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Can't login this morning. On and Off whole day

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  • Apr 20th, 2017 10:16 am
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Jan 25, 2004
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chinesedevil wrote:
Apr 14th, 2017 12:20 pm
Man this issue is getting a bit ridiculous now lol.
It's moved past annoying and is actually at the comical stage.
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Dec 14, 2007
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Red Deer
Yep. Got the "There was a problem connecting to the login service." Error again. Glad I didn't reset my password again.
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Dec 25, 2012
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RFD user base is going to disappear pretty quick if this issue isn't resolved, would be quite easy to make a competing forum.
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What a pain! The absolute worst thing is the lack of communication. You'd think RFD was government.
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Jun 17, 2013
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Sorry for the late update today as this was my first chance to get online. I've posted an announcement since the problem obviously has returned. I've reached out for an update and as soon as I hear back, I'll update this thread and the announcement.
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TomRFD wrote:
Apr 14th, 2017 2:25 pm
Sorry for the late update today as this was my first chance to get online. I've posted an announcement since the problem obviously has returned. I've reached out for an update and as soon as I hear back, I'll update this thread and the announcement.
Thanks for the update and also for the "annoucement" that will allow us to get more info on this issue when available.
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Mar 10, 2005
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I know your looking at Tom but just to re-iterate what others have said. It's bad and very annoying.

You would think someone would care as less traffic has to mean less revenue. Unless I'm missing something, seems obvious.
I don't do downvotes.
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Feb 24, 2004
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I'm so "glad" my post gets bumped every a few days. Very "nice" job, RFD.

I wish this post will end when it reaches 30 pages. Maybe it's just a wish?
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Dec 25, 2012
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By the way, today when I couldn't login I noticed it was an Amazon ip/server causing the issue, it had high ms response.

Perhaps being overloaded? Or someone didn't configure something correctly?
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Dec 12, 2009
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@Elfwood has exactly described what I've been experiencing.
Elfwood wrote:
Apr 7th, 2017 2:35 pm
I am always logged in on my PC. However last week, I experienced a login problem. The symptoms are:

1) Top right box shows I am logged in
2) When I click on my inbox/alerts/profile, it takes me to the login page - while the top right box shows I am still logged in.
3) When I visit a thread, I cannot post as the system thinks I am not logged in.
4) When I enter my correct password in the login page, it sometimes says incorrect password, other times it times out (like a Database issue).
LoveRFD wrote:
Apr 3rd, 2017 8:51 am

I was having login issue again this morning. When I saw your post I disabled the ad blocker then I was able to login.
Thanks, I'll have to give it a try next time.
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Jan 13, 2014
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Sounds like it's time to find a new hosting provider.
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Devhux wrote:
Apr 14th, 2017 7:12 pm
Sounds like it's time to find a new hosting provider.
Or a new deals website.

There's no good reason for something like this to persist for 3+ weeks on a site that makes money and is owned by a large corporation.
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EverybodyKnows wrote:
Apr 14th, 2017 10:21 pm
Or a new deals website.

There's no good reason for something like this to persist for 3+ weeks on a site that makes money and is owned by a large corporation.
Heard RFD run separately under YP group.
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