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Can't Access Site From Laptop
« on: May 15, 2015, 04:23 PM »
So I thought the site was down today, because whenever I try to access it, it gets hung up in the connecting loop. This is on the Pale Moon browser. I tried it out on Firefox, and the homepage loaded, but once I tried to log in, I'm right back in the connecting loop.


Then I tried my tablet (Android, Chrome browser), it loads just fine.

Does anyone have any idea why I can't access the site from my laptop? Thanks!

ETA: I am seeing that if I disable my adblock software, the site loads, but it's so darn ugly and busy with all these ads.
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Re: Can't Access Site From Laptop
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2015, 06:31 PM »
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So I thought the site was down today, because whenever I try to access it, it gets hung up in the connecting loop. This is on the Pale Moon browser. I tried it out on Firefox, and the homepage loaded, but once I tried to log in, I'm right back in the connecting loop.


Then I tried my tablet (Android, Chrome browser), it loads just fine.

Does anyone have any idea why I can't access the site from my laptop? Thanks!

ETA: I am seeing that if I disable my adblock software, the site loads, but it's so darn ugly and busy with all these ads.

I had the same problem with my PC. Since I'm not here very often I just decided to leave it off on this domain.
 

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Re: Can't Access Site From Laptop
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2015, 01:00 PM »
I keep having to turn if off here, every time I leave the site, adblock turns itself back on. Oh well, it's manageable.

On a similar, but maybe completely unrelated note, I can't see any sigs or user pics when I browse the site on my tablet, android, with the Chrome browser. I see them fine on my laptop though.
 

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Re: Can't Access Site From Laptop
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2015, 02:38 PM »
Can I just say that it makes me a bit uncomfortable that the ads here are now showing me stuff directly from my amazon wishlist? I don't even know how that's possible, but it's happening.
 

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Re: Can't Access Site From Laptop
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2015, 07:58 PM »
 
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I keep having to turn if off here, every time I leave the site, adblock turns itself back on. Oh well, it's manageable.

On a similar, but maybe completely unrelated note, I can't see any sigs or user pics when I browse the site on my tablet, android, with the Chrome browser. I see them fine on my laptop though.

I found a workaround (hopefully). Try Firefox and Ghostery on the site.

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Can I just say that it makes me a bit uncomfortable that the ads here are now showing me stuff directly from my amazon wishlist? I don't even know how that's possible, but it's happening.

Yeah, with the way everythings linked up nowadays I'd be surprised they don't have your goodreads wishlist or tbr list as well!
 

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