Board Reminder

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iVillage Member
Registered: 11-13-2008
Board Reminder
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Wed, 03-06-2013 - 3:52pm

Hello ladies,

I wanted to post a general reminder to the board that if you have been banned for violating Terms of Service, you are not allowed to use a new membername and rejoin.  

Thank you. 

iVillage Member
Registered: 02-20-2013
Wed, 03-06-2013 - 7:55pm

Hey Melissa--why do I occasionally get a "You are not authorized to post comments" message when I sign in? Is it a bug? I'm not trying to shoot the messenger, but I swear the format in the late 90s was better. And FTR, I've never been banned, I just updated my name when I started reposting b/c quite honestly, since my prior name only reflected 1 kid and I've had 2 for 5 1/2 years, it was time for an update... Also, why is the site so Apple unfriendly? I can't post at all from my iPad. It is really kind of ridiculous and likely why the boards don't get the traffic they once did. FB is much easier to navigate. Plus y'all need a like button. And a dislike button. That would be super fun, esp. on the debate boards.

I realize you're not doing the programming, but perhaps you could pass along the feedback? I really don't see why the tecnology is so crappy in this day and age--it's embarrassing.

On Wednesdays we wear pink.

iVillage Member
Registered: 08-31-2008
Wed, 03-06-2013 - 8:35pm

This user name was spectacularly retired by iVillage for witty repartee, or in your terminology, banned.

Are we supposed to self-ban like candidate Romney's ridiculous suggestion that immigrants self-deport?

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iVillage Member
Registered: 11-13-2008
Fri, 03-08-2013 - 3:44pm

Hey Regina :) 

You are getting that message because it's taking a minute or so for the login system to make its way over to the boards.  After you login, give it time to refresh and for your username to appear at the top of the page.  If you don't see it appear, try refreshing your screen.  Our tech team has a plan in place to correct the problem, it's being caused by the sheer amount of data on the site.

The mobile site is being buggy, sometimes it will work fine, others not so well :(    I just tried my iPhone and will pass along the posting issue I'm seeing.  

Trust me, we do feel your frustration, and I'll pass along your comments (especially like a like and dislike button!).   They are committed to getting the boards going again, it's just taking time to work out the issues.  

Thanks for your feedback! 

Avatar for rollmops2009
iVillage Member
Registered: 02-24-2009
Sat, 03-09-2013 - 4:53am
Melissa, that was sort of funny. I keep getting this mental pic of you chasing someone around a tree and the person you are chasing changing hair color every 20 seconds. I ditto Regina. I have frequented many boards over the years, including the ancient Parentsoup boards that eventually became iVillage. This format right here is truly the worst and least user-friendly I have ever seen. It is fun to post on message boards, but not so fun that you feel like jumping through this many hoops. Was there nepotism involved in switching to this software or just massive incompetence?