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Staying logged-on

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PrettyCandles Fri 27-Jul-07 14:12:51

Once you've logged on, how long do you have to be inactive before you get bumped off?

chopster Fri 27-Jul-07 14:15:59

on mn?

ShinyHarryPplHoldingPortkeys Fri 27-Jul-07 14:16:55

Erm... 30 days I think!

Tech (MNHQ) Fri 27-Jul-07 14:47:46

Hi, that's right. It's about 30 days. But you can also log out whenever you like by clicking log out at the right hand end of the the blue bar at the top of the page.

PrettyCandles Fri 27-Jul-07 19:58:30

Hmmm. Then why do I find myself no longer logged on when I leave the computer for a while and then return - without having logged myself off?

LIZS Fri 27-Jul-07 20:03:13

There is a shorter time lapse one if you don't click on the "Stay logged in for 30days" when you sign in .

Tech (MNHQ) Fri 27-Jul-07 22:31:48

Sorry, PC, yes that's right. If you don't do "remember me" it's more like 30 minutes until your session "times out".

Jbck Fri 27-Jul-07 23:15:23

Mine says 'stay logged on till I sign out' & I never actually sign out but get kicked out on a regular basis, mind you I have the same problem on the Ch4 fourms & thought it was something to do with my cookies or stuff.

Tech (MNHQ) Sat 28-Jul-07 00:40:00

That can happen, yes. If you aren't accepting cookies we can't keep you logged on.

PrettyCandles Sat 28-Jul-07 06:19:48

I did wonder. Yes, we are fairly cookie-unfriendly at the Candelabrum (unless I bake them myself LOL).

Ta muchly for the explainaition.

Jbck Sat 28-Jul-07 09:05:50

I meant the crumbs in my 'puter! Thanks too.

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