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[Monitoring] Return of the Bad Panda.

Paris-Roubaix says:

The Bad Panda has been appearing on my photostream again. Has anyone else been getting the probem when trying to view a photo?
Posted at 2:02AM, 20 November 2020 PST ( permalink | reply )
R L Catlow (staff) edited this topic 6 hours ago.

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R L Catlow says:

Paris-Roubaix:

Hi there,

I am sending over an email now to gather more info!

Thanks!
Posted 1 week ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Paris-Roubaix says:

I'm still getting dreadful problems with the Panda crashing a lot of my photos that I'm trying to look at. Particularly bad today.
Posted 5 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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DrgnMastr says:

BAD PANDA guaranteed for me, when I approve a pending member for my groups. It does the approval, but returns with bad panda every time.
Posted 5 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Carla@ says:

Same here in Italy, Bad Panda again.
Posted 5 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Paris-Roubaix says:

Yes, the panda's back. No doubt about that. And also unable to alter a comment. Just goes back to the photo. Not the best experience!
Posted 5 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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luisa brehm says:

me too, Panda since a few days ago, in portugal.
& comments either, not able to reply ...
Posted 4 days ago. ( permalink | reply )
luisa brehm edited this topic 4 days ago.

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kp-kp-kp says:

Hey everyone,

Thanks for the reports. We've looked into these reported issues and made a few adjustments. If you still experience this after a few hours, please let us know. It would be helpful if you could provide exact steps that led to the panda so we can try to reproduce.

Best,
Katherine
Posted 4 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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luisa brehm says:

still the same ....
bad panda & not able to reply ...

The Best !!!!
luisa
Posted 3 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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luisa brehm says:

okay, i click a photo in Activity, to see bigger & comment there,
and it redirects me to panda ...
Posted 3 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Paris-Roubaix says:

Pretty bad just now. only looking through photostream, nothing more, and it starts up.
Posted 3 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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DrgnMastr says:

Still the same BAD Panda, when I accept a member from the Pending Members page of my group (Flickr Diamond)

www.flickr.com/groups/flickrdiamondgroup/
Posted 3 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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norbert.gudzuhn says:

bad panda again
poor function or no function when changing image view or no access to text input of image responses kp-kp-kp:
Posted 2 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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MarkXYVL says:

Here as well...
Posted 2 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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pongo 2007 says:

DrgnMastr:

Still the same BAD Panda, when I accept a member from the Pending Members page of my group (Flickr Diamond)

Same thing happening here, (obviously with my group).

Plus random pandas appearing here and there all afternoon.
Posted 2 days ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Viejito says:

Group-related Bad Panda right now, and Help Forum also gave me Bad Panda at first.
Posted 16 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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An_Anteros says:

Italy as well. Hardly managed to get to the Help Forum...
Posted 16 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Leticia Roncero says:

Viejito:

Hi all,

There's currently an incident going on that our engineers are looking into. I'll post here once we have more information. You can also check our status page for updates: status.flickr.net/

thanks,
Leticia.
Posted 16 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )
Leticia Roncero (staff) edited this topic 16 hours ago.

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StevenM_61 says:

Bad panda on stats for the past half hour.
Posted 16 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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johnstewartnz says:

Bad Pandas here in New Zealand too. And if not a Bad Panda extrremely slow adding images to groups via organiser.
Posted 16 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Robin Shepperson says:

Same here in Berlin, Germany.
Posted 16 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Carla@ says:

Bad Panda here in Italy.
My photostream is a disaster, half in Italian and half in English.
Posted 16 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )
Carla@ edited this topic 16 hours ago.

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rg69olds says:

So many Bad Pandas in Omaha Nebraska.
Posted 15 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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grannie annie taggs says:

and in Sydney Oz
Posted 15 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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albyn.davis says:

BPs just started in NYC.
Usually a phase...
Posted 15 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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last_mec_dispatcher says:

I'm definitely getting the Panda on every other refresh. Not happy at his return
Posted 15 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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mikerofoto says:

pretty bad!!!!!

