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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #45 on: October 24, 2015, 07:35:55 PM »
I get in, but it requires two extra clicks, thereby placing undue strain on my finger and mouse. But I shall try to reset a bookmark, once my finger and mouse recover from the added strains of making two clicks to enter the forum.
Then there is the problem on my Ipad, where I have to enter my user name and password again. More strain.
I think I need a pill.
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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #46 on: October 25, 2015, 12:04:05 PM »
I get in, but it requires two extra clicks, thereby placing undue strain on my finger and mouse. But I shall try to reset a bookmark, once my finger and mouse recover from the added strains of making two clicks to enter the forum.
Then there is the problem on my Ipad, where I have to enter my user name and password again. More strain.
I think I need a pill.

I'm very sorry for your pain.  :-X
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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #47 on: October 26, 2015, 06:06:54 PM »
Still unable to see the forum correctly, only text lines, not easy to navigate or see. And still have to log in every time.
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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #48 on: October 26, 2015, 06:27:09 PM »
Still unable to see the forum correctly, only text lines, not easy to navigate or see. And still have to log in every time.
Your post came up clearly and looks normal.  Try CTRL + to enlarge the text.  Which browser and OS are you using?

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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #49 on: October 26, 2015, 08:38:09 PM »
Still unable to see the forum correctly, only text lines, not easy to navigate or see. And still have to log in every time.
Your post came up clearly and looks normal.  Try CTRL + to enlarge the text.  Which browser and OS are you using?

It works if you are using the URL http://104.244.124.69/~alpbadmin/Forum and have set the "default" theme for viewing.  If you follow the link on the main ALPB page (http://alpb.org/Forum/index.php), you'll have to log in every time. 

And if you are reading past posts with links within the forum (a recent example is currently at http://104.244.124.69/~alpbadmin/Forum/index.php?topic=6028.msg381416#msg381416), those links no longer work. 

And if you are coming in via links in a Google search (which heretofore had been much more useful than SimpleMachine's internal search function), they take one to http://alpb.org/forum-package/, though one can get to the intended post by manually kludging the link. 

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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #50 on: October 26, 2015, 10:40:04 PM »
Times when I've logged out by mistake, I've got back in via my browser's "History," clicking on the most recent successful connection. Everything comes back OK.

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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #51 on: October 30, 2015, 10:22:24 AM »
I have tried every browser (from Firefox to Safari), tried three computers, my iPad, my iPhone, and followed hints on this thread but the forum is broken and extremely frustrating to read and nearly impossible to post.  I guess I will be visiting this forum much less frequently. . . but then few will miss me.  Let me know if it ever gets fixed.
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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #52 on: October 30, 2015, 10:38:44 AM »
FWIW, I have not had one problem with logging in or posting. Is someone not telling me something?

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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #53 on: October 30, 2015, 10:52:06 AM »
I too have had little problem on my desktops after the first day or so. I simply made a new bookmark for the topic list page.

My Kindle tablet and phone (Safari) still take me to the "Forum Package" page only, so it takes a couple more clicks to get to the topic list page.
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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #54 on: October 30, 2015, 10:55:16 AM »
After some minor issues, it is working for me exactly as it used to on Google Chrome.

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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #55 on: October 30, 2015, 10:55:24 AM »
I too have had little problem on my desktops after the first day or so. I simply made a new bookmark for the topic list page.

My Kindle tablet and phone (Safari) still take me to the "Forum Package" page only, so it takes a couple more clicks to get to the topic list page.

Do folks pay for the internet based on page clicks?

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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #56 on: October 30, 2015, 10:58:30 AM »
I too have had little problem on my desktops after the first day or so. I simply made a new bookmark for the topic list page.

My Kindle tablet and phone (Safari) still take me to the "Forum Package" page only, so it takes a couple more clicks to get to the topic list page.

Do folks pay for the internet based on page clicks?

M. Staneck

 :) I don't think so, but it did put Charles in a funk for a few days. He's back to his old self now.
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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #57 on: October 30, 2015, 11:20:10 AM »
I too have had little problem on my desktops after the first day or so. I simply made a new bookmark for the topic list page.

My Kindle tablet and phone (Safari) still take me to the "Forum Package" page only, so it takes a couple more clicks to get to the topic list page.

Do folks pay for the internet based on page clicks?

M. Staneck

 :) I don't think so, but it did put Charles in a funk for a few days. He's back to his old self now.

I though Chuck's "old self" was always pretty funky.

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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #58 on: October 30, 2015, 11:32:48 AM »
  I guess I will be visiting this forum much less frequently. . . but then few will miss me.  Let me know if it ever gets fixed.
I will miss you...

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Re: Why is the forum broken?
« Reply #59 on: October 30, 2015, 12:56:03 PM »
I though Chuck's "old self" was always pretty funky.


Charles is old. He can't help but be an "old self."
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