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Offline EnduringChill

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Missing Posts & Bemusing Forum Problem...
« on: May 28, 2011, 07:07:34 AM »
I've noticed that sometimes when I post something, or other people post, the next day the posts might not be there. At first I thought it was because they were deleted from accidental content, but I've seen perfectly harmless posts disappear for no fathomable reason. And I can't just say that a lot of people are deciding to delete their posts, because it's happened a couple of times to me and I surely didn't delete them.
Is this the forum consuming its posts or are moderators deleting them because of some kind of rule-breaking that wasn't apparent? I don't really get it...

The bemusing problem is a few posts below.
« Last Edit: June 10, 2011, 04:48:04 AM by EnduringChill »



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Re: Missing Posts
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2011, 09:52:27 AM »
We're not deleting posts (as far as I know), nor is the forum consuming posts.

Every post has a link/URL. Do you happen to have a link to any that have gone missing?

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Re: Missing Posts
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2011, 11:04:33 AM »
No... I don't think so, because if they're gone the link wouldn't be there?

But someone just helped me out, and I think the problem's solved.

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Re: Missing Posts
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2011, 05:46:13 PM »
It sounds like we might be talking about the consolidation of two or more threads dealing with the same topic. I know we've done that lately for discussion about Bono's daughter Eve at Cannes.

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Re: Missing Posts
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2011, 04:47:09 AM »
^The above I wasn't too confused over. I was thinking about the first two posts in this thread I started: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login But I guess they deleted it themselves.

(Anyway, sorry for taking up time but I have another problem, kinda similar: when I click on new replies it sends me back to the replies from yesterday, and I can't see what I posted yesterday. Also if I go to different pages, I will see the number on my inbox change from 5, which it should be, to 6 or even 8. And I once saw my old avi instead of the one I'm using. So... this one is a REAL problem. ??? )

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Re: Missing Posts & Bemusing Forum Problem...
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2011, 01:18:17 PM »
EC - I'll check with the guys and see if they know what the issue is.

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Re: Missing Posts & Bemusing Forum Problem...
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2011, 02:16:18 PM »
The first thing that comes to mind for me is clearing the cache on your browser to see if that makes a difference.

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Re: Missing Posts & Bemusing Forum Problem...
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2011, 03:40:28 PM »
Clear your cookies, too.

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Re: Missing Posts & Bemusing Forum Problem...
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2011, 04:05:00 PM »
Joe and Matt,

It might help the technically challenged if you also explained how one clears their cache and cookies.

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Re: Missing Posts & Bemusing Forum Problem...
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2011, 05:23:18 PM »
Go into your browser options/settings/preferences. The instructions are different for every browser.

I recommend everyone learn how to do it for whatever browser you use.

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Re: Missing Posts & Bemusing Forum Problem...
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2011, 05:39:39 PM »
Wow, I just now found this. The new replies for your posts arent working but the new replies in general are.

I deleted my cookies and want to know if I should have deleted anything else?