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To: LoneClone who wrote (6869)10/12/2021 11:01:12 AM
From: LoneClone
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Even stranger.

I used right clicks starting from the properly formatted page to navigate to a second tab also showing a age that wasn't displaying properly, but this time it displays properly.

To reiterate, one tab shows an improperly formatted version of an SI page, while the other shows a properly formatted version of the same page.

So I seem to have found a fix, assuming it doesn't recur. I will simply close the improperly formatted tabs and continue to use the properly formatted versions.

This still leaves the mystery of what happened and why...

LC

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From: sense11/7/2021 7:38:41 PM
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I continue having occasional issues with lost posts...

I know its "you somehow navigated away from the post while writing it"... and when navigating back... "poof" its all gone... ARRRGGGHHH, etc.

But, I don't know HOW that's happening... as I'm not "fat fingering" it as an "oops, navigated away" but in accidentally typing some crazy combination of keys that seems it does that for me... perhaps typing fast and finding a Ctrl vs Shift, or a function key vs a number ? Donno. I've disabled most shortcuts to stop it... and its not that...

It's been happening for years. Thought for a time I'd just write replies in a text editor and then paste them in to avoid taking the risk... but, makes using the .html tools a pain in the ass...

Whatever the error in some key combination that imposes that problem is... it is way too easy a mistake to make... so easy a 2 year old can make it happen... as a passing 2 year old did make it happen on my computer mid post, today...

So, wondering... as I know others have had this issue too... and know the solution isn't "so, just don't navigate away"...

How hard would it be to include "a one way valve" in the form of a pop up warning that prevents navigating backwards away from writing a post while in process unless you tell it "yes" that's what I intend to do ?

Make it capture the keyed in command that issued the "back" [accidentally abandon the last X time's work] instruction... and people could walk it back to their programmed keys or fat finger combos that are causing the problem ?

That would solve the problem for me... and doesn't seem like it would be rocket science ? I usually proceed forward, not backwards, out of composing a post... and if I want to kill a post mid process, can just kill the tab its in easily enough... Don't think it would cause MORE of a problem to disable reverse in this instance ?

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To: SI Dmitry (code monkey) who wrote (6841)11/13/2021 12:18:13 PM
From: goldworldnet
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Hi Dmitry,

Would it be possible to add a journal mode option for SI threads where only the moderator can post?

There's a number of members that have boards where they want to be the only poster.

I messed up and posted yesterday to a message before reading the header, thankfully SI Ron deleted it.

Thanks -- Josh

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From: Sr K11/19/2021 12:59:04 PM
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SNE changed its symbol to SONY, about 5/1/2021.

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To: Sr K who wrote (6875)11/19/2021 1:19:09 PM
From: SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)
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Can you please post a link?

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To: SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man) who wrote (6876)11/19/2021 2:05:12 PM
From: Sr K
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streetinsider.com

As previously announced on May 19, 2020 in the press release titled “Announcement of New Sony Group Organizational Structure,” Sony Corporation will change its company name to “Sony Group Corporation” effective on April 1, 2021. In connection with this change, the ticker symbol for American Depositary Shares of Sony Corporation traded on the New York Stock Exchange will change from “SNE” to “SONY” effective on the same date.

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To: Sr K who wrote (6877)11/19/2021 2:23:55 PM
From: SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)
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link to the bored

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To: SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man) who wrote (6878)11/19/2021 2:30:25 PM
From: Sr K
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Link to the board

Subject 24761

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To: Sr K who wrote (6877)11/19/2021 2:30:58 PM
From: SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)
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When posting name changes, and other things that required the board, admins don't want to go searchung. There are some tickers have 7 boards.

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To: Sr K who wrote (6879)11/19/2021 2:31:57 PM
From: SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)
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Thanks done

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