We're having some trouble displaying this photo at the moment. Please try again.

that's what you get 4 out of 5.... if not a panda, maybe its time to change the panda for a more effective animal? =]
Posted 15 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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fogline says:

bad pandas...slow throughout...another day of pure wonder...how can they charge for such an atrocious experience
Posted 15 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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david.dale53@yahoo.co.uk says:

bad pandas here in the midlands u.k. why has not this been corrected as there are reports here covering at least six days.
Posted 15 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Stuart Smith_ says:

Same problem in Western Australia plus interminably slow adding images to groups.
Posted 14 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Stuart Smith_ says:

My reply above resulted in a Bad Panda.... :(
Posted 14 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Mary Faith. says:

I am getting the bad panda or the message 'We're having some trouble displaying this photo at the moment. Please try again'
After retrying once, twice or more it sometimes comes right.
Posted 14 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Imagik1 - Adventure before dementia says:

Bad Panda are running rampant at my place in eastern Australia, it's a waste of time trying to do anything at the moment. If it's not a Panda, I'm told there's a problem displaying a photo, or whatever I want to view, and to try again. Even when I try to post this, I get a Bad Panda.
Posted 14 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Jan.Timmons says:

Also Bad Pandas in the Pacific Northwest, USA, using Crome and Firefox. Thanks and good luck!
Posted 14 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Leticia Roncero says:

david.dale53@yahoo.co.uk:

The current incident being investigated started around 4:25 PM PT (12:25 AM UTC) today, Monday, Nov 30, and is a separate issue from the one reported by the OP in this thread some days ago. Our team continues to work on a fix for the bad pandas affecting the site at the moment. Please keep an eye on our status page for updates on this particular incident: status.flickr.net/

thanks,
Leticia.
Posted 14 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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thebiblioholic says:

Leticia Roncero:

I don't see "updates" regarding the incident since the post saying "The issue has been identified and a fix is being implemented". Is there an ETA or further progress reports?
Posted 14 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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janetfo747 ~ Dreaming of Africa says:

I have had problems just signing on all day
At this time, flickr can not display the whole pages
getting Bad Panda at almost very move, sending emails, opening pages,
posting comments
thank you for your help

it is more then likely traffic
Posted 14 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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johnstewartnz says:

That is interesting as I started getting Bad Pandas about 12:07 AM UTC. I gave up at 12:20 AM UTC and went out into the garden!
Posted 13 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Vidterry says:

I am seeing periodic bad pandas. More to the point, response to any kind of request (click on link) is very slow. Makes posting to groups so tedious as to be almost impossible.
Posted 13 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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stephencurtin says:

Exceptionally slow and a dozen Bad Pandas. Was stable all weekend. Sad.
Posted 13 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Viejito says:

The status page says that the incident has been resolved, but I still repeatedly get the following from Organize when adding photos to a group, also after refreshing the page:

The batch was cancelled, but not before 6 of 8 items in it were affected.

There was an error: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <rsp stat="fail"> <err code="0" msg="Sorry, the Flickr API service is not currently available." /> </rsp>

Posted 13 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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hkavas says:

Status page says "All systems operational" but not true...Still "Bad Panda" continue and everything is very slow..
Posted 12 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Miro Collas says:

Leticia Roncero:

Status says resolved - except it isn't.
Posted 12 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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VinayakH says:

Stats pages is unusable. Geting bad panda and stast is not avaialble at this time in 2 / 3 times. Really poor service. All other pages are resultingin bad panda including forum pages. Literally EVERY OTHER PAGE. This is *not* resolved.
Posted 12 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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cnmark says:

Since 5:30 AM (German time) nearly every page results in a Panda, or an "Ooops" page, needs to be reloaded to show.
This "All Systems Operational" on the status page must be a joke.
Posted 11 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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thebiblioholic says:

Leticia Roncero:

I guess the current plan is to pretend the problem is resolved and hope it becomes reality at some point? The status page says everything is peachy.
Posted 11 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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munchflemming says:

Still "Bad Panda.NOT resolved
Posted 11 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Silanov says:

Bad Pandas over here too. Germany, in the early morning.
Posted 11 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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txmx 2 says:

..pandas..pandas..

also almost imposslible to upload photos to groups (via organizr).
Error message:

The batch was cancelled. Nothing has changed.

