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    • onomatopoeia99
    • By onomatopoeia99 12th Jan 18, 12:05 PM
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    onomatopoeia99
    Thanks
    • #1
    • 12th Jan 18, 12:05 PM
    Thanks 12th Jan 18 at 12:05 PM
    Sometimes this morning when I click the "Thank" button't it tells me I don't have sufficient privileges. Even when it works it reloads the whole page.

    Something odd is happening. Opera browser, v49, 64 bit, in case that's relevant.
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    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 12th Jan 18, 12:09 PM
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    • #2
    • 12th Jan 18, 12:09 PM
    • #2
    • 12th Jan 18, 12:09 PM
    I think it's glitches in the system as there are other problems too.

    The gap you leave between post has increased to 60 seconds (anti-spam measure I presume) and now when it does finally post I'm getting "This is a duplicate post, you will be directed to the thread" appearing.
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    • onomatopoeia99
    • By onomatopoeia99 12th Jan 18, 12:16 PM
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    onomatopoeia99
    • #3
    • 12th Jan 18, 12:16 PM
    • #3
    • 12th Jan 18, 12:16 PM
    Ooh, I just managed to "thank" you, but it reloaded the whole page again rather than just the little bit of javascript updating the number.
    INTP, nerd, libertarian and scifi geek.
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    • tghe-retford
    • By tghe-retford 12th Jan 18, 6:52 PM
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    • #4
    • 12th Jan 18, 6:52 PM
    • #4
    • 12th Jan 18, 6:52 PM
    The same thing happens when using the tick function on the competitions forum. Seems to be an intermittent issue when I checked this evening.
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 13th Jan 18, 10:24 AM
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    • #5
    • 13th Jan 18, 10:24 AM
    I can't thank posts.
    • #5
    • 13th Jan 18, 10:24 AM
    I have tried to thank a few posts today and I get redirected to this message.

    ScarletMarble, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:

    Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system?
    If you are trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation.

    I go back and the number of thanks remains the same.

    Anyone know why this is?
    • MothballsWallet
    • By MothballsWallet 13th Jan 18, 10:41 AM
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    • #6
    • 13th Jan 18, 10:41 AM
    • #6
    • 13th Jan 18, 10:41 AM
    I've had that issue when trying to remove thanks from posts, as per the thread I started here on the Site Feedback board a while back.
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    • pogofish
    • By pogofish 13th Jan 18, 10:46 AM
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    • #7
    • 13th Jan 18, 10:46 AM
    • #7
    • 13th Jan 18, 10:46 AM
    You would think MSE would have cottoned-on to the idea of a Board Feedback forum where technical issues could be discussed and maybe resolved...?
    • onomatopoeia99
    • By onomatopoeia99 13th Jan 18, 11:42 AM
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    • #8
    • 13th Jan 18, 11:42 AM
    • #8
    • 13th Jan 18, 11:42 AM
    Raised in the feedback forum yesterday, no official response yet.
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    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 13th Jan 18, 1:40 PM
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    • #9
    • 13th Jan 18, 1:40 PM
    • #9
    • 13th Jan 18, 1:40 PM
    This happens to me
    • Rough Justice
    • By Rough Justice 13th Jan 18, 1:55 PM
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    Rough Justice
    Here too. Varying between "Insufficient privileges" and the page reloading if I click "Thanks".
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 13th Jan 18, 1:57 PM
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    Nick_C
    I'm also having trouble refreshing new posts. Tells me I have to wait 15 seconds, even though I'm not doing it frequently

    On a positive note though, clicking the spam button seems to be deleting posts really quickly now
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Jan 18, 5:05 PM
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    Pyxis
    Yes, I had similar trouble a couple of times.


    It does seem to resolve itself.

    You could try logging out and back in again.
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    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 13th Jan 18, 6:07 PM
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    indesisiv
    I think it is just because you are grumpy and it knows you don't really want to thank anyone!
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 13th Jan 18, 6:13 PM
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    Sleazy
    I think it is just because you are grumpy and it knows you don't really want to thank anyone!
    Originally posted by indesisiv
    I've just proved that I'm not (that) grumpy
    Sleazy
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    • woodyalan
    • By woodyalan 14th Jan 18, 2:57 PM
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    Glad it's not just me ! This glich is a real nuisance - have resorted to just clicking red cross rather than muck about with thanks & entered buttons
    • Stuffed Turkey
    • By Stuffed Turkey 15th Jan 18, 8:46 AM
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    Stuffed Turkey
    I wondered why i wasn't receiving very many Thanks


    • MSE Andrea
    • By MSE Andrea 15th Jan 18, 11:34 AM
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    MSE Andrea
    Thanks for all the feedback everyone.

    Could you all let us know the following please? If you can keep to this list format it'll help us work out what's happening quicker.

    • How much time are you leaving between posts and are you trying to post the same content or different content?
    • Which board or sub-board are you trying to post on when it happens?
    • What browser and version are you using?
    • Which forum version are you using, the old green or the blue?

    Thank you!
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    • Mrs Arcanum
    • By Mrs Arcanum 15th Jan 18, 4:04 PM
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    [*]How much time are you leaving between posts and are you trying to post the same content or different content?
    N/A just reading and thanking the odd post, posting does not seem to have this problem

    [*]Which board or sub-board are you trying to post on when it happens?
    Discussion Time.

    [*]What browser and version are you using?
    Chrome Version 63.0.3239.132

    [*]Which forum version are you using, the old green or the blue?
    New version.
    Last edited by Mrs Arcanum; 15-01-2018 at 4:06 PM.
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    • 3forholidays
    • By 3forholidays 15th Jan 18, 6:45 PM
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    3forholidays
    [*]How much time are you leaving between posts and are you trying to post the same content or different content?

    N/A - just thanking some posts
    [*]Which board or sub-board are you trying to post on when it happens?

    Competitions Time
    Health & Beauty Moneysaving
    Debt Free Wannabe
    Special Occasions and Other Celebrations
    [*]What browser and version are you using?

    Internet Explorer 11
    [*]Which forum version are you using, the old green or the blue?

    New Version
    Last edited by 3forholidays; 15-01-2018 at 10:44 PM.
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    • tghe-retford
    • By tghe-retford 15th Jan 18, 6:53 PM
    • 364 Posts
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    tghe-retford
    How much time are you leaving between posts and are you trying to post the same content or different content?
    Rarely post, usually browse the forum, clicking the thanks and tick button in the Competitions Time board causes both the permissions error message and clicking both buttons causes the page to refresh.
    Which board or sub-board are you trying to post on when it happens?
    Competitions Time (including Compers Chat Corner)
    What browser and version are you using?
    Vivaldi 1.13.1008.40 (Stable) - based upon Chromium version 62.0.3202.97 code and engine (as does Google Chrome).
    Which forum version are you using, the old green or the blue?
    New version
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