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    Bench racing & morning reads

    When I go to Bench racing & morning reads, My computer locks up and I get a box at the bottom of the screen that says: bmwmoa.org is not responding due to along-running script. I also have noticed I can't see a lot of pictures and videos people are posting?
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    When did this start? Any recent changes to your computer and settings? On my computers, the thread takes a long time to load because of all the content and graphics.

    When you say "...I can't see a lot of pictures and videos people are posting" do you mean just mika's pictures or other people's pictures? That sounds like a security setting local to your machine.

    Have you tried logging out of the MOA forum and logging back in?
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    I am not certain what is causing this. I did post, then changed, a video with an auto-reply feature. This was causing some problems. I will look through things again to see what else may be causing this. If you could PM me with a rough idea of when this began it would aid my search.

    Pictures:
    The pictures are there; however, in some cases, they will be the last thing to load in a post.

    The forum limits the number of pictures you are able to include in a single post. I have been trying to make my posts more visual. The Mods have worked with me and we came up with a new number (30). In that process I found a work around, which is not counted in the VB system, allowing me to post more pictures. I need to understand the implications of this for how a posts loads.

    I use SmugMug as a host for pictures. In the last month or so I have been using their gallery feature more and more. Galleries and videos are not counted in the picture count limit. Galleries allow for many more pictures (This Friday's posts contains a gallery 96 of GS Trophy pictures) but take time to load and slow the process down.

    Videos add to the posts load time, so I am being more and more cautious in how many I include and where.

    There is a pecking order for loading content.
    1) Text and links
    2) Single images
    3) YouTube videos
    4) Galleries

    This is a work in process. I am constantly learning. This Friday's post opens with a single picture followed by, a 96 picture gallery, text, three videos, text and a 12 image gallery. I only used one of the thirty pictures I am allowed while creating a loading nightmare for you. I am not certain but in the entire post and with galleries there may be nearly 300 pictures in that post.

    Thank you for being a reader and for taking the time to post about this. I am working to make the thread better and appreciate your comments.

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    It is not just your pics. I think OM posted one recently that I cannot view either. I will try to log out and in.
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    No luck, this morning the bench racing thread just bumps me off of the site.
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    John -

    Have you tried accessing the thread on a different computer? Can you log in on a different machine somewhere...public library, etc....see how it works then. It really sounds like it's something with your computer.
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