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Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:16 PM

Going forward, you may see the occasional error page on DU -- but don't worry

As part of our effort to track down the bug which was causing Star Members to see ads last week (which we believe we have now fixed!) we made some configuration changes to DU behind the scenes.

We have now changed our configuration back to the way it was. It is our expectation that from your perspective, nothing will happen -- however, there is a possibility that you may see some occasional error pages, specifically "520" errors or other errors referencing Cloudflare.

Please do not be alarmed -- if you do see such an error, a simple page reload should make it go away, and we expect that over time most of these errors will clear up.

We will be monitoring the situation, so there is no need to report these errors to an Admin UNLESS they are persistent and are interfering with your ability to browse DU -- in which case, please let us know.

Thanks for reading!

-- EarlG

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Reply Going forward, you may see the occasional error page on DU -- but don't worry (Original post)
EarlG Mar 29 OP
catbyte Mar 29 #1
riversedge Mar 29 #2
marble falls Mar 29 #3
UpInArms Mar 29 #4
House of Roberts Mar 29 #5
PatSeg Mar 29 #6
CaptainTruth Mar 29 #7
KG Mar 29 #8
niyad Mar 29 #9
FSogol Mar 29 #10
lpbk2713 Mar 29 #11
malaise Mar 29 #12
Wild blueberry Mar 29 #13
2naSalit Mar 29 #14
PCIntern Mar 29 #15
mountain grammy Mar 29 #16
UTUSN Mar 29 #17
Kali Mar 29 #18
MontanaMama Mar 29 #19
kooth Mar 29 #20
SWBTATTReg Mar 29 #21
colsohlibgal Mar 29 #22
calimary Mar 29 #23
democrank Mar 29 #24
Hermit-The-Prog Mar 29 #25
question everything Mar 29 #26
question everything Mar 29 #27
Skittles Mar 29 #28
seta1950 Mar 29 #29
BobTheSubgenius Mar 30 #30
orangecrush Mar 30 #31
orangecrush Mar 30 #32
question everything Apr 17 #33
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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:22 PM

1. Thanks for the heads up!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:24 PM

2. thanks

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:27 PM

3. You never let us down yet!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:31 PM

4. Thank you for all that you do

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:35 PM

5. Don't worry if the sleeve seems a bit long,

it will ride up with wear!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:40 PM

6. Thanks!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:44 PM

7. FYI I got "Pop-up blocked" again today, 1-2 hours ago.

Android phone, Chrome browser with ad blocker, it happened exactly like it did a few weeks ago, I clicked on a tweet in a DU post, which took me to the Twitter app, then when I came back to the DU post in Chrome there was a dialog box saying "Pop-up blocked," which is what the ad blocker does when it blocks a pop-up ad.

I just dismissed the notification & continued, to me it's no big deal & it seems like it only happens once or twice & then goes away so I haven't been concerned about it.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:45 PM

8. that's very reassuring .














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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:45 PM

9. Thank you for this. Will keep freak outs to a minimum!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:46 PM

10. If anyone reads my posts, you'll see lots of errors.

Thanks for reading!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:48 PM

11. Understood. Thanks.



FWIW ... I haven't noticed any problems of any significance.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 01:50 PM

12. Thanks for the heads up

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 02:00 PM

13. Thank you and crew for all your great work

Thank you!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 02:09 PM

14. Thank you for keeping DU alive!

And well!



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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 02:09 PM

15. Thank you!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 02:11 PM

16. of everything I have to worry about

DU is way down on the list thanks to the work you do..The only thing I fear is the blackout that occurred in November of 2016. Otherwise, no worries with DU. The administrators are great!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 02:12 PM

17. Spell Check just did jumbled text words with a "c" in front of many words. *Did* correct the

one misspelled word, though.








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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 02:31 PM

18. I got some kind of cloudfare error on another website the other day

it was after I did something here to fix something (cleared cache or ??? I just don't remember) and I had login issues with a bunch of other sites as well. trying to solve the cloudfare 1020, issue I had to reset some auto clearing of cookies in firefox security that got changed by itself? and that fixed the constant log in issues with all my "regular" sites that are supposed to stay logged in.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 03:05 PM

19. Thanks for lett us know and for

all you do to keep us alive and kicking.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 03:28 PM

20. Thanks

Good luck, y'all!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 03:55 PM

21. Right on top of the situation as usual and you all and this site make me extremely proud to be a ...

tiny part of this whole website. Thanks for the heads up.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 04:31 PM

22. Thanks For The Update

This site runs as smoothly as Iíve seen and is a Godsend for we progressives!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 04:41 PM

23. Got it. Thanks, EarlG.

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Mon Mar 29, 2021, 04:42 PM

24. Thank you

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 04:45 PM

25. You've fixed a minor bug I was seeing: It said "Line" for each line of replies, instead of a line.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 04:50 PM

26. Never seen an error only a blank avatar now

Never had one and it used to be the generic gray image of a person. Now there is a squiggle, or something.

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Response to question everything (Reply #26)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 06:33 PM

27. OK, back to the grey avatar

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 08:47 PM

28. thanks for keeping us updated!

as someone who works in IT it is always nice to be warned about known "errors"

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Mon Mar 29, 2021, 10:43 PM

29. Thank you

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Tue Mar 30, 2021, 12:34 AM

30. I'm NEVER worried about the nuts and bolts of DU.

Nor of its ethos. Thank you for the heads-up, though.

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Tue Mar 30, 2021, 04:43 AM

32. Thanks!



Appreciate the heads up!

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Sat Apr 17, 2021, 10:27 PM

33. Since this fixing, there is incompatibility between DU softeware and Firefox browser - for the Mac

Since that I cannot see my avatar when in Firefox, but not in Safari.

This is what I see




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