to vote on the poll you should have to be logged in. Can you vote on the poll now without logging in?
If the left hand column has you logged in, you should be able to post in the forums without logging back in unless you have logged off or manually deleted your CNET cookies.
Please let me know if this is still happening Sadie.
just wondering why cnet forums will be showing me a Welcome on one side of the page (the left column), yet if I attempt responding to a poll or any other activity on any other section of the page I'm not recognized as being logged in?
that's rather odd isn't it?
it's not like I've left the building or anything, you know? (tongue in cheek, of course, )