View Full Version : Groundspeak is Down

07-03-2009, 01:38 PM
For all those who have not heard, a fire at the Fisher Plaza in Seattle has shut Groundspeak down. According to Jeremy Irish, the servers are fine, but there is no power in the Plaza. Just before 2:00 pm our time, huge generators arrived at the complex, but it is unknown how long it will take to get them installed. They are hoping for this evening.

I will post more as I receive news.

07-03-2009, 02:24 PM
Thanks for the update. I was wondering what was going on.

07-03-2009, 02:24 PM
Power is down? Sounds like they need a Woodwalker out there...:)

07-03-2009, 03:49 PM
According to Jeremy, temporary repairs are on schedule to be completed by late this evening. I am assuming that that is Pacific Time, so it will probably be late tonight before we see service here in Arkansas.

07-03-2009, 05:41 PM
Thanks, I was wondering why a PQ I sent in hadn't come!

07-03-2009, 06:09 PM
Geez, Pat, where do you get your information? :D I just spoke with Chuck Walla and he hadn't heard about this :oops: , only knew the website wasn't functioning for some reason.

07-03-2009, 06:48 PM
Once you get 5000 finds groundspeak calls you personally to let you know whats going on! ;-)

07-03-2009, 07:30 PM
Are you kidding? Haven't you heard? Groundspeak doesn't do anything without getting approval from Pat... :D


07-03-2009, 07:58 PM
We apreciate the update. Had been trying for a couple of hours to get on and thought the system was just overloaded.

07-03-2009, 11:56 PM
Latest update-According to Jeremy, generator No. 1 will start at 10:45 pm. Generator No. 2 will start 30 minutes later. Again, that is Pacific time.

07-04-2009, 04:42 AM
Jeremy about 4:45 am our time-Machines now have power-working to get the sites online now.

07-04-2009, 04:43 AM
3:41 AM Pacific Time, July 4 -- Looks like the website is still down! :(

07-04-2009, 05:30 AM
Thanks for the information ,looks like its still down :cry:

07-04-2009, 05:38 AM
6:38 am CDT-we're restoring services now. servers are coming up in pieces as allowed by power available!

07-04-2009, 06:08 AM
I'm not really sure what we are looking at here, but this is a picture of some of the damage caused by the electrical fire at Fisher Plaza.


Also, here is a picture of one of the two generators brought in to restore the power temporarily


07-04-2009, 06:19 AM
HOORAY!!!! Geocaching.com is now back up.

07-04-2009, 06:30 AM
You been sitting there hitting "refresh" Pat?

07-04-2009, 06:31 AM
LOL-I really need to get a life huh?

07-04-2009, 06:54 AM
But, geocaching is a life!!