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Re: Weird error
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2019, 03:29:31 AM »
Scrub your machine and Malwarebytes and try again.


I clean my machine every other day, practically, using AVG and SpyBot. As stated, this is happening on more than one machine. Maybe tomorrow I'll fire up my GI-issue computer and try on it.
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Re: Weird error
« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2019, 12:11:38 PM »
I think it would be interesting to know whether you still see that long string of random characters in the URL field when you are seeing the 404 error, or does the URL look normal?  And since you are posting here, the problem seems to be ether random or tied to some specific thread?
You did clear your browser's cache, cookies and browser history, right?
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Re: Weird error
« Reply #17 on: January 20, 2019, 10:39:47 PM »
I think it would be interesting to know whether you still see that long string of random characters in the URL field when you are seeing the 404 error, or does the URL look normal?  And since you are posting here, the problem seems to be ether random or tied to some specific thread?
You did clear your browser's cache, cookies and browser history, right?


The URL appears in my browser as it does in the image. And yes, I frequently dump my browser's lint tray.


I fired up my government laptop a few minutes ago and, running Win 10 Enterprise and Chrome, I got the same result. The thread is the ScaleTrains HO and N Amherst "pre-announcement" anncouncement" thread. BTW, the post I am trying to correct is the one on page 7, where my typeface got shrunk. As noted, this is a regular occurrence with my posts, and seems to happen on all of the computers I have access to, after I edit a new post I'm writing and haven't posted yet or when editing an old post.
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Re: Weird error
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2019, 05:14:16 AM »

The URL appears in my browser as it does in the image. And yes, I frequently dump my browser's lint tray.


I fired up my government laptop a few minutes ago and, running Win 10 Enterprise and Chrome, I got the same result. The thread is the ScaleTrains HO and N Amherst "pre-announcement" anncouncement" thread. BTW, the post I am trying to correct is the one on page 7, where my typeface got shrunk. As noted, this is a regular occurrence with my posts, and seems to happen on all of the computers I have access to, after I edit a new post I'm writing and haven't posted yet or when editing an old post.

Didn't we in the past (sort of) contribute all that strangeness to that strange electrical or magnetic field around your body? We were joking , but . . .

What if your wife tries to edit that post (logged in as you of course)?

And yet, you can post in this thread just fine. Can you edit your posts in this thread?  Can you access this forum on a smart phone or tablet and see if it works properly?
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Re: Weird error
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2019, 12:20:24 AM »
True, but my charge usually effected Apple products first, and my GI phone is very much functional (wondering when the gov't will stop paying the bill on it, though).


But anyway, if you guys aren't worried about it, I won't either. If it shows again, I'll be dutiful and let you know. I am presuming it's on your side, and not mine; since it reproduces on multiple systems and has been experienced by another soul outside of my ISP.
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Re: Weird error
« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2019, 01:13:37 PM »
I was able to post one reply to the thread that previously gave the error.
Whether or not that means it's fixed, I don't know...
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Re: Weird error
« Reply #21 on: January 24, 2019, 02:01:57 PM »
I was able to post one reply to the thread that previously gave the error.
Whether or not that means it's fixed, I don't know...

Did you notice that the URL of the error looked like?  Did it contain a long string of random characters? If it happens again. can you copy it and paste it here?
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Re: Weird error
« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2019, 01:09:17 AM »
I'm getting the error again, this time when trying to respond to the Traincat Brass Items thread. I noticed further down in this section, several other people reported this 403 error in another post back before Xmas. Just sayin...
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