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Guest      5 days ago  # 24 Jan 2023 + 0 -

I am not happy with this fanfiction site l can not read hearts may be broken phantom of the oprea fanfiction any time I try to read it it does let meI am

Guest      14 days ago  # 15 Jan 2023 + 0 -

I really like to read all of the stories and fanfics on Lucifer. I have wroten a fanfic of my own and I have loved to see all the views and reviews slowly rise up. It had been a really great site to browse through on my free time;

Talia      15 days ago  # 14 Jan 2023 + 1 -
Help needed
I’m stuck verifying if I’m human for 4 days now. I always use iPhone to read. I can’t log in! It’s bothering me since i wanna fav some stories. How do i fix this ?

Dorothy      19 days ago  # 10 Jan 2023 + 3 - keeps asking if I'm human in a constant loop!!

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Cameron Baker      20 days ago  # + 5 -
being asked to verify if I'm human over and over again.
every time I go on a story, it keeps telling me to verify if I'm human, and it just keeps doing that over and over again.

it's been doing this for me for days now, and I'm getting pretty annoyed now, I have fanfic reviews I need to make dang it.

Guest      20 days ago  # + 0 -

well, I still like making reviews for any story I want to leave a review on.

but as of currently, I can't do that, as I can't even go on any story without the site telling me to verify if I'm human over and over again, and this has been going on for me for days now.

Anonymous      21 days ago  # + 0 -
Pls someone fix loading issue, I been waiting to my Fabian’s story but loading wouldnt stop
Please fix it

Aeja      21 days ago  # + 0 -
I am having the same issue the last 3 days not working.

Anonymous      21 days ago  # + 4 -
Keeps asking me if I'm human even though I checked the box

Silver Ural      22 days ago  # + 0 -
Continuation below since my typed characters suddenly went gone.
Re-login still sends me back to settings that show I'm logged in, so I return to the story to follow yet still not working.

Continuation below

Silver Ural      22 days ago  # + 0 -
Can't follow or favorite story, even if already log in.
I'm already Logged in, yet when I follow or favorite the story, it keeps saying that I need to log in. I even went to settings and my account is in there, so I tried to l

Jennifer      22 days ago  # + 7 -
I’m stuck verifying if I’m human since yesterday. I always use iPhone to read.

Shelly      23 days ago  # + 2 -
Website Troubles
I am also stuck on verifying if human and checking connection is secure. I was just on it yesterday and now this. I can get on it just fine on my phone but not my iPad. What is going on?

cherries      23 days ago  # + 2 -
It won't stop asking if I'm human for some reason. Can we fix this somehow?

something clever      24 days ago  # + 11 -
I can open searches and authors but stories ask me to verify I’m human over and over.

Anonymous      24 days ago  # + 40 -
Website Trouble
The website is getting stuck on verifying if I’m human. I click and it will load, then go back to verifying if I’m human and rinse and repeat.

Pat      24 days ago  # + 43 -
Continually asking me to verify I’m a human!

Holy Hanna      24 days ago  # + 76 -
Stuck in an endless loop of verify your human.

Guest      24 days ago  # + 0 -

I’m unhappy because Cloudflare maintenance is slow ass bull crap. Find a better contributor

Lw2002      24 days ago  # + 0 -
its telling me my browser is out of date

Guest      38 days ago  # + 0 -

My app can’t load it at all

I am going to read a fanfic I loved the most but idk what happened? It keeps on loading and loading btw… I’m still mad now. Fix it right away!

Memnon45      43 days ago  # + 1 -
No story updates
I'm not getting any story updates at all it's been a good month since the last one and that was in November 15, so is the website down, going through maintenance or something?

RunaRina      58 days ago  # + 0 -
Ffnet error
I've had this bug where it won't load or download stories I haven't had before, but normally it got resolved after restarting my phone or clearing cache. Now i've reinstalled the app and it won't even show my previous downloads and the app doesn't work at all. I'm worried if my downloads will ever show up again, it will be a pain downloading them all over ????

Jon      58 days ago  # + 0 -
App wont load stories and cant post chapters.

Hollee      58 days ago  # + 0 -
FF couldn't upload the next chapter and now I cant sign in

Zed      68 days ago  # + 2 -
I can't access the site, I want to update my story but the website refuses to open

MaryMuck      72 days ago  # + 1 -
Not receiving email notification of updates
I’m not receiving any notification for favorite authors new chapter/works for a couple of days. Cheerful chemist adds a daily chapter for Castle and it’s been a couple of days since I’ve received an update. I have to proactively look for it, and it’s there.

