Back button not working with Firefox.

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  1. Blitzen

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    I anyone else having a problem with the back button not working on this site only? When I hit the back button it just reloads the current page and when I hold down on the button it just shows me the the history of that page 10x over. The only way out for me is to go to the top of the page and hit the forums tab and start over.
    I only have this problem on this site and have know idea what it is happening.
     
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    Have the same issue, if I'm perusing the new posts I just keep clicking the new post tab to go back. Not much of a PITA but as you said, only on this site. Back button works just fine on my iPhone.
     
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    Yes, have been having the same problem. I find if I hit the back button enough times I will eventually go back to the page I originally came from. Of I can use the History Menu from my menu bar.

    It seems like maybe threads with a lot of pictures are loading each new picture as a new page?
     
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    That is what I was thinking because threads with many pictures seem to be the worst.
     
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    Count me in with that problem.
     
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    No problems here with Firefox. But I do run adblock software
     
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    I'm looking into this thabks for reporting
     
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    Is that free? Do you have a download link? Does it affect the performance on this site?
     
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    Can you please explain the exact steps, I mean on which pages (thread page, forum pages or on all pages) does this happen.
     
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    Just did some testing. If I go to the main forum page I can open a category i.e. General Discussion, view the threads and hit the back button and return to the main page in reasonable time. Once I open a thread it just seems to lock up when I hit the back button regardless of pictures in the thread or not. Firefox 54.0.1
     
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    I have this same problem.
     
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    Ok so did some research . It's an issue with Firefox .. you can use the work around by going to the forums or new posts tabs.. or just switch to google chrome .
     
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    Please clear your cache and let me know if that works
     
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    This is kinda a typical browser issue, with many websites & applications the back button gets everything all screwed up.
     
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    Not usually.

    But I also run a "Sandboxed" browser. Lets nothing go to the hard drive without you knowing. All of this can affect downloading stuff and can be a PIA sometimes. Sometimes you cant run this and adblockers and pop blockers on certain websites as well. But I think it all helps keep the computer cleaner in the end. I think Firefox shares this view and isnt as liberal as Chrome.

    I switch to Chrome browser for only a couple of sites because of all of this. I personally dont like Chrome but it is easier on those sites. So with Chrome I dont run anything else. Usually with Firefox , I run adblock, ublock, ( stops pop ups and ads) and as mentioned, I also use Sandboxie. You can look this stuff up easy enough.

    I think DEBF format is great. I dont usually have any problems (hopefully still dont after this post!). I think Bill does a great job. I am not or dont try to be a computer expert. This is just what works for me.
     

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