If that is the case I would say it's a design flaw in the Sypderco website. You can't blame Google Maps API, it wasn't designed as a shopping cart system, it was designed for maps. For high volume shopping carts there are other more appropriate zip code services out there.flarp wrote:It looks like that error may be from Google. The online store may be issuing a query to Google Maps API to do the zip code and state lookup, and that is getting throttled. Per Google (link), they throttle to 10 requests per second.
Nice pics! That would be cool to live close enough to swing by the SFO, I would be *so* broke!thurin wrote:One of the many benefits of living in Colorado is being able to swing by the SFO. I hope everyone that's trying to get a knife is able to. Take it easy on the SFO folk. They're good people. The phones were ringing off the hook there and everyone was working hard to handle the requests.
I'm ready for the "I hate you" responses.
I don't believe that one is a Buy-It-Now auction, so it must run the full 10 day course or whatever length it originally was.Evil D wrote:I'm shocked the one on eBay hasn't sold yet...at $125 with no reserve, that's cheaper than they're selling for out of SFO, at least if you can score it for that price.
I wonder how long the wait would have been if we had no computers. All of us phoning in our orders. (The flaw in that fictional scenario is that without internet, we would have no forum and no forum knife)Brummie wrote:I wonder how quickly these would have sold out if there had been no computer issues.
*Landon*sal wrote: .... even today, we design a knife from the edge out!