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Michael Penn
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Joined: 12 April 2006
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Posted: 27 December 2020 at 5:59pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

When I try to access the JBF on my computer, the page only loads with ďGO
AWAY!Ē in black letters at the top left on any otherwise white screen. Same
result either in Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.†
But on my phone I
can access the site, as Iím doing now.†
Anybody else
confronted with this?



(edited for title - Tim)

Edited by Tim O Neill on 03 January 2021 at 1:34pm
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Tim Cousar
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Posted: 27 December 2020 at 6:24pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

It's working for me on my laptop.
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Robert Kowalewski II
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Posted: 27 December 2020 at 8:13pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Working fine for me...

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Paul Kimball
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Posted: 27 December 2020 at 9:16pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

never had that happen before
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Matt Hawes
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Posted: 27 December 2020 at 9:50pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Weird. I still have issues with posting on my phone, but not on my desktop or laptop computers, and never received such a message in any event.
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Joe Zhang
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Posted: 28 December 2020 at 4:46am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Thought it was just for me ... 

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Jim Muir
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Joined: 26 June 2007
Location: United Kingdom
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Posted: 28 December 2020 at 4:54am | IP Logged | 7 post reply

Something has changed... I usually browse the site freely on iPhone
and iPad, but now it suddenly says I donít have necessary permissions
for some of the forum.
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David Schmidt
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Location: France
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Posted: 28 December 2020 at 6:04am | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Same thing for me on my phone.
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Michael Penn
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Posted: 28 December 2020 at 9:09am | IP Logged | 9 post reply

Something bizarre is going on. When I try to access the JBF via my home wifi (which is Optimum), I get that "GO AWAY!" error page.

But using my mobile jetpack right now, I can access the JBF.

What in the world...?!
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Thad Studebaker
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Posted: 28 December 2020 at 9:20am | IP Logged | 10 post reply

Iíve been having occasional issues gaining access on the iPad. No error messages, the page just wonít finish loading. A couple hours later Iíll try again and everything is fine.
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Peter Martin
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Posted: 28 December 2020 at 9:53am | IP Logged | 11 post reply

The site occasionally hangs rather than loads on my PC. On my tablet, pages often load incompletely so that each post just looks black. And had an issue yesterday with the site unavailable. But never had a message telling me to go away! 
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Shaun Barry
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Joined: 08 December 2008
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Posted: 28 December 2020 at 10:15am | IP Logged | 12 post reply


There's definitely something wonky going on... I can't view every forum from my laptop or iPhone, unless I sign in... access is denied to more than a few Forums (Movies, TV, etc.).  And when I do sign-in, it still needs a few moments to work out some kinks... if I go straight to the Movies forum, it's access "not permitted," but if I try to go through some Movie topics through the Active Topics feature, I get in with no problem.

Like I said:  Wonky!



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