Could not post - catch-22 in prefix

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In summary, the conversation discusses a recent experience of being unable to post in a high energy/atomic forum due to a bug in choosing a prefix. The issue persisted over a few attempts and was resolved after posting a bug complaint and returning to the forum. The individual was using a laptop and Mozilla (specifically FireFox) as their browser. The issue was likely caused by JS files being hung during loading.
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Recently, attempting to post in high energy/atomic forum, it was impossible to post because of a bug in choosing prefix: the box opened only top of arrow without any possibility to actually navigate to a prefix, and then the thread did not allow posting unless the prefix was chosen, which was impossible. Any experience with such a bug?
 
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I haven't seen it. Which OS and browser? Phone or laptop?
 
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Laptop. Mozilla. Persisted over a couple of tries while on the thread. After I had posted this bug complaint and returned to the high energy and nuclear forum, it turned out to have resolved in that the box did open the choices.
 
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snorkack said:
Laptop. Mozilla. Persisted over a couple of tries while on the thread. After I had posted this bug complaint and returned to the high energy and nuclear forum, it turned out to have resolved in that the box did open the choices.
Mozilla as in FireFox?
 
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Yes - Firefox.
 
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Yes - Firefox.
Likely some JS files were hung loading.
 

1. What is a "catch-22" in prefix?

A "catch-22" in prefix refers to a situation where a problem cannot be solved because of contradictory or conflicting rules or conditions. It is named after the novel "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller, where a soldier is unable to escape military service due to a paradoxical rule.

2. Why am I getting a "could not post" error in prefix?

The "could not post" error in prefix is usually caused by a conflict between the rules set by the prefix and the rules set by the platform or application you are using. This can happen when the prefix and the platform have different requirements for posting, resulting in a catch-22 situation.

3. How can I fix a catch-22 in prefix?

Fixing a catch-22 in prefix can be challenging, as it requires finding a solution that satisfies both the prefix and the platform's rules. One possible solution is to adjust the settings or rules in either the prefix or the platform to resolve the conflict. Alternatively, you may need to seek help from the platform's support team or the developers of the prefix.

4. Can a catch-22 in prefix be avoided?

In some cases, a catch-22 in prefix can be avoided by carefully reviewing the rules and requirements of both the prefix and the platform before attempting to post. It is also helpful to keep the rules and requirements in mind when setting up the prefix, to ensure they are compatible with the platform.

5. Is there a way to prevent a catch-22 in prefix from occurring?

Preventing a catch-22 in prefix can be difficult, as it often depends on the specific rules and requirements of the platform and the prefix. However, you can reduce the chances of encountering a catch-22 by thoroughly researching and understanding the rules and requirements of both the prefix and the platform before attempting to post.

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