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#1 Skyrunner

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 04:54 PM

I've been having this problem for a couple of days already. I've been looking up things in the Book of Ages, and everything is showing up except the images. Last time it happened, I went to the Neopets site and it said that the DNS server was down. This time, the site itself works, but all I see are links and no images. Every other site works normally, though. Can somebody please help me find a solution to this? Thank you!

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 06:09 PM

you are blocking the use of neopets images on sites you use. You need to allow them. That is a browser extension setting.
Either noscript, or request policy most likely.

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 08:24 PM

I've had a similar problem - it could also be your cache (short definition: stuff stored on your computer so that pages load faster). You can flush/clear your cache either by forcing a full refresh of a page (usually CTRL+F5) and/or emptying your cache (usually CTRL+SHIFT+DEL, it should pop up a dialog box asking you what to delete).

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 08:31 PM

Image server error. Happens many a times on my basic computer configurations. Even more apt whenever Neopets auto-refreshes.

Surprised no one mentioned that, I've had problems with it for years.

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Posted 28 April 2011 - 01:43 PM

The thing is, it is down for a few hours and then just works perfectly like nothing's happened. I know that I didn't change any settings in terms of images and if they could be displayed. My computer has been auto-updating a lot lately, so I was wondering if that was affecting how some of the sites I use work. Thank you, though!

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Posted 28 April 2011 - 04:54 PM

The thing is, it is down for a few hours and then just works perfectly like nothing's happened. I know that I didn't change any settings in terms of images and if they could be displayed. My computer has been auto-updating a lot lately, so I was wondering if that was affecting how some of the sites I use work. Thank you, though!


If Neopets in general works, all other sites (and images) work and that you haven't changed any settings on your computer prior it's more than likely either a technical issue on Neopets image servers OR an outdated DNS table on your end. You could reboot your router/modem/etc and do a DNS cache flush but other than that there isn't much you could do (alternatively using another DNS if that's the issue, but highly unrecommended).




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