A cross-post from the Announcements forum:
We've had an issue with Teams in social groups. We've mentioned this rule before, but I wanted to codify it:
"Teams" which involve membership, leadership, and attacking/battling/conflicting with other groups or individuals on these or other forums are not permitted. Any teams which are operating in social groups have 72 hours (until 12:01 Monday morning EDT, 5:01am Monday GMT) to disband and close the social group. Teams
Another good idea from the Development Forum has been put into place. The character limit for blogs has been increased by over 25% to 32,000. If people are even occasionally bumping up against this limit, drop me or one of the other admins a line and we'll look into revising the criteria. For now, we feel that the 32k limit allows people to say pretty much anything they need in a blog comfortably.
Keep on bloggin'!
Thanks for bearing with us through the downtime. Load is still higher than we'd like but hopefully everyone's able to use the forums at a reasonable rate.
Right now, simply put, we're just being crushed by traffic from Black and White. We're working with our server providers and technical staff to put solutions together that are better than shutting off the forums at peak hours. We'll keep you posted as soon as we know anything. In the meantime, thanks for
Since people don't seem to get the difference between their personal image albums and the Gallery, I'm closing the latter until the Speculation Contest ends/we get new Gallery mods who help me delete images that don't belong there.
My apologies for any inconveniences this might cause to our resident fanartists. Thanks for your patience and cooperation.
Updated 30th April 2010 at 12:55 PM by Kasumi
UPDATE: Tuesday, March 30th - 2348 Brisbane, Australia local time
Server 5 ... is alive!
Original Message Follows:
I have received confirmation that our 4th server has been delivered to our cluster, and is currently awaiting configuration by our server administrator. He did some fairly funky stuff following the setup of the 3rd server which means it'll actually be a lot quicker and easier to scale things up from now on, so the 4th server should be online relatively
Updated 30th March 2010 at 08:48 AM by Archaic