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Steam friend servers down daily

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Hi everyone!

I have been using Steam since 2006, and never before now has it been down as much as it has lately.
It started around the time when Borderlands 2 came out, it has been a PITA and loosing connection almost every day, and some days it is down up towards 5-6 times.
Sometimes its only gone for some minutes, other times it takes 20-40 min before it comes back online, which can be a real deal breaker when you try to talk with someone or play with them.
I never loose connection to Steam itself, only to the "Friends" tab, and it seems like most of my other friends do too, including people from US and I live in Norway (EU).

Does anyone else have this problem? Is there a way to fix it, or is it just the Steam servers being overloaded to much lately?

Here is a picture of the message I get:

Edited by go4life - 1/29/13 at 6:34pm
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It's pretty much common these days.

http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=784745

http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=784747&page=897
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