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    Old 10-10-2012, 08:15 PM
    TheXand TheXand is offline
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    Where has everyone's avatars gone? Is this just me?
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    Old 10-10-2012, 08:45 PM
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    It would seem the servers are properly imploding.
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    Old 10-10-2012, 09:55 PM
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    Time we got our Blitz spirit back on then. Cup of tea anyone?
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    Old 10-11-2012, 01:04 PM
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    Hey guys,

    I have been informed that the tech team have temporarily disabled avatars to ease load while they try and look into the database errors problem. I don't have an ETA for when they'll be back or when the database errors will be fixed at the moment, but as soon as I do I'll let you know.
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    Old 10-11-2012, 04:36 PM
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    I really hope that this errors are because they are switching to better servers. It would be a shame to let to waste this awesome forum.
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    Old 10-11-2012, 06:23 PM
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    Thanks for the info The_B, good to hear they're working on it.

    It almost feels like we're in some sort of communist/1984 regime now with our identities and avatars being stripped. I'd be most put out if our names were next changed to numbers. To ease the server load, ostensibly. Next step, militarisation.
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    Old 10-12-2012, 09:06 AM
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    Hi guys,

    Avatars will be back soon - we've now identified the cause of the database errors and are working to fix. Rest assured the servers are plenty powerful enough, it's just a combination of a slightly problematic plugin and a minor configuration issue coming to light as a result of traffic.

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    Old 10-12-2012, 09:08 AM
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    If that's someone that only signed up to post that then it's a very cruel trick indeed :'(

    Otherwise, excellent news. I've grown rather fond of this wee forum and it's members.
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    Old 10-12-2012, 09:18 AM
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    Otherwise, excellent news. I've grown rather fond of this wee forum and it's members.
    You going all soppy on us?
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    Old 10-12-2012, 01:23 PM
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    If that's someone that only signed up to post that then it's a very cruel trick indeed :'(
    Nope, can confirm legit.
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