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Author Topic: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...  (Read 259 times)

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Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« on: September 04, 2020, 02:33:45 pm »
...when I'm trying to access it from my Linux machines.

1) There is no Web Bot. I haven't set one up so not sure where there message is coming from.

2) Blocking the IP is bad idea. it's from a public IP pool.

3) I'm not making any illegal calls to your website that I know of. If my browser is doing it, show me the code, and I'll get the people on the horn responsible.

4) I'm using a Firefox browser. If your website is blocking Firefox, you are losing 6% of your entire readership, and if you are blocking Mozilla based browsers, you are excluding 24% of your potential readership.

Attached is the error message I'm getting when trying to access theRPGSite...

Wait, ...we can't even post images anymore? WTF? Here the error message parked on Google Drive for reference...
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q5CCB-jfdORdXSBGw8MSjxYtzAkSAoUO/view?usp=sharing

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2020, 02:50:39 pm »
Doesn't seem to have anything to do with your browser. Your IP address is likely the culprit. You're using two different IP addresses. I'm looking into it.
« Last Edit: September 04, 2020, 02:52:41 pm by brettmb »

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2020, 02:58:57 pm »
Attachment test.

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2020, 02:59:17 pm »
Attachments fixed.

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2020, 03:04:56 pm »
Thank You, I'll try that again when I get home. Also message size seems to be disabled here. I'm not on Twitter!
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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2020, 03:07:57 pm »
What do you by mean message size?

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2020, 03:42:36 pm »
Next time it happens, look for the letter at the bottom in parenthesis and tell me what it is.

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2020, 03:51:46 pm »
Found it. Malformed line. Should be fixed.

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2020, 01:01:21 pm »
Thanks!  I was facing a similar issue when I was using the VPN.
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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2020, 07:42:14 pm »
Here the error message parked on Google Drive for reference...
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q5CCB-jfdORdXSBGw8MSjxYtzAkSAoUO/view?usp=sharing
Exact same thing here, except it just started today. It's not my IP, because switching from Firefox to a different browser worked.

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2020, 07:43:08 pm »
What's in parenthesis at the bottom of the error page and what does it say your browser is?
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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #11 on: September 06, 2020, 07:58:23 pm »
That's weird, it's working fine now.

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2020, 08:09:15 pm »
Was it on a particular page or topic?

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2020, 08:11:30 pm »
No, just therpgsite.com typed into the address bar, like always. I was using private mode, and it's Firefox 80.0.1 64-bit, if that matters.

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Re: Ay, What is with the RPGSite blocking my web browser?...
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2020, 08:13:27 pm »
Weird. Let me know if it happens again.