1. Is the link
to a Rib-Tickler not coming up when clicked?
2. Is your PC
freezing up or acting funny when accessing a Rib-Tickler?
3. Do you
use AOL and the graphics on the Rib-Ticklers look bad?
4. Are you
having problems sending the Rib-Ticklers?
5. Are you
having problems with the Flash greetings?
1. Is the
link to a Rib-Tickler not coming up when clicked?
If a link page doesn't come up the
first try, press your REFRESH or RELOAD button on your browser. Your ISP may be having
problems or is overloaded with too much traffic, like AOL or WebTV, or the Tiggy website
may be having temporary problems. If the page still doesn't come up, just try again later.
If you are using HOTMAIL and get an
error trying to display a link, simply click on your BACK button on your browser, click on
the newsletter again, and then try that link again and it should work fine. This is a
2. Is your PC
freezing up or acting funny when accessing a greeting?
Is your PC freezing up or acting
funny? If you are using Windows, you probably need to go to Windows Update and download
your PC is probably corrupted. This should fix your PC's problems. http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com .
If you are using WebTV or a
Macintosh, consult WebTV or Apple's technical support.
3. Do you use
AOL and the graphics on the Rib-Ticklers look bad?
- To make sure graphics look the way they should in
1) In AOL, click on MY AOL
2) Next, click on PREFERENCES
3) Then click on WWW
4) Pick the far right tab that says WEB GRAPHICS
5) Make sure "USE COMPRESSED GRAPHICS" is NOT checked. Most web sites use
compressed graphics already. If you allow AOL to compress them even more, they will look
6) Click on OKAY.
Now the graphics in the Rib-Ticklers should look
For better Java Applet support (games, special
1) Click on Start button (at left bottom of
2) Then click on Settings
3) Then Control Panel
4) Go to INTERNET (in the Control Panel)
5) When the gray screen appears, at the top of the gray screen, click ADVANCED
6) Then scroll down till you see JAVA and check all the JAVA boxes that
are not checked (should be three of them).
7) Click APPLY AT THE RIGHT HAND BOTTOM of that gray screen.
8) Close everything and RESTART COMPUTER.
4. Are you
having problems sending the greetings?
The email service used on the site
for sending Rib-Ticklers is run by Mailbits.com . I have no control over their service,
therefore, technical questions should be directed to them via their website at www.mailbits.com .
If you use WebTV, Mailbits is not
fully compatible with WebTV. Therefore, you may have problems using their service. Just
use your Send key in the top right corner of your WebTV keyboard. If you have problems
using your Send key, refer to your WebTV manual for instructions or call WebTV Technical
For alternative ways to send the
greetings, click here!
6. Are the
Flash Rib-Ticklers not playing for you?
You might not have the Flash plugin
installed on your PC. To install Flash on your PC, click the following link, then click
"Install Flash." Flash will then be downloaded and installed automatically in
around 1 minute!
Click Here To get FLASH!
If you use WebTV, Flash support is
available on WebTV, though support differs on WebTV Classic and WebTV Plus. Some of the
Flash Rib-Ticklers you may be able to run fine, while others may not be supported by your
Is the Flash Rib-Tickler running to
slowly? Unfortunately, the speed of Flash animations depends on the speed of your
computer. Older computers will not be able to play the Flash Rib-Ticklers as smoothly as
Flash animations also take longer
to download than the other greetings. They are larger do to their complexity, but I think
you will agree that the extra download time is worth it!