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Ancestry overloaded (again)
« on: Saturday 28 April 18 15:27 BST (UK) »
For the last couple of days I have been getting indications that Ancestry have capacity problems.

There are a lot of "This feature is not currently available", "Error 500", and straight timeouts.

The most annoying is the request to take out a basic membership, with my logon name in the top right corner.

About 1 in 20 page changes fails.

I am on a decent link, with a usable 40Mbps, so the problem is at their end.

If they can't keep up with demand, maybe they should cut back on the spam about DNA. ;D
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Re: Ancestry overloaded (again)
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 28 April 18 16:28 BST (UK) »
I'd love to have a piece of Spam DNA tested!

Perhaps it might reveal what it actually contains or what about sending it to Ancestry and see if they can come up with it's lineage!

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Re: Ancestry overloaded (again)
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 28 April 18 23:06 BST (UK) »
Have had the same problem over the last few days.

Very annoying and frustrating.

Maybe they could offer their loyal users a free DNA Test  :o :o

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Re: Ancestry overloaded (again)
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 29 April 18 06:49 BST (UK) »
Having the same problem recently. Also, when I look for someone, getting told there are no people of that name in your tree, yet when I search under another family member, lo & Behold, there they are.
Pretty fed up now.!!

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Re: Ancestry overloaded (again)
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 29 April 18 07:14 BST (UK) »
Have had the same problem over the last few days.

Very annoying and frustrating.

Maybe they could offer their loyal users a free DNA Test  :o :o

Dorrie

They would still want you to pay the £20 postage  ;D
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Re: Ancestry overloaded (again)
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 29 April 18 09:28 BST (UK) »

I'm not wasting SPAM sending it to Ancesstry.

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