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PM mutes bitchute - can't unmute

Post by Lew Rockwell Fan » 2020-01-27, 19:06

This happened once before: viewtopic.php?t=19568
Same thing again exactly. It only happens on the one site. That site works fine in firefox. I switched to a backup profile and it works fine. But, just as before, it wasn't a deliberate profile change. No new extensions were added. No setting was changed in between the time it worked and the next morning when it didn't.
I still have the old profile if anyone wants to suggest what to compare to figure why this happens. Not a high priority for me personally since my backup profile works fine, but might be nice to know why this happens.
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Re: PM mutes bitchute - can't unmute

Post by therube » 2020-01-28, 00:21

URL?

Did you try clearing cookies?

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Re: PM mutes bitchute - can't unmute

Post by Lew Rockwell Fan » 2020-01-28, 07:18

Thanks. Deleting cookies did it. I'd be real interested if you cared to explain why. Is the check mark now the button to label an answer as the solution?
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Re: PM mutes bitchute - can't unmute

Post by moonbat » 2020-01-28, 09:07

Could be that the site locally saves volume settings in a cookie, and maybe muting it one time got it to get stuck.
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Re: PM mutes bitchute - can't unmute

Post by Moonchild » 2020-01-28, 13:52

If it "suddenly stops working" and clearing cookies fixes it, then it is in 99% of the cases a matter of the website having changed something, there still being a cookie in the browser from the "old situation" that wasn't expired, and the website as a result doing something unexpected. The exact reason and details will vary per site implementation.
This is why clearing your cache and cookies is always a good idea before you report something as a potential bug or issue.
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Re: PM mutes bitchute - can't unmute

Post by Lew Rockwell Fan » 2020-01-29, 02:52

I see. Thank you both.
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