What's wrong with Trains.com??

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by PrairieTrains, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. PrairieTrains

    PrairieTrains Member

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  2. hickstmj

    hickstmj Marcie

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    I go to Trains.com every day & have not had any problems.
  3. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Active Member

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    Just went there - unable to log on as a new subscriber. Apparently the site has more than few technical problems.
  4. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    When I used your link, I got nothin'. If I typed it in fresh in the path bar, it came up just fine.
  5. Peter T Davis

    Peter T Davis Guy Behind the Curtains

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    Both works fine for me. Try accessing them from another IP address, maybe your IP banned from them.
  6. Mountain Man

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    OK - I got on, but please pardon me for saying I am not at all impressed. Is there some particular section of great interest to modellers?
  7. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    I couldn't tell ya'. To check the link is the first time I've ever been there and that was only for about 5 seconds.:mrgreen:
  8. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Works fine for me too. I'd also check your browser, you may have the site on your black list, or your ad blocker may be blocking it.
  9. logicman

    logicman Greybeard

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    Interesting.

    Like so many magazines, their 'news' is about 3-4 months out of date,
    and supplied by an advertiser. :mrgreen:

    Nice SP Gs4 picture, though. :rolleyes:

    :wave:
  10. train1

    train1 Member

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    Why do we 'panic' when another forum isn't working right ?
  11. logicman

    logicman Greybeard

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    Not being a psychologist, I can only make a guess at the answer to your intriguing question about life on the web:

    42?
    :mrgreen:
  12. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Active Member

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    "Panic"? All I saw was exasperation and possibly the expectation that an open membership site should actually work the way it was intended. :confused:
  13. logicman

    logicman Greybeard

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    Perhaps 'panic' is too strong a word.
    However, look back at when zealot went down for a while -
    instant withdrawal symptoms and the shakes,
    requiring the urgent remedial action of sending thousands of
    emails to the web-server asking why the site was down.
    And that was just me.

    I was thinking of
    ":wave:DON'T PANIC:wave:"

    hence:
    42
  14. PrairieTrains

    PrairieTrains Member

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    I never imagined my plight would generate such a conversation! For others that might be looking for a cure --- the problem was Navigator (no longer supported) and the Beta Version of Mozilla Firefox. Now that a Stable version 3 of Firefox is out (and I installed it) Trains.com comes up fine. Thanks for your help. It was my browser(s) causing the problem!
  15. logicman

    logicman Greybeard

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    We helped ? sign1
  16. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Glad you found out what was up!
    Ralph
  17. train1

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    Sorry for using the word 'panic' and panicking everyone. I certainly didn't want to cause any uneccessary 'pandalerium'
  18. Mountain Man

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    I don't "panic"; I become terminally grumpy. :mrgreen:

    I have briefly visited traians.com three times now, and have yet to find anything of interest. It seems more of a site for subscribers of specific publications than an open general forum such as this one.