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  • #31433
    wd2b
    Member

    Hello Folks,

    Just wondering if it’s only me or is this the norm here at CSS-Tricks — everytime, I sign-in, I have to request for password reset even though I am using the correct user name and password?

    I’ve tried writing to Chris Coyier but has yet received any response in over a week now.

    Another odd situation encountered is that once signed in, when I open a new tab for a different topic, the new tab does not show that I am logged-in already. When I try to sign-in again in the new tab, I encounter the same “Howdy Stranger” message again.

    If there is a solution to this challenge that I can take care of by myself, please kindly let me know. Otherwise, I hope Chris Coyier or any CSS-Tricks staff members can help steer me in the right direction. It’s minor, but frustrating situation.

    Thank you in advance,
    wd2b

    #63377
    TT_Mark
    Member

    Try messaging Robskiwarrior as he is the site Admin

    #63379
    wd2b
    Member

    Thanks, TT_Mark.

    Just sent Robskiwarrior a message. Hoping to put an end to this matter very soon.

    #63382
    Chris Coyier
    Keymaster

    I didn’t get any message about this, maybe it got lost to spam. One way that might fix it is for you to create a new account. Then we’ll kill the old account (keeping all the content), then if you wish, change the account name of the new account back to the old one. If you want to go this route, make the new account and message me.

    #63386
    SAiNT
    Participant

    …obviously, you’ve checked this under different browsers, right?

    #63387
    tommer
    Participant

    I’ve been having a problem myself.

    When I log onto the site, it comes up OK, but then as soon as I put my cursor over the scroll bar, I get the pop-up window saying “internet explorer is no longer working”.

    It took ’til about the 10th try to be able to stay on long enough to send this message.

    I first noticed this problem earlier today, – – and it’s only happening to me on this site.

    I’m using IE8 on Windows 7, never had a problem here with this before today.

    Can’t say anymore, – – I’ll be getting kicked off again any second (again).

    #63388
    wd2b
    Member

    Chriscoyier,

    Great to hear from you. Yes, I thought my message either got into the spam folder or you just’ve been busy lately. Anyway, thanks for the reply here. Will do create a new account then and will let you know if I decide to keep what’s in the old account.


    @SAiNT
    , yes, I double checked the situation with both Chrome and FF, same situation occured. From this short discussion, I must assume then that this particular challenge is not the norm here.

    #63389
    wd2b
    Member

    lol….Tommer, sorry, your challenge is not funny, but you definitely put a funny spin on it. I supposed, its better finding a way to smile or laugh than being frustrated and groomy.

    Hope you find the solution as well. It can be frustrating.

    #63390
    tommer
    Participant

    Whew!! Took me 6 or 7 tries to be able to sign in this time.

    Thanks wd2b.

    It seems like I’m having better odds (with the bullying scrollbar) if I ‘type’ my way here, rather than using the shortcut.

    When I use the shortcut, the scrollbar disses me, – – when I type my way in, the sign in window spits me out.

    Hopefully, it’s just a temporary problem, but thought I’d let you’s know, – – you never know if someone really important can’t get on either . . . LOL

    #63392
    Rob MacKay
    Participant

    You did indeed send me one lol

    Looking into it now :)

    #63423
    Johnwd2b
    Member

    OK, if I am signed in with Chrome, for some reason I can’t sign-in again in FF, within the the same PC system at the same session/time. Is this expected?

    #63434
    wd2b
    Member

    Thank you, Rob. Look forward to whatever you may find, just hoping it will be a quick and lasting solution.


    @Tommer
    , you are quite welcome! I am to see your persistent paid off. Let us know should you discover the culprit.

    #63315
    tommer
    Participant

    Didn’t discover any culprit, but it seems to be working fine for me today, – – I’d have to think Rob gave it a whuppin’, – – thanks, all.

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