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13:26, 2nd April 2020 (UTC) 2020-04-02 13:26:04: Fatal exception of type DBQueryError Pressed the edit box on the wiki sandbox.
Jammum Icon.png Jammum (💬 Talk - ✍️ Contribs - 🐱 Scratch) 13:31, 2 April 2020 (UTC)
Sometime around 22:41, 2 April 2020 (UTC) "MediaWiki internal error. Exception caught inside exception handler. [...]" Clicked on the Recent Changes link on the sidebar, screenshot here
Bigpuppy Logo.png bigpuppy talk ▪︎ contribs 22:41, 2 April 2020 (UTC)
22:42, 2 April 2020 (UTC) "MediaWiki internal error. Original exception: [...]" Was accepting an account, screenshot here
TenType (talk | contribs) 22:51, 2 April 2020 (UTC)
18:43, 10 April 2020 (UTC) "Forbidden

You don't have permission to access this resource.

Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request. "

Whenever you put a template (e.g. {{delete}}) in the search bar and press enter.
VFDan.png VFDan  Talk  Contribs  On Scratch  18:51, 10 April 2020 (UTC)
22:51, 27 April 2020 (UTC) 503 Service Unavailable Was patrolling Recent Changes, screenshot here
TenType (talk | contribs) 23:10, 27 April 2020 (UTC)
12:26, 13 May 2020 (UTC) Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties. Pressed the Recent Changes link in Navigation. Screenshot here
Ahmetlii (talk | contribs) 12:30, 13 May 2020 (UTC)
20:10, 25 May 2020 (UTC) IP ban on three 403s in a short space of time Perform an action that the server deems to be unacceptable (such as using the search box for queries like {{delete}} and repeat three times. The server will IP ban you, since those 403s appear to be a warning. IP bans typically last a day, and I don't think there is a fix for this, but I'm logging it anyway. Anyone can edit this message to further explain the IP banning, however. Further information may in future help track down our issue and potentially resolve it.
Banana439monkey.png banana439monkey (Talk | Contribs | Scratch | Edits (3,140)) 20:10, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
2 May 2020 Page content does not update I was creating Language Tutorials/C/HelloWorldExampleProgram, and when I clicked "Show Preview" the contents I had entered before got shown on both the preview and the editing area! I lost all my work due to that. An important note is that I was on a mobile.
R4356th (talk | contribs) 12:55, 3 June 2020 (UTC)
20.05, 10 June 2020 (TSI) 403 Forbidden Error I tried to send a welcome message to an user's talk page with my Welcome Sender, hit the button and got an error message. Link is here.
Ahmetlii logo.gif ahmetlii  Talk  Contributions  Directory 
17:11, 10 June 2020 (UTC)
22.02, 16 June 2020 (TSI) Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties. I was in here.
Ahmetlii logo.gif ahmetlii  Talk  Contributions  Directory 
19:08, 16 June 2020 (UTC)
10:10, 22 September 2020 (EDT) Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties. (Cannot access the database) The same as always, the one where you can search Google in the meantime.
Dominic305.png Dominic305  Talk  Contribs (1,774)  Scratch  Directory 
14:23, 22 September 2020 (UTC)
10:20, 24 September 2020 (EDT) Intermittent 'technical difficulties' and page problems. Page problem
Dominic305.png Dominic305  Talk  Contribs (1,774)  Scratch  Directory 
14:22, 24 September 2020 (UTC)
13:48, 24 September 2020 (EDT) Extremely high loading times, 503 errors Very long page loading times (20-60+ seconds) and frequent 503 errors
Dominic305.png Dominic305  Talk  Contribs (1,774)  Scratch  Directory 
17:59, 24 September 2020 (UTC)
9:14, 24 September 2020 (EDT) Rare occurrences of a page only showing raw HTML (body tags removed) No sidebar, MW tabs, no body tags.

garnetluvcookie (talk | contribs) 13:17, 25 September 2020 (UTC)
16:02, 25 September 2020 (EDT) 503 error Happened once, but server speed has significantly increased.

garnetluvcookie (talk | contribs) 20:03, 25 September 2020 (UTC)
09:52, 26 September 2020 (CEST) "This page isn’t working

en.scratch-wiki.info is currently unable to handle this request."

Recent Changes page is constantly giving HTTP 500 errors and I'm unable to view the page at all. This has been happening for the last couple of minutes.
Nambaseking01 (talk | contribs) 07:55, 26 September 2020 (UTC)
9:18 US EST Christmas Eve, 2020 Mediawiki internal error full image. Strange thing, it worked a few minutes later Dominioc305's Hyperdrive OS
Lovecodeabc Links: talk page | scratch profile | contributions 02:49, 25 December 2020 (UTC)
This was due to some technical difficulties encountered with updating MediaWiki to 1.35.1, and those issues have now been resolved.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 03:14, 25 December 2020 (UTC)
Some time between 00:38 and 07:30, 24 February 2021 (UTC) 508 Resource Limit Is Reached I tried to go to Necropost#SubForums that Bend the Necroposting Rule and SubForums Where Necroposting exists (the heading was very soon removed).

The message was:


<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
<HTML><HEAD>
<TITLE> 508 Resource Limit Is Reached</TITLE>
</HEAD><BODY>
<H1>Resource Limit Is Reached</H1>
The website is temporarily unable to service your request as it exceeded resource limit.
Please try again later.
</BODY></HTML>

I found this strange because there was an empty line before the start, because the title began with a ' ' space, and because the line-break between "Limit." and "Please" didn't do anything.
Mlcreater (talk | contribs) 00:38, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

23 March 2021 The requested page title contains invalid characters The link preview feature doesn't work on Set Size to () % (block) and says:

{"batchcomplete":true,"query":{"pages":[{"title":"Set_Size_to_()%25_(block)","invalidreason":"The requested page title contains invalid characters: \"%25\".","invalid":true}]},"limits":{"images":500,"categories":500}}
Mlcreater (talk | contribs) 19:52, 23 March 2021 (UTC)

This is not a server fault, it's a bug in the link preview system (probably due to the percent sign). Unfortunately there isn't much we can do about this, as this is an external tool.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:54, 23 March 2021 (UTC)
4 April 2021 Completely unable to access site For about a minute, I was completely unable to access anything (i.e. my browser said "Could not connect to en.scratch-wiki.info"). I verified my internet connection was working and I was able to connect with other sites during that time.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 18:28, 4 April 2021 (UTC)
6 April 2021, 3:15 PM UTC Extremely high load The server appears to be under extremely high load, with pages loading slowly and some failing with "508 Resource Limit Exceeded". According to "top", there were up to 110 PHP threads running (usually we have in the neighborhood of 20-30).
jvvg (talk | contribs) 15:19, 6 April 2021 (UTC)
9 April 2021, 7:20 PM UTC 508 Resource Limit Exceeded The server gave me a 508 Resource Limit Exceeded error, though this went away after about a minute, and a few minutes later there were 10 PHP processes running, which is a pretty low number.
jvvg (talk | contribs) 19:21, 9 April 2021 (UTC)
2 Jun 2021, 5:11 UTC (GMT) 400 Bad Request https://ibb.co/4P3vwB6. Was editing User:Lovecodeabc/Status.
Lovecodeabc Links: talk (new topic) | contribs (658) | directory 15:20, 2 June 2021 (UTC)
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