Is it just me or..? - JeepForum.com
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 07:48 PM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,038
Is it just me or..?

Is it just me or does the forum, um, NOT EVER WORK PROPERLY ANYMORE!!!!????:

I lack computer knowledge so maybe its just me but;

I cant hardly load any pics anymore w/o issues

Pages are slow to load if they load at all

I keep getting this "server error" bull****.

Any one else having issues similar to this?

Im a paid subscriber and expect better. If its something Im doing then fine Ill except it. But I swear when I first joined about a year ago NONE of these issues were coming up. WTF?


http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 07:49 PM
WhiteOut
Web Wheeler
 
WhiteOut's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 8,205
Phone or computer? Direct upload or do you use photobucket?
WhiteOut is offline  
post #3 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 08:31 PM
tucsonzj
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: 42.127628
Posts: 2,857
I think they changed the upload program for photos. i used to be able to direct upload from my phone. Now I have to resize and then upload from my computer. Not like there's programs they could build into the forum software or anything.

His:00 TJ "Fiona" stuff/stuff/stuff
95 ZJ 3.5" w/242 swap-Sold
Hers: 15 JK Sahara-3" Teraflex
tucsonzj is offline  
post #4 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 08:32 PM
WhiteOut
Web Wheeler
 
WhiteOut's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 8,205
There were issues with people dumping giant *** pictures into threads. Just use photobucket, tons easier.
WhiteOut is offline  
post #5 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 08:38 PM
Mickey_D
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: 40 3'42.36"N 112 2'16.73"W
Posts: 6,867
I have noticed multiple little annoying issues ever since the new owners bought Kieth out.

Hence why I haven't renewed my subscription...

1997 ZJ 5.2 Orvis, Baby!
1953 Willys M100 trailer Tagalong
________________
[_][][][][][][][][_]


Mickey_D is offline  
post #6 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 08:39 PM
tucsonzj
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: 42.127628
Posts: 2,857
so they set the limit at the amount most camera phones take pictures at? WTF is that?

His:00 TJ "Fiona" stuff/stuff/stuff
95 ZJ 3.5" w/242 swap-Sold
Hers: 15 JK Sahara-3" Teraflex
tucsonzj is offline  
post #7 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 09:04 PM
ZJNewbi3
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Milwaukee
Posts: 785
Sorta off topic, I use photoshop to resize pics, and would like to know what the perfect dimensions for a pic to be uploaded are I'm hoping they could build a code in that resizes it for you (if at all possible).

I'm not having problems with the site, once it was offline for a bit (both desktop and mobile sites) but I assumed it was updating. The app needs a little more updating (I always have to "refresh" everything manually over a 4G network).

Could be your internet connection, service provider, browser, computer, or even the site. Is it JUST this site or other sites too like YouTube? Also do you have more than one computer/device (tablet, smartphone, security system, light system) on your network/WiFI and what are those computers/devices doing when your online? If someone is gaming, downloading, uploading, or video watching on a different computer/device on your network/WiFi it will effect the performance of everyone joined. Also, if you have WiFi I recommend to put a pass lock on it ASAP because there are PLENTY of people here that don't lock their networks and I don't feel bad at all using it. (My neighbors have the best Time Warner package available for the city so the network speeds are pretty good in my room )

Somethings to try:
**Different browser: I recommend Google Chrome for any Windows OS, and Safari for Mac OSX. If you absolutely hate Safari then use Chrome.

**Turn off all extensions: If you're one of those people that runs 20 browser extensions for Ad Block and other fancy stuff TURN THEM OFF AND UNINSTALL THEM. Ad makers are writing around those Ad-Block codes so you'll always see Ads. Can't get rid of "the invisible hand" so don't try.

**If you have WiFi try going on when no one else is and do a normal browse through out the forum, if it runs as it used to then it's someone slowing down your connection.

**Ever run the good old virus scanner? If you don't have one heres a good (free) one: http://www.malwarebytes.org

** Contact your internet service provider and ask about any network changes in your area. You could also ask neighbors or friends who have the same provider as you if they are having problems.

**Contact the website creator/manager and ask whats going on.

If all else fails take a ride in your ZJ!
ZJNewbi3 is offline  
post #8 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 09:08 PM
zander21510
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Dallas
Posts: 2,139
Every so often I'll get an issue, but overall I haven't noticed much difference.
zander21510 is offline  
post #9 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,038
Im always on my computer at home. I always re size my pictures and still get heckled. Ill try to make em smaller, see if that works. Things just act kinda ...buggy, if that makes sense.. Nothing too major but lots of hiccups now it seems

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
post #10 of 24 Old 05-13-2013, 11:49 PM
vonericsen
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Longmont
Posts: 825
I've noticed some weird things lately too where pages just won't load on both mobile and desktop. So it's not just you.

Moss Green 95 5.2l ZJ- 5.5" IRO lift, 255 75 R17 BFG M/T on JK Moabs, Mopar ECU, Mopar Tire Carrier
vonericsen is offline  
post #11 of 24 Old 05-14-2013, 03:12 AM
tucsonzj
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: 42.127628
Posts: 2,857
android app sucks, nothing else you can say about it.

His:00 TJ "Fiona" stuff/stuff/stuff
95 ZJ 3.5" w/242 swap-Sold
Hers: 15 JK Sahara-3" Teraflex
tucsonzj is offline  
post #12 of 24 Old 05-14-2013, 12:57 PM
thetammon
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 77
iPhone app has no real issues from what I can see.

Sent from something using JeepForum
thetammon is offline  
post #13 of 24 Old 05-14-2013, 01:29 PM
Myusername1674
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Chattanooga
Posts: 2,310
I haven't noticed any differences. I upload using photobucket 95% of the time, unless I use my phone. Either way seams to work fine for me. May just be your computer? I'd really suggest photobucket.

95 FiveTwo ZJ, DD, Lifted, Locked on 35s, Build (in progress)

My 5.9 swap (in progress)

Want your zj to be doorless in 60 seconds?
Myusername1674 is offline  
post #14 of 24 Old 05-14-2013, 01:44 PM
ratmonkey
R.I.P.
 
ratmonkey's Avatar
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 19,793
there's a lot of little things that kieth took with him in the sale. this site was/is VERY heavily modded and the programmers are still trying to get a handle on everything that keeps popping up.

please pm a mod or phillipB about any issues you have with site functionality. they're trying.

'97 zj 5.2, some stuff, some other suff, and some things that even work sometimes.

ratmonkey is offline  
post #15 of 24 Old 05-14-2013, 01:53 PM
dusterdude
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: hopewell
Posts: 2,048
Iphone app is doing good for me
dusterdude is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome