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Wed Dec 03 00:41:28 EST 2014 32 Likes
We've heard that not everyone totally understands why the "Whoa! Farmer" or "Saving your Farm please wait" errors are showing on their Farms every now and then. Below are the most frequently asked questions regarding these errors, and useful information to understand them better.
What are these errors?
"Whoa! Farmer" errors occur when your Game and FarmVille' server disagree about the current state of a Farm. The disagreement is basically a disconnection between the Game and its server communication; this prevents any progress until the two are in agreement again.
Are these the same as an "Out of Sync"?
Yes, these errors are FarmVille's own way to call all Out of Sync (OOS) situations.
What causes these errors?
"Whoa! Farmer" errors are typically caused by:
Internet service errors
Weak internet connection (Dial-up or slow internet connection)
Taking too many actions at the same time on the Game
Two game windows opened on the same or different browsers
Using your phone (if dial-up connection)
Playing FarmVille on both your phone and your desktop at the same time
And some other connection errors
When are these errors triggered?
Whenever you take any action in the game, a transaction is created to save that action on the server. If that transaction is not processed by the server, then it creates a disagreement and the "Whoa! Farmer" is triggered to prevent you from losing any more progress.
What happens during these errors?
FarmVille will always save all the actions that happened before the error is triggered, meaning that when you reload your Farm some progress might be lost, yet you will be able to re-do all the actions.
Will I lose Cash/Coins our Items during these errors?
You shouldn't lose any of the above during a "Whoa! Farmer", as explained before the game will revert back all actions taken prior to the "Whoa! Farmer!" showing on your Game.
For instance, let's say you bought a Farmhand for 5 Farm Cash, if the action is lost because of a "Whoa! Farmer" error, then when you log back you will not have the Farmhand in your Gift Box, but your Farm Cash will be returned.
What if I'm missing Items on my Farm?
Please read this article for more information.
I have same problem mine,and I have been for over 3 years. with all the add ons that farmville has done it slows down open gifts and harvesting. I have new computer,and I deal with all the time. most of the time I can not get on my friends farms. it is just all the add on.
You need to remember that Farmville is still in beta. If you are able to load Farmville then Flash is working properly on your computer. The problem isn't on your end, it's on Zynga's side. Give this a try... Open up Farmville in a completely different web browser, like Firefox or Google Chrome. If you're still having the same problem, then the issue is on Zynga's side and not yours.
If it works in one browser but not the other, come back to this page and post a response. I will be happy to assist you further. :)