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Feenie Thu 25-Nov-10 20:51:36

Am trying to post on this thread - have posted on it before. But pressing post just takes me to the topics page. What is going on? Have tried in IE and Firefox confused

HelenMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 25-Nov-10 20:54:28

How odd, Feenie.

I've just managed to post on that thread <helpful>

Is it happening just on that thread? Or can't you post on any threads at all?

Feenie Thu 25-Nov-10 20:54:35

I can see your test post, Helen, but it still sends me to topics when I try sad

Feenie Thu 25-Nov-10 20:57:00

No, can post on this and others. It's just that one, and I really want to post on it! Thanks for the prompt attention though smile

YetMoreTech (MNHQ) Thu 25-Nov-10 21:17:42

Testing (from a second rate Japanese restaurant)

Feenie Thu 25-Nov-10 21:19:58

It's now let me do a different post, but not the one I want to make hmm

YetMoreTech (MNHQ) Thu 25-Nov-10 21:30:19

Again

5inthebed Thu 25-Nov-10 21:40:55

It's not letting me post anything longer than one line

mylifewithstrangers Thu 25-Nov-10 21:41:56

Do you have any odd characters in your post, like the pound sign for example hmm

Feenie Thu 25-Nov-10 21:43:43

I was trying to cut and paste from an government document (the Assessment and Reporting Arrangements 2011) but it wouldn't let me! Worked when I retyped - very sinister grin

OracleInaCoracle Thu 25-Nov-10 21:45:04

ive been having problems too when i try to c&p links.

5inthebed Thu 25-Nov-10 21:46:05

Oh actually, I was trying to link to something. maybe that is the problem?

mylifewithstrangers Thu 25-Nov-10 21:46:39

It wouldn't let me post earlier until I removed the pund sign and substituted 'quid' !! Because <pound sign> is such a subversive sign hmm

I just tried to post this with an actual pound sign and it still won't let me.

DebiTheScot Thu 25-Nov-10 21:49:29

I had that too earlier. I'd written a big long post and it did the same thing. I'd copied it (dodgy internet connection so I usually do that so I don't lose it) and then when I tried it again it still wouldn't work. But eventually let me post it in small sections.

mumto2andnomore Thu 25-Nov-10 21:49:47

Ive had that problem too, didnt know it was the pound sign !

DebiTheScot Thu 25-Nov-10 21:50:39

ah I had pound signs too.

smokinaces Thu 25-Nov-10 22:02:31

aaah, I just wrote a long post and lost it - and it had a pound sign in it!

Gutted as really cant be asked to retype it all now!

mylifewithstrangers Thu 25-Nov-10 22:03:44

smokin, if you'd just hit the <back> button it would have gone back to the page where you typed it all!!!

nameymcnamechange Thu 25-Nov-10 22:07:00

Helen: this is what was happening to me earlier.

Strangers: which back button do you mean blush? [ignorant emoticon].

smokinaces Thu 25-Nov-10 22:07:25

I did, but sadly it had deleted everything I had typed and was just a blank box sad

Joolyjoolyjoo Thu 25-Nov-10 22:12:27

Ah! this has just happened to me, and yes, there were pound signs in my post <eureka>

mylifewithstrangers Thu 25-Nov-10 22:14:13

LOL namey, THE back button, you know, the one which you use to return to a previous page.

There should be an icon top left of your browser, or press Alt+Left Arrow, or right-click and choose back etc etc etc grin

nameymcnamechange Thu 25-Nov-10 22:19:09

Ah right now, to be sure, on my browser, not my keyboard! I'm with ya.

wigglesrock Thu 25-Nov-10 22:20:27

I'm having same problem on antenatal clubs, won't let me do long posts. Also bringing me back to topic page randomly. Can also not access antenatal clubs through topics page. I am having to go through the search request.

Feenie Thu 25-Nov-10 22:22:01

Back button deletes my posts, both at home and at work

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