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Paul: “Holy crap!!”

The 32-bit unsigned integer limit is 4,294,967,295 - only 3,451 more than that. My guess is it’s a bug that set the value to negative 3,451, and it wrapped around via negative overflow in the unsigned value.

Either that, or your site’s been crashing a lot.