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Re: Help again!
Board: Letterboxing Help Desk
Reply to: #7840 by Green Tortuga
Sep 1, 2005 7:18am
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Well it didn't make sense that the ISBN would confound it but it was the only thing I could think of that I did differently than the two other boxes I posted!

I tried it again ( the 3rd time!) using Firefox and had no problem. My previous problem was using Internet Explorer and the error message came up after the Edit Page SAVE button had been used. Funny, because it took the other two boxes. Gotta love Microsoft....grrr.

I even thought perhaps you had some kind of site blocker as there were references to SEX in my clues for this Oneida Community Mansion House box. You wouldn't try to filter out sex, would ya? *grin*

Lock Wench (making sure she uses Firefox each and every time.....)
Re: Help again!
Board: Letterboxing Help Desk
Reply to: #7843 by Lock Wench
Sep 1, 2005 8:29am
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Quote My previous problem was using Internet Explorer and the error message came up after the Edit Page SAVE button had been used. Funny, because it took the other two boxes.


This was for a box whose clue was hosted on AQ? Okay, I think I might know what the problem is, and it has nothing to do with your browser. =)

Quote I even thought perhaps you had some kind of site blocker as there were references to SEX in my clues for this Oneida Community Mansion House box. You wouldn't try to filter out sex, would ya? *grin*


Not exactly, but you aren't far off the mark! =) There's a program that runs that tries to detect someone hacking into AQ and I'll bet you inadvertantly tripped it. There are certain UNIX commands it tries to find in anything you type and if it finds it, rejects the post with a page not found error. Sex, however, wouldn't have been the word that tripped the hacker-detection program. It's probably some otherwise innocent sounding word you'd never imagine would be an issue, but I'd have to see the text of the clue you typed to figure out what it is.

The only reason it would have posted this time is because you somehow changed the clue not to use the trigger word. Knowing EXACTLY what you typed in as the clue it rejected would help! =)

-- Ryan