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    Default GS Forums

    Just tried to view the awful new GS forums and it won't let me log in. If you click on "I've forgotten my password" it simply takes you to a page where you can change the password.

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    Thumbs down GC Forum

    Its UGLY - You now get confused with the Feedback section ????

    I definitely don't like it - Please GC reset the Forum !
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    I had no problem logging in, but I can't say I like the new look very much. Well, I suppose I'll get used to it...!
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    I have no problem logging in to my Groundspeak account but I am unable to log into the forums, I am starting to wonder if it is the &

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    My GC forum login works, Richard it must be your "&".

    I think the new layout is clearer and the size works better on my PC. However, it's very different so I agree it will take some getting used to it.

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    nice of them to let us know that these things will not work, it will be really great if I have to go to the bother of changing all of my stuff wit the DrDIck&Vick name printed on it.
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    Must be the & as my son can log in okay under his name
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    I had no problems logging in but find the colours and icons used have reduced clarity. It may be a case of just getting used to the new look and understanding what certain icons do and it is nice to have a 'branded' forum, so that element's a step forward for me. I know the quote feature is having some hiccups though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrDick&Vick View Post
    Must be the & as my son can log in okay under his name
    I think you're right - needless to say we can't log in either Hope it's a temporary glitch as we would be VERY reluctant to go through a name change.
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    Yeah maybe your right - just need time to adjust my eyes :wacko:
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    Glad I decided to go for the 'and' rather than '&' in my name!

    Could be your password, if you have non letter/number characters in...
    (Has been a problem previously)
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    Haven't had any problems with the new style so far and it seems faster too.

    As I posted elsewhere,

    "I have a feeling this could be an example of "facebook syndrome" - Everytime anything gets changed on fb there's some wailing and weeping and The End Of (facebook) Life As We Know It. A couple of weeks later everyone's used to it, glitches have been sorted and nobody remembers what it used to look like anyway. Then all is OK... until the next change around..."

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    I'm sure it will be great - if only we could log in and experience it! We don't subscribe to "Facebook syndrome" (or Facebook for that matter ) but it is a bit frustrating when we could log in yesterday, but today we can't. Hopefully it'll get sorted without a name change!
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    I think you may have the same problem as us, the & symbol.

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    It works - its all various shades of grey to us colour blind peeps = can only hope it works properly when the gliches are sorted - It's another site that I only quickly scan through before returning here - to much information - too many sites= disappearing under the avalanche of computer generated stuff ! Takes me half an hour just to quickly scan through even before reading
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    The ampersand (&) could well be the cause of the login problems. We had issues with it when we switched to the new (current) forum software - I seem to remember making manual changes to enable users with ampersands in their user names to keep those names. Hopefully GC will do the same if necessary.
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