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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Ian Volante » Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:38 pm

It is right now.
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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Phil Collinge » Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:45 pm

Down atm

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Post by Tom S » Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:07 pm

Presently down.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Tom S » Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:48 pm

I think Apto is down at the minute...

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Charlie Reams » Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:44 pm

We're having a power cut at Apterous Towers and the battery backup has now expired. Back in the next few hours with any luck.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Bradley Horrocks » Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:58 pm

Down for me at the moment.
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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Jonathan Wynn » Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:03 pm

Bradley Horrocks wrote:
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:58 pm
Down for me at the moment.
Likewise....

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Elliott Mellor » Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:55 pm

Still down:(

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Elliott Mellor » Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:55 pm

Still down:(

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Ray Wilding » Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:51 pm

Been down for 8 hours now...

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Post by Matty Artell » Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:46 pm

Still down

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:34 am

First down comment of the day.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Charlie Reams » Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:52 pm

I'm away for Easter so nothing I can do. Will be back at some point.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Elliott Mellor » Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:42 pm

Charlie Reams wrote:
Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:52 pm
I'm away for Easter so nothing I can do. Will be back at some point.
It's okay, we've got our own mini apterous going as a topic for now :)

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Johnny Canuck » Sun May 06, 2018 8:38 pm

Giving "The connection has timed out" for me right now.
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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Elliott Mellor » Mon May 14, 2018 7:33 pm

Extremely laggy at the moment...

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Phil Collinge » Thu May 31, 2018 4:34 pm

Appears to be down atm.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Phil Collinge » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:54 pm

Down since around 8.25pm

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Anthony Endsor » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:54 am

Is down at the moment. Keeps coming back up then crashing again moments later.

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Post by Rhys Benjamin » Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:45 pm

It's down again.
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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Callum Todd » Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:43 pm

Not technically down but the electroshock response may be needed here: Apterous Rex and Prime are currently wreaking havoc on the server like anagramming Godzillas (Godzillae?). Intervention appears to be necessary.
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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Zarte Siempre » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:15 am

Dunno about down, but every time I try and log in it says "disconnected :(", yet the website body is fine. Seems to be affecting others too as noone has been in the room for over 2 hours.
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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:36 pm

The site is effectively down for Hallowe'en as usual.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Jennifer Steadman » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:34 am

Yes. 'Internal server error'.
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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Ray Wilding » Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:00 pm

Website currently down.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Fred W » Sat Nov 17, 2018 4:48 pm

Seems like the play window is down,

But the rest of the website is fine though.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Fred Clements » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:47 am

still down for me

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Phil Collinge » Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:34 pm

The whole site appears to be down atm.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Charlie Reams » Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:13 pm

Power cut. Back ASAP.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Ray Wilding » Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:30 pm

Still down :(

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Fred W » Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:33 pm

Same thing again... play window is disconnecting when you go on it.

Rest of the site is working okay though.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Stephen Holford » Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:26 pm

Back on now I think

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Tim Down » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:10 am

Seems to be down again, doing the same thing as last time where it disconnects immediately when trying to log in.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:38 am

"Internal server error."
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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:07 pm

Down.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Fred W » Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:44 pm

'fraid so

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Bradley Horrocks » Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:22 pm

Fred W wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:44 pm
'fraid so
Site is back up but in the room it says 'Disconnected'
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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Phil Collinge » Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:11 am

Whole site appears to be down atm.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Chris Hare » Thu May 09, 2019 10:41 am

Currently down, I believe.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Ronan M Higginson » Thu May 09, 2019 12:15 pm

Yeah must be

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Post by Ronan M Higginson » Thu May 09, 2019 7:05 pm

Think so

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Post by Charlie Reams » Thu May 09, 2019 7:40 pm

Will probably be unreliable over the next 24 hours. BT coming tomorrow to fix. (They were meant to come today but of course left me waiting for 5 hours before cancelling instead.)

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Phil Collinge » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:46 am

Down atm

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Phil Collinge » Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:37 am

Whole site down atm

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Matt Morrison » Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:34 am

Is Phil Collinge up?

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Post by Ronan M Higginson » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:31 pm

Matt Morrison wrote:
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Is Phil Collinge up?
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Post by Ian Volante » Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:34 pm

Ist kaput.
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Post by Phil Collinge » Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:14 am

Hasn't returned from Apocalypse yet.

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Post by Owen Carroll » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:11 pm

Can't log on

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Post by Ronan M Higginson » Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:37 pm

this is so annoying. Charlie could you help out?

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Post by Jason William Larsen » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:08 am

By the time it gets to loading, we'll be fumin'!