Agrayo Chapman      78 days ago  # + 0 -
When I try going to the website it keep going to checking if the website is secure over and over again on the brave browser.

Guest      83 days ago  # + 0 -

It's my hobby reading stories....and this is my most favorite fanfic website

Reader      83 days ago  # + 0 -
Story visit problem
When I visit a story it always says "This challenge page was accidentally cached by an intermediary and is no longer available."....please fix this

Guest      84 days ago  # + 0 -

The ads that popped up in the middle of the stories and its Cloudflare site security.

Joe Whitehead      85 days ago  # + 0 -
Verizon Mobile?
Apparently they hate Verizon mobile IP addresses. Ironically, my VPS (rented server) at a server farm is not even getting sent to the "Checking your browser" interstitual. Is it possible that all the recent reports are from a few ISPs?

Dyablov      91 days ago  # + 0 -
Same problem for Cloudflare as Dlhlo, Igor and STRELOK. Infinite loop when checking Cloudflare, and there is no such problem on the spacebattle forum. I can not log in from any browser, any system, any device (even a smartphone). Please site developers take action.

STRELOK      92 days ago  # + 0 -
Same Cloudflare problem as Dlhlo. Stcuk at cloudflare check.

Igor      93 days ago  # + 0 -
Same Cloudflare problem as Dlhlo. Does it showed messages about bots before? (Did you know botnets can be used to shutdown popular websites? and like this)

DIhlo      93 days ago  # + 0 -
Site loaded just fine before I went to sleep yesterday. Woke up about 5 hours ago and it won't load getting, stuck at cloudflare check, reloading on a loop. I use REALLY old Opera build so thought that may be the problem, tried getting to the site on an up-to-date Chrome - nope still the same issue.

anonymous guy      104 days ago  # + 0 -
It keeps reloading in this loop where it says "checkig connection" and does that FOREVER. Now how am i gonna acess my fics?

sabina      121 days ago  # + 0 -
is the voice speech down not working on my mobile or tablet

Guest      128 days ago  # + 0 -

I have read over 900+ fanfics since the pandemic began and I love this app. I hope it stays up. Is it true that it's going down permanently?

Guest      130 days ago  # + 0 -

Late childhood (9-almost-10ish) was spent there lol... Was looking for any possible sequels to this show I was watching & I found a fanfic. I thought it was official at first but after sum time I found out it wasnt but still, it was nice reading AUs & other stuff. A few months later I looked up sum fanfics of a franchise from the show I was watching and boom. When i was 11 I was a rlly avid reader of fanfics already (I knew how to tell smut & avoided such fics most of the time) knew lots of authors but didnt know how to review (I also knew boy ao3 & wattpad but I found FFN more easier to navigate so I was there most of the time) till I turned like 12 maybe. Then I waited till I was 13 to make an email & an account there. Few months later I wrote a story there. When i had an otp tho, i started to read from AO3 cause more fics of it were there. So yeah, even if now I don't visit there as much, I still read & write there. I also have more readers r also from FFN than the other two websites. So yeah, it was fun. Very fun. It holds a very special place in my heart, and I don't wanna see it go, ever.

almight      135 days ago  # + 0 -
Same here. I can't find any updated stories past 9/12 even though i can see some stories have been updated. Is there some issue with the server. If anyone has a solution please let me know

Phoenix slayer5      135 days ago  # + 0 -
I can't find any stories updated past 9/12 even though the stories have been updated

Chaos      135 days ago  # + 0 -
Recently updated stories aren't showing up unless you specifically search for them

Guest      138 days ago  # + 0 -

Website not loading properly and hasent for several days

Guest      144 days ago  # + 0 -

Since cloudflare it takes an average of 3 minutes to change a page !! I moved to archive of our own

Rita      149 days ago  # + 0 -
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DARGONDAVE45      158 days ago  # + 0 -
I can't reply to pm's! WTF??

ElijahMorris      164 days ago  # + 0 -
Anyone else having trouble seeing the amount of readers they have?

E      192 days ago  # + 0 -
The history is there but I can't access to it ...

E      192 days ago  # + 0 -
WTH is going on? we are having the same issues since 2010?

lokifirefox      202 days ago  # + 0 -
the Captcha screen is just loading and not opening to anything!

Guest      228 days ago  # + 0 -

It's so good it's not funny!!!!

Kaito K.      237 days ago  # + 0 -
App should be working now.

I tried this morning and no problem read stories.

tilezz      238 days ago  # + 0 -
Any news about the load up screen?

Hazel      238 days ago  # + 0 -
Still the same. Please fix this! Its been what 3 days... Please fix this app!!

