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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-16 20:41:30 Reply

At 1/16/14 01:08 PM, TomFulp wrote: It has been 24 hours since we made the DNS change so everyone SHOULD be able to access NG right now, but some ISPs may still be caching the old record. If you know someone who can't access NG, tell them to try again later today, or try Google Public DNS.

Oh. Everything was just fine until this. I can access everyone else's profile but my own. This has only just happened.

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-16 21:11:42 Reply

At 1/16/14 08:41 PM, Conal wrote: Oh. Everything was just fine until this. I can access everyone else's profile but my own. This has only just happened.

http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1358947

Hopefully this will be fixed by tomorrow.


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-16 21:22:42 Reply

Wow this is really nice I noticed it was faster than usual.
this looks like a good year for NG a really good year


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-16 21:51:12 Reply

I thought things were loading faster, this would explain it.

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-16 22:06:02 Reply

Pretty swell, actually. Earlier my Nokia Lumia 928 running Windows Phone 8 wasn't loading the frontpage newsposts due to some error message hieroglyphics about CloudFlare, but it seems fine now! Yay!


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-16 22:27:08 Reply

So Newgrounds was already feeling the sting from Verizon, making it not just a recent development on the fate of Net Neutrality? Curious happenings all about. Still, a functional website makes for happy. May the happy keep up through what may be some very rough times. :o

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-16 22:40:18 Reply

At 1/16/14 06:29 PM, BrenTheMan wrote:
At 1/16/14 06:16 PM, Blordow wrote: I still have problems loading NG. I remember emailing Tim but we didn't get very far and my ISP isn't very helpful :(
What type of problems? Be specific. :)

I looked up your IP, and honestly, to your location I would have expected much better performance. You should be pulling cached content from a local server vs. coming across to the US.

Basically sometimes I can visit NG for a couple of minutes at a time, sometimes less, I try browsing around and then nothing will load, it'll just time out and I have to wait a few minutes for it to work again, come back later, works briefly, and the same thing will happen, will just time out and I will have to leave for a period of time until it decides to load again.


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-16 23:05:42 Reply

I'm experiencing something odd.

I had successfully changed my profile image yesterday, but when I visited my profile just now I noticed that my previous one had taken its place again. Could this be related to the recent events?

Furthermore, I'm trying to re-upload my new profile image again with no success (already tried clearing my cache). Can somebody confirm if its a local issue?

This is what you should see:

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 00:54:10 Reply

Everything is bout the same.


original I am.

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 01:05:50 Reply

I found some users have issue with DNS update, it looks like u just find error on opening main website, but u can open NG chat.
Temporary solution - change ISP DNS to Google DNS or any else public one.
Search queries:
How can I change my computers DNS address
Google DNS

P.S. After some assident on my ISP side I always prefer use Google DNS.


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 01:24:50 Reply

It looks like the site is loading a little faster now. Good work.


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 01:58:30 Reply

there does seem to be some more pep in its step.


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 02:17:33 Reply


BURNING QUESTION: How is Newgrounds running for you today? Is it better than ever? The same? Do you FEEL the difference?

Well, it's not better. In face, it's actually worse. I can't open up any games that I've tried so far, but then again, I couldn't open the site AT ALL yesterday.


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 03:53:28 Reply

Tom I can't get onto your userpage!

DNS error or something


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 03:59:21 Reply

Woohoo!, Full speed Baby :D Animations take Seconds to load!


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 08:15:27 Reply

I notice a significant boost in speed here at my college. Last year I couldn't even load Newgrounds. I might just have to start coming back. Thanks, Tom!


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 09:45:10 Reply

At 1/16/14 03:59 PM, Sekhem wrote:
At 1/16/14 03:01 PM, ForNoReason wrote: I am upset that I keep missing the one and done Mystery Boxes
Thanks for the heads up. I snagged one.

SON OF A ..... Really?

Congrats :(


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 10:09:12 Reply

Wait...it keeps me logged in on mobile now! Now I can forget my password!

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 14:43:36 Reply

Very glad to see this fix. ^_^ For the last year or so, despite my download speed exceeding 50mbps, everything would load at a snail's pace for me unless I was running a VPN, but the ad-supported version of Hotspot Shield can get rather annoying.

Glad you were able to get that bandwidth issue sorted out, Tom. :) Thanks, man!

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 14:56:21 Reply

Well it does feel a bit faster, can't tell if it's really much faster but heck, it's awesome!


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 15:37:03 Reply

That's all good and all, but does NG have BLAST PROCESSING?! I think not.


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 19:48:00 Reply

At 1/17/14 03:37 PM, darkjam wrote: That's all good and all, but does NG have BLAST PROCESSING?! I think not.

That's coming next week.


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-17 21:29:03 Reply

Just tested my videos that used to take forever to load, they loaded up nice and quick now! Thanks Tom!


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-18 00:04:19 Reply

big difference loading games etc using my crappy assed hughsnet satellite .. it's much better! cheers

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-18 00:54:55 Reply

The site is firing on all cylinders. No more buffering or lagging when I watch videos.

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-18 00:57:39 Reply

I'm having icon changing issues.


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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-18 04:11:24 Reply

Tony-DarkGrave wrote:
so Tom when will the EXP system get a overhaul? will we get a Supporter forum section? Lit portal when is that getting implemented?

I would be interested in a "lit portal."

Major difference I saw was the videos loading super fast. Hopefully, no more of these annoying buffering shenanigans crop up.

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-18 05:22:21 Reply

I was having some issues yesterday getting to my PM, and the Front page, and a few other places such as the Dump. After trying to ping the website unsuccessfully, I managed to resolve the issue by changing the DNS on my PC manually to Googles which is 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. Although I was also unable to read this message. I was helped greatly by the user "filarius", who found the root of the problem and instructed me how to resolve it. In case anybody else is having DNS issues, this might help you out as well.

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-18 08:23:24 Reply

At 1/18/14 12:57 AM, Nebula wrote: I'm having icon changing issues.

Takes up to 30 minutes for changes to be seen for now. Next week we'll fix that.


I manage NG's servers (and other stuff). E-mail us with questions, concerns, complaints, compliments ;), etc. related to the site. Here is info on chat and the store closing.

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Response to NG Performance Boost! 2014-01-18 08:54:00 Reply

Well NG is running okay for me. Well it's better then it was years ago. Well I still feel the same for the medal games and the forum. I feel no different at all.

Well I wonder what the next 11 months await for us and NG.


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