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3192 Views 8 Replies Latest reply: Dec 21, 2011 11:04 AM by ElizabethSz RSS
PaintingLady Legend 906 posts since
Dec 12, 2009
Currently Being Moderated

Dec 10, 2011 6:16 PM

Messages are being throttled due to frequency. ????????

OK, so I post on my usual 50 + thread, then see a new thread and wanted to congratulate the new member on his accomplishments, so I type a short reply. I hit reply and get this message

"Messages are being throttled due to frequency."  

What the heck???? I understand if active is doing this to cut down or elimate spammers, but this is too much for regualr members to fool with. I suffered through all the site problems a few weeks back. I've enjoyed the support and encouragement of members for a little over 2 years, but this is getting rediculous!  Am I the only one that is frustrated?





Marie from Tennessee

Training for Disney 2013 Goofy Challenge.....Yes, I'm certifiably CRAZY!

61 year olds must be out of their minds to run a half marathon followed by a full the next day!

Disney Half Marathon 1/7/2012 2:37:59

Bear Hunt 5K 9/24/11 28:28 pb

Trojan Trek Trail 5K 8/6/11 31:45

Expo 10K 5/28/11 1:01:28,

Expo 10K 5/26/12 1:05:39

Eastman 10K 9/8/2012 1:01:11 pb

"Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us." Hebrews 12:1


  • GinnyinPA Pro 150 posts since
    Sep 29, 2011

    I get that message a lot,  usually the first time I try to post a messge. This site is extremely slow anyway, but when I can't read and can't write, I just give up for a while and go to forums that aren't as difficult.

  • SlogOn Legend 368 posts since
    Jan 13, 2008

    I thought it was just me - the site is frustratingly slow to load which is a shame. The members here are fantastically suppotive & the advice, excellent. Hard to ask anything or reply when it takes 3-4 minutes to load.





    C25K STARTED: 10/12/11

    COMPLETED: W2D1

    FIRST RACE PLANNED: ???

    Excitement is slogging through a spectacular dry lightning storm

  • DaveVause Community Moderator 1,447 posts since
    Jul 9, 2007
    Currently Being Moderated
    3. Dec 11, 2011 3:19 AM (in response to SlogOn)
    Messages are being throttled due to frequency. ????????

    Agreed. No one comes on here to post a single message.






  • mkayc Legend 582 posts since
    Jun 8, 2011

    Oh, Marie, beyond my own frustrations, which have been huge and exactly as everyone here has noted, I have seen a huge change in the threads. Many folks have just stopped posting and I know they are still running. They've probably started on other sites and that is really a shame. Where there used to be many responses, there are few and this chills discussions. Topics are being missed or glossed over because folks can't post or don't have the patience to post.

     

    Personally, I moved to where I'm living for work and have no friends or family locally so I rely on cyber friends a lot for support. I used to be able to post during work on my lunch break and participated in four threads. Now I am only active in two threads and can only post on the weekends because the site is so slow it is at a standstill in the evenings. I am SO disappointed in Active. All the goodwill they have built by hosting these threads is quickly unraveling.

     

    Let me know of other sites whre you've found similar threads? I'm ready to leave.





    Mary Kay

    Running: Started 5/6/2011; Graduated C25k - 7/21/11; Graduated B210k - 11/24/11;

    PRs: 5k - 36:42; 8k - 1:10; 4.15 m - 53.41; 10k - 1:18; HM - 2:56:31

    I may be slow but I'm persistant.

    Goals: 5k under 30 min.; HM under 2 hr.; AG award in the USAF HM! and one full marathon.

    It won't be easy but it will be worth it!

  • Webpro11 Legend 258 posts since
    Feb 27, 2011
    Currently Being Moderated
    5. Dec 11, 2011 8:08 AM (in response to mkayc)
    Messages are being throttled due to frequency. ????????

    HELLO ACTIVE CUSTOMER SERVICE HOPEFULLY YOUR HEARING EVERYONE'S FRUSTRATIONS





    2012 Races: Tony from Florida

    Jan.7,2012 Walt Disney World Half Marathon Orlando FL 02:09:14 PR

    Oct 7 2012 Chicago Marathon Chicago Illinois 05:17:43

    Feb 10, 2012 Rock N Roll Half Marathon St Petersburg FL


    2011 Races:

    Started running at 58 ( Nov 23rd 2010)

    Half Marathon Results

    Oct 31,2011 Fl Halloween Halfathron 02:18:22

    Sept 4, 2011 Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Virgina Beach Half Marathon 02:28:20

    April 30,2011 Country Music Half Marathon Nashville TN 02:56:02

  • Webpro11 Legend 258 posts since
    Feb 27, 2011

    I SENT AN E MAIL TO ACTIVE CUSTOMER SERVICE ASKING FOR HELP. EVERYONE SHOULD DO THE SAME





    2012 Races: Tony from Florida

    Jan.7,2012 Walt Disney World Half Marathon Orlando FL 02:09:14 PR

    Oct 7 2012 Chicago Marathon Chicago Illinois 05:17:43

    Feb 10, 2012 Rock N Roll Half Marathon St Petersburg FL


    2011 Races:

    Started running at 58 ( Nov 23rd 2010)

    Half Marathon Results

    Oct 31,2011 Fl Halloween Halfathron 02:18:22

    Sept 4, 2011 Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Virgina Beach Half Marathon 02:28:20

    April 30,2011 Country Music Half Marathon Nashville TN 02:56:02

  • mkayc Legend 582 posts since
    Jun 8, 2011

    Webpro - good idea. Will do. The thing is this cannot be a surprise. The restriction has been on and off since the upgrade. It's just the message that's new. I wonder how many posts on this thread were throttled. But what I really want to know is whether Active is throttling because it has determined I post too frequently or because all posts are too frequent. Anyone know of other sites with similar threads?





    Mary Kay

    Running: Started 5/6/2011; Graduated C25k - 7/21/11; Graduated B210k - 11/24/11;

    PRs: 5k - 36:42; 8k - 1:10; 4.15 m - 53.41; 10k - 1:18; HM - 2:56:31

    I may be slow but I'm persistant.

    Goals: 5k under 30 min.; HM under 2 hr.; AG award in the USAF HM! and one full marathon.

    It won't be easy but it will be worth it!

  • ElizabethSz Rookie 6 posts since
    Dec 7, 2010
    Currently Being Moderated
    8. Dec 21, 2011 11:04 AM (in response to mkayc)
    Messages are being throttled due to frequency. ????????

    Yep, just got it.  Totally sucks.

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