Lt. Commander
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 145
# 511
05-04-2013, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by guilli88 View Post
That's one scary thought. A Q with stomach cramps. Imagine a cranky Q!
I thought he was always cranky hence his over use of cosmic /isarcasm.


CAPTAIN! I'm picking up a Golden Age Supervillian on long range sensors. She appears to be mooning us U_U"
Career Officer
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 3,476
# 512
05-04-2013, 11:10 PM
Lots of complaints about the timing. But Cryptic's a business, being down like this hurts them more than it hurts you. Not to mention paying their engineers to work late on a Saturday night.

So why now? I'd say odds are some of their networking hardware wasn't expected to live through the night, or much longer at least, without replacement. Better to bring it all down in a controlled way, swap out what needs to be fixed, restart it and test it before turning the nerd masses loose on it.

They may have ordered the replacement components after the first unscheduled downtime a couple of days ago, and outlined a plan then to make the fix Saturday night. That might be pushing the definition of "scheduled maintenance," but the alternative could have been worse.

Or maybe Cryptic tried to be cheap and fix the problem in other ways first, and this is the last resort when inexpensive fixes failed. Either way, if this truly fixes the problem (which remains to be seen), it will be worth it.
Commander
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 319
# 513
05-04-2013, 11:10 PM
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Originally Posted by messahla View Post
your wrong

ahem

FRAKKEN TOASTERS!!
IS ANYONE HERE NOT A FRAKING CYLON?

something else to watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGHIb7gG1m0
Former PWE Community Team Lead
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 9,046
# 514
05-04-2013, 11:10 PM
Thanks for your patience, Captains! Maintenance went very well and we were able to conclude it much earlier than anticipated. Maintenance is now complete! We'll see you in-game!

Cheers,

Brandon =/\=
Brandon "BranFlakes" Felczer | Former Community Team Lead for Perfect World Entertainment
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