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April’s Featured Sellers

Lucy Player was picked out of the hat from March to chose the Featured Sellers for April. Lucy has written a blog post saying…

Scheduled Maintenance

We’ll be performing some minor maintenance to the site at 00:00 on 04/04/09. Expected outage is approximately an hour and a half.

Unscheduled maintenance

We made some minor modifications to the live site today, to fix some categorisation issues that people had reported. People may have experienced occasional…

Image upload issues

We are currently seeing occasional image upload issues. We believe these are due to problems at our upstream image hosting provider. We’re contacting our…

Featured Items

Hello. We tried a mini-experiment last week. I say “mini”, it just wasn’t like ground-breaking in the way that the Hadron Collidor was. But…

Server Unavailable 27/03/09

At approx 16:40 one of the servers in our cluster stopped serving webpages, action was taken to restart the webserver and the service was…

Server Unavailable 24/03/09

We just experienced a webserver hang on one of the servers in the cluster, that had to be manually restarted. The automated service monitor…

Now Shipping…

image by: Worldmapper. This one shows countries proportionate to the amount of toys they import but there’s a heap more on different subjects on…

Service Outage 18/03/09

We just experienced a temporary loss of connectivity to our server cluster. Connectivity has been restored and the service is back to normal. Total…

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