Anna-lena      239 days ago  # + 0 -
It wont load up my downloaded stories it just keeps buffering

LazyPerson      239 days ago  # + 0 -
Downloaded story's won't load at all till I delete em then I can read em.with internet useless I downloaded again. I even tried deleting the app and installing it again which did not help. It is quite bothersome, at least out up a notice.

Guardian-Wolf-227      239 days ago  # + 1 -
Well my app opens but now the only way for me to read fanfics are with the text-to-speech function.
Please fix this because some of them I read are long an I don't want to have to restart a chapter everytime it stops reading.

redstonepowder      239 days ago  # + 0 -
How the hell do you mess up so badly that people can't view stories that they've DOWNLOADED? Atleast put up a notification that there's something wrong.

Raine      239 days ago  # + 0 -
It's been 4 days and I still can't read the stories I saved ಠ︵ಠ the page-flipping thingy is still flipping and if it's still like this tomorrow I'm gonna flip!

Kaito K.      240 days ago  # + 0 -
Issues with those stories downloaded in library and recent read stories.

Xaverian      240 days ago  # + 0 -
Same problem. Even tried deleting the app and redownloading it and my Library. Nothing opens

Kaito K.      240 days ago  # + 0 -
Same problem on App.
Image of book pages being turned.

App fix please.

Guest      240 days ago  # + 0 -

Constant breaking and not publicly telling people it'll be down for maintenance or whatever

Hazel      240 days ago  # + 0 -
Same here. Does not loading any pages. Just the book thing images flipping its pages reapeatedly

Odin      240 days ago  # + 0 -
Any fixes for the app?

Pam      241 days ago  # + 0 -
I can open the app but the stories won't load. Just get a book with the pages turning. No text.

sam      241 days ago  # + 0 -
I'm also having loading issues with my fanfiction on the app. The pages arent loading or are taking a long time to load. why is that?

Bren      241 days ago  # + 0 -
I'm having the same problem. Story will act like it is trying to open but never does. 6-1-22

Piedad      256 days ago  # + 0 -
the Cloundflare just a moment is already in loop T_T

Guest      258 days ago  # + 0 -

I haven't received notifications on stories for along while.

Calrais      272 days ago  # + 0 -
Stuck in a CloudFlare and browser crash loop. Sadface.

Krystal P.      284 days ago  # + 0 -
The issue I have been having I noticed since the first of the month. I can't log in but at the same time if I hit the log in button it takes me to my account where I can see all the stories I have saved but I am unable to save new ones as it says Im not logged in. Is anyone else having this issue as well?

Jojo Fan 10      297 days ago  # + 0 -
I saw an favourite fanfic of mine got updated and I was about to read it until a page came up saying this challenge page was accidentally cached and is no longer available.

Kyoko Ryuuzaki      307 days ago  # + 0 -
Yup, I'm missing at least 3 reviews that neither were sent to my email or show up on the reviews page. Most unfortunate.

Carys      307 days ago  # + 0 -
New reviews not showing up :(

Albert      307 days ago  # + 0 -
Reviwes aren't showing up. The counter is increased but the section of reviews is empty.

oyo      313 days ago  # + 0 -
it hasnt been working, it just said website took too long to respond

Alex      315 days ago  # + 0 -
For the past few days, I've been trying to read stories on the site; only to receive the stupid "just a moment" loading screen from Cloudflare (which doesn't seem to go away)

Imran Cassim      325 days ago  # + 0 -
login is back online

Imran Cassim      325 days ago  # + 0 -
When i try to login it says 503 service unavailable

Anomynos      325 days ago  # + 0 -
No longer available?! So it's gone forever this time!?

anne      325 days ago  # + 0 -
its saying that page is accidendatally catched and no longer available .

Guest      327 days ago  # + 0 -
I can't manage to complete login because the box to check not robot appears when processing the login, so I can't get pass that point and access my account

Guest      347 days ago  # + 0 -
Pm’s down since this morning, what the hell is going on?

Guest      347 days ago  # + 0 -
Same section is refusing to load

Guest      347 days ago  # + 0 -
The Pm's section is refusing to load properly as of 2/16/2022 at 6:48am est

shypunk      356 days ago  # + 0 -
it has happened to me today it logged me out and will not let me lo back in it just keeps sending me back to my account settings page with out letting me login

G Royter      370 days ago  # + 0 -
Me to is cloudflare gives 522 error ????????????????????

guest ocho      370 days ago  # + -1 -
Cloudfare keeps going in a permanent loading cycle with no progress

Alice      370 days ago  # + 0 -
The cloud cloudflare is stuck in a permanent loading cycle, it keeps reloading for no reason.

