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looks like might be having intermittent problems with duplicating new posts made by users on here, looking into it now. (in the meantime, if someone sends you multiples of the same reply, it's probably not their fault!) users: this appears to be due to the web server taking too long to respond and returning a 504 / timeout error. if you see this happen, it might mean the server is just processing slowly and will eventually submit the post! (looking into why it's taking so long, but this should help you avoid accidentally submitting duplicates in the meantime)

server slowness appears to be due to degraded disk performance on the host, following up with them to see if there's anything to be done about it


and then suddenly its fine?? didnt get a response to my support ticket but i'll take it

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@chr Very odd. Could it possibly be failing disks that switched to backups?

@chr did the issues coincide with a backup window of some kind? I used to get this kind of behaviour periodically, and it took me ages to put 2 and 2 together and realise what was going on.

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