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Must be your browser? Here's another link
Please don't blame my browser, Adam. The problem is the link you offered us. You are obviously acknowledging that as you have now offered me an alternative link.


Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:56 pm
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First link works completely fine for me.

Be interesting to see if there's any interest. Some of these comics just have so few collectors.

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the link works fine for me on google chrome


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There was never a problem with the original link Phoenix thus it was either your browser or you clicked on it before eBay had officially launched it at 19:10:20. Hence why no one else has had a problem.

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Phoenix, perhaps you may not be aware that sometimes a browser can hold on to an older version of a website or websearch in its cache? This can mean that you get different results from other people who ran the search or looked at the website at a different time. For this sort of reason it is perfectly legitimate to point at the browser as the (possible) source of the problem - it's not a denigration of your browser or system set up!

There are ways to clear the cache on your browser - typically via something like Options or Settings --> Privacy --> Clear cache or Clear History. If you search on the internet for your browser name and 'how to clear cache' you should be able to find detailed instructions.

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Phoenix, as comixminx suggests, having a regular redd oot of your cache and cleaning temp files and history is a good idea, certainly on a pc. Using a prog. such as CCleaner from time to time will keep your machine neat and tidy(ish).
Please excuse me if this seems like trying to teach my granny how to sook eggs, but someone had to suggest to me to do the same things. :oops:


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Thanks to those members who have offered advice. I have had a desktop computer for the best part of twenty five years, and with advice from my computer-literate friend Ken Dalton I have upgraded all the hardware and software a good few times. To give you an idea of how close to the Middle Ages we were when I started out, the computer was 8MB, and the scanner had to be rolled over the picture manually, If the illustration was wider than the scanner I had to scan the rest separately, overlapping some of the first scan, and the scanner's program then stitched the two relevant bits together. Wonderful! So was the price! That original system cost me all the money I got for marking a batch of Joint Matriculation Board 'O' level Spanish Orals, and a batch (large) of the same board's Comprehension Reading papers, plus my fees for marking the Oxford and Cambridge Board 'A' level Comprehension Reading paper, which I subsequently set for a few years.

I am still using Windows Vista Ultimate, though, which is nevertheless completely stable. My browser is Mozilla Firefox. In the light of the suggestions from comixminx and Paw in particular, Ken has offered to come round in the morning to clear away any detritus, although he didn't have any nice things to say about CCleaner, Paw, on the grounds that it may well clean more than you want it to clean. Perhaps by tomorrow lunchtime I will be able to click on links, and get a positive outcome.


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Thanks to those members who have offered advice. I have had a desktop computer for the best part of twenty five years, and with advice from my computer-literate friend Ken Dalton I have upgraded all the hardware and software a good few times. To give you an idea of how close to the Middle Ages we were when I started out, the computer was 8MB, and the scanner had to be rolled over the picture manually, If the illustration was wider than the scanner I had to scan the rest separately, overlapping some of the first scan, and the scanner's program then stitched the two relevant bits together. Wonderful! So was the price! That original system cost me all the money I got for marking a batch of Joint Matriculation Board 'O' level Spanish Orals, and a batch (large) of the same board's Comprehension Reading papers, plus my fees for marking the Oxford and Cambridge Board 'A' level Comprehension Reading paper, which I subsequently set for a few years.

I am still using Windows Vista Ultimate, though, which is nevertheless completely stable. My browser is Mozilla Firefox. In the light of the suggestions from comixminx and Paw in particular, Ken has offered to come round in the morning to clear away any detritus, although he didn't have any nice things to say about CCleaner, Paw, on the grounds that it may well clean more than you want it to clean. Perhaps by tomorrow lunchtime I will be able to click on links, and get a positive outcome.



Phoenix, the first link didn't work for me either, the 2nd was fine. I also use Firefox........


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As do I. Works fine for me.

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Re. CCleaner, it was an engineer who suggested I use it all those years ago. But you're correct in some measure. With a lot of these progs., you have to be careful. Set it up correctly to do the job(s) you want and don't footer about with the registry unless you know what you're doing. Keeping all that in mind, CCleaner will effectively clear your cache, temp files and history. I use it because I don't want all the junk that Windows machines accumulate every time you switch them on hiding away and slowing my pc down.
I have W7 and use Firefox or Comodo Ice Dragon, with Opera as a reserve. Any advice I have followed has been from that engineer bloke I mentioned, The Guardian computer guy and tips from the odd computer magazine. Works for me :D


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Phoenix, perhaps you may not be aware that sometimes a browser can hold on to an older version of a website or websearch in its cache?
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Phoenix, as comixminx suggests, having a regular redd oot of your cache and cleaning temp files and history is a good idea, certainly on a pc.
Thanks are due to both of you, and a general apology for getting a bit cross, something I do from time to time I must admit. Anyway, the cache was full. It is now empty, and Ken has increased its storage capacity from 350MB to 500MB. Inevitably I can now open that link. My interest in the inner workings of the computer remains nevertheless at 0%.


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Phoenix wrote:
comixminx wrote:
Phoenix, perhaps you may not be aware that sometimes a browser can hold on to an older version of a website or websearch in its cache?
paw broon wrote:
Phoenix, as comixminx suggests, having a regular redd oot of your cache and cleaning temp files and history is a good idea, certainly on a pc.
Thanks are due to both of you, and a general apology for getting a bit cross, something I do from time to time I must admit. Anyway, the cache was full. It is now empty, and Ken has increased its storage capacity from 350MB to 500MB. Inevitably I can now open that link. My interest in the inner workings of the computer remains nevertheless at 0%.

Glad it was useful, Phoenix. Entirely fair to want to keep your interest level in such things at 0% if you have a useful person you can get to do such things for you! :)

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Entirely fair to want to keep your interest level in such things at 0% if you have a useful person you can get to do such things for you!
I should really have a lifetime achievement award for not lifting a finger, comixminx. Just one example should suffice. I was spending a Christmas vacation from university at the family home in Lancaster. I was reading some book or other sprawled out on the rug in front of the coal fire in the lounge one evening and I overheard my father say to my younger brother, in the kitchen where they were washing up, or making a brew or something, loud enough for me to hear it anyway, ''It's a right poor family that won't maintain one gentleman!'' So cutting! At least I pay Ken.


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comixminx wrote:
Entirely fair to want to keep your interest level in such things at 0% if you have a useful person you can get to do such things for you!
I should really have a lifetime achievement award for not lifting a finger, comixminx. Just one example should suffice. I was spending a Christmas vacation from university at the family home in Lancaster. I was reading some book or other sprawled out on the rug in front of the coal fire in the lounge one evening and I overheard my father say to my younger brother, in the kitchen where they were washing up, or making a brew or something, loud enough for me to hear it anyway, ''It's a right poor family that won't maintain one gentleman!'' So cutting! At least I pay Ken.

:D :lol:

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