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**johneric****Guest**

please fix. J E Franklin

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

Who are you please?

What do you mean about logging in twice? Please contact MIF at the email address given if you are having problems signing in.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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This is an extremely annoying error

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Happens to me too, need to enter the id/passwd twice to see "logged in as" message at the top.

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**John E. Frankli****Guest**

Hi bobbym, it is I, the great one.

And I loath loggin in twice to get in.

Has been happening for about 3 years

out of 7 years here. Please tell RPMIF

for me.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi John, gAr and Shivamcoder3013;

I have sent a PM to MIF about it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi bobbym,

Thanks..

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**john e franklin****Guest**

Thanx a bunch!!!!

**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Thank you. Have you, bobbym, not encountered this error?

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**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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I don't remember my password given to me...

that is why whenever I have to login I have to enter my gmail first to get the password....

that is irritating that's why I hardly sign out..

Jake is Alice's father, Jake is the ________ of Alice's father?

Why is T called island letter?

think, think, think and don't get up with a solution...

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You can change your password ^^^

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Thank you. Have you, bobbym, not encountered this error?

Not yet!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi,

Looks like we encounter the problem when chrome or opera is used.

Firefox worked fine logging in once.

Also, id/passwd is posted in plaintext, is it possible to upgrade it to secure it?

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi gAr;

Maybe that is why I have never had this problem, I only use FF.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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I see, I use FF for browsing and chrome for logging into registered sites.

Anyway, it's an unexpected behavior!

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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When I login with FF it is encrypted. Are you saying with Chrome it is not?

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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For me even when on FF it's not encrypted, id and passwd are sent over the network unencrypted.

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmm, how do you know this?

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Checked using wireshark. The "live HTTP headers" FF addon can also be used to test that.

A part of the POST information looks like this:

form_sent=1&redirect_url=index.php&req_username=<myid>&req_password=<mypasswd>&login=Login

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I did not know that program?! Wireshark, is it downloadable?

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Yes, it is helpful to know the packets sent to and from your computer. Yes, it's freely downloadable.

I wanted to tell when I started using the forum, but did not think there would not be much problem since the messages are public anyway.

But recently read about the defacements/info stealing happening to ubuntu forum, app*e stores, and made the request to secure it.

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do believe that FF knows that this line is unsecured but the new server is very, very protective. It is the best one we have had.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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I too believe the server is well protected. I was just trying to say that if there's any rogue router in between, it can get the login info.

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Could there be one or more of them?

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Can't say, only my speculation.

Even one is bad.

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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