It would appear that the referral/promo code system is having some severe problems at the moment. Even accessing the Rewards section of the Web admin panel is very slow (and frequently times out).
I have contacted DreamHost a couple of times regarding this issue and so far the only reply has been that there are no known issues, but the issue will be escalated for further investigation.
Frankly, I find this issue to be frustrating. What is the point of promoting the promo-codes and referring customers to DreamHost if this is what they find when they arrive? Such issues are hardly likely to inspire confidence in potential customers.
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