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Discussion in 'Site Feedback & Support' started by Sandy Smith, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. Sandy Smith

    Sandy Smith

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    was wondering who messed up the racedepartment?
    was on last night at about 8pm GMT and all was as normal and working fine, i switch on this morning and sign in to find what i think is a new skin applied and the site practically impossible to navigate round( buttons missing etc). took me ages to get into the forum and keep having to use the back buttons to get back to main index from threads, not good when you just want a quick look.
    Please could someone give the person resposible a good whack round the back of the head and tell them to sort it out cheers.
     
  2. Peter

    Peter
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    Same here, it's almost imposible for me to read the homepage.

    If they change it again, I'm gone!
     
  3. Warren Dawes

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    I seem to have lost the "View New Topics" option. :confused:
     
  4. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
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    I suspect we were "mid-upgrade" when you/we encountered these issues (I was seeing the same as you lot), but it looks like the navigation stuff is back now.
     
  5. Bram

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    Just got online after panic text messages from people. Going to check whats going on with the style as there was no upgrade scheduled or anything #mystery

    edit: dutch earthquake maybe?
     
  6. Bram

    Bram
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    Please do the following:

    - if you see a broken style please logout and log back in or clear cookies etc

    Currently switching the forum to our WIP style for testing purposes. Default one seems to be broken for some reason.

    Please note that this one might have some issues as its not fully compatible with the current software version we run. At least it should be readable again with a messed up frontpage.
     
  7. Peter

    Peter
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    Thanks Bram, you saved my day.
     
  8. Bram

    Bram
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    Mine isnt I fear :)

    I hate vBulletin :)
     
  9. Warren Dawes

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    All seems to be ok again for me. :thumb:
     
  10. Sandy Smith

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    cheers Bram im able to naviate again:D
     
  11. Krister Larsson

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    Still some odd things. Going down to a "subforum" (like the Simracing Team Challenge) I miss the navigation menus.
     
  12. Chris Butcher

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    Yeah, Dave was doing an update and something went wrong, so custom styles in subforums are broken. Apologies for the inconvenience, it should hopefully be fixed soon :)
     
  13. mesa

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    Where is the coloumn gone from the top-right corner at the Downloads section?
    This sux, i cannot get information any more about the latest downloads over all :frown:
     
  14. Bram

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    Yesterday i had to rapidly disable all the forum features that require extra resources. For those of you that were online today saw how many visitors were only.

    Server was almost smoking :) When things settle down a little all those things will be enabled again mesa :)
     
  15. mesa

    mesa

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    OK, understood, thank You, Bram! keep up the good work
     
  16. Gopher04

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    Really struggling here last few days, its like being back on a 14.4 modem again, hope its sorted soon.
     
  17. Bram

    Bram
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    We all do.

    See it like this: normally we are a shoe size 8 with a footsize 8. Currently RD is a footsize 12 trying to fit in the same small shoe and that doesnt work.

    I hope to have news soon about a new awesome server that we are negotiating that fits our new jumbo status better.
     
  18. Stefano Schivari

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    [​IMG]

    new server :)
     
  19. Gary Lennon

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    "Invalid Forum specified. If you followed a valid link, please notify the administrator"

    I get that coming up when i try and look in rF club section.
     
  20. James Johnson

    James Johnson
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    Same, I seem to get that every so often when browsing around the forum from time to time.