There was an error: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>

Also when trying to view photos:

"We're having some trouble displaying this photo at the moment. Please try again."

Safari/Germany :(

Good, good Panda !
Posted 11 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )
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Christian Jena says:

Uploaded 1 photo via app... was posted within my stream twice... and yes, a lot of pandas...
Posted 11 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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coyrooster says:

Hope it's resolved SOON. For the past 8 hours in New Mexico USA I've been getting the Bad, bad panda or 'We're having some trouble displaying this photo at the moment. Please try again' -- so tedious and time-consuming. Also the zoom function has been quirky for many days.

Good luck.
Posted 11 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )
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Barra1man (Very Busy) says:

Same here in Vancouver, Canada.
Posted 10 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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hn. says:

Getting bad pandas and otherwise very slow response from site right now, in central Europe.
Posted 10 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Clement Tang * says:

Same here in Melbourne:

Very frequent bad pandas or "We're having some trouble displaying stats at the moment. Please try again."

when accessing stats and recent activities.
Posted 10 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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PaulO Classic. © says:

LOL!! I clicked on this link and immediately got a Bad Panda!!

AND I've just renewed my Pro Account..............oh dear!
Posted 10 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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PaulO Classic. © says:

LOL!! I clicked on this link and immediately got a Bad Panda!!

AND I've just renewed my Pro Account..............oh dear!
Posted 10 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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eagle1effi says:

Germany no bad Panda.
Stats are out of order.

Good Luck Flickr

Effi
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Bas1953 says:

In Holland lots of panda's.............
Posted 10 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Bear Dale says:

Frustrating
Posted 9 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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FotoFling Scotland says:

Lots of Bad Pandas in Scotland this morning - otherwise painfully slow 😭
Posted 9 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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abstractartangel77 says:

Just logged on to Flickr and had 10 minutes of Bad Pandas before I could even see my own photostream, let alone the groups I admin.
This intermittent Bad Panda issue has been going on for far too long - things are ok for a week or 2 and then they appear again.
When will Flickr get its act together and do a permanent fix for this issue?
Do other photo-sharing websites have this problem or is it just Flickr?
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Robin Shepperson says:

Just woke up after 7 hours sleep and still more bad pandas. here in Berlin, Germany.
Posted 9 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Franck Zumella says:

A lot of problems since yesterday here too (Paris/France)
Bad panda
Flickr slow
...
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VinayakH says:

Clement Tang *:

Same here stats had to be refreshed 3 times so U could see in the 4th attempt. Irony is getting bad panda on clikcing this link to this. Support is a joke. No updates. Do we have to wait for US times to kick in?
Posted 9 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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lise.portugal says:

Pandas , pandas and pandas in Portugal !!!
Posted 8 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Ulster1916 says:

plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose
Posted 8 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Gerard Hermand says:

Bad pandamic in Paris, France!
Posted 8 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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srkirad says:

Managed to upload photos today, and to add them to groups, but pandas occur almost on every click - add photos, opening groups, refreshing my own stats and photostream. (Serbia is also hit by this panda-emia...)
Posted 8 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Polar Noire says:

Bad Panda page appeared directly after log in. [northern europe]
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LA White (read profile) says:

It's another one of those Bad Panda nights. Log-in, stats, photostream....pretty much every other link. Sometimes reloading the page works, sometimes it doesn't. Par for the course.
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Banger City says:

