Users Stuck in 'Typing' State Due to Extreme Load on Popular Topic

Two users appear to be stuck in an infinite ‘typing’ state, possibly due to heavy load/an outage on the following popular topic:

The issue was noticed on June 29, 2024 (albeit probably begun occurring before then), and has persisted since then. The affected users, who have been stuck in the ‘typing’ state, have not been active for several hours.

Reproduction Steps

  1. Navigate to the popular topic: Introducing the Ban API and Alt Account Detection.
  2. Scroll to the bottom and observe the section that shows users who appear to be typing.
  3. Note that some users remain in the ‘typing’ state indefinitely.

Users Involved

Screenshot

Attached is a screenshot showing the issue, where the two users are stuck in the ‘typing’ state.
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Impact

This bug is causing confusion among forum users and potentially disrupting communication within the topic. It appears to be linked to the extreme load and popularity of the topic or a potential recent outage.

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This also occurs on the release notes 631 for Dekkonot

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they really got something to say bro , it’s been a day… or two…? I don’t keep track of time
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let them be, they are rewriting wikipedia pages

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Let me cook I’m rewriting lua in the dev forum textbox

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They’re still there as of 536 pm MST.

Also this was occurring since June 27th (or something close to that).

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infinity typing issue

I’ve been pinged no less than 5 times over this issue because people think they’re comedians. I would like it if we could at least get an update on this.

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This was caused due to errors on the forum server. We have fixed this for both the mentioned posts.

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