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Discussion in 'Board Information' started by zagman76, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. zagman76

    zagman76 Wackbagger, Geek, Administrator
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    Many people (including myself) have been having problems where you open the board up, then click on a link or a sub-forum, or thread, etc., and you are logged out.

    I found that on my system, it was happening because I had the old vBulletin cookies mixed in with the new XenForo cookies. They are both technically valid cookies for wackbag.com, but obviously are for the different sets of software.

    What I did was just deleted my Wackbag cookies. That seemed to do the trick for me.

    In chrome, to delete specific cookies copy/paste this in the browser:
    chrome://chrome/settings/cookies

    and then enter: wackabag into the search and then 'X' out all of the wackbag cookies.

    In FireFox, goto Preferences > Privacy > click: 'remove individual cookies'
    Then, search for 'wackbag' and delete any that turn up.

    In Safari, goto Preferences > Privacy > under the 'cookies and other website data' section, click on 'Details'
    Then, search for 'wackbag' and delete any that turn up.

    In IE, Opera, 'Other'
    Perhaps someone else can post how to do this as I don't use those browsers.
     
  2. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    I have my login info saved and a bookmark for Spy but whenever I scroll up and click the wackbag logo to open it in a new tab I get logged off. Never happens opening other links in new tabs. Havent seen others having a logoff problem that oddly specific, they just get the boot for any new tabs/opened threads.
     
  3. zagman76

    zagman76 Wackbagger, Geek, Administrator
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    Is your bookmark saved differently than when you log in normally? e.g.: www.wackbag.com vs wackbag.com vs https://www.wackbag.com vs https://wackbag.com
     
  4. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    Bookmark is to the https version of Spy. I tried to recreate the problem because I saw that the banner link was to http version and I clicked it and of course didnt get logged off. Go figure.
     
  5. Bluestreak

    Bluestreak This space intentionally left blank.

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    I've deleted all my wackbag cookies in FireFox.
    When I navigate from a forum to "home" is when I get booted, mostly.
     
  6. zagman76

    zagman76 Wackbagger, Geek, Administrator
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    I'm not sure why you're having that happen. I can't reproduce it on my end...
     
  7. Bluestreak

    Bluestreak This space intentionally left blank.

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    Just navigated from "Board Information" to "Home" with the nav buttons on the bottom of the page, and got logged out.
     
  8. Hudson

    Hudson Supreme Champion!!!!!
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    hitting home logs me out even when I check the "Remember Me" button.
     
  9. DrewDown

    DrewDown All are welcome

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    That still happens to me too. I think zag knows about this glitch.
     
  10. Buster H

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    same thing seems to be happening to me. not sure what's causing it
     
  11. Hudson

    Hudson Supreme Champion!!!!!
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    Jewish gremlins I bet.
     
  12. zagman76

    zagman76 Wackbagger, Geek, Administrator
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    I can't seem to replicate the problem across any browser.... :confused:
     
  13. Ballbuster1

    Ballbuster1 In The Danger Zone...
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    Happened to me once using Firefox but it's not doing it now.
     
  14. zagman76

    zagman76 Wackbagger, Geek, Administrator
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    -bump-

    relevant
     
  15. Sct Ptersns Twn

    Sct Ptersns Twn Looking 4 a New 1st Mate

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    I get knocked off as well but not every time. Let me check something......


    I just closed down Firefox and started up Chrome and was signed on in there....(I was logged out of WB from a previous session). Logged in and closed the browser down. Pulled Firefox up again and was still logged in. Sooooo, I got nothin.
     
  16. Bluestreak

    Bluestreak This space intentionally left blank.

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    transitioning from HTTPS to HTTP logs me out every time.
     
  17. DrewDown

    DrewDown All are welcome

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    Just had this happen:

    I typed in www.wackbag.com, rather than clicking on my usual link for wackbag.com. The page opened with me logged out, which is odd. Out of curiosity, I typed in wackbag.com to see what would happen. Page opened and I was logged in. Strange magic.
     
  18. zagman76

    zagman76 Wackbagger, Geek, Administrator
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    Technically speaking, www.wackbag.com and wackbag.com are two different sites. The old software would set the login cookie to be more general, so either one of those worked the same. This software is a bit more strict (and secure), so it sets more specific cookies.
     
  19. Bluestreak

    Bluestreak This space intentionally left blank.

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    Is the site supposed to default to Https? If so, the "Home" button in the nav bar should reflect that.
     
  20. zagman76

    zagman76 Wackbagger, Geek, Administrator
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    The site should be http
     
  21. Bluestreak

    Bluestreak This space intentionally left blank.

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    Interesting. Whenever I force the http:// site, my browser defaults to https://
     
  22. zagman76

    zagman76 Wackbagger, Geek, Administrator
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    My Firefox does that (even though I have all of my 'force https' addons turned off)
     
  23. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    In Opera, you don't need to search for the wackbag cookies. You just right click and "Edit site preferences".

    How come it's that easy, you ask? Because Opera is better than other browsers.
     
  24. gleet

    gleet What's black and white and red all over?

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    It started logging me out a few days ago for some reason. I will be on the new posts page and click View New Messages and about every 3rd time the page loads up with me logged off. Or I start reading a thread in a new tab and click the next page, and it loads up with me logged off. Sometimes I write a thought provoking post and hit submit and it says I must be logged in to do that. I tried tossing my cookies like the first post said. No difference.

    I'm using up to date Firefox.
     
  25. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    I've just accepted the issue.
     

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