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  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 13,313
    Thank-you @Kirstie_H for your help! I'm still nyccarguy, even though I haven't lived in New York City since December 2003.

    2001 Prelude Type SH, 2015 Infiniti Q40 AWD, 2017 Honda Pilot Touring AWD

  • PF_FlyerPF_Flyer Pennsylvania Furnace, PAPosts: 9,202
    edited August 2018
    One of the hardest things to do is to write something and have it taken as you intended it to be taken.

    ( I was gonna write more, but figured I shot all the arrows in the "hard to write" quiver) :)

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  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,512
    edited August 2018
    The problems in the transition seem to be related to inconsistency in the emails that we users had in Insider and the old Forums.

    We were given info about the upcoming changes. I went to Insider and found my current email didn't work because my account was under a different email. Signed in as a new account with current Old Forums email, before the merge.

    I had noted that first time on my 2005 XP Chrome (orphaned Chrome) signing in after cookies cleaning to speed up the old thing, I had to sign in twice: once for Insider and then once for the new Forums.

    Today I rebooted one of my Win10 laptops and I had to sign in to Insider but was then already in the new Forums. Without having to go through a second log in there.

    It works.

    Thanks to the hosts for their monitoring and helping those who have hit problems. I compare the prep work here by the hosts and the real time help for the problems some are having here to the lack of help on Microsoft products, for instance.

    I had problems with Windows 10 last Fall and Winter with the automatic updates that wouldn't install right, but kept trying several times a day requiring reboots for more than 15 minutes as each try processed. The only help there was a questions forums Microsoft operates with Microsoft related folks who have different solutions on how to make the updates work. I had to find the problem myself for my computer by doing clean boots--other folks had different problems causing update failures.



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  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 24,648
    I apologize for JMonroes behavior mods. You are doing a great job, going above and beyond what you should have to do....treating people with personalized service.
    JMonroe forgot, and thought he was talking to me because I told him his face looked like a red pancake these days.
    Keep up the great work.......we'll fix up JM if he needs help.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • iluvmysephia1iluvmysephia1 Alamogordo, NMPosts: 7,615
    edited August 2018
    Kirstie and PF Flyer - I want to say that I appreciate everything you're doing to help all of us, and I think you're doing a good job. I just wonder what's causing me problems with my desktop login. I am using the correct e-mail address and password. It spins the waiting circle around, then lands me on the same page Dan Hood gets sent to - asking for our screen name, car we drive, etc. If there was something we could click on on that page that would let us in, we'd be in like Flint!

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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,410
    nyccarguy said:
    Thank-you @Kirstie_H for your help! I'm still nyccarguy, even though I haven't lived in New York City since December 2003.
    Once a New Yorker, always a New Yorker!  Just ask 25% of the people who live in South Florida.  I’m surrounded by them!  :D

    2018 Mercedes S450

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Posts: 15,429
    The problems in the transition seem to be related to inconsistency in the emails that we users had in Insider and the old Forums. We were given info about the upcoming changes. I went to Insider and found my current email didn't work because my account was under a different email. Signed in as a new account with current Old Forums email, before the merge. I had noted that first time on my 2005 XP Chrome (orphaned Chrome) signing in after cookies cleaning to speed up the old thing, I had to sign in twice: once for Insider and then once for the new Forums. Today I rebooted one of my Win10 laptops and I had to sign in to Insider but was then already in the new Forums. Without having to go through a second log in there. It works. Thanks to the hosts for their monitoring and helping those who have hit problems. I compare the prep work here by the hosts and the real time help for the problems some are having here to the lack of help on Microsoft products, for instance. I had problems with Windows 10 last Fall and Winter with the automatic updates that wouldn't install right, but kept trying several times a day requiring reboots for more than 15 minutes as each try processed. The only help there was a questions forums Microsoft operates with Microsoft related folks who have different solutions on how to make the updates work. I had to find the problem myself for my computer by doing clean boots--other folks had different problems causing update failures.
    I'll add to the feeling that the hosts did a great job with this transition. I hit a bump on the road but if it wasn't for the hosts I would have hit a big brick wall. 

    Great job hosts.

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  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,512

    I just wonder what's causing me problems with my desktop login. I am using the correct e-mail address and password. It spins the waiting circle around, then lands me on the same page Dan Hood gets sent to - asking for our screen name, car we drive, etc. If there was something we could click on on that page that would let us in, we'd be in like Flint!

    It sounds like you're getting the Insider sign up box for a new account. Was there a link at the very bottom that says if you already have an account click here? I reall seeing something like you're describing as I was muddling through trying to test my email before I signed up for account with the correct, Old Forums email.

    2015 Cruze 2LT, 2014 Malibu 2LT, 2008 Cobalt 2LT

  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,410
    Well, my son a grandson are about 45 minutes from landing at FLL.  Will be leaving soon to battle my way to and from the airport as their flight arrives at 4:25 which is rush hour and the Turnpike will be jammed, especially on the return.

    I’m taking them right out for dinner - they’ll be starved.  I am not cooking while they are here - I want them to experience good tasting food!  :D

    2018 Mercedes S450

  • Kirstie_HKirstie_H Posts: 11,077
    abacomike said:


    Once a New Yorker, always a New Yorker!  Just ask 25% of the people who live in South Florida.  I’m surrounded by them!  :D

    Same with New Jersey. We recently moved to the Gulf area (N. of Tampa) and tell people we moved to Southwest Jersey (or Southwest NY, depending on the day). All good people so far!

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  • Kirstie_HKirstie_H Posts: 11,077

    Kirstie and PF Flyer - I want to say that I appreciate everything you're doing to help all of us, and I think you're doing a good job. I just wonder what's causing me problems with my desktop login. I am using the correct e-mail address and password. It spins the waiting circle around, then lands me on the same page Dan Hood gets sent to - asking for our screen name, car we drive, etc. If there was something we could click on on that page that would let us in, we'd be in like Flint!

    We'll get you sorted out eventually. Dan's getting that because he signed up with a whole new email. Your problem is a mystery so far.

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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,410
    Kirstie_H said:
    Once a New Yorker, always a New Yorker!  Just ask 25% of the people who live in South Florida.  I’m surrounded by them!  :D
    Same with New Jersey. We recently moved to the Gulf area (N. of Tampa) and tell people we moved to Southwest Jersey (or Southwest NY, depending on the day). All good people so far!
    Yes - after all, I was born and raised in Queens, New York.  Went to Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan and graduated from NYU.  But because I lived in Chicago for 23 years, I don’t have a New York accent like everyone else around me.  You know:

     cawfee, cah, New Yawk, Flarida, etc.   :D

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  • stickguystickguy Posts: 32,953
    yes, you do go back to the register box a few times. the "already have an account sign in" link is small type, at the very bottom. That is the magic button.

    the real issue seems to be if you get split between 2 different email addresses.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • explorerx4explorerx4 Central CTPosts: 13,735
    jmonroe hasn't complained once, jmonroe1 on the other hand... ;)
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  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Posts: 15,429
    abacomike said:
    Well, my son a grandson are about 45 minutes from landing at FLL.  Will be leaving soon to battle my way to and from the airport as their flight arrives at 4:25 which is rush hour and the Turnpike will be jammed, especially on the return.

    I’m taking them right out for dinner - they’ll be starved.  I am not cooking while they are here - I want them to experience good tasting food!  :D
    You want them to experience good tasting food but you're going to take them to IHOP?

    2008 Sebring Ragtop, 2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • explorerx4explorerx4 Central CTPosts: 13,735
    Took the plunge and signed out of the 'old' way.
    Had to sign in in 2 different places to get back here, but it worked.
    2017 Ford Fusion SE 2017 Ford F-150 Limited
  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,512

    You want them to experience good tasting food but you're going to take them to IHOP?

    They changed their name to IHOB.

