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▼ LAST 6 MONTHS ...
Soumili Datta · 18 June 2016 - 08:39
· · Chrome 51.0 on Windows

I NEED THE LARRY FANFICS!

Soumili Datta · 18 June 2016 - 08:37
· · Chrome 51.0 on Windows

i can't read the fics!! it isn't responding help!!1!

Zohra Salih · 14 June 2016 - 13:22
· · Chrome 51.0 on Windows

I can't load the site!

Blessing ForgivesYa Anikwe · 4 June 2016 - 20:28
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

Dang, why is it down rn! I have fics to read!

Samantha Robinson · 29 May 2016 - 20:29
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

Still down for me... which f**king sucks!

Landon Balanza · 29 May 2016 - 19:45
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

was reading a fic and about to proceed to the next chapter until I kept getting error 503 "the page responding too slowly"

Samantha Robinson · 29 May 2016 - 19:45
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

Damn it, I was hoping to continue reading Hawaii five-0 fics.

Dalila Davis · 29 May 2016 - 19:39
· · Chrome 30.0 on Android

I was in the middle of a fic that turned out to be way better than the summary!

Michelle Cherry · 29 May 2016 - 19:35
· · Firefox 46.0 on Windows

Its down for me, with a messege Error 503
The page was responding too slowly.

This is rather annoying as I was reading a fic I had finally tracked down.

Barry Gordon · 2 May 2016 - 10:12
· · Firefox 45.0 on Mac

Can't connect to server. Has been so almost an hour.

▼ MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO ...
Rachel Sebestyen · 31 December 2015 - 03:09
· · Chrome 47.0 on Android

Keeps going down and coming back up.

Melinda J Campbell · 30 December 2015 - 16:08
· · Chrome 45.0 on Android

It's back up!

Sehena Falconi · 30 December 2015 - 16:07
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

Give me my Rose/Twelve back! Now! *shakes the site*

Meagan Cobb · 30 December 2015 - 15:54
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

So much for reading before work T_T

Leo Chris · 30 December 2015 - 15:53
· · Opera Next 33.0.1990.115 on Windows

I wouldn't mind this so much if I wasn't just in the middle of a huge fixing of my fics... What can I say other than "ARGH!"? Hopefully they'll be able to fix soon whatever the problem is...

Lori Hickman · 30 December 2015 - 15:39
· · Chrome 47.0 on Android

Apparently they're trying to fix it now. Check their Twitter :)

Juliet Jackson · 30 December 2015 - 15:34
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

right when I find a really good fic Q_Q

Melinda J Campbell · 30 December 2015 - 15:27
· · Chrome 45.0 on Android

Nooooooo!!!

Ciara Ellen Walsh · 30 December 2015 - 15:16
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

ditto

Aru Inukishi · 29 December 2015 - 20:06
· · Safari 9.0 on iPad

502 and 503 errors

Anthony Amber Smith · 28 December 2015 - 06:01
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

It keeps going, back then off again..wtf is happening

Julianna Jones · 28 December 2015 - 05:36
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

nvm--just came back up XD

Julianna Jones · 28 December 2015 - 05:33
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

site just died T_T

Marshall Margaritell · 27 December 2015 - 19:43
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

...its dead jim

Anthony Amber Smith · 26 December 2015 - 03:15
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

Its down..

Uli Hü · 4 November 2015 - 19:17
· · Android Browser 4.0 on Android

I am still getting error 503 even though nobody else seems to :/ do any oft you know a solution for this?

Melanie Osuch · 29 October 2015 - 14:30
· · Firefox 41.0 on Windows

Seriously??? Can anyone get this site to work straight! It goes up and down more times than an elevator.

Hazel Valiente · 29 October 2015 - 01:51
· · Chrome 46.0 on Android

What the heck?!??! Its down again :(
It was up for a minute now its down again

Aras Paty · 28 October 2015 - 16:12
· · IEMobile 11.0 on Android

What a drag..the error 503 keeps appearing and the site is still down and no one seems to know the problem!

