Fail. Bug deletes 800 of Massman's results.

Just a quick newspost to let you know we've installed a quickfix for a critical bug. The bug in question triggered the 'delete duplicate result'-action when a member was first banned from a team and then moved to another team.

We ran through the HWBOT logs to find cases where results were deleted and turns out only one user was affected: Massman. A definite fail when it comes to being respected by the HWBOT engine.

In any case, a quick fix was installed to work around the delete-procedure. In the coming days, the bug will be removed from our system and (hopefuly) Massman will get his results back.


Netherlands neliz says:


It's not funny, but is it okay to snicker behind your back?

TaPaKaH says:

recently, hwbot are so slow in coding, testing and introducing features that I doubt this is a "real accident".

Christian Ney says:

hihi :D

Belgium Massman says:

When in doubt, check the profile.

United States Hondacity says:

who was that member removed from madshrimps?

Belgium Massman says:

That was me. There was a bug allowing all team captains to remove any member from his team (fixed already). After it was tested on my account, I tried to return to Madshrimps but doing so the engine though my results were duplicates and deleted those. Very stupid bug.

United States Hondacity says:

i thought it was somebody else, i saw your team drop 18k to 15k-ish

Austria Turrican says:

lol :D

United States Bobnova says:

We at OCF wondered what happened, we suddenly got promoted to 12th and were like "Sweet! But why?". That sucks, really :(

Finland Mean Machine says:

Nice going there. :D

Belgium leeghoofd says:

Massman got MasspOwned... isn't this a sort of masturbation ?

Christian Ney says:

Leeghoofd said: Massman got MasspOwned... isn't this a sort of masturbation ?

Mean Machine said: I think the more pressing issue is where he finds his sense of humor.

United Kingdom El Gappo says:

That's a good one, can you restore them or are you gonna have to do a k404 style submission day?

Canada Vinster says:

^ Thinking the same thing

Eeky NoX says:

Same here oO What a trauma :( I could hang up myself for less...

Germany Hyperhorn says:

Sorry Massman, that really sucks. Next time let's better try it with a dummy/test account. :o I would get mad in the same situation.

Having said that I am probably the first and only user, who ever banned Massman from his team. "I banned Massman" - that's priceless and nobody can take it away from me. :D

Belgium Massman says:

No, it was good that this happened to my account. With a dummy account, we wouldn't have noticed the loss of results ... :)

Greece George_oc says:

owned :p

United States Hondacity says:

800 results, you're not turrican LOL

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