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Page jumps back to beginning

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by murphy, May 9, 2010.

  1. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    Does anyone know why the page starts at the top every time I hit my back button, instead of the point I had scrolled down to?
    It is very annoying!! :mad: and happens in every forum

    Thanks for any advice you may have
  2. sarcastro83


    Jul 27, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    You've offended the technology gods. I recommend sacrificing larger animals to Gates and Jobs. I'm talking goats, here. In this economy, chickens just aren't going to cut it anymore.
  3. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    :meh: ok...very helpful, thank you
  4. hover


    Oct 4, 2008
    bad scripting on their end I would imagine...but I'm ignorant to the building of web pages...I notice it alot on Facebook, but it doesn't always happen...very odd. But it certainly is frustrating.
  5. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    It is and only started a few weeks ago.
    I wonder if it is fixable?
  6. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    I have angered the same interweb deities.

    I am remedying the situation by the sacrificial burning of my mouse. Will update if I can log back on afterwards.
  7. sarcastro83


    Jul 27, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    Sorry man... I just watched HBO's ROME, and they're constantly sacrificing animals for whatever reason...

    But yeah, totaly not funny. Sorry about your electronic woes.

  8. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    Don't hurt your mouse....that's cruel :eek:
  9. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    Rome is a great series
  10. rarbass


    Jul 3, 2008
    Well I notice when a page is loading that this is the very last thing that loads, so have you made sure that the page finishes loading first? I'm assuming you have, in which case that is quite odd. Which browser are you using?
  11. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    windows xp
    It doesn't happen on my other forums....motorcycle, Ernie Ball etc.
  12. Howlin' Hanson

    Howlin' Hanson Lighter cabs, please.

    Sep 3, 2007
    Austin TX
    I had not noticed any change. If I click on the topic title, I go to the last post I read in that thread.

    But I haven't been in as often (only 2-3 times per week) so maybe you are onto something. What browser are you using?
  13. Loel

    Loel Blazin' Acadian

    Oct 31, 2004
    Had same thing happen awhile back>>

    go to tools---top right toolbar

    open, select----compatibillity settings

    type in ---talk bass.com

    hope this works for ya!
  14. murphy


    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    You have totally fixed it for me!!!!

    Thank you very very much.
    I offer you an offering of one of my cats......or two....or....
    Thanks everyone for your help
    TalkBass Rocks!!!
  15. L-A


    Jul 17, 2008
    That's because Facebook loads a certain length of news on a given page, and only displays older news when you scroll down. When you go back to a previous page, it takes you down to the end of the "fresh" list of news.

    They do this because loading a gazillion news for every user on every page would take Chuck Norris amounts of bandwidth.

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