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Problems with quoting posts

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posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 02:36 PM
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I am having problems quoting posts... I go to quote the post and it doesn't show up in the reply box. Is this common? Is there a way to fix it? Thanks in advance!




posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 02:43 PM
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a reply to: FrictionalForces

It's the :27/:34 gremlin raising Hell.



posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 02:43 PM
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a reply to: FrictionalForces

I can only post text.

I lost the ability to post a picture a year ago.

It’s hard to make a decent thread without a few pics.

So, I pretty much quit making threads.



posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 03:08 PM
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I am having the qoute issue as well. I thought I may have made a mistake with the click as I am on mobile but this seems more common.



posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 03:10 PM
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originally posted by: Kaleshwarfj
I am having the qoute issue as well. I thought I may have made a mistake with the click as I am on mobile but this seems more common.


It is working for me now... so idk lol



posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 03:11 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

Aren't all gremlins from Hell?



posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 03:13 PM
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a reply to: FrictionalForces
Sometimes it's just a delay. The text eventually appears.



posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 03:42 PM
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originally posted by: whyamIhere
a reply to: FrictionalForces

I can only post text.

I lost the ability to post a picture a year ago.

It’s hard to make a decent thread without a few pics.

So, I pretty much quit making threads.


I thought I was the only one. What OS are you running?



posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 04:02 PM
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It's ok. Post quoting is overrated. Not to mention, it's the debbal.

Besides, it not all that fun reading a quoted wall of OP in someone else's response, which often happens. We seldom take from the OP of what we wish to respond to. We just quote the whole bloody thing. That makes threads a hell of a lot bigger than they should be.



posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 04:33 PM
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a reply to: StallionDuck

So... is it better just to reply to someone than actually quote the text? If you were to want to quote the text when is the best time to do so?



posted on Jun, 13 2019 @ 06:01 PM
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originally posted by: FrictionalForces
a reply to: StallionDuck

So... is it better just to reply to someone than actually quote the text? If you were to want to quote the text when is the best time to do so?

You can do it anytime. But, as others have said, near the bottom of the hour, the site slows down a lot. Do a quote at that time, just wait and be patient. I often have several ATS threads open in different tabs in the browser and read one while the other loads.

The same problem happens when you try to "star" a post. It can take several seconds for it to actually happen at half-past the hour.



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 04:46 PM
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originally posted by: whyamIhere
a reply to: FrictionalForces

I can only post text.

I lost the ability to post a picture a year ago.

It’s hard to make a decent thread without a few pics.

So, I pretty much quit making threads.


I've had the same problem using Google. Have to switch to the slow as snales Explorer whenever I post or download photos.



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 06:45 PM
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originally posted by: DigginFoTroof

originally posted by: whyamIhere
a reply to: FrictionalForces

I can only post text.

I lost the ability to post a picture a year ago.

It’s hard to make a decent thread without a few pics.

So, I pretty much quit making threads.


I thought I was the only one. What OS are you running?


I use an IPad.

I used to be able to have complete functionality.

Now, only text. I can’t download either.

Very frustrating...



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 10:07 PM
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You're lucky if it's just quoting posts you're having trouble with. New users get restrictions everywhere!!



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 08:10 AM
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From what I have seen that happens at those times the site gets slow, and it looks like, for some reason, the code for quoting and staring posts contacts the server before doing whatever action it needs to do on the user's browser, so it takes a long time during those slow periods.

If you wait it will work.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 08:12 AM
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originally posted by: FrictionalForces
So... is it better just to reply to someone than actually quote the text?

If you are responding to the whole post, yes, it's better to just use the "reply" option instead of the "quote". If anyone wants to know what you are responding to they just have to click the link that is automatically added to your post.


If you were to want to quote the text when is the best time to do so?

When you are only responding to part of the post, to make it clearer. At least that's how I do it.



posted on Jun, 19 2019 @ 02:00 PM
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a reply to: FrictionalForces

Nah, reply how you want. I'm just saying that it's crazy to reply with the whole OP quoted. Some people have really long posts from time to time. I do the same. When someone quotes the whole thing and not just the part they're responding to, it's a pain to figure out just what they're responding to.

Advice wise... Hit reply instead of quote and then use the quote option above to quote what part you're responding to. If you are responding to the whole post, no point in quoting anything, just respond by hitting reply. They will see you're talking to them




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