Error when commenting on front page news

By Lurker101 ยท 8 replies
Mar 24, 2011
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  1. Can we have somebody look into the problems in posting replies to threads via the front page. Half the time (for me at least) I'll get an error message when I hit the 'Post Comment' button. The message won't show on the front page version of the thread, but will appear in the forum version of the thread.
    Adding a new post via the forum seems to make the error'd posts visible via the front page.
    I'm using FireFox 4, if that makes any difference to whoever is looking into this.
  2. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 843   +38

    Same here, only for me, it happens every time. Using both Chrome and FF.

    Oh, by the way, the message just simply says "An error occurred, please try again."
  3. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,332   +101

    Thanks for pointing this out. I'm experiencing the same thing when posting from the front page. Despite the error, it seems my posts still go through so please only submit your comments once. :) I'm chasing you guys around to delete your duplicates haha. Alternatively, you can comment on news stories from the forum without errors. I've forwarded this thread to Julio so hopefully everything is resolved soon.
  4. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 843   +38

    Oh...sorry bout that, lol. I just kept hitting "post comment" over and over i'm sure you're well aware of by now :p
  5. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,332   +101

    Haha, no worries. The error does say to try again, after all.
  6. mario

    mario Ex-TS Developer Posts: 399   +17

    This is fixed now. Thanks for reporting.
  7. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 843   +38

    EXACTLY! See? I was just paying attention and doing what I was told to do :p
  8. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,671   +988

    Thanks for reporting indeed and to Mario for the quick fix.
  9. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 820   +344

    No problem. Somebody had to report it, so it might as well be me. After all, if you don't know it's broke, how can you be expected to fix it?

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