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If I'm typing a long thread / reply (say more than 3 minutes)

  1. Apr 15, 2006 #1

    Hootenanny

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    If I'm typing a long thread / reply (say more than 3 minutes) when I click the post button I'm taken to the login screen. When I enter my login details I;m just taken to the PF main page and my comment remains unposted :grumpy: . Is anyone else experiencing something similar?

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    -Hoot
     
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  3. Apr 15, 2006 #2

    Lisa!

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    Do you check "remember me" when you log in? Not sure but I guess if you don't choose that it automatically logs you out after some minutes!
     
  4. Apr 15, 2006 #3

    Hootenanny

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    I don't usually do it but I tried it and it didn't work :cry:
     
  5. Apr 15, 2006 #4

    Bystander

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    Need a lifeboat? "Copy" your post --- then, when you find you've been logged out, you can log back in, go to the thread, hit new post, and paste your work in the field.
     
  6. Apr 15, 2006 #5

    Astronuc

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    As Bystander indicated, for a long post, I often select all and copy it, and sometimes I paste it and save it, then I post it. If the post gets timed out, which it sounds like might be happening here, then I can go back and either repaste (from the clipboard) or copy it from the saved document.

    As Lisa! indicated, when you log in you should select 'remember me'.

    If there is still a problem when you log out (or get logged out), you might delete the cookie on your machine before you log in again.
     
  7. Apr 15, 2006 #6

    Ivan Seeking

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    Have you checked that your windows security allow cookies? Go to tools, internet options, then privacy, and set to medium to allow cookies.
     
  8. Apr 16, 2006 #7

    Hootenanny

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    Thank's for the life boat guys, I didn't think of that. I've cleared all my cookies and temp folders and it seems to have fixed the problem now. :biggrin:

    Thanks again
    ~Hoot
     
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