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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by neilj568 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:56 am

The redesign seems much easier to use on my phone 😊😊
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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by Tyke » Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:52 pm

Still getting kicked out without logging out. No problem logging in but something amiss in the system somewhere.

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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by jkbarnes » Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:04 pm

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Still getting kicked out without logging out. No problem logging in but something amiss in the system somewhere.
Same for me. Every time I reply on a thread, I have to log in again. Certainly not a big deal though, and worth it for the overall improved user experience on my phone.
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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by Kip » Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:28 pm

Have you already tried clearing your cache files?
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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by Tyke » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:24 pm

Yes cleared everything out, not a major issue to log in, just a bit weird that it's started doing this since the maintenance.

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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by Kip » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:32 pm

Tyke, your problem is still an issue and is being investigated.

The problem jkbarnes is having is different and should be solved by clearing the cache files.

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Every time I reply on a thread, I have to log in again. Certainly not a big deal though, and worth it for the overall improved user experience on my phone.
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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:35 pm

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Still getting kicked out without logging out. No problem logging in but something amiss in the system somewhere.
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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by nbg » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:48 pm

I use a couple of iPads and an iPhone to view the forum - now seem to have to sign in, not all the time, but on a regular basis.

How does one clear the cache on such devices?

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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by Tyke » Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:20 pm

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:35 pm
Tyke wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:52 pm
Still getting kicked out without logging out. No problem logging in but something amiss in the system somewhere.
Not wishing to eggs - suck - grandmother - teach but you have got the 'remember me' box ticked?

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Yes box ticked but makes no difference although my saved name and password are retained.

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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by Thegreyman » Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:05 am

nbg wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:48 pm
I use a couple of iPads and an iPhone to view the forum - now seem to have to sign in, not all the time, but on a regular basis.

How does one clear the cache on such devices?

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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by timor54 » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:37 pm

I’m using safari on iPhone and iPad and am experiencing frequent requests to re-login.

Today I throughly cleaned both devices; cleared caches, deleted all safari data, deleted the forum ‘remember me’ keys and rebooted both devices.

For a few hours it seemed to improve. However, just now I revisited the forum on my iPad and looked at my unread posts, I’d remained logged in having been away for an hour or two. After viewing one post I attempted to view the next and was logged out whilst I had an active session! Behaviour which to me suggests that the forum is killing sessions for some reason, maybe after some time interval?

I also occasionally use chrome on a windows laptop but don’t seem to have problems there, although I’m using a password manager on it.

I’ve been suspicious that logins from multiple devices might be a factor, so I’ve avoided using chrome on my i* devices and tried to restrict my usage to the iPad but I can’t see any obvious usage pattern that aggravates or improves the problem.
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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by what-time-is-it » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:13 pm

Had this error message a couple of times today, when attempting to view the forum home page.

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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by nbg » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:34 pm

Regardless of clearing cache etc..still a bit hit and miss re. having to randomly keep relogging in (iPads and iPhone).

A bit of a pain, but not a dealbreaker. However what is a dealbreaker is just how slow connecting is when using 4G. On at least 50% of the occasions I have tended to give up, as I haven’t been able to establish a connection and then when I do there is usually a similar delay switching between threads.

I don’t think it’s the strength of the 4G, as no issue before and no issue re. the other watch forum that I frequent on a regular basis.

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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by Mikkei4 » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:01 pm

When I do "quotes" in any reply now it includes the whole of the post I'm quoting from not just the bit that I've highlighted.

Is it me doing something wrong ? (I'm doing the same way as prior to the new version I think)

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Re: Forum down for Maintenance - Phase 2

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:08 pm

^^^Don’t quote me on this :lol: but I think it has always quoted entire posts. A pity as it encourages lazy quoting, especially if it’s a post with hundreds of words and several pictures and the respondent just wants to say +1. I have always deleted the parts I don’t want to quote.
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