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DBSIG: Problems accessing DBIG (mobiles)
« on: Sunday 28 April 13 21:44 BST (UK) »
I have just joined this site because I'm doing research which has thrown up a number of German pork butchers in Newcastle upon Tyne and I wanted to see if they and others were already on the database.. However the link to the webpage above doesn't seem to work. Can anyone help?

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Re: Problems accessing DBIG
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 28 April 13 22:32 BST (UK) »
It worked for me.

For a more direct link just go to this page and then select letter for the surname-
http://surname.rootschat.com/lexicon/dbsig/gpb-quick-search.php
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Re: Problems accessing DBIG
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 28 April 13 23:04 BST (UK) »
Thank you for replying. That's not working for me either. Weird but I'll leave it 24 hours or so and try the techies. Hopefully there's just a time delay on allowing access to a new subscriber..

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Re: Problems accessing DBIG
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 28 April 13 23:06 BST (UK) »
When you click on the link I posted what happens?
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Re: Problems accessing DBIG
« Reply #4 on: Monday 29 April 13 21:35 BST (UK) »
This one: http://www.rootschat.com/lexicon/dbsig/gpb-quick-search.php ie a 404 page not found but branded Roots Chat. It's strange!

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Re: Problems accessing DBSIG
« Reply #5 on: Monday 29 April 13 21:36 BST (UK) »
I wonder if its because I'm using an ipad. Will try on a pc tomorrow.

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« Reply #6 on: Monday 29 April 13 21:38 BST (UK) »
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Re: Problems accessing DBIG
« Reply #7 on: Monday 29 April 13 22:04 BST (UK) »
Yes that's the one that gives me the page not find. Frustrating and sorry to waste your time. Can only think its the ipad but not experienced anything similar before.

The German pork butchers I'm wanting to look up and, if theyre not already on the database, contribute are George Pfaff and Henry Abel, both running a butcher's shop at 185 Shields Rd, Newcastle.

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Re: Problems accessing DBIG
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 12 May 13 18:02 BST (UK) »
Just to confirm, using an ipad it tried to open the link in a new tab but it comes up with 404 error.  Also when I return to the original Rootschat thread on the first tab (which I access using the full site) it has reverted to the mobile version....

Looks like its a job for Trystan to sort out.
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