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  • 22-03-2006 8:19pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 7,065 ✭✭✭


    I know some sort of bacup thingy happens at 3am every morning and you can't access boards.ie while it is happening, any chance this could be moved to an earlier time like 5am, because a fair few people are still up at 3am :D
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  • Registered Users Posts: 8,488 ✭✭✭Goodshape


    oh noes. not again.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 29,130 ✭✭✭✭Karl Hungus


    Well, I'd agree, it should be moved to a time like 5AM. Was there a reason this was implausable that I might've missed?


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 60,096 Mod ✭✭✭✭Tar.Aldarion


    5AM is so after 3AM. Your very post is flawed.
    /Swirls brandy.


  • Registered Users Posts: 8,488 ✭✭✭Goodshape


    Well, I'd agree, it should be moved to a time like 5AM. Was there a reason this was implausable that I might've missed?
    I seem to recall the last few threads on this issue recieving a lot of support from users and a lot of "why should we?" from the admins.

    Arguments insued.

    Wasn't pretty :(


    (support++ from me though, for what its worth)


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 4,469 ✭✭✭weeder


    im supporting of this its so frustrating not being able to use boards at 3 and im usually in bed at 5


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  • Registered Users Posts: 19,396 ✭✭✭✭Karoma


    And what about those of us up at 5am? Damn you. Damn you all.


    Seriously, it's 3am and the downtime is <= 30 mins... take a leetle break.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,984 ✭✭✭✭Lump


    I get up at 5am.... get lost

    John


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,065 ✭✭✭Fighting Irish


    Lump wrote:
    I get up at 5am.... get lost

    John


    How about 4:40am then ;)


    Would it be a big job to change it? I haven't got a clue :o


  • Registered Users Posts: 22,231 ✭✭✭✭Sparky


    4am.


  • Registered Users Posts: 23,216 ✭✭✭✭monkeyfudge


    The only threads you get at that hour are 'OMG it's 2AM Already!' and 'OMG it's 2.30AM Already!'


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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,065 ✭✭✭Fighting Irish


    The only threads you get at that hour are 'OMG it's 2AM Already!' and 'OMG it's 2.30AM Already!'

    I still like to browse


  • Registered Users Posts: 20,099 ✭✭✭✭WhiteWashMan


    I know some sort of bacup thingy happens at 3am every morning and you can't access boards.ie while it is happening, any chance this could be moved to an earlier time like 5am, because a fair few people are still up at 3am :D

    visit bebo for 10 minutes.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,335 ✭✭✭Cake Fiend


    If you're still on boards.ie at 3am, then maybe the problem is with you...

    :eek:


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,065 ✭✭✭Fighting Irish


    Sico wrote:
    If you're still on boards.ie at 3am, then maybe the problem is with you...

    :eek:

    Plenty of people are on at that time :o
    visit bebo for 10 minutes.

    Good idea :p


  • Registered Users Posts: 19,396 ✭✭✭✭Karoma


    You're allowed to have more than one quote per post.
    Downtime around 3am saves us from some of the "ZOMG! wot a gr8 nite" posts...


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,065 ✭✭✭Fighting Irish


    Karoma wrote:
    You're allowed to have more than one quote per post.
    Downtime around 3am saves us from some of the "ZOMG! wot a gr8 nite" posts...

    Just don't look at them threads


  • Registered Users Posts: 19,396 ✭✭✭✭Karoma


    They account for a good portion of threads in the wee hours,so the FP is always listing them...
    Changing the time to anything else will just lead to more posts/whinges about it being down at the new time too.


  • Registered Users Posts: 18,918 ✭✭✭✭Mimikyu


    This post has been deleted.


  • Registered Users Posts: 19,608 ✭✭✭✭sceptre


    If it wasn't at 3am it would be some other time. There are plenty of people on at 4am, 5am and 6am as well. I'd go as far to say that 3am is a good time to give people a nudge to sod off to bed.
    Karoma wrote:
    You're allowed to have more than one quote per post.
    Indeed. Because I'm so endearingly helpful I merged the posts.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,279 ✭✭✭regi


    I faithfully promise to move the backup time if it ever suits my personal lifestyle. This does not explicitly rule out moving it to 5am.

    Thanks.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,065 ✭✭✭Fighting Irish


    sceptre wrote:
    If it wasn't at 3am it would be some other time. There are plenty of people on at 4am, 5am and 6am as well. I'd go as far to say that 3am is a good time to give people a nudge to sod off to bed.


    Indeed. Because I'm so endearingly helpful I merged the posts.

    Thanking you ;)


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,658 ✭✭✭✭The Sweeper


    Regi wrote:
    I faithfully promise to move the backup time if it ever suits my personal lifestyle. This does not explicitly rule out moving it to 5am.

    Thanks.

    ..what are you ever doing at 3am?

    [boarderati]

    Eh Dan? Tell me that!

    [/boarderati]


  • Moderators, Home & Garden Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 7,683 Mod ✭✭✭✭delly


    sceptre wrote:
    I'd go as far to say that 3am is a good time to give people a nudge to sod off to bed.
    I'll go with that. There has been a few times that the backup has given me the nudge to bed that i needed.

    Just don't tell the wife thats the real reason i decided to turn the computer off.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,500 ✭✭✭Mercury_Tilt


    This post has been deleted.


  • Technology & Internet Moderators Posts: 28,803 Mod ✭✭✭✭oscarBravo


    Regi wrote:
    I faithfully promise to move the backup time if it ever suits my personal lifestyle. This does not explicitly rule out moving it to 5am.

    Thanks.
    wan teh dan


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,628 ✭✭✭Asok


    ..what are you ever doing at 3am?

    [boarderati]

    Eh Dan? Tell me that!

    [/boarderati]

    From what I have been told it involves kittens, a croquet mallet, 12lb's of bacon grease and 1 roll of bail wrap.


  • Registered Users Posts: 37,300 ✭✭✭✭the_syco


    Well, tbh, 3:06am to about 3:40am its down, and if you're up till 5am, then it shouldn't bother you too much.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,398 ✭✭✭ando


    i cant believe i read the 2 pages of this thread :p 3am is a fine time for backups imo


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 9,314 ✭✭✭Talliesin


    Commuters may be up not long after 5 and having a browse over breakfast before heading out.

    IIRC the backup time was picked simply by looking at when was the quietest time based on usage patterns before the backups.


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  • Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators Posts: 42,362 Mod ✭✭✭✭Beruthiel


    Asok wrote:
    From what I have been told it involves kittens, a croquet mallet, 12lb's of bacon grease and 1 roll of bail wrap.

    I always suspected he was a sick, sick man


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