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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #45 on: November 27, 2016, 10:45:35 pm »
You dont need to clear your cookies all the time! That could be your issue.  Also ensure you have latest java version installed

Cookies : I know I don't need to, but I do.

Always up to date with Java thank you.

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #46 on: December 17, 2016, 01:56:28 am »
Oh man, what is it with this forum that keeps giving "forbidden" messages all the time?  It's the only place on the web I look which keeps turning this error up every time -from at least 3 different computers (and once when I visit the site, then I leave and an hour later I get the same error message again)!!!!???

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #47 on: December 17, 2016, 11:36:19 am »
are you using a VPN? this always gives me odd error messages.
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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #48 on: December 19, 2016, 02:42:31 pm »
Not on a VPN, just a shared server.

Oh man, what is it with this forum that keeps giving "forbidden" messages all the time?  It's the only place on the web I look which keeps turning this error up every time -from at least 3 different computers (and once when I visit the site, then I leave and an hour later I get the same error message again)!!!!???

What a pain.  Are others still having trouble?  ???

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #49 on: December 19, 2016, 03:11:01 pm »
I think he meant RST Chris ;)   If you surf in private browsing mode you will get the error as the system cannot decipher if you are logged in so shows up Forbidden as there is no session cookie stored on your device.  It is what it is I'm afraid, if you have a need to hide your browsing experience of train sites, then I think the forbidden issue is the least of your problems :D



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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #50 on: December 19, 2016, 03:58:14 pm »
I agree with 'Only Me', there should be no need to hide ones activities when it comes to train matters ............. the fact that I paid for a Class 08 from ebay last night whilst SWMBO was in the bath was just a coincidence!  :worried:  ;)
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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #51 on: December 19, 2016, 04:56:52 pm »
Not on a VPN, just a shared server.

Oh man, what is it with this forum that keeps giving "forbidden" messages all the time?  It's the only place on the web I look which keeps turning this error up every time -from at least 3 different computers (and once when I visit the site, then I leave and an hour later I get the same error message again)!!!!???

What a pain.  Are others still having trouble?  ???

Yup, I use a VPN (not in private browsing mode), but was still getting it at random when viewing mobile away from wifi (so potentially random 3 mobile IP address).

It's the inaccurate "Your computer has been infected with a virus" message that's most annoying. It's a bit close to the fake virus killer stuff you get online. While it's possible that one of the computers that may have used that IP address in the past was a spammer or infected with a virus, it's a false positive stating that anyone who connects with that IP address is.

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #52 on: December 22, 2016, 09:42:20 pm »
I agree with 'Only Me', there should be no need to hide ones activities when it comes to train matters ............. the fact that I paid for a Class 08 from ebay last night whilst SWMBO was in the bath was just a coincidence!  :worried:  ;)


....sorry, it's nothing to "hide" as such but something I have done for years ever since an account got hacked and left a bit of a mess afterwards.  Anything requiring a log-in anywhere gets done through private browsing amongst other things ever since.  Never been a problem before until I first posted here (and no problem anywhere else).  I just got blocked replying to a post also which is a first but of course hitting back deleted my entry LoL.  Perhaps I am being overly cautious, obviously latest ngaugeforum software 'tinternet just won't work with my out-dated philospohy now and I need to relax it a bit :doh:

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #53 on: December 22, 2016, 09:52:12 pm »
....And just to prove a point, I have tried to reply to my post about billboard adverts in the 80-90's 4 or 5 times now with normal browsing (like I am doing now) and all I get is "forbidden" when I hit preview or post :hmmm:
Moderator Comment Lets discuss this via pm rather than grumbles :) we'll probably get further!Only Me
« Last Edit: December 23, 2016, 08:14:47 am by Tank »

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #54 on: January 19, 2017, 08:24:52 pm »
http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=35650.0

With regards to the above thread I seem to be permanently "forbidden" whatever I try on any occasion from any PC.  Only to say it seems a little ignorant not to reply with at least a thankyou for the pointers.  I still get "forbidden" on lots of forum stuff -from any PC, but I'd like to get a message across somehow to that thread I've been trying to reply for weeks.  I thought it was because I was replying with pics but apparently not.

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