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Forum topic by 49bill posted 02-17-2013 06:05 PM 880 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-17-2013 06:05 PM

Does anyone on lumberjocks know what is wrong every time I look at someone’s project and then try to go back to where I was at. The back button does not work I have to x out of the site and then go back it only happens on the projects posted section help please!

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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Jeff in Huntersville

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#1 posted 02-17-2013 06:07 PM

This is usually an indication that you’re not signed in. Visitors are subjected to all kinds of extraneous advertising and links to advertising that registered users are not. I find by signing in most of the new users also disappear from the new posts list.

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#2 posted 02-17-2013 06:10 PM

I am having issues as well and I am signed in. I have to drop down the history and choose the previous page form the list or it will not go back.

-- Adam, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

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#3 posted 02-17-2013 06:14 PM

I am signed in as well so what could be wrong it only happens on lumberjocks project section.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#4 posted 02-17-2013 06:15 PM

I have had this happen off and on since joining. Sometimes the keyboard shortcut Alt-left arrow works. Sometimes I have to click multiple times. Rebooting the computer fixes it. Next time I will try signing off and back on.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#5 posted 02-17-2013 06:19 PM

Jesse I just signed off and waited a few minutes and signed back on and it still does the same thing.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 02-17-2013 07:30 PM

Mine works fine

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 02-17-2013 08:22 PM

Try clearing the browser cache/cookies

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

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#8 posted 02-17-2013 11:28 PM

Sometimes a simple re-boot solves many problems. Dont know how or why, but it does.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#9 posted 02-18-2013 01:12 AM

i’m having the same problem,i re-booted mine yesterday thinking it would help but no such luck.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#10 posted 02-18-2013 02:14 AM

I also have this issue sporadically when signed in. So far, I have only noticed it in the Forums section.

-- Art

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#11 posted 02-18-2013 02:24 AM

I unfailingly have to click a second time, but that always seems to work. I do sort of a click,quick release and then a click, hold for a second, then release. Oddly enough the only part of the site that has the problem for me is the opening page when I’m looking through the projects before I go to the forums.

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#12 posted 02-18-2013 02:30 AM

This could be a problem specific to your oprating system and/or the web browser you are using. Are you using a computer, cell phone, pad/tablet? What operating system (Windows, Apple IOS, Android)? Which browser do you use (Internet Explorer, Safari, Google, Foxfire)?

-- I dream of the world where a duck can cross the road and no one asks why.

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