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April 1, 2004 at 2:35 pm #3079AnonymousInactive
Just noticed on a number of occasions today that I received (or appeared to receive) an empty page when attempting to access some of the threads on the forums today. Could be a problem with my browser but thought I should mention it in case anyone else saw the same behaviour which might suggest a server problem.
April 1, 2004 at 2:36 pm #11190AnonymousInactive
Oh Alan that was the culture section of the site ;)
April 1, 2004 at 2:54 pm #11191AnonymousInactive
Now Ian don’t be so mean!!!! :-)
I take it you have not had this problem!?!
April 1, 2004 at 3:03 pm #11193AnonymousInactive
I get that pretty much every day.
A quick refresh solves the problem though.
April 1, 2004 at 3:24 pm #11195AnonymousInactive
Yep, that’s the one. A refresh sorts it out. I am using IE 6, how about you?
April 1, 2004 at 3:27 pm #11196AnonymousInactive
Omen, Kyotokid, Skyclad, myself and the N-gage challenge are under a tremendous amount of pressure to be humorous at the moment :)
I hang my head in shame ;(
April 1, 2004 at 3:34 pm #11198AnonymousInactive
Yup, I use IE 6 too
Omen, Kyotokid, Skyclad, myself and the N-gage challenge are under a tremendous amount of pressure to be humorous at the moment [/quote:96a29b4534] Bah….it should jsut come naturally *cha-ching*
April 1, 2004 at 3:44 pm #11201AnonymousInactive
*cha-ching*???? OH YEAH, real natural ;)
April 1, 2004 at 3:49 pm #11202AnonymousInactive
See what you’ve done Aphra with your humour award? You’ve made them all think they’re comedians all of a sudden. Don’t encourage them. :p
April 1, 2004 at 4:36 pm #11203AnonymousInactive
I see said the blind man.
Such a noble endeavour with which thee hath encumbered thyself, bringing humour to the uneducated masses. Hang not thy head in shame for I do hold thee in great esteem for thy valiant efforts.
So this has nothing whatsoever to do with the day that’s in it then!?
April 1, 2004 at 4:38 pm #11204AnonymousInactive
April 1, 2004 at 4:40 pm #11205AnonymousInactive
Tis the day of Fools……
April 1, 2004 at 4:40 pm #11206AnonymousInactive
Alright now, quit while you’re ahead….:mad:
April 1, 2004 at 4:42 pm #11207Aphra KKeymaster
April 1, 2004 at 4:43 pm #11208AnonymousInactive
I assume that is aimed at me Pete. Sorry ’bout that.
Having a rather strange day spent on Powerpoint, AVIs and GIFs. Losing my mind just a little bit!
April 1, 2004 at 4:47 pm #11209AnonymousInactive
Reading back through the posts it reads like I was slagging you off. Nothing of the sort, I assure you. I was merely refering to the quaint tradition of April Fools day when you try to make an ass of friend and foe alike.
April 1, 2004 at 4:48 pm #11210AnonymousInactive
No Alan, it was pointed at Omen’s head!
April 1, 2004 at 4:54 pm #11211AnonymousInactive
My god….its hard to express sarcasm on computers isn’t it…
April 1, 2004 at 4:56 pm #11212AnonymousInactive
You must be running Windows XP
April 1, 2004 at 4:57 pm #11213AnonymousInactive
April 1, 2004 at 4:58 pm #11214AnonymousInactive
April 1, 2004 at 5:01 pm #11215AnonymousInactive
Why did the gamedeveloper cross the road…
(answers on a postcard?)
April 1, 2004 at 5:03 pm #11216AnonymousInactive
cos there was coffee at the other side?
April 1, 2004 at 5:37 pm #11220AnonymousInactive
Cos he could smell food and reality came washing back into his mind like a tidal wave. You are human, you must eat.
April 1, 2004 at 5:42 pm #11222AnonymousInactive
Because there was a bed on the other side? (even developers need sleep on occasion)
By the way, just how the heck did this thread become so off-topic? ;)
April 1, 2004 at 6:06 pm #11224AnonymousInactive
Tis the day of fools, Ronny, so what does that make us!? :)
Does anyone not using IE6 have the blank pages problem, and no I don’t mean when you are staring at a design doc you should have started! :)
April 2, 2004 at 10:07 am #11226AnonymousInactive
Hey everyone, sine this thread is edging back on topic – I use IE6 and have never experience this “blank page” phenomenon. If a quick refresh usually fixes the issue then it is more than likely browser related. Anyone got any symptoms other than just “blank page”? (No doctor jokes… please!!!)
April 2, 2004 at 10:18 am #11227AnonymousInactive
Afraid not John. The link in the address line looks ok but the browser just shows an empty page. A refresh loads the page properly. I will check the next time it happens if there is anything in the source of the page.
April 3, 2004 at 10:42 am #11243AnonymousInactive
Yup, statis bat at the bottom says done, but nothing loads. Refresh and it loads. Only happens occasionally. Doesn’t bother me.
April 5, 2004 at 8:47 am #11247AnonymousInactive
Sometimes when I visit Shacknews I get the text disappearing and everything goes blue. I mailed the admin – and you have to delete your cache…..why?
This pointless post was brought to you by the letter ‘Y’.
April 6, 2004 at 10:35 am #11325AnonymousInactive
Big bird says……
Seriously though, here is the source of the empty page if it helps anyone to figure out what might be happening.
<!– BBClone v 0.33.5p3 OK: counter file is working –>
<!– BBClone v 0.33.5p3 OK: access file is working –>
Seems to be happening more frequently but maybe it’s like the scratch on the window, once you have noticed it you see it first every time thereafter.
April 6, 2004 at 3:47 pm #11367AnonymousInactive
Ah! There’s a counter that was installed a couple of months ago which could be causing it. It might not be 100% compatible with VBulletin.
I’ll get onto it as soon as I can, see if it fixes. Thanks Alan!
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