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Offline N7LTH

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Slow initial site access.
« on: September 16, 2015, 07:19:10 AM »
Howdy-

I don't know if anyone else is having this issue, but when I try to access this site it takes around 25 seconds or so before it comes up. Once I'm here, though, it's business as usual. I find this rather odd.

Are there perhaps others on this forum having similar delays? It might just be a URL translation glitch that eventually irons out or something like that...

That's all.
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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2015, 07:53:02 AM »
no issues with me or ay least issues accessing the Forum  8)...Doug
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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2015, 08:01:13 AM »
I'm running fine.  Are you using Internet Explorer?
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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2015, 11:18:16 AM »
I've experienced that sort of thing sometimes when I check my email.  I think it has something to do with a bunch of people trying to log on at once.  It has been described as "Internet Gridlock" along with some other things I can't say on this forum!  Whatever you want to call it, if you wait a half hour it'll clear up and you'll get on much quicker.

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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2015, 07:57:48 PM »
I'm running fine.  Are you using Internet Explorer?

Nope, using Chrome. I'll try it again, but I'm pretty sure I have the same issue with Ubuntu Linux.

It's been happening for a few days now.
« Last Edit: September 16, 2015, 07:59:25 PM by N7LTH »
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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2015, 06:35:11 AM »
No issues here the past few days either in Firefox, or in IE. My thought is it could be a problem in your local nameserver which results in its taking a while to initially resolve the address? If that is the cause, it would be browser independent.

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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2015, 07:16:55 PM »
That's what I was kind of thinking, not a browser issue. I'm logged in with the Linux version of Chrome and the same thing happened.

At least I still gain access (for now), albeit very slowly...
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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2015, 02:05:12 PM »
I'm using Chrome and have not had any trouble accessing, just the usual picture security uploading problems.  I'm having to convert them to png.  Minor inconvenience.
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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2015, 02:19:30 PM »
I just tried it again via Win 7/Chrome and (for now) it loaded normally, with very little delay... go figure.
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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2015, 08:48:13 PM »
Have you tried clearing out all your histories? Stored sites, browser history, temp files, etc? That may do the trick.
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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2015, 10:52:52 PM »
It was only with this site and no other, and it seems fine now. It also didn't matter whether I used Win 7 or Linux, the delay was the same. I didn't try flushing the caches, but I would think that at least my Linux/Chrome combination wouldn't be as cluttered (I also flushed its cache IIRC not all that long ago).

It was a head-scratcher, for sure.
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Re: Slow initial site access.
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2015, 07:41:26 AM »
It was only with this site and no other, and it seems fine now. It also didn't matter whether I used Win 7 or Linux, the delay was the same. I didn't try flushing the caches, but I would think that at least my Linux/Chrome combination wouldn't be as cluttered (I also flushed its cache IIRC not all that long ago).

It was a head-scratcher, for sure.
It does sound as though it may have been a problem with your local nameserver. It is what directs you and gives your system the route to a site on the Internet. Nameserver data for sites can become corrupt, causing longer than normal connect times to those sites, while allowing instant access to others. The nameserver may have now reloaded the data resulting int he improvement you noted.

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