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 Post subject: Help with Mefferts Shop
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:13 am 
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I dont know what is wrong but every time I try to buy a puzzle or enter the "puzzle shop" I get this:

User-agent: Slurp
Crawl-delay: 600

User-agent: msnbot
Disallow: /

User-agent: baiduspider
Disallow: /

User-agent: YodaoBot
Disallow: /

User-agent: MJ12bot
Disallow: /

User-agent: twiceler
Disallow: /

User-agent: *
Disallow:


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 Post subject: Re: Help with Mefferts Shop
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:22 am 
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Weird. For some reason the server was showing you their robots exclusion file: http://sites.webec.com.hk/meffert2/robots.txt

In any case, it works now. Both Meffert's pages show the right content.

For the curious, here's some more info about the robots file: http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

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 Post subject: Re: Help with Mefferts Shop
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:34 am 
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I two get that message, but only when I use Opera. When I go over to Internet Explorer it works like it should.
Has been like this a long time, at least for me.

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 Post subject: Re: Help with Mefferts Shop
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:55 am 
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Uwe and his webmaster should be informed of this behaviour. Roxanne? :wink:

Okay, in the meantime, for those who are using Opera and find Mefferts shop (or other websites) not working, here's a temporary solution... You can change the User-Agent in Opera.

I tried it; I asked Opera to identify itself as Firefox and it works!

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 Post subject: Re: Help with Mefferts Shop
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:36 pm 
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The thing is that I do not use Opera, I use Internet Explorer.
This has been happening for quite a few months. I sent an email to Mefferts when it first began to happen but I never got a reply.
I am still getting sent to http://sites.webec.com.hk/meffert2/robots.txt every time I try to order or go to the puzzle shop.

:(

Thanks for your help so far.


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