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Discussion in 'Computers & Technology Forum' started by Salty, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    I just tried to "quote" a post by Rev Mitchell.

    However, when I hit "Quote" I just got a blank message screen.

    Whats up?
     
  2. Rippon

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    I thought it was a China thing. Now,obviously it works. I am grateful.
     
  3. Salty

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    It usually works - but once in a while it does not
     
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    What do you mean?
     
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    I've had the same problem,
    The problem also pops up sometimes when I want to correct a post.

    I thought it was a firewall problem on my part - interesting to see others are having the same problem.

    Rob
     
  6. Don

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    Haven't seen that happen, and unsure how to re-create it.

    Recommend, in those situations, copying the message you want to quote and "hard-coding" (typing in the quote tag).

    At the risk of insulting intelligence, you type in the quote tag using the brackets (usually above your Enter key): [ quote ] and using the slash / to "close out" the tag [ /quote ]

    BUT - don't use any spaces.

    Paste whatever you've copied between the opening and closing tags.

    EXAMPLE: [ quote ] paste whatever you copied here [ /quote ]

    Without the spaces:
     
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    In your case, the situation is a blessing.
     
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    The first word a parent should teach a child is "quote" so the last word he or she says on their death bed is "unquote."
     
  9. Rippon

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    Well, well. After all your grandstanding about "putting me on ignore" all you have proven is that we can't hold you to your word.
     
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