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Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby chris stockdale » Wed Apr 29, 2015 3:10 pm

Hi Guys,

Is anyone else having the Gnatterbox look very curious this last day or so?

I run a Mac (running 10.8.5) with both Safari 6.2.2 and Firefox 13.0.1 as browsers and the Gnatterbox is frequently coming up looking as if it is stripped to its underclothes when I check in. As I type it is fine. It also seems fine on my iPad.

Here's a couple of screen grabs from this morning.
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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby Remote1 » Wed Apr 29, 2015 6:20 pm

Hi Chris

Had the same yesterday when using my "hudl" tablet thing.

Been OK today though

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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby Steve Holland » Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:02 pm

It seems to be happening a lot on my iMac as well. Today it is going between the normal view, the stripped down view, and has gone completely yampy in the screenshot below ( for anyone who is wondering, this is Black Country terminology for utterly mad) :?

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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby dingbat2d » Fri May 01, 2015 4:47 pm

I've just logged in on an Mac and initially got the same ' stripped down' screen. It now seems to have corrected itself.

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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby tebee » Fri May 01, 2015 5:12 pm

Just to try to chase this down a little - has anyone with a PC had this problem or is it just those with Macs?

If it's the latter, who's going to buy me a nice new mac so I can debug the problem :twisted: ?

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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby Remote1 » Fri May 01, 2015 5:33 pm

Its gone strange again on my hudl tablet; will try on the windows laptop later to see if its the same
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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby Carlo » Fri May 01, 2015 5:43 pm

I've had the problem on my iMac running OSX 10.9.5 and Firefox 36.0.3
It fixes itself if I do a browser refresh a few times. Hope this helps, and
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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby nonsuch » Fri May 01, 2015 6:27 pm

I have had the problem just on one occasion so far on my (maligned) PC

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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby tebee » Fri May 01, 2015 9:54 pm

I've seen it happen on other forums, but very rarely, when using dozywindows over the years, but it's normally transient and down to communications errors or a slow/overload server. This seems to be happening much of the time to our Mac users.

Incidentally I would get rid of windows myself, though I'd probably go the linux route, but three programs I use regularly are windows only and don't work under emulation.

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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby chris stockdale » Sun May 03, 2015 6:11 pm

Tom, guys,

Normal service seems to have been resumed on the Gnatterbox for me at least on both Mac and iPad. Is that also true for others who were having problems?

Also, Tom, did you do anything that made a difference?

It sure is good to have things looking and running as they should once more.

Cheers,

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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby Steve Holland » Sun May 03, 2015 8:36 pm

So far so good :D
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Postby tebee » Mon May 04, 2015 10:01 am

Other than clearing the cache out again I've done nothing.

Does this mean I won't be getting my free Mac ?

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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby Bilco » Wed May 06, 2015 7:47 am

I'm getting the annoying 'no path' messages again, meaning I have to log on to see posts. This went away for several weeks - why is it back?

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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby rue_d_etropal » Thu May 07, 2015 8:56 am

When Tom set up this version of the forum, there were some problems, and if you could not get on using one address the other usually worked. Anyway I bookmarked both addresses, not sure which way round they are, but every so often (it happened today) one does not work and the other does(otherwise I would not be able to post this).
I have had on one day some funnies on display, which sound similar to what has also happened, and I am on Windows. It only happened once, and it seems to be one of those things you have to put up with these days.
It is probably a combination of factors, and one small software update somewhere resolves the issue, until someone else upsets the apple cart.
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Postby docnjoj » Sat May 09, 2015 3:05 pm

I found, like others, if you just log out and then log in it fixes the problem.
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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby Bilco » Sat May 09, 2015 6:20 pm

David - are you permanently logged-in to Gnatterbox? I am usually logged-out, and this requirement to log in to see posts came for a while with the re-jigged Gnatterbox, then went away. Now it's back, and just as annoying!
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Re: Gnatterbox 'look and feel' hiccups?

Postby docnjoj » Sun May 10, 2015 1:59 pm

I try to stay permanently logged in but I do have to log off and in to see the threads. Minor nuisance.
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