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Forum topic by shipwright posted 05-26-2016 11:41 PM 711 views 0 times favorited 22 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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shipwright

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05-26-2016 11:41 PM

Is it just me?
Every action seems to take 20- 30 seconds.

When I type the cursor moves a few seconds after I finish, then many seconds later the text appears.
Only a problem on my iPad, not on my laptop. Also only LJ.
Interestingly, the first things that show on a new page are the ads, then a little at a time the page fills in.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/


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lew

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#1 posted 05-26-2016 11:49 PM

I think the site must have had a hiccup. I couldn’t even access it for a few minutes

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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SPalm

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#2 posted 05-26-2016 11:52 PM

Strange things happening here too. I suspect it will heal itself after a while.

I am on an iPad too. I switched to the Dolphin browser and get much more speedy results. In the App Store for free.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 05-27-2016 12:13 AM

I have that problem on some sites using my desktop but it doesn’t occur here. On mine, I think it has something to do with my security software. A page will come up right away but I am unable to do anything because the ads on that page are slow to load. Once they finally appear, I can continue. I know…this is no help to you. Sorry.

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#4 posted 05-27-2016 01:33 AM

Slowness on the site is one of the reasons I have posted so little of late. Between not accepting images bigger than they want and not having the software infrastructure to deal with and the amount of ads that seem to succeed the reason for the site, I get very impatient…..............

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#5 posted 05-27-2016 01:46 AM

Hi Paul. I don’t use an I pad and my computer it as fast as ever. I did find that notices sent from LJ to AT&T mail don’t go through at all, but when I switched to G mail, they work like a charm.

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Redoak49

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#6 posted 05-27-2016 01:46 AM

I love the site and understand the need for ads. BUT…..it has gotten very slow on my tablet waiting for the ads to load.

I wish there was a way to avoid this. On another site you can pay a yearly fee to avoid ads…I wish we could do that here.

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firefighterontheside

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#7 posted 05-27-2016 01:53 AM

Paul, I use an iPad 2 and I have the same problem. I can type a whole sentence and it not show up for 10 seconds. I believe it to be a function of an outdated iPad running on an old IOS. I think if I update it it will get worse. I’m thinking of getting a new iPad and giving this one to my kids.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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shipwright

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#8 posted 05-27-2016 04:41 AM

I’m on a new iPad air and I’m having this problem so it isn’t the age of your iPad.
Glad to know I’m not alone though.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Mark Wilson

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#9 posted 05-27-2016 07:56 AM

I’ve been using Ad Block for some time, now. No ads. But, I do have the slow-loading issue, from time to time. Also, the delay in typed words showing up. I just chalk it up to a slow internet, slow computer, or slow me. Stupid computers. I was just telling someone today that I find it funny, in a way. She was holding her iPhone in her hand, and I pointed out that, in her hand, she possessed more computing power than it took to put men on the moon in 1969 (so, I’ve heard). And, how we’ve witnessed an evolution, of sorts, in the human psyche, wherein we’re given to standing in front of the microwave, yelling, “Hurry up!” Or saying, to our computers, laptops, iPhones, and such, “Stupid computer.”
God bless us, every one.

-- Mark

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firefighterontheside

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#10 posted 05-27-2016 01:11 PM

Ok, thanks for that info Paul. I was going to try my wife’s iPad Air, but I guess I don’t need to. Do you also have where the page reloads and says there was a problem with the page so it was reloaded?

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#11 posted 05-27-2016 01:25 PM

Doesn’t seem to be any slower on my iPad Air 2 than it is on my desktop PC. I generally use the Chrome browser on both. There are so many ads on the site now that it sometimes takes forever for them all to finish loading but that is the same on both devices.

They also haven’t fixed the annoying problem with the banner ad overlaying the zoomed pictures on projects on the iPad, though I can work around it as long as I remember to scroll the ad off the top of the screen before clicking the zoom button.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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shipwright

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#12 posted 05-27-2016 02:14 PM



Ok, thanks for that info Paul. I was going to try my wife s iPad Air, but I guess I don t need to. Do you also have where the page reloads and says there was a problem with the page so it was reloaded?

- firefighterontheside


Yes I have the reload thing but not just LJ. I think it is an iPad issue.
The above typing was a little quicker than it has been but still lags a little.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#13 posted 05-27-2016 02:21 PM

Maybe I will try chrome. I’ll let ya know if that helps.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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firefighterontheside

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#14 posted 05-27-2016 02:25 PM

On chrome now. Not really any better. Edit, it’s just as bad or worse.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#15 posted 05-27-2016 03:49 PM

I’ve sent a pm to cricket over the mobile problem i have with the website. I use chrome and have tried on different phones and also wifi vs 3g and 4g. I do not have ads, but when I go load the site, I cannot do anything, whether it be scroll, or select a link until the page fully loads, and many times, the progress bar will hang on 90%ish or so for up to 30 seconds, of which time I cannot do anything. Then I am able to select a link but when I do, sometimes I’ll see a link the whole page up highlight and then it goes there, not where I tapped.

It started a few months ago and has made browsing on my phone almost impossible. The delay happens not only on the front page but also every page on this site I go to.

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