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Ever since I "returned" to this forum (I had forgotten about its existence) I noticed that posting has become really slow. 2 minutes ago I hit the "submit reply" in a topic and just a few seconds ago the post finally appeared in the topic. During that it was just "loading". This is the only forum on the internet that behaves like this. Both PING and TRACEROUTE are perfectly fine, so it's not my internet connection for sure! Even clicking on the code tag results in an endless circle spinning and the code field to enter text never appears which makes me think it's a JS problem. IPB boards are entirely JavaScript for quite some time. While typing this post, I clicked the code tag but it didn't appear, so I closed it. A few seconds later: "There was a problem loading this content!". Ofcourse I can manually type the code tags but that doesn't change the fact something is very wrong and slow with the forum.

[CODE][rado@arch]: ~>$ ping10 metalforum.com
PING metalforum.com ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=1 ttl=3 time=0.787 ms
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=2 ttl=3 time=0.984 ms
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=3 ttl=3 time=0.934 ms
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=4 ttl=3 time=0.817 ms
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=5 ttl=3 time=0.837 ms
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=6 ttl=3 time=0.838 ms
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=7 ttl=3 time=0.890 ms
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=8 ttl=3 time=0.782 ms
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=9 ttl=3 time=0.954 ms
64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=10 ttl=3 time=0.871 ms

--- metalforum.com ping statistics ---
10 packets transmitted, 10 received, 0% packet loss, time 9014ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.782/0.869/0.984/0.066 ms
[rado@arch]: ~>$ traceroute metalforum.com
traceroute to metalforum.com (, 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
 1  router.asus.com (  0.318 ms  0.299 ms  0.285 ms
 2 (  0.594 ms  0.580 ms  0.631 ms
 3 (  1.223 ms  0.934 ms  0.921 ms
 4 (  1.121 ms  0.975 ms  1.096 ms
 5  cloudflare.bix.bg (  1.531 ms  1.518 ms  1.807 ms
 6 (  0.972 ms  0.797 ms  0.777 ms[/CODE]

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I'm glad to see the forum is working fine now. Either the forum admins have given up on the services of the greengrocers (that's what I call cloudflare bc that's the only thing they're good for - selling groceries on the market), or the greengrocers have finally fixed their mess here. I already published one post elsewhere on the forum and I didn't have to wait a year for it to appear - that happened instantly, as it should.

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