SSSdave wrote:Many web forums have a timer after one logs on to create posts. If one delays too long they may find themselves logged off. Sometimes that annoyingly occurs just after bothering to compose a post. The timer on this forum appears to be ridiculously short at this time. Twice I logged on this morning and after a modest period crafting a post, when submitting the post, the logged off message instead appeared.
The annoying thing is there is at that point no way to recover what one had written unless one editing elsewhere say in Notepad and then transferred the text in at the end. I in fact tend to do that much of the time just for that reason.
Please increase that TIME OUT period to something reasonable for us that bother to write more than inane one-liners.
SSSdave wrote:In the future, will be composing messages on an external window and pasting text in when submitting. If the above occurs I will try and record details.
rlown wrote:never hit the IE back button. and if you are typing stuff into a response, when you get close to your goal of posting, cntl-c the post. you can cntl-v post it back into the form. For big posts, yes, notepad, and then copy back.
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