Amber Flicker · 28 October 2015 - 03:10
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

It let me get unto the site and search but not to view any of the works... I hope they get it back up soon.

Yvon Snakes · 27 October 2015 - 23:34
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Wow it came back on a minute or two after my comment! Thank god, it's back on rn.

Yvon Snakes · 27 October 2015 - 23:29
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

According to the majority of the comments, I'd say Ao3 is down. For some reason a fic I have bookedmarked was able to open though. However, I can't access the browsing pages or the home page??

Helen Naylor · 27 October 2015 - 22:27
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

It's gone down... it keeps saying reload and when I do it doesn't do anything... help

Taylor Leann · 27 October 2015 - 01:32
· · Chrome 35.0 on Android

It's down again. It's been going down on and off today. What's going on??

Kendra Mason · 26 October 2015 - 21:42
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Ugh, Error 503. Jeez, this is such a bummer. And they recently raised all that money! Guess everyone had a case of the Mondays and wanted a little release via fanfiction and crashed it?

Angila Conatser · 4 September 2015 - 17:00
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

Has been routing me to squarespace for the last hour, not sure why...

Deborah Jo Burnham · 3 September 2015 - 02:22
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

This is why I don't read chapter by chapter. In the "entire story" format, even if the site goes down, I can at least read up to the last chapter available.

Karen Galarneault · 3 September 2015 - 02:18
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Here I thought it was just me, hope they get the server issues fixed soon. All I get is this page can't be displayed, try refreshing again later. I've tried several laters, since then. Still waiting.....

Leo Chris · 3 September 2015 - 01:42
· · Firefox 37.0 on Windows

Oh come on... This can't be happening... First ff.net and now this..? What's going on in the fanfiction world..? Some angry person has something against fanfics? Lol. Seriously though... At least the people on Ao3 communicate with the users, unlike what's happening with the ff.net lately. That thing alone makes this all feel less horrible than with all of the ff.net issues where we were left completely in the dark as usual...

Samantha Marie Baas · 3 September 2015 - 01:38
· · Chrome 42.0 on Android

Huh oh thought it was my internet until I tried fan fiction.net. This blows..

Faith Alexis Pearce · 3 September 2015 - 01:19
· · Safari 600.1.4 on iPad

I thought it was me this whole time!!! Oh my! I hope it comes back soon!

Cyrelia J · 3 September 2015 - 01:11
· · Safari 7.1.8 on Mac

Man I haven't updated this One Piece story since March and now I finally have the last chapter done. Hope it comes back soon.

Shannon McKee · 3 September 2015 - 01:08
· · Opera Next 31.0.1889.174 on Windows

ARGH!!!! I was just switching to another chapter! I HATE when it does this!

Luna Dantagnan · 3 September 2015 - 01:02
· · Safari 6.0 on iPhone

I thought something was wrong with my iPod oh gods. Hope it comes back soon :)

Melinda Rae Peterson · 3 September 2015 - 01:02
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

That has to be a horrible feeling. So. Let's get the balll rolling. I post on both AO3 and FF.net. As FF.net is up, there are stories available there for reading enjoyment. My pseud for FF is Opinionated Asmodeus. I have fanfics for One Piece, an InuYasha/Yuu Yuu Hakusho crossover, a Death Note fic and a Harry Potter fic. I do write slash and het. The only slash you may have to be concerned about is kept to One Piece and Death Note.

Emily Insomniac · 3 September 2015 - 00:58
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

You ever have that feeling when you just get to the cliffhanger and you can't go to the next chapter because of a site shutting down? This is one of those times.

Hannah Fretwell · 3 September 2015 - 00:54
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

I HOPE IT WILL START AGAIN SOON I WAS IN THE MIDDLE OF A GOOD FANFIC!!!!

