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Issue With Logging In And Password

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
Several times, I've gone to log and have been told that my password and/or username is wrong, but I know it's not. I've tried retypying the password 9as I know it's correct) and it lets me in at the second attempt (always) but enver at the first. Why is this?:confused:

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I've no idea I'm afraid - it's not a problem I've ever heard of before. Is anyone else getting the same thing - I guess it could be an issue with caching rejecting the first login but that shouldn't reject the password/login just show you as logged out.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Jim V wrote: »
    I've no idea I'm afraid - it's not a problem I've ever heard of before. Is anyone else getting the same thing - I guess it could be an issue with caching rejecting the first login but that shouldn't reject the password/login just show you as logged out.

    Yes, I am having the same problem. I always get let in on the second attempt but not the first.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    (I know this is an old thread!)

    I changed my password adn for a while, had no problems. I'm starting to have the same problem again, now. :confused:
  • **helen****helen** Mod malarkist Posts: 9,235 Listening Ear
    Melian wrote: »
    (I know this is an old thread!)

    I changed my password adn for a while, had no problems. I'm starting to have the same problem again, now. :confused:

    Is it still happening?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Yes. Had to type in my password 3 times just now, before it let me log in.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Just a few suggestions - try clearing the cache, it may be saving a bad login.

    Make sure you've ticked the 'remember me' box

    Try with an alternative browser and let me know how that goes.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    This happened to me earlier too! Although I can't clear the cache or use another browser because I'm at work and don't have the right permissions to :|
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    If you can't clear the cache then one thing you might want to try would be using an alternative address - so either vbulletin.thesite.org or vbulletin.thesite.org.uk - which ever you don't normally use.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Thanks Jim :)
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    What is it that you're looking to do Cliopatra, you seem to be able to post and have created your own thread about drinking?

    Is there something more we can help you with?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I've had this problem on another forum I'm at, it's to do with the url.

    where we are, you type in the domain:

    www.domain.com/forum

    click log-in amd enter your details and it redirects you to

    domain.com/forum

    and you need to log in again.

    Although it shouldn't matter, are people trying from either:
    vbulletin.thesite.org.uk
    vbulletin.thesite.org

    ?

    http://fragsoc.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1255
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Cliopatra wrote: »
    Sorry but this site is impossible to comprehend, let alone use.

    Are we all suposed to be rocket scientists to understand it?


    I can't understand it so lord help anyone who has problems.

    Why is this site so complicated?

    Its actually quite easy to undestand for me anyway! What bits are you having trouble with?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    ShyBoy wrote: »
    I've had this problem on another forum I'm at, it's to do with the url.

    where we are, you type in the domain:

    www.domain.com/forum

    click log-in amd enter your details and it redirects you to

    domain.com/forum

    and you need to log in again.

    Although it shouldn't matter, are people trying from either:
    vbulletin.thesite.org.uk
    vbulletin.thesite.org

    ?

    http://fragsoc.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1255

    I was hoping your thread solved the problem, then realised you can't use 'www' with our URL :grump: - but yeah, it would be good for people to tell us which url they are using - I'm thinking that it's '.uk' that is causing the problem?
  • **helen****helen** Mod malarkist Posts: 9,235 Listening Ear
    Hi Cliopatra,
    I'm sorry to hear you feel frightened by the forums. A good way to keep track of the threads you've started and the posts you've made is to click on your username - there you can see 'all posts by cliopatra' and if you view your public profile you can see 'threads started' too.

    Also, here's a link to your thread - http://vbulletin.thesite.org/showthread.php?t=135259

    I hope that helps. :)
  • JsTJsT TheSite Graduate Posts: 18,265 Incredible Poster
    Your username profile is at http://vbulletin.thesite.org/member.php?u=34553

    If you press 'find all posts by Cliopatra' it should bring up everything you've posted :)
  • JsTJsT TheSite Graduate Posts: 18,265 Incredible Poster
    You can also find your profile by clicking on your username in any post or through Quick Links > My profile at the top right of the page.
  • JsTJsT TheSite Graduate Posts: 18,265 Incredible Poster
    I don't know how it can say you're a guest if you're logged in and posting. I'm just as confused as you :(
  • JsTJsT TheSite Graduate Posts: 18,265 Incredible Poster
    I'm sorry I'm not sure. I'm only a normal member who has past experience of forums and I've thought of all I can think of.

    Hopefully Jim, Helen or Jamie might be able to help with some more technical advice either later or tomorrow.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Cliopatra wrote: »
    Don't ask me. Either I am a member, which I am sure I am and I do not log out, or I'm a guest who shouldn't be here.

    I do not log out. I am the only person who uses this computer, so how come I'm not recognised as a member?

    It really is hard to understand what you saying is wrong. If you're logged in then you can post - which you can. A guest can't post and doesn't see a profile.

    You are a member, and you are logged in so a think it's a bit confusing trying to understand what problem you are having?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Hi Cliopatra :wave:

    Sorry to hear you've been having difficulty navigating the boards. If you enter this url: http://vbulletin.thesite.org/ you will be taken straight to the main forum page where you should see a list of all the different forums.

    Introduce Yourself
    Anything Goes
    Politics & Debate
    Waste Time
    Health & Wellbeing

    etc..

    By clikcing on any of these headings you'll be taken in to that forum where you will then see a list of discussion topics and a button at the top that says 'Post a new thread'.

    By clicking on that you will be able to start your own discussion. So for example if you have a health issue that you are worried about you can post a new thread in the Health & Wellbeing forum asking for people's advice.

    If you have a question or problem you'd like to ask you can also use our askTheSite service where one of our trained advisors will get back to you within 3 working days.

    :)
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    You can go from the main page, into the problems with thesite.org section which is at the bottom, then find this thread in there. Things dont magically just disappear, they stay in the same place.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    As people have said -

    You can find something you've previously posted in a number of ways -

    You can click on your username and then click on 'find all posts' or 'find all threads' that you've started to see a complete list of everything you've posted

    You can look at the main index and look at the section of the boards you've posted in previously and find the thread you've started. All threads are shown in reverse date order.

    It's possible to click on 'new posts' to see all new posts on the boards and see if the thread you've started is included in that.

    Or you can click on this link to see the threads you've started -
    http://vbulletin.thesite.org/search.php?searchid=2103200

    However I think we do need to make it clear that this is a discussion board, and is run exactly how all discussion boards are run. If this form of a support service is something you find real difficulty using then please consider using another service that you will find less distressing.

    This is a place to help, if it isn't helping then please don't make yourself feel worse. To imply this website has been designed to make you feel worse is pretty hurtful as that is evidently not the intention here.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Very sorry to hear how you are feeling, we all hope you get the hang of the boards and that we will be able to help.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    http://vbulletin.thesite.org.uk/search.php?searchid=2103441

    Easiest way: click on your name in a previous post and then click on 'find all posts by this user'.

    Boards can take some getting used to but hopefully you should get the hang of it soon.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    It seems the searches timeout after a while or something.

    Threads you've posted in:

    http://vbulletin.thesite.org.uk/showthread.php?t=122053
    Issue With Logging In And Password

    http://vbulletin.thesite.org.uk/showthread.php?t=135347
    I don't think I've eaten today

    http://vbulletin.thesite.org.uk/showthread.php?t=135259
    Drinking Again

    http://vbulletin.thesite.org.uk/showthread.php?t=135187
    It's Friday
  • JsTJsT TheSite Graduate Posts: 18,265 Incredible Poster
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    You could always bookmark any threads you like.
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