Alex      428 days ago  # + 0 -
I keep getting this dumb "checking browser, please wait" screen anytime I try to look at a story

Guest      457 days ago  # + 0 -
Cloudeflare's been popping. It's irritating... ????????????

BT      457 days ago  # + 0 -
Cloudefare I can't read stories on my phone. I'm getting a 522 error from Cloudfare.

guest      460 days ago  # + 0 -
I can only get as far as choosing the language I want to read in. When I click on the link for a story I'm pulled off to a page with a message that they are checking my browser. A smaller message notes it should only take five seconds.

What gives? And this has been going on for me since about 5:30aCST

guest      462 days ago  # + 0 -
I've received no emails over the last 24 hours from FF. Nothing! No reviews, PMs, or any other type of notification. What gives?

Jack Dauphinais      492 days ago  # + 0 -
Can’t even get on the site

W8W      493 days ago  # + 0 -
Can't access the account settings. After logging in, I'm brought to a blank page

Mike      493 days ago  # + 0 -
can't access acount. blank page

Mangoose      494 days ago  # + 0 -
Can't access the account settings. After logging in, I'm brought to a blank page. FFN as always is afflicted with wonderful bugs.

C. Bazzano      494 days ago  # + 0 -
if anyone is trying to get into their accounts on this website, its only allowing reading right now.

Guest      497 days ago  # + 0 -
Profile not working

Guest      497 days ago  # + 0 -
cant use the website at all

Guest      497 days ago  # + 0 -
Cannot log in.

angry      510 days ago  # + 0 -

I have been trying to go onto the website to read the things i love but it always says

Checking your browser[

it has been doing that for the past 3 days and it is getting really damn annoying

Fucking Annoyed      641 days ago  # + 0 -
It doesn't work on Mobile. I have an older phone, and frankly, I shouldn't have to get a new one just for one damn site to load. It's literally always worked for me until this year, now I keep getting asked to complete some kind of Captcha. Whenever I do and press next, nothing happens. The screen just stays blank, or I can't even get to another screen to complete it. Then at the bottom, there's my IP address and under it there's a blue highlighted word called Cloudflare. Whenever I click on it, I keep coming to a page claiming that there's some kind of 500 error, and that it's a Host Error. So apparently it's something on their end that's not working, but that's obviously not the case. I've checked other "is it down" sites, and most of them say that it's working, there's one that says it's completely down and that they can't connect to the servers. I would really like it if someone figured this shit out. Like I said, the site quit working for me the beginning of this year. It's only mobile where it's not working, and while I can read shit on my computer, I'd rather read on mobile since it looks better and is easier to see the words.

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MILESPROWER22      695 days ago  # + 0 -
Hey its me again the fanfiction website only works in the day and dosn't really work at night.

Is there something wrong with my browser? and when i want to load pictures it acts like an old 90s computer.

Again my browser is my nintendo 2ds browser so it might just be that its old but i do want it to stop.

its very annoying

MILESPROWER22      744 days ago  # + 0 -
im reading stuff on my nintendo 2ds on the internet browser so idk how to refresh everything and stuff so can people plz tell me i deleted the cookies and i can't delete the IP number soo idk what too do

MILESPROWER22      744 days ago  # + 0 -
It hasn't been working for me since like a few days i think and its very annoying

it says wait like 5 seconds for it too load my content and when it
does it just says the same thing over and over again
so if you can fix it plz do


Upset      777 days ago  # + 0 -
Just went down

cel      814 days ago  # + 0 -
Haven't been able to open updated chapters since october the 31st

Tru      815 days ago  # + 0 -
Chapters aren’t showing up - very annoying

Noro      815 days ago  # + 0 -
Haven't been able to to open updated chapters for the last few days really starting to get annoyed.

Guest      816 days ago  # + 0 -
Website has been severely buggy since October 31. New chapters of updated stories cannot be accessed through site unless you use the app. Also, when I update my profile bio, the site soon changes it back to what it looked like as of October 30.

Callidora      816 days ago  # + 0 -
Having troubles updating stories and reading updated stories

Marijn      1069 days ago  # + 0 - website is not working for me. I checked it out, and it seems that no one is more of a mark than me for getting banned from any site. Hey, as long as I have my website, I'll be fine. Until I get rid of it, though, I can't post any of my stories. Again, thanks so much for making me, and countless others, spend our money to get these works (which to an extent are very good, too, and I mean that in every way!). It has gone down every time I try to upload. Did I get hacked? Should I reboot the site? I don't want to be responsible for leaving posts empty or not receiving a reply. Thanks in advance. Any help would be great.