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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #45 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 #46 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 #47 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 #48 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
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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #49 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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