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Post by L'oisleatch McGraw » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:14 am

People were commenting -just before this evening's massive crash- on how many players were online at the same time. Maybe around 30 in the room. Would that have contributed to the crash? Excess traffic?

And if that is something that's unstable about Apterous (that it cannot handle medium to large numbers of users), is that [part of] the reason why Charlie doesn't advertise, why the site is pretty hard to find via Google search, and why it is never mentioned on the TV show?
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Post by Jason William Larsen » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:58 am

I don't know!

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Post by Jason William Larsen » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:14 am

I remember when Jen Steadman was on Countdown and she declared LLANEROS during her run. Nick Hewer then said, "I don't know where she got that one from." Nick didn't want to answer his own question, and you all know why!

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Post by Phil Collinge » Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:20 am

Agreed Jason.

As an aside, when did Apterous last get a mention on CD? Surely can't have been Charlie v Junaid but can't think of a more recent example.

Anyhow, back on topic, we're still not back after Apo time.

Editing myself : It's many a year back but I don't think it was mentioned during Charlie v Junaid in the final, it must have been earlier in Charlie's odyssey or the COC Q-F, as he was introduced as 'running a website', which surely must have alluded to the fact that it was similar to the show otherwise people like myself wouldn't have searched for it.

IIRC it steered me to c4c from which I then found links to Apterous, therefore Apterous probably wasn't mentioned on the show in 2009. I joined in March 2009 so I suspect the reference was most likely sometime during the 2009 COC.

Question then, has Apterous ever been mentioned by name on the show? And if so, when exactly.

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Post by Ronan M Higginson » Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:13 am

Phil Collinge wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:20 am
Agreed Jason.

As an aside, when did Apterous last get a mention on CD? Surely can't have been Charlie v Junaid but can't think of a more recent example.

Anyhow, back on topic, we're still not back after Apo time.

Editing myself : It's many a year back but I don't think it was mentioned during Charlie v Junaid in the final, it must have been earlier in Charlie's odyssey or the COC Q-F, as he was introduced as 'running a website', which surely must have alluded to the fact that it was similar to the show otherwise people like myself wouldn't have searched for it.

IIRC it steered me to c4c from which I then found links to Apterous, therefore Apterous probably wasn't mentioned on the show in 2009. I joined in March 2009 so I suspect the reference was most likely sometime during the 2009 COC.

Question then, has Apterous ever been mentioned by name on the show? And if so, when exactly.
I believe it was this forum that was mentioned in Charlie's first show. But I agree with you there, Phil. That I am also struggling to remember a time when it was mentioned. IMO I don't think they're allowed to mention the name on screen. The word "practising" has been used a few times whilst octochamps/finalists have been on.

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Ronan M Higginson » Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:20 am

I'm still surprised to see that Apterous is still currently down as we speak. Especially after apo! Question is now - how long are we looking at it still being down. I know there was a good 2 days over the Easter weekend in 2018 in which it was down. The unfortunate bit for that is that COREA 2018 didn't have any access to the whole site throughout the day. Therefore, Lexplorer couldn't be accessed. Luckily, for CoBrum 2018 whilst the site was down, they still had access to the main page so could access Lexplorer!

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Re: Is Apterous down?

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Ronan M Higginson wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:13 am
Phil Collinge wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:20 am
Agreed Jason.

As an aside, when did Apterous last get a mention on CD? Surely can't have been Charlie v Junaid but can't think of a more recent example.

Anyhow, back on topic, we're still not back after Apo time.

Editing myself : It's many a year back but I don't think it was mentioned during Charlie v Junaid in the final, it must have been earlier in Charlie's odyssey or the COC Q-F, as he was introduced as 'running a website', which surely must have alluded to the fact that it was similar to the show otherwise people like myself wouldn't have searched for it.

IIRC it steered me to c4c from which I then found links to Apterous, therefore Apterous probably wasn't mentioned on the show in 2009. I joined in March 2009 so I suspect the reference was most likely sometime during the 2009 COC.

Question then, has Apterous ever been mentioned by name on the show? And if so, when exactly.
I believe it was this forum that was mentioned in Charlie's first show. But I agree with you there, Phil. That I am also struggling to remember a time when it was mentioned. IMO I don't think they're allowed to mention the name on screen. The word "practising" has been used a few times whilst octochamps/finalists have been on.
Yeah it was the forum Ronan. I think it was mentioned during Dylan and Zarte's game but I could be wrong

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Re: Is Apterous down?

Post by Ronan M Higginson » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:56 am

Oh I remember Dylan + Zarte and they mentioned that they played online

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