LFD Tool Down?

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90 Worgen Warlock
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11/29/2011 04:45 PMPosted by Bashiok
There's a known issue causing the LFG servers to crash, which is kicking people out of queue. A hotfix is already in production and we expect will be implemented this evening.


I should have put you higher up on the CMsmas tree.
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90 Worgen Warrior
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11/29/2011 04:45 PMPosted by Bashiok
There's a known issue causing the LFG servers to crash, which is kicking people out of queue. A hotfix is already in production and we expect will be implemented this evening.


The LFD kick function strikes back? :D
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There's a known issue causing the LFG servers to crash, which is kicking people out of queue. A hotfix is already in production and we expect will be implemented this evening.

There's also an issue that's causing long queue times, and again a hotfix is in progress.


Thanks for the heads up. Was just in one of the 4.3 dungeons when someone had to go and the lfg tool keep removing are qroup from the queue to get a replacement. We could not down the boss with just 2 dps so after trying 2 times healer left so we split.
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90 Night Elf Hunter
10845
There's a known issue causing the LFG servers to crash, which is kicking people out of queue. A hotfix is already in production and we expect will be implemented this evening.

There's also an issue that's causing long queue times, and again a hotfix is in progress.


Thanks for the headsup, Bashiok. I really appreciate it, as now we can point people in the right direction over in the Bug Report Forums. <3
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85 Dwarf Hunter
2720
try restaring wow that may work ive been in for 11 min after restart. hope i get in
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85 Blood Elf Warrior
4765
i think they fixed the problem
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85 Undead Warrior
8445
AuotKick feature implemented. coded to only kick scrubs and jerkfaces. Working as intended.

;)
Edited by Anatole on 11/29/2011 5:05 PM PST
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85 Tauren Shaman
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There's a known issue causing the LFG servers to crash, which is kicking people out of queue. A hotfix is already in production and we expect will be implemented this evening.

There's also an issue that's causing long queue times, and again a hotfix is in progress.


Do you guys not have one of the most well funded, populous design teams in the industry at your disposal?

Shouldn't a low graphics, well greased game be smooth to patch and change by now?

Please do respond to me, I'm actually curious about these things.

Don't take this as a blatant insult, I actually feel strongly about this issue and want to know more about it before I make judgements.
Edited by Neachi on 11/29/2011 5:08 PM PST
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90 Gnome Warrior
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Yeah we were waiting for an hour and got booted.

Ha haaaa. Squeezin' my stress ball right now.


ow! ow! my head! stop it!
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Edited by Huggywuggles on 11/29/2011 5:10 PM PST
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90 Blood Elf Death Knight
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11/29/2011 04:45 PMPosted by Bashiok
There's also an issue that's causing long queue times, and again a hotfix is in progress.


You're hotfixing away half the dps specs?
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90 Draenei Mage
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11/29/2011 04:45 PMPosted by Bashiok
There's a known issue causing the LFG servers to crash, which is kicking people out of queue. A hotfix is already in production and we expect will be implemented this evening.


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90 Gnome Mage
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Bout time, thought i was going crazy trying to figure wtf is going on.
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11/29/2011 05:07 PMPosted by Neachi
Do you guys not have one of the most well funded, populous design teams in the industry at your disposal?


Potentially. I don't know much about other companies to be honest.

Shouldn't a low graphics, well greased game be smooth to patch and change by now?


Well, as major patches go, 4.3 was one of the smoothest in the history of the game.

Game features and service issues have nothing to do with graphics, or even really the age of a game, though. World of Warcraft is, I would bet, one of the most complex games currently out there (the most?) in the types and scope of game systems we have. It's also no spring chicken, and so as we shove more robot-guts into the thing it just gets more complex and all these little cogs have to continue to work in-tandem.

If we weren't constantly improving and evolving the game, I might agree with you, but there's no formula for how you implement a region-wide 25 person raid queuing system under load of millions of people and test all possibilities of its use before release. Right?

Don't take this as a blatant insult, I actually feel strongly about this issue and want to know more about it before I make judgements.


Oh I don't! I take it as a deflected insult. :)
Edited by Bashiok on 11/29/2011 5:41 PM PST
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43 Night Elf Rogue
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thumbs up bashiok.
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86 Night Elf Hunter
6665
I <3 Bashiok
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90 Night Elf Druid
6305
The maintenance window ended exactly on time and there's only minor hiccups, I think they're doing alright.
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90 Troll Shaman
9320
I'm pleased so far. Haven't gotten to do the dungeons yet, but it's only the first day. Meanwhile I can prance around Orgrimmar in my newly mogged threads. Can we have a fashion show while we wait?
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90 Human Warrior
11010
11/29/2011 06:35 PMPosted by Kittiee
The maintenance window ended exactly on time and there's only minor hiccups, I think they're doing alright.


Unless, of course, you just pissed away an hour and a half waiting for LFG to admit you only to get booted. I guess I'll give it a week and then come back to try to log in to see if I can actually DO something in the game other than dance in SW.
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85 Worgen Hunter
2795
One would hope over the course of 7 years that you would learn how to patch games more efficiently now.
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90 Blood Elf Hunter
15420
LFD load-testing isn't something that's easily testable on PTR, particularly because of the low population. So, if this is one of the few issues that's popping up on patch day, that's pretty damned impressive.

An update would be sincerely appreciated, though, since this has been going on for quite some time now.
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