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Thread: Fed Up ! ! ! !

  1. #1
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    Fed Up ! ! ! !

    #1

    i visit you on two different systems:

    w2k/ie5.5 --> works fine

    wXPpro/ie6.0 --> problems!

    the XP machine is OK if i go in thru the front door www.dbforums.com

    if i attempt to go in thru www.dbforums.com/f84 i get a sucession of
    Erreur: Objet attendu messages (line 500 and so on to line 2XXX).

    #2

    you now freeze searching for 90 seconds... this is simply not realistic. if my first search doesn't find what i'm looking for i want to do another search immediately, not 90 seconds later!

    izy
    currently using SS 2008R2

  2. #2
    Join Date
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    Thumbs down 90 seconds is sufficient to search elsewhere

    The 90 seconds timeout between searches is in effect really pushing me out of dbforums.
    I get to check out several options through google, http://www.expertsexchange.com and other places long before I am granted another search opportunity here.

    IF this makes you loose activity (and save bandwith/processing time, yes yes...), would it be possible for you to re-establish dbforums as an interesting place? How fast will you react - are you monitoring the statistics? How long does people stay, how active are they, WHO stays - compared with how things were back in the good days before the recent design/feature/policy (and staff??? - could it be that somebody new is making bad decisions?) changes?

    A specific example (not really representative for "search", but still blocked by the same rule). This example is only relevant as long as i keep my interest/inspiration for dbforums.com, of course, and is one part why this place has been so interesting up to the recent changes..:

    Often, I want to quickly check out profiles to new people I have not seen before that posted something on the first page, then I right-click on the name, opening a new tab (using the wonderful http://www.Mozilla.org browser ) , clicking on the next interesting name in the list, opening yet another tab.

    D.

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