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Blog entry by Tony Z posted 06-23-2008 01:33 AM 1129 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Certain aspects of the site work or don’t work, depending on if I’m at my home computer or work computer. I’m looking for a remedy. Everything seems to work fine on my work computer but if I click on a photo of a project at home, nothing happens. If I want to see a full size image of a project I have to right-click and “open image in new window”. So none of the slide-show type features of the site work at my home computer. Also, the drop-down on the “My Lumberjocks” tab does not drop down. Any help would be appreciated. I’m guessing its just a setting or an update. Thanks.

-- Tony, Ohio

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#1 posted 06-23-2008 05:13 AM

Try using a different browser. I use Firefox (on a Linux-based operating system, no less) and have never had any problems. If you’re using Firefox, try Opera or Internet Explorer.

Just taking a stab at it – don’t really know myself!

-- Eric at

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#2 posted 06-23-2008 01:46 PM

What Operating system are you using? I have the same problem with the “My Lumberjocks” tab on my home PC which I run “Vista”. But not on my work PC which runs “XP”. Also make sure you allow popups for this site.

-- Todd, Richfield MN

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#3 posted 06-23-2008 07:38 PM

Hi Tony,

My first guess would be that you have restricted the use of javascript on your home computer. This site uses a program called lightbox to display the images which relies heavily on the fact that you have javascript enabled. (the more techie people may correct me on this one).

I would start by going to tools>internet options>security tab select the icon entitled trusted sites. add If this does not work I would see below.

Assuming you are using IE6 I found the directions at the website below to enable or disable javascript.

Hope this helps,


-- Derek Tay, Venerate the Tree Design

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 06-23-2008 09:39 PM

My page loads are fast on the latest Safari and FireFox (running on Mac.)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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