Lost user due to speed

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by coleridgedane, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. coleridgedane

    coleridgedane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2011
    Marietta, GA
    I am very, very disappointed that I can't be an everyday user since your upgrade. I love this forum! But it takes soooo long to load & respond that I'm too frustrated to continue.

    I usually connect via my Galaxy Epic 3G phone. Wasn't a problem before the upgrade and I loved learning & contributing. But I can't abide a site that is as slow as dial-up.
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Unless you have high speed cable, it is slow.... even then it's much slower than previously.
  3. coleridgedane

    coleridgedane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2011
    Marietta, GA
    Cable? Your reply came up @ 1:28 pm EDT. I'll be interested to see when my response comes up as I am replying immediately.

    I'm using 3/4G technology. I can watch live sports & TV/movies. I can't even imagine that cable would be any better. But as I said, this site is like the old dial-up speed.
  4. suki'smom

    suki'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2011
    Central Wisconsin
    I don't notice a difference and I use my very non-smart phone to veiw this site.
  5. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Sorry you're having problems. This platform definitely is a lot more "heavy" than our old system, which has pros and cons. Fortunately our engineers are working very hard on a super lightweight version of the site that will be brilliant on mobile devices, phones, tablets, etc. and wicked fast. We'll keep everyone posted as we get more details and updates.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2012
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    That sounds great. I'm using a not-so-hot local internet service provider and the internet "speed" we get is often downright pathetic, like less than 1kbs. Only problem I've had with this site is that I sometimes don't get the toolbar when I post. But that's because of our low upload speed, I get "errors when loading the page". I do have problems with other sites though.
    BTW we're currently using Safari and I'm very happy with it. We also used Firefox in the past with no problems.

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