San Francisco - It's like, I'm at the point of giving up even trying to be on Flickr tonight. It's the worst right now. Like, I'm literally being mauled by Pandas.
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rockwolf says:

Bad panda in the UK... failed uploads...
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Robbie Joseph says:

Same here in Lisbon !
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Reid_Stu says:

I've been getting Bad Pandas all afternoon in Sydney Australia.
I have also been getting the following..
* "the Flickr API is currently not available".
* "upload failed"
* "upload timed out"
* upload page gets stuck on "publishing" progress bar
* Frequent Bad Pandas when going to stats page
* in fact frequent Bad Pandas when going to any page.

I'm not entirely sure how the status page can say everything is tickety-boo, when it most certainly isn't.
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keithhull says:

Lots of pandas site as ever too slow pages will not open Altogether a difficult web site to work on Come on Flickr this is not good enough . Based in UK using Safari
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Clement Tang * says:

Reid_Stu:

Almost unworkable!

"404
This is not the page you’re looking for."
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keithhull says:

Reid_Stu:

The Status page is a joke
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Jay Bees Pics says:

Same here in the UK.
Posted 8 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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vharishankar says:

Not able to view stats. Site generally slow. Uploading failing randomly. Bad panda pages randomly when viewing photostream. Had trouble uploading 3 photos today.
Posted 8 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Robin Shepperson says:

Leticia Roncero:

"All Systems Operational"

Errr, no!
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Reid_Stu says:

keithhull:

My guess is that the status page uses the Flickr API to determine the status of everything. But when the Flickr API is broken, the default value for each item is "operational".
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Reid_Stu says:

It seems to be getting worse. I go to www.flickr.com and get a Bad Panda!

It's far from "operational" when you try to go to the main page of the site and get an error page instead.
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diwong says:

Yes what Reid said ^ after logging in, bad panda... It's been happening all day when you try to view a photo after photo, opening in new tabs
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telezjetele.cz says:

Bad Panda put me from PRO to FREE account although my PRO membership expires on 14th Dec 2020!
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Ad DeCort (NL) says:

every 5 minutes BAD PANDA's in the Netherlands!
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Kanga-Lorraine says:

Today has been a nightmare trying to run a group, Bad Panda's everything I try to do, go out and refresh come back in and more Bad Panda's.
Flickr is worse now than ever.
Thought it was supposed to be wonderful now!!!!

Gold Coast
Australia.
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telezjetele.cz says:

PaulO Classic. ©:

You are lucky to be able to renew your PRO account. In my case Flickr suddenly changed my PRO to FREE account 2 weeks before expiration and now I am not able to renew due to Bad Pandas.
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Meteorry says:

It's a Bad Panda day in Amsterdam (NL) as well. Hopefully it will be solved soon, the site is no fun at the moment!
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Nomadic Mark says:

Bad panda here and unable to upload. a bit of a shame as I was just getting my Flickr mojo back and really hoping to use the service a lot more.
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R L Catlow says:

Hi all,

Our engineers identified the issue causing pandas, and have implemented a fix.

We have updated the Flickr Status page to reflect this update.

I will keep this thread open as we continue to monitor the situation.

Thanks!
Posted 7 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Steve Chasey Photography says:

R L Catlow:

Upload problem fix not working - just tried again on seeing the update on Status and got same result as before i.e. API down.
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A. LEVITSKY says:

My Panda doesn't disappear until now when you click the positive response button when adding a member to the group at their request. I'm a group admin. Finally investigate this problem. It's been a full week.
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coyrooster says:

Success !!! No more bad pandas the last half-hour in New Mexico. Bravo.
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Steve Chasey Photography says:

R L Catlow:

API etc now showing as OK on Status page but just tried again to upload images and got same result - API down, so fix isn't holding up
Posted 2 hours ago. ( permalink | reply )

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