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Fun race, sorry to whoever I hit at turn 5, you can see in the replay, thankfully you handled it well and I did not wipe you out completely.

 

Apart from that I had a great race, with no other spins. My second or third lap was very fast, but never recreated it. A lot of 1:45.xxx times in the race if you look at the fastest laps.

 

I have a set of CSR elite pedals that I would be happy to gift @extremepabs at postage costs.

They were occasionally causing me issues not getting full brake or accelerator that was fixed by a disconnect / reconnect. 
 

It could be software or hardware or maybe a they just need a clean and grease. Either way I would have probably bin them anyway.

 

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3 hours ago, Meers said:

Very unlucky mate. May I ask where you are located (ish)? Maybe I can help you out looking at other options. Are there also other people in the house using the connection?

I live in a city north from Amsterdam, 90% of the city is on one side of the Noord Holland canal and my house is just on the other side and it's an old house. It is only me and the girlfriend in the house and she was watching a YouTube video. We've had connection issues since we moved in last year, we spoke to ziggo but we will still have the same cables going to our house with them.

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Weird stuff like the drive-through penalties, disconnects and my pit stop not working aside, the race was good fun! Glad the Porsche only killed me once (and then I overdid it with hot rear tires a few corners later 😑), which will probably happen more often at Bathurst next time out :D
The connection issues for @EuroVapeSim2 and @milko are a shame, hope you guys have used up your bad luck and are able to avoid stuff like that in the upcoming rounds!

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@Yannikwith that pitstop, were you set to add some fuel? It's really odd that it didn't count it.

 

I don't normally have connection trouble (maybe once a year my internet will be completely off for a few hours), always a low ping, and I've not known SneakyNinja suffer it in our races either but that replay shows him warping around, I'm wondering if the server itself was having some problems. No idea how we'd know though, so just got to have fingers crossed for next time.

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33 minutes ago, EuroVapeSim2 said:

I live in a city north from Amsterdam, 90% of the city is on one side of the Noord Holland canal and my house is just on the other side and it's an old house. It is only me and the girlfriend in the house and she was watching a YouTube video. We've had connection issues since we moved in last year, we spoke to ziggo but we will still have the same cables going to our house with them.

 

Ah yeah, if the cables are old then you're out of luck I'm afraid, DSL or cable alike. Unless Enexis is going to redo the entire neighborhood you're in (maybe it's due soon).

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31 minutes ago, milko said:

@Yannikwith that pitstop, were you set to add some fuel? It's really odd that it didn't count it.

 

I don't normally have connection trouble (maybe once a year my internet will be completely off for a few hours), always a low ping, and I've not known SneakyNinja suffer it in our races either but that replay shows him warping around, I'm wondering if the server itself was having some problems. No idea how we'd know though, so just got to have fingers crossed for next time.

Yup. Not much, but a splash that would be enough to finish. Oddly, the car got on the jacks, then immediately came back down and that was it. Worked on the second time around, however, it's a bit of a mystery.

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35 minutes ago, milko said:

@Yannikwith that pitstop, were you set to add some fuel? It's really odd that it didn't count it.

 

I don't normally have connection trouble (maybe once a year my internet will be completely off for a few hours), always a low ping, and I've not known SneakyNinja suffer it in our races either but that replay shows him warping around, I'm wondering if the server itself was having some problems. No idea how we'd know though, so just got to have fingers crossed for next time.

 

Aye, no issues here. I certainly didn't see anything like the replays portray.

 

Funnily enough, I had a some broadband speed issues in August where it would only connect at 20Mb. To resolve that I'd had a new router and BT master socket fitted in at the house, and BT renewed some kit on pole outside and even dug up the pavement to tinker with something. It's been a rock solid 60Mb ever since. Just to be sure, my gaming PC and work laptop are always connected via ethernet to the router. None of your dodgy wifi here :)

 

I've been working at home for about 8 years now, so have always needed a decent connection. Nothing to do with gaming, honest!

 

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13 minutes ago, SneakyNinja said:

I've been working at home for about 8 years now, so have always needed a decent connection. Nothing to do with gaming, honest!

 

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My Ziggo cable connection upgraded to 600Mbit/s (40 up) a couple of months ago. :ph34r:

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14 hours ago, Valver said:

There were clearly some server shenanigans going on tonight.  Looking at the replay file I downloaded, I can see @EuroVapeSim2warping off the track, @milko gets booted out completely towards the end, and there's some horrible warping/lag evident around lap 29 from @SneakyNinja  Cars driving sideways and all sorts.  

 

Sorry - I don't think I can be video editor:

 

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Last night I took part in the second round of the Dads Go Sim Racing "Friday Free For All" championship on simracing.gp

 

39 people registered, 22 raced.  So still a bigger grid than I'm used to with you guys.

 

This week it was two 30 minute sprint races at Bathurst.  One in the afternoon and one at night 

 

I qualified 12th, and was very happy to finish 10th in the daytime race, and 6th (!) in the night race.

 

Great fun.  Good bunch of lads and a decent spread of ability made me feel welcome and comfortable racing with them.

 

I may have caused a small pile up at the top of the mountain in race 1 though 😳

 

 

I practiced in the Honda on "our server" as our Championship race next week is also at Bathurst (which is convenient!), so @davejm, if you see a time in the Honda from me, you can remove it as I'll set a proper 'muk lap in the Ferrari later.

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I won't be racing on Thursday.  The event is ready and scheduled to start at 19:00.  If someone's able to get on at that time for the session start, let me know.  If not I'll adjust the start time so that it's a bit later.

 

I'm going to be taking a break (from sim-racing in general), for the time being.  I'm going through some stuff which has knocked me for six and I don't have the willing to get in the rig at the moment.   There's a possibility that I'll be staying away for a while, in which case I won't be home anyway.

 

I'll still be around on the forum to create the events and such.

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