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    Why do my web pages keep reloading?

    I'm tired of it. I'll have fully loaded web pages open in my tabs and they keep having that twirly doodad twirl about like they're constantly reloading. How do I stop it? Seems something new to this version of firefox. Some pages used to do it, but now it's much more common.

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    Why? It's because you touch yourself at night.

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    It's big brother tracking your Internet activity.
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    All of the people who "make" the Internet are refreshing their content so fast, your browser can't keep up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aerius View Post
    Why? It's because you touch yourself at night.
    Nailed it. /Thread

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    :P But seriously, why does that happen?

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    Maybe the install process got phucked up. Try un-install/re-install FireFox???
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    Oh and, if you saw a link to "Install the latest version of FireFox" on porn-hub dot com, probably not the best place to be getting free software from.....just FYI.
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    ^ Wait, we can say "porn" here? PORN!

    Also, OP, is your version of Firefox out of date? It should be bothering you to update it if that's the case.
    I've made some bad decisions like taking the gears off my bike. So here's the warning: Do not as I say, nor as I do.

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    No, already updated it and I don't look at pr0n.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aBicycle View Post
    No, already updated it and I don't look at pr0n.
    You can say it: porn! And ****. The forum's filters have been adjusted, just for the OC, it seems.
    I've made some bad decisions like taking the gears off my bike. So here's the warning: Do not as I say, nor as I do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aBicycle View Post
    ...and I don't look at pr0n.
    Really? You don't look at porn? Why not? Porn is awesome!

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    Hmm... let me see. People getting paid to disease themselves up so that they can have something that resembles sex, but is really more like a vulgar circus act than sex. Hrmmm...

    I must just be getting old. The novelty of pr0n wore off a long time ago for me, plus now it just kinda makes me feel bad knowing that some desperate person is getting by by getting AIDS in a situation that they probably really aren't that happy to be in.

    You'll probably understand as you get older. It'll be one of those WTF were you thinking moments.

    Plus there's the viruses thing too.

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    I only watch Asian lezz..

    If it was not for porn ..i mean vulgar circus acts.. my wife would have left me years ago..its my only edumacation..

    Thank God for vulgar circus acts..

    I thought women liked vulgar circus acts..I know the wife does.
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    Get back on topic.

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    But this is in the Off Topic forum.
    I've made some bad decisions like taking the gears off my bike. So here's the warning: Do not as I say, nor as I do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bro View Post
    You can say it: porn! And ****. The forum's filters have been adjusted, just for the OC, it seems.
    I thought the OC was the filter!
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    The "topic" being referred to in the forum title means that it is off the topic of bicycles.


    Get back on the topic of the subject noted in the first post of this thread involving my whack ass computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aBicycle View Post
    Get back on topic.
    You are the one who got all off topic first..I'm just defending the porn..I mean the vulgar circus act industry.
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    My suggestion to you is to get "swindled by your ISP" like I did today and upgrade to a faster service speed.

    There's a thread for that here, ya know...
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    Is this a windows machine? If so, from a command prompt, type in: ping -t www dot cisco dot com (put do it right, don't spell out the dots) let me know what happens
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    Quote Originally Posted by aBicycle View Post
    Get back on topic.
    We are on topic. There's reason to believe that your negative feelings towards porn have something to do with webpages reloading on you for no reason. For instance, it's entirely possible that whatever's causing you to type porn as prOn is subconsciously making you hit the reload button on your browser without your knowledge. To get to the bottom of this issue, we must explore your childhood and inner subconscious to find the key event which made you not like porn.*



    *note - aerius is not a psychologist, but he did take a psychology course in university. And he's also stayed in a Holiday Inn Express.

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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    Is this a windows machine? If so, from a command prompt, type in: ping -t www dot cisco dot com (put do it right, don't spell out the dots) let me know what happens

    What's that gonna do?

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    It will start sending ICMP requests to cisco's web server...and it will display the time (latency) it takes for these packets to go back and forth between you and cisco's server to give you a good idea of your internet connection's capability
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    [QUOTE=aBicycle;10625332]What's that gonna do?[/QUOTE

    ........
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