Melinda Rae Peterson · 3 September 2015 - 00:47
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

FF.net was down for nearly and entire day, maybe longer, and during that entire time none of the staff deigned fit to tell us about any issues with the server or if there was maintenance until after it came back up. AO3's communicative skills have proven far superior to FF.net's, is all I'm saying.

Ariana Gnas · 3 September 2015 - 00:45
· · Safari 8.0 on iPhone

Fanfiction was down last night, AO3 tonight, I think the PTB have something against what I'm reading

Karla Canzon · 3 September 2015 - 00:43
· · Safari 8.0 on Mac

Fanfiction.net has been up and working though.. Just don't use the app because it doesn't update the chapters properly and you can login and everything for like at least an hour

Melinda Rae Peterson · 3 September 2015 - 00:42
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

Whoever is staffed at AO3 is so much better than the staff at FF.net. They made a post on the AO3 twitter feed about 15 minutes ago! They're looking into the server issues. How's that for keeping the masses updated?

Melinda Rae Peterson · 3 September 2015 - 00:34
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

It isn't working very well, at least not on my part. Sure, I'm miffed that I can't update Trial by Error on AO3, but at least it being down doesn't prevent me from continuing to write. I'm also a bit of a video game addict, so there is that for me to consider as well.

Amy La Rue · 17 June 2014 - 18:43
United States · Time Warner Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

The site isn't working for me. All the text is on the left side of the page and it's just text, no other things.

Charity Schaeffer · 17 June 2014 - 11:12
United States · Time Warner Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

why does it have to be down now!!! i was just reading a omega dean story and went to go to the next page and it is down!!!

Brianna Levesque · 17 June 2014 - 11:12
United States · Time Warner Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

They announced that the downloads and email notifications would be down, not the site. It'll probably be back up at 4 (ET)

Natalie Cuesta · 22 March 2014 - 21:11
United States · Verizon FiOS

Are you joking? My fic just updated, I've been waiting so long for this new chapter

Jacques Burton · 22 March 2014 - 20:37
United States · Comcast Cable

4 freaking updates while I was gone and now the site is down... Totally want to cry.

Nino Villagran Leon · 5 March 2014 - 00:04
Ecuador · Ecuadortelecom

Website hasn't been working for a while? How much time till it gets fixed???

Victoria Scott · 1 December 2013 - 22:15
United States · Time Warner Cable

So it's up, but you can only access the homepage. Any time you try and access fic you get an Error 500. WTF?

Sherry A Dees · 1 December 2013 - 19:54
United States · Comcast Cable

ok so now ff.net is not loading either. Am I gonna' have to read a BOOK?

Teliah Laura Jordan · 1 December 2013 - 19:51
Australia · Dodo Australia

Aaah I'm screaming, I was just about to post a new fic, then I went for lunch and the site is down! :( Hope it goes back up soon

Jake Williams · 1 December 2013 - 19:45
United States · Midcontinent Communications

I really hope it fixes soon. I think all of us need our daily dosage of whatever it is that we read before we go to bed. :(

Jake Williams · 1 December 2013 - 18:48
United States · Midcontinent Communications

Come on AO3!!! If you don't work soon we're gonna end up dumping you for FF.net!

Annabeth Jones · 1 December 2013 - 18:42
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband

I have to go to bed soon. I can't sleep without my nightly dose of fanfic. Omg AO3 please hurry!

Carissa Trevino · 1 December 2013 - 18:26
United States · Comcast Cable

I actually need my Thorki fix after watching Thor 2. I cannot sleep until that is sated.

Grace Tiller · 1 December 2013 - 17:39
United Kingdom · TalkTalk

When did this happen? I left the site for like 2 minutes to finish my next chapter and now it's dead...

Jane Smith · 3 November 2013 - 08:27
Hungary · Telenor Hungary

Today is not the fanfiction sites' day at all. First fanfiction.net (it works now for me) and now AO3.

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