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Aug 5, 2008 07:54 PM

500 Internal Server Error

GAWD, I'm tired of seeing this!

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  1. Yes, this has been surfacing a lot this past week....

    3 Replies
    1. re: meatn3

      . . . and the week before, and the week before that . . .

      1. re: zin1953

        I know it's rude to pat myself on the back, but . . .

        Hey, everyone -- congratulate me!!! I just hit 10,000!!!

        (500 Internal Server Error X 20 = 10,000)

        1. re: zin1953

          Hey, it's only been three months of friggin' user hell...


      2. I thought service had gotten a lot better and I wanted to thank the engineers for that. Although, ironically, I got a 500 error when I tried to reply to this thread!

        1. I've taken one of our servers out of the loop that i think was having issues processing pages in a timely manner. Let me know if you still get those 500 errors.

          Joe Frost

          22 Replies
          1. re: Engineering

            so what's the problem with the site?

            1. re: Engineering

              As bad as ever. In fact, worse than in the last week or so. Just got one just a second ago when trying to access this thread.

              1. re: carswell

                Are you getting the 500's right now?

                    1. re: Engineering

                      Just got another one. 7:38 a.m. EDT.

                      1. re: carswell

                        I've gotten several this morning as well.

                      2. re: Engineering

                        They went away last night, but are back this morning.

                        1. re: hannaone

                          Nah, that was just you going to sleep . . .


                          1. re: zin1953

                            They did disappear for about three hours last night (8:00 pm to 11:00 pm Pacific Time), after which I did go to sleep.

                      3. re: Engineering

                        Just got one now. But no more of the "Application Errors" that were rampant earlier in the night.

                        1. re: Chris VR

                          Yes, I've been getting 500s since I came on this morning.

                    2. re: Engineering


                      just received canot open page but noy 500 error message. not sure if your or my end issue. wanted to give you a heads up

                      1. re: jfood

                        Screenshot any weird errors so i can debug. Thanks!

                        Joe Frost

                        1. re: Engineering

                          OK i save the screenshot, now what do i do with it please?

                          1. re: jfood

                            You could use the "attach photo" option and upload it here.

                            1. re: kpzoo

                              this is a .doc document. hope it works. if not send an email to the email of record for jfood and he'll revert with the .doc attached.

                              1. re: jfood

                                Rather than a doc, paste it into Microsoft Paint, and save it as a .jpg file (not a .bmp file) and upload it here.

                                Otherwise, you can email it to me at jacquilynne dot schlesier at cnet dot com and I'll pass it along to Joe.

                                1. re: jfood

                                  If you have any kind of graphics program, you can paste it in there, save it as a JPG and then upload it here. Otherwise, perhaps you could email the .doc to Jacquilynne, I've seen her provide her email addy elsewhere in Tech Help.

                                  1. re: kpzoo

                                    OK you have read how jfood can type, a graphics program would be an interesting try. BUT, he just sent an email to Jacquilynne.

                            2. re: Engineering

                              . . . can’t open the page “http://chowhound.chow.com/”. The error was: “Operation could not be completed. (kCFErrorDomainCFNetwork error 302.)” (kCFErrorDomainCFNetwork:302)

                              Well, at least it's down from 500 to 302! ;^)

                        2. This is what I just got:

                          The website cannot display the page
                          HTTP 500
                          Most likely causes:
                          The website is under maintenance.
                          The website has a programming error.

                          What you can try:
                          Refresh the page.

                          Go back to the previous page.

                          More information

                          This error (HTTP 500 Internal Server Error) means that the website you are visiting had a server problem which prevented the webpage from displaying.

                          For more information about HTTP errors, see Help.

                          1. FWIW, I just had it while attempting to open the new "bratwurst on grill" thread.