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hootr

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1698 days ago

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Hi
How come I have to sign in each visit now? It’s not a big deal, I just liked the “open door” policy we had before.
Thanks in advance. My only real whine is that i spend more time here than in my shop now. See what I mean, it’s almost 3 a.m. here now.
Ron

-- Ron, Missouri


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Craftsman on the lake

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#1 posted 1698 days ago

hmm…. I’ve never signed in and still don’t. I checked account settings and there’s no option that says you have to sign in each time or a place to turn it off. The only thing I can think of is that you have cookies in your preferences turned off on your browser. If you did then you are a new computer each time you access LJ’s as you are not stored as a returning, signed up member.

Sometimes on PC’s the spam and viruses are such an issue that people turn off cookies in their browser to help alleviate websites recognizing them when they return. But, they also let websites like this recognize you each time you return.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1698 days ago

Ron, the only thing I can think of besides what Daniel has said is that if you switch computers you will need to sign in on the computer that is currently being used. But if you are using the same computer you should not have to sign in each time you log onto the site.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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pommy

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#3 posted 1698 days ago

when you sign in does your computer ask to remember your sign in that should auto every time there after

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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douglbe

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#4 posted 1698 days ago

I just opened LJs and I didn’t have to sign in. My handle at the top of the page doesn’t appear, but “My Lumberjocks” tab is present and works and I can post without signing in.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 1698 days ago

It is definitely in your cookie settings. Either you have cookies disabled, or you have your browser set to clear browsing data, including cookies, every time you exit the browser.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 1698 days ago

I had to sign in just to comment here …sometimes I do and other times I’m already logged in. Sometimes the banner reads Hello Dusty (or something like that ) and right now it says “welcome back”. Also lately the site has been extremely slow to respond for the most part . I was trying to upload a few projects the other day and gave up because I couldn’t wait any longer for things to happen. Is anyone else experiencing the jet lag between pages changing ? Thank you.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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hootr

183 posts in 1972 days


#7 posted 1698 days ago

thanks all
i should have guessed it is my fault
i think it is the cookie thing
again thanks

-- Ron, Missouri

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GMman

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#8 posted 1697 days ago

If you get the LJ tool bar you’re signed in all the time.

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hootr

183 posts in 1972 days


#9 posted 1697 days ago

thanks again all
its fixed

-- Ron, Missouri

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Dusty56

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#10 posted 1695 days ago

gman , I’ve had the LJ toolbar for over a year now .

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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ward63

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#11 posted 1695 days ago

I had the same prob, drove me batty…till I was informed to leave cookies on. Well I left them for this site only cuz I hate spam but I’ve yet to get any from this site.

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Dusty56

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#12 posted 1695 days ago

ward63 , how do I go about turning the cookies on or off ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#13 posted 1695 days ago

It seems to be slowing again the last day or few :-((

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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hootr

183 posts in 1972 days


#14 posted 1694 days ago

LJ toolbar????

-- Ron, Missouri

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ward63

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#15 posted 1694 days ago

Guess it depends on your browser, in Firefox go to preferences, Privacy>Exceptions (find lumberjocks.com) click Allow. Close preferences, your done. This is on a Mac, may be slightly different in Windows.

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