    2015 Cruze 2LT, 2014 Malibu 2LT, 2008 Cobalt 2LT

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 32,953
    they changed it back. But probably makes more sense to use B if they are going for dinner.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 5,363
    I consider IHOP a consistent and safe go-to in a bind. Definitely not in the regular rotation.
    2019 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited, 2016 BMW X1 xDrive28i, 2002 Saab 9-3 Viggen
  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Posts: 15,429
    You want them to experience good tasting food but you're going to take them to IHOP?
    They changed their name to IHOB.
    They need another letter there at the end, maybe an "O".

    2008 Sebring Ragtop, 2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 13,313

    Took the plunge and signed out of the 'old' way.
    Had to sign in in 2 different places to get back here, but it worked.

    So we've reached our quota of CT residents. Welcome back @explorerx4

    2001 Prelude Type SH, 2015 Infiniti Q40 AWD, 2017 Honda Pilot Touring AWD

  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,053
    driver100 said:

    I apologize for JMonroes behavior mods. You are doing a great job, going above and beyond what you should have to do....treating people with personalized service.
    JMonroe forgot, and thought he was talking to me because I told him his face looked like a red pancake these days.
    Keep up the great work.......we'll fix up JM if he needs help.

    Why do you think you have the right to apologize for me? If I want your help, I'll ask for it and when I want help from Edmunds, I'll ask them and I'll do that when I feel like it. Right now I'm having too much fun.

    You're going to have to find a better way to get your post count up.

    jmonroe
  • stickguystickguy Posts: 32,953
    that sounds like the real deal JMonroe.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 24,648
    abacomike said:

    Well, my son a grandson are about 45 minutes from landing at FLL.  Will be leaving soon to battle my way to and from the airport as their flight arrives at 4:25 which is rush hour and the Turnpike will be jammed, especially on the return.

    I’m taking them right out for dinner - they’ll be starved.  I am not cooking while they are here - I want them to experience good tasting food!  :D

    Where you going....IHOP or is that for tomorrow?

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 24,648
    jmonroe1 said:

    driver100 said:

    I apologize for JMonroes behavior mods. You are doing a great job, going above and beyond what you should have to do....treating people with personalized service.
    JMonroe forgot, and thought he was talking to me because I told him his face looked like a red pancake these days.
    Keep up the great work.......we'll fix up JM if he needs help.

    Why do you think you have the right to apologize for me? If I want your help, I'll ask for it and when I want help from Edmunds, I'll ask them and I'll do that when I feel like it. Right now I'm having too much fun.

    You're going to have to find a better way to get your post count up.

    jmonroe
    I think JMonroe1 is even grumpier than the original.
    The good thing is his posts are a lot shorter ;)
    JMonroe1 is a bit more of a whiner.

    I think I am signed in because I am getting all these emails about how to buy cars etc.
    Btw....there are lots of guys helping out with good tips too, like imid stick, ab etc. That helped me.
    Could one of you write up very simple instructions for JMonroe! and the original to follow.....he needs the "Foolproof Version".

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 24,648
    Hey, we are now Insiders....JMonroe is on the Outside looking in :@

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • explorerx4explorerx4 Central CTPosts: 13,735
    I kind of like this harder edged jmonroe1 as a contrast to the soft and cuddly jmonroe. :)
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  • cdnpinheadcdnpinhead Forest Lakes, AZPosts: 4,593
    I'm switching my stuff over from my work e-mail (with its bulletproof firewall(s)) to my home e-mail, given my recent retirement. Now I'm signed into this new account thing with my home e-mail, while everything I did previously was with the work e-mail. Should be interesting.
  • explorerx4explorerx4 Central CTPosts: 13,735
    @nyccarguy,
    Edmunds know they need us in this forum! B)
    2017 Ford Fusion SE 2017 Ford F-150 Limited
  • jmonroejmonroe Pittsburgh areaPosts: 8,361

    I'm switching my stuff over from my work e-mail (with its bulletproof firewall(s)) to my home e-mail, given my recent retirement. Now I'm signed into this new account thing with my home e-mail, while everything I did previously was with the work e-mail. Should be interesting.

    Welcome to the retirement life. Now your first order of business is to see if Edmunds is going to screw you up with this new thingy they have to get a handle on.

    Good luck.

    Disclaimer: posted from my PC that recognizes the original jmonroe

    jmonroe

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