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    Quick Reply hanging

    After our server did some maintenance yesterday, we have noticed that when you use the quick reply box at the bottom of a page, it will often just hang there instead of refreshing the page. The post IS going through (if you go to another tab and look you will see your post)

    If you keep clicking "Post Quick Reply" it could end up with duplicate posts.

    We are looking into the cause, but in the meantime, there are two solutions:

    1. Press F5 to refresh the page. That seems to make it go through. If that doesn't work...
    2. Before clicking "post quick reply" click "Go Advanced" and then "Submit Reply"
    3. Instead of using the quick reply box at the bottom of the page, click on "Reply" beneath another post in the thread. This seems to work.

    Sorry for the inconvenience.
    Last edited by Sparko; 02-27-2018 at 12:00 PM.

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    apparently, less often the same problem happens with "reply with quote" too.

    Sorry guys, we are trying to figure it out. Probably will have to wait for Raphael to wake up and take a look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    apparently, less often the same problem happens with "reply with quote" too.

    Sorry guys, we are trying to figure it out. Probably will have to wait for Raphael to wake up and take a look.
    Meanwhile, if you hit "reply", and it hangs, just click in the browser's address box (without changing anything) and hit "enter" - it immediately shows you the post you posted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Meanwhile, if you hit "reply", and it hangs, just click in the browser's address box (without changing anything) and hit "enter" - it immediately shows you the post you posted.
    didn't work for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    didn't work for me.
    hmmmm... ok. Works consistently for me - like super quick.
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    I hit "reply", waited a second and then refreshed. That seems to work.
    ~ Russell ("MelMak")

    "[Sing] and [make] melody in your heart to the Lord." -- Ephesians 5:19b

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Melody Maker View Post
    I hit "reply", waited a second and then refreshed. That seems to work.
    For some reason, in Firefox, the 'refresh' button doesn't show up - hence the "click in the address bar and hit <enter>" thing. Otherwise, I would have said 'refresh'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    For some reason, in Firefox, the 'refresh' button doesn't show up - hence the "click in the address bar and hit <enter>" thing. Otherwise, I would have said 'refresh'.
    Clicking on the F5 key should refresh the page as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adrift View Post
    Clicking on the F5 key should refresh the page as well.
    I forgot that! Thanks.
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    I turned on the Cloudflare attack mode like we had when we were under the DDOS attack to see if it helps with the post hanging problem. You might see an occasional "checking your browser" messages from cloudflare. They are normal and safe.

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