THEY LASTEDRegistered User regular
    edited December 2004
    Any ETA on when it's gonna be back up? Ballpark?

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  • JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    edited December 2004
    Social Devastation.

    A.F.rica

    Post whore ransom.

    Those were the days.

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  • ÄlphämönkëyÄlphämönkëy Registered User regular
    edited December 2004
    Fallout wrote:
    Any ETA on when it's gonna be back up? Ballpark?
    We are working with homelan to switch to a larger MySQL server. This will cause some downtime. My guess is the downtime will either be on Tuesday or Thursday. After the upgrade searching will be re-enabled.

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  • DeusfauxDeusfaux Registered User regular
    edited December 2004
    yeah wow... i have come here far far less without being able to search my posts and pick up where i left off.

    lol, maybe it should remain a permanent "feature" and i could get some other things done

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  • HenroidHenroid Mexican kicked from Immigration Thread Centrism is Racism :3Registered User regular
    edited December 2004
    Fallout wrote:
    Any ETA on when it's gonna be back up? Ballpark?
    We are working with homelan to switch to a larger MySQL server. This will cause some downtime. My guess is the downtime will either be on Tuesday or Thursday. After the upgrade searching will be re-enabled.
    I hope it actually makes things better. This has been the year of MySQL Errors. It used to never happen (well, rarely).

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  • LegacyLegacy SCP Of The Digital Frontier The Grid(Seattle)Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2004
    Deusfaux wrote:
    yeah wow... i have come here far far less without being able to search my posts and pick up where i left off.

    lol, maybe it should remain a permanent "feature" and i could get some other things done

    Or you could just remember which threads you've posted in. It's not that hard to do. :P

    However, I've gone to H&R far less since the sessions have been all screwy. Or are those fixed...?

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  • The CatThe Cat Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2004
    Deusfaux wrote:
    yeah wow... i have come here far far less without being able to search my posts and pick up where i left off.

    hey

    hey alpha

    leave it turned off

    pretty please?

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  • MrFisticuffsMrFisticuffs Registered User
    edited December 2004
    I never realized exactly how much I used the search function. It's like I have been crippled.

    Luckily, I'm overcompensating for my new handicap by being extra mean.

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  • TubeTube Registered User admin
    edited December 2004
    The Cat wrote:
    Deusfaux wrote:
    yeah wow... i have come here far far less without being able to search my posts and pick up where i left off.

    hey

    hey alpha

    leave it turned off

    pretty please?

    At least for Deusfaux.

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  • ÄlphämönkëyÄlphämönkëy Registered User regular
    edited December 2004
    Henroid wrote:
    Fallout wrote:
    Any ETA on when it's gonna be back up? Ballpark?
    We are working with homelan to switch to a larger MySQL server. This will cause some downtime. My guess is the downtime will either be on Tuesday or Thursday. After the upgrade searching will be re-enabled.
    I hope it actually makes things better. This has been the year of MySQL Errors. It used to never happen (well, rarely).
    Growing pains. This is the year that a we tried to force an small scale server to perform high volumes of queries. 2005 will be a good year for the forums, new code, new database server, new pranks.

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  • DeusfauxDeusfaux Registered User regular
    edited December 2004
    The Cat wrote:
    Deusfaux wrote:
    yeah wow... i have come here far far less without being able to search my posts and pick up where i left off.

    hey

    hey alpha

    leave it turned off

    pretty please?

    At least for Deusfaux.


    where's pheezer? the trifecta of MD deus bashing isnt complete without it :roll:

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  • bone daddybone daddy Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2004
    Deusfaux wrote:
    where's pheezer? the trifecta of MD deus bashing isnt complete without it :roll:

    If it's not against CIA policy to tell us, what orders does that translate into for Badger Two? I'm curious.

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  • AshcroftAshcroft LOL The PayloadRegistered User regular
    edited December 2004
    Deusfaux wrote:
    The Cat wrote:
    Deusfaux wrote:
    yeah wow... i have come here far far less without being able to search my posts and pick up where i left off.

    hey

    hey alpha

    leave it turned off

    pretty please?

    At least for Deusfaux.


    where's pheezer? the trifecta of MD deus bashing isnt complete without it :roll:

    Let me be the first of the dodecafectra of non mod posters to jump on this bandwagon.

    Unless by MD you meant they were all doctors? Because then I would make it a foursome. If I was a doctor.

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2004
    Turn it back on for mods.


    You know.


    For uh..........protection and evidence....purposes

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  • DeusfauxDeusfaux Registered User regular
    edited December 2004
    maybe i missed it... but was there an ETA on when we'd get it back? Did we get the upgrade even (things have been all over the place here)

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  • TubeTube Registered User admin
    edited December 2004
    Holy shit that's the first time Alpha's ever listened to me.

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  • PheezerPheezer Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2004
    Deusfaux wrote:
    maybe i missed it... but was there an ETA on when we'd get it back? Did we get the upgrade even (things have been all over the place here)

    no... there was no ETA. i'm disappointed too. Will you please stop whinging now (see? i showed up after all)

    [spoiler:eaaaab406d]It was really hard even typing just three sentences like him.[/spoiler:eaaaab406d]

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  • AlphariusAlpharius Registered User regular
    edited January 2005
    yay!

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  • RohaqRohaq Registered User regular
    edited March 2005
    So, is the Search function still down? I can't seem to find any posts when I enter simple words like 'post' :P

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    Dhalphir wrote: »
    Don't ever try to sit down on the toilet in the morning.
    Not even after reading my post and thinking "hey, I'll give it a go".
    It might work fine the first time. it may even work fine the second, or third, or subsequent times.
    But eventually, while holding your morning glory down with your hand, you will slip and piss on your own face.
    AND IT IS NOT NICE.
  • ÄlphämönkëyÄlphämönkëy Registered User regular
    edited March 2005
    Searching is not intentionally disabled, this is a bug that I have come to terms with. I need to find a fix, but for the moment, Im on spring break, and my internet connectivity is intermittent at best.

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited March 2005
    Wet T-shirt contests have distracted alpha from his real love: the ego-search.

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  • ÄlphämönkëyÄlphämönkëy Registered User regular
    edited March 2005
    Wet T-shirt contests have distracted alpha from his real love: the ego-search.
    I use that damn ego search every day. If that ever breaks you can be sure that it will be moved to the top of my TODO list.

    Also, sadly, Im in the less rowdy of the Florida cities. Its a nice area and the beach definatly has hot women, but the problem lies in for every hot girl around my age there are 10 people that do not fall into that description.

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  • RohaqRohaq Registered User regular
    edited March 2005
    Wet T-shirt contests have distracted alpha from his real love: the ego-search.
    I use that damn ego search every day. If that ever breaks you can be sure that it will be moved to the top of my TODO list.

    Also, sadly, Im in the less rowdy of the Florida cities. Its a nice area and the beach definatly has hot women, but the problem lies in for every hot girl around my age there are 10 people that do not fall into that description.
    Wait, wait.

    You're in the old people section of Florida?

    Ewww..... :P

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    So, what're the chances of phpBB 3.0 fixing this when it rolls around? :)

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    Dhalphir wrote: »
    Don't ever try to sit down on the toilet in the morning.
    Not even after reading my post and thinking "hey, I'll give it a go".
    It might work fine the first time. it may even work fine the second, or third, or subsequent times.
    But eventually, while holding your morning glory down with your hand, you will slip and piss on your own face.
    AND IT IS NOT NICE.
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