Internet not connecting

@ramapo17 (24092)
Melbourne, Florida
October 29, 2015 4:04pm CST
Does anyone else have a problem on this site as I do. I know I am on here many hours but I never get kicked off any other site. I get the message, Internet lost connection and then I lose what I am doing and I have to log on again. Any reason this would happen? I get so frustrated, especially after writing a long post. Maybe that is the problem.
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@owlwings (39259)
• Cambridge, England
30 Oct 15
I have never known this site (or any other) to cause a dropped connection. MyLot does occasionally have server errors and, if your Internet connection is slow and has a lot of jitter, a server error could conceivably cause your device to think that it has disconnected from the Internet. I have to say, though, that in 9 years of being on MyLot, I have never seen anyone reporting that it has disconnected their Internet.
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@rebelann (41467)
• El Paso, Texas
30 Oct 15
I wondered if it could be a hard wire problem and not a site problem. Thanks for answering her.
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@DaddyEvil (24795)
• Aurora, Missouri
31 Oct 15
@rebelann Not necessarily, Ann. A hard wire issue would cause all sites to react alike, even if there is no problem using them otherwise. A programming issue could be at fault, but shouldn't cause THIS issue on only this site. If this error has occurred since @ramapo17 started working here, then it could still be a programming issue, but she hasn't complained about it before, leading me to wonder if one of her grandkids has been playing on her pc again?
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@ramapo17 (24092)
• Melbourne, Florida
31 Oct 15
@DaddyEvil My grandkids are in New Jersey and I am in Florida
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@rebelann (41467)
• El Paso, Texas
30 Oct 15
I haven't had that problem but perhaps @phredwreck or @owlwings or @daddyevil can help, they seem to be the ones with all the techy type knowledge.
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@ramapo17 (24092)
• Melbourne, Florida
30 Oct 15
@rebelann thanks. I always go to daddyevil with my computer issues.
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@rebelann (41467)
• El Paso, Texas
30 Oct 15
He does know his way around a computer @ramapo17 but the other two gentlemen are also very knowledgeable.
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@ramapo17 (24092)
• Melbourne, Florida
31 Oct 15
It just happened again and the message says- windows caused the program to stop working correctly. I don't get this on any other site. Any ideas?@daddyevil?
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@PhredWreck (6051)
30 Oct 15
I've never had a 'lost connection' error here, but I have had pages I had to reload because they timed out when I had multiple tabs open on this site.
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@rebelann (41467)
• El Paso, Texas
30 Oct 15
Thanks for answering the query, I wasn't sure if I had that right but I wanted to tell her it was a hard wire problem not a site one.
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@ramapo17 (24092)
• Melbourne, Florida
31 Oct 15
@DaddyEvil My grandkids are in New Jersey and I am in Florida. No one touches this computer so it has to be ME
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@ramapo17 (24092)
• Melbourne, Florida
4 Nov 15
@DaddyEvil I have taken your advice and I am now shutting it off every night. I am usually on here for hours everyday and would never shut anything down before going onto another site. Thanks again for you help and Tara's.
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@iamshane487 (1162)
• Manila, Philippines
30 Oct 15
I sometimes experiencing that way because of my slower connection.
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@ramapo17 (24092)
• Melbourne, Florida
31 Oct 15
Thank you @iamshane487
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• Manila, Philippines
31 Oct 15
@ramapo17 hope it is sorted.
@TheHorse (66004)
• Pleasant Hill, California
1 Nov 15
No, I've never gotten tossed off of this site. My bank was frozen for much of the past two days, but that was the first technical glitch I've experienced here (that I know of). I've only been here one month.
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@Susan2015 (20607)
• United States
31 Oct 15
That doesn't happen to me but I do get the Timeout-try refreshing one. I think the other issues that I have as to have to keep reloading are due to my slow internet.
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@DaddyEvil (24795)
• Aurora, Missouri
1 Nov 15
Or possibly because you open too many pages at once, Susan? Depending on both your RAM and your internet speed, that could be causing that issue. Holding too many pages open while you read and comment on another one sounds exactly like what you and PhredWreck describe. I can be wrong, but you didn't ask me anyway, so I apologize if you aren't interested in my opinion in this case.
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@jstory07 (67208)
• Roseburg, Oregon
31 Oct 15
I do not think it could be this site. I have never lost a connection while on it.
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@ramapo17 (24092)
• Melbourne, Florida
31 Oct 15
Thanks @jstory07. I am checking with @daddyevil.
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@allknowing (65287)
• India
30 Oct 15
Do you just need to login again or reconnect? If you enable remember password then the question of logging again does not arise.
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@ramapo17 (24092)
• Melbourne, Florida
30 Oct 15
I do not have to login again, just start over.
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• Thiruvananthapuram, India
29 Oct 15
may be your real internet connection is slow. i prefer you to look at your internet speed. if you are writing long post, copy in notepad so that chance of getting lost can be avoided.
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@ramapo17 (24092)
• Melbourne, Florida
29 Oct 15
Thank you, I will look into that.
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• Canada
31 Oct 15
I have an intermittent connection here, but I know it's my own problem.
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@DaddyEvil (24795)
• Aurora, Missouri
31 Oct 15
I am not finding anything online to explain what seems to be happening with your pc other than a very slow connection, hon. IDK otherwise.
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@TheHorse (66004)
• Pleasant Hill, California
1 Nov 15
That's what I figured as well.
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@DaddyEvil (24795)
• Aurora, Missouri
31 Oct 15
No, Dearheart, I have never run into that problem on this site, but I don't stay on this site exclusively, either. I hop between this site and WA (when it is up) or onto Bubbs (which I seem to be able to access more than most other people) whenever someone mentions something that reminds me to check on them. When nothing interferes with me on this site, I can be here for long stretches without a problem. Normally, if it is your internet at home, you would lose other sites, just as often as this one... let me think about it for a few minutes.
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