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    Missing submission points since recent update

    Hey everyone - I had 45 or 46 submission points just a few days ago, then there was a brief period where the site was down for updates.

    When I logged back on I had 36 submission points. I have waited a few days to post anything to see if something was just refreshing or rolling over. Still no more points.


    This isn't a major problem. Missing nine or ten submission points is no biggie and I'm not seeking a refund. I just wanted to mention it in case it's indicative of a larger problem or in case someone else has had this problem with a greater effect. I know a lot of you have a very large number of submission points.

    @stella_blue have you noticed anything like this? I haven't noticed any other effects, just my submission point count.
    @admin staff this is FYI


    Thanks.
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    Hey Ben,

    Yes, I have noticed a number of things.

    My guess is that TG has been performing maintenance and/or testing over the past 48 hours.

    I will have more to say after I run today's numbers.

    Last edited by stella_blue; 03-09-2017 at 04:10 AM.
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    Today's CR data capture and processing have been completed.

    Tracking Period

    Start = Wednesday, 03-08-2017 at 7:00 AM (EST)

    End = Thursday, 03-09-2017 at 7:00 AM (EST)

    Tracking Results

    Out of 1,461 TG members currently tracked (anyone whose CR is above or below 1000), there are NO credibility changes to report over the past 24 hours.

    The previous 24 hour period (from March 7th to March 8th) is another story. The CR points gained or lost are atypical and suggest a number of cumulative adjustments (or possibly the results of testing).

    More on that later.

    As for submission points, a member's SP is affected by 3 main activity types:

    • Number of correct votes ( +1 )
    • Number of scores submitted ( -3 )
    • Points donated to fund new tracks ( ? )

    I am unable to verify donations, so I don't actively monitor submission points (other than my own).

    Last edited by stella_blue; 03-09-2017 at 06:34 AM.
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    Hey everyone - I had 45 or 46 submission points just a few days ago, then there was a brief period where the site was down for updates.
    Sounds like maybe something was corrupted or breached and they had to use a restore point for that data ???

    Missing 10 points sounds like a track got founded using your points.

    Missing 9 points sounds like 3 scores were submitted using your points..

    Being not sure if it was 9 or 10 sounds like your sunglasses were too dark and you thought the 36 was a 46. :)
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    Question

    Why do I suspect that system testing is currently being performed?

    Answer

    Check the Shoutbox under the "Last Completed Adjudications" tab.

    On March 07, 2017 at 12:10 PM (EST), it was reported that a number of submissions had been rejected. I won't know the exact number until I finish scanning the Shoutbox Archive, a task that promises to be a nightmare. Most (if not all) were originally submitted more than 9 months ago. Some were actually rejected, while others remain in the queue.

    For example, take a look at the most recent "rejected" item:

    Name:  Castlevania.jpg
Views: 37
Size:  8.1 KB


    The submission has NOT been moved to the Rejected Archive, but the poll is closed:

    http://www.twingalaxies.com/showthre...-Matthew-Felix

    My guess is that voting has been temporarily locked until the current round of testing and/or maintenance has concluded.

    Perhaps TG is considering the recently proposed "auto cancel" feature for submissions that are both old and inactive?

    In any case, I don't want to report any erroneous CR or SP updates unless I'm convinced that an issue actually exists.

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    My own CR and SP numbers are showing a variance.

    As of Tuesday, 03-07-2017 at 6:00 AM (EST), the values reported by TG were accurate:

    CR = 28,886

    SP = 9,388

    I voted correctly on 3 submissions that completed between 6:00 AM and 11:30 AM (EST):

    http://www.twingalaxies.com/showthre...Marco-Sandoval
    http://www.twingalaxies.com/showthre...6-Fred-Bugmann
    http://www.twingalaxies.com/showthre...8-Fred-Bugmann

    The current values should be:

    CR = 28,895

    SP = 9,391

    The displayed numbers (per TG) have not changed, causing a discrepancy for both ( +9 and +3 ).

    It seems likely that TG suspended the standard CR and SP updates roughly 52-57 hours ago.

    I will revisit the net CR gains and losses (for everyone) when it appears that things have settled down.

    Last edited by stella_blue; 03-09-2017 at 08:41 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bensweeneyonbass View Post
    Hey everyone - I had 45 or 46 submission points just a few days ago, then there was a brief period where the site was down for updates.

    When I logged back on I had 36 submission points. I have waited a few days to post anything to see if something was just refreshing or rolling over. Still no more points.


    This isn't a major problem. Missing nine or ten submission points is no biggie and I'm not seeking a refund. I just wanted to mention it in case it's indicative of a larger problem or in case someone else has had this problem with a greater effect. I know a lot of you have a very large number of submission points.

    @stella_blue have you noticed anything like this? I haven't noticed any other effects, just my submission point count.
    @admin staff this is FYI


    Thanks.

    Hi Ben!

    I will look into this for you :)
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    Thanks everyone for their attention to this. Some additional context if it helps:

    1. I have not donated any points to any tracks to be founded in quite a while.
    2. I did submit three GBA runs recently but those submission points were deducted in real time and the sum of 45 or 46 points was after those deductions.

    Thank you again. I'm not terribly concerned about the sum of points but I'm concerned about what it may indicate site-wide.
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