Maintenance will begin at approximately 8pm Arizona time, and will last for several hours, depending on how the maintenance goes. To find the time in your timezone, see here: http://everytimezone.com/#2015-12-16,900,cn3 This maintenance is not going to be fun, and it is going to require a lot of patience, understanding, and commitment from all of you. I am likely not going to be my cheery c0w self, and might not even be chatting much, because my eyes will be on the log files. I am desperately eager to determine the cause of the Proxy kicks that keep happening to everyone. I know I am not the only one being affected by this, and I am very sorry that it's happening. In fact, it appears that there are an average of 10,000 proxy kicks every day. This is unacceptable, and I am glad that I finally have time to dedicate an attempt to fix this issue. Here is my plan. I am going to shut down all servers except for the lobby. I am going to disable all plugins in the lobby (after making a complete backup of course). After all plugins are disabled, I will need as many people as possible to join and disconnect repeatedly, chat, and otherwise act "normal" to see if the proxy kicks continue. This will allow me to determine if the fault is with the server software itself, or a plugin. If all goes well with this initial test and the proxy kicks cease, I will slowly start re-enabling plugins one by one, with a restart after each, to determine if and when the proxy kicks start happening again. The following things are going to happen and are to be expected. These are not bugs, but are simply the affect of disabling plugins. All Sandlot servers will be offline except for the lobby. Chat is going to look "weird" and will not be formatted as you are used to. Hover text on people's names will not work. If you have changed your Minecraft name through Mojang since joining the Sandlot, that will be your name during this maintenance window. It will be reverted back to your Sandlot whitelisted name after the maintenance window. The tab list will be the default Minecraft one. Your enderchest contents may be wiped. It will be backed up, so don't worry about losing anything. Your inventory may be wiped. It will be backed up, so don't worry about losing anything. The magic wands will not work, nor will pet eggs or spell books. The teleportation book will not work, nor will any /warps. There will be no pets. There will be no disguises. There will be no flying, or /me, or any other VIP benefits. None of the signs will do anything. I will be online at the time and informing you via in-game chat when I need to restart the server. I am very sorry that I am likely ruining an entire evening of Sandlot time for you all, and I will really appreciate if we can get several people online at the time to stress test the server and determine if the issue is resolved or not. Thank you. Please let me know if you have any questions.