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  1. stevesh

    stevesh Banned Contributor

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    Server Error

    Discussion in 'Support & Feedback' started by stevesh, Jul 3, 2014.

    I'm getting 'A server error occurred. Please try again later.' message when I try to enter some threads. It occurs in both Firefox and Chrome and the only particular pattern I can see is that it seems to happen more often when I try to access threads where I have already posted. Very frustrating.
     
  2. Garball

    Garball Sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand. Supporter Contributor

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    I can't enter over half the threads either, receiving same message as above. I hurts me to think of all these threads not being privy to my off-topic, immature comments.:(
     
  3. Lewdog

    Lewdog Come ova here and give me kisses! Supporter Contributor

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    Yes we can't live without that. :wtf:
     
  4. thirdwind

    thirdwind Contributing Member Contest Administrator Reviewer Contributor

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    There are two ways to get around this.

    1. Mark all forums read by going to Quick Links -> Mark Forums Read. Apparently this doesn't work for everyone, but it did for me.

    2. Instead of clicking on the thread title, click on the date below the name of the member who posted last, which will take you to the last post. Or if there's more than one page, you can click on the individual page number.
     
  5. A.M.P.

    A.M.P. People Buy My Books for the Bio Photo Contributor

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    Another way to fix the issue is check whether your URL gets the at the end '/unread'
    remove that and the thread loads normally but I think thirdwinds method works best if you don't mind having everything flagged as read.
     
  6. Lea`Brooks

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    This is happening to me too. :( I can't read anything in Chrome. I had to open this page with IE just to read it. Clicking on the date of the last post does work, but is there a more permanent solution? I suppose I'll check out marking all forums as read once I read them. :p Thanks for the suggestions!
     
  7. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    I will look into this ASAP. When did this error first start occurring?
     
  8. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    Could someone take a screenshot? I can't seem to replicate the error.
     
  9. Wreybies

    Wreybies The Ops Pops Operations Manager Staff Contest Administrator Supporter Contributor

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    I posted a screenshot in the first thread that popped up about this. It started yesterday.


     
  10. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    Thanks @Wreybies

    Is that error in you screenshot the same error everyone else is seeing? Roughly how often is this occuring? Can you copy a link that gives you this error message (being sure to copy it before it redirects, if it does)?
     
  11. Garball

    Garball Sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand. Supporter Contributor

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    I cannot replicate the error anymore.
     
  12. Wreybies

    Wreybies The Ops Pops Operations Manager Staff Contest Administrator Supporter Contributor

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    I can no longer reproduce the error. That error I posted happened when I attempted to enter into a thread via the Recent Post sidebar. I could enter the thread if I went to the subforum itself, but some subforums were being equally affected. None of them seem to be giving me the error now.
     
  13. Lea`Brooks

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    Same here. I'm fine now. But mine basically just said "Error. There was an error attempting to view this page. Please try again later" or something along those lines. But I haven't seen the error since I posted earlier on IE.
     
  14. Cogito

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    Daniel must have tracked it down and fixed it.
     
  15. jannert

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    My problems have also disappeared.
     
  16. Lewdog

    Lewdog Come ova here and give me kisses! Supporter Contributor

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    I still have lots of problems in life, but this is no longer one of them. :rofl:
     
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    jannert Contributing Member Supporter Contributor

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    Maybe I should rephrase that???
     
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