When I try to reply to threads I get a 404 error and the words of wisdom disappear into the ether. I also notice that underneath the reply section there is the following....'value="GANDALF |:-)>" name=author>'. If these words appear then I get a 404 error, if they are not there I can post. Anyone care to hazard a guess as to what the problem is?
Yes, I get it too. Which is not very often but still about 50% of the time. I've always written posts in Notespad and pasted into post box, unless its only a few words, which is also about 50% of the time.
but I don't think I can be of much help. The server will return the 404 error page if it has a problem with the request from your browser, and more often than not it does this if it's dealing with a lot of requests at the same time.
As you know, when you post a response the server has to go to the database, retrieve the thread and all its other responses (if any), put your response into the database and load everything into a page to send to you. Sometimes this procedure hangs, and you get the 404.
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