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Why have my last two posts disappeared ?

I was in the Spyware, Viruses, & Security forum and made a post about a test Tom’s Guide did comparing six AV's .
The first time I thought that maybe I didn't hit the submit button , the second time , I made sure I did everything correctly .
I went back to the Real Time Forum and the second post showed up and than, Right In Front Of My Eyes , the post disappeared.

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Sorry for the confusion Digger..

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I'm blaming the forums auto filter for your disappearing posts. Given the amount of posts you post in the forums, I'd say you've been pretty luckily until just these past few days. Not sure why, but the auto filter has taken a liking to your recent forum activities and taken a few down. Of course these are false positives and are legit post by you.

Just so you know, this happens occasionally to all members and the filter shows no bias as it has occasionally taken down my posts and our moderators' posts as well.

I apologize to you and all the members who had their post taken down accidentally as a false positive. Usually I will revive the ones that are legit.

Again sorry for the inconvenience and frustrations that this may have caused.

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Hi Lee

In reply to: Sorry for the confusion Digger..

Good to know , But if you revive any of my posts, Be Picky because you don't need to revive duplicates
So now, I'don't know what do do LOL .
This has been a couple of confusing and expensive days ....

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Haha, I am picky on reviving posts most of the time...

In reply to: Hi Lee

I do see your dups and I didn't revive them as that would cause more confusion! Happy

Cheers and again sorry for the confusing days!

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P.S. I have always said

In reply to: Sorry for the confusion Digger..

That I'm using Cnet for as a school, and all of you have taught me loads of stuff over the years, so Iam going to look at this as another lesson , A test like the Kobayashi Maru that was meant ti be un-passable

So I thank all of you for education that you ave given me so far

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Itsdigger, I've Noticed: Don't Edit A Post Multiple Times

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If you have the ability to edit a post, and repost it, eventually the forum's SPAM software detects it as SPAM if you do it too many times.. It's as if you're a spammer reposting the same thing over and over and the software will remove it.

Here, if I re-edit a post more than twice, it will get removed.

Hope this helps.


Post was last edited on April 17, 2017 3:35 PM PDT

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Hi Grif

In reply to: Itsdigger, I've Noticed: Don't Edit A Post Multiple Times

I bear with me ,I have new glasses on the way, the dislexia is really messing with me and I'm not kidding ! I read my posts some times three times before posting it only to read it after posting , it's still messed up LOL.....Sorry, I'll try to do better
The glasses will take another few weeks though...

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But I do believe

In reply to: Itsdigger, I've Noticed: Don't Edit A Post Multiple Times

This time it was the forums mistake as they would post to Real Time and a minute or so later ,
when the forum refreshed , They disappeared ! And I watched them disappear , and kept
butting in on other folks threads and posting and I watched as all of my posts disappear .
Plus , I never was a great typist , put a tower crane in my hands though and I can make magic Silly

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(NT) No Problem. For Me, I'm A Great Speller, I Just Can't Type

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Me too.

In reply to: No Problem. For Me, I'm A Great Speller, I Just Can't Type

I type like an elephant with arthritis.

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no, no You got it all wrong Dafydd !

In reply to: Me too.

You type just fine Mate !
It's when you start typing Welsh that confuses everyone Mischief

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Welsh elephant then.

In reply to: no, no You got it all wrong Dafydd !

I've got hand problems well tendons in my fingers really.

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something similar happened to me yesterday

In reply to: Why have my last two posts disappeared ?

I had a couple of posts that disappeared yesterday but reappeared a bit later and after several screen refreshes. thought it was just me.

did you try a different browser just to verify?

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No renegade I didn't

In reply to: something similar happened to me yesterday

This never happened to me before . I'm using the latest version of FF.
All of my posts before and after this incident have worked fine.
If mine show up later as you suspect, I'll have to have one removed..

P.S. I read a lot of your posts and think you know your stuff and hand out good info.
Thanks for the education that you and the rest of the member's shell out ...

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Never see such issue

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I am using Chrome and Firefox. Half time VPN is on. I never see such issue.
I guess it is browser cache problem. Or Proxy might do the same because of cache sync off

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I've seen this

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Created a post.
Previewed the post....look good.
Marked the thread as email alert and submitted the post.
A few hours latter got an alert.
Noticed my post was missing from the thread.
The next day my post was now in the thread.

Forum filters?

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I thought maybe

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This Noob talks too much LOL .

Bob__B my thank you in my second post includes you too....

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It looks like

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You have tried to add 2 new post to this thread and the filters ate them.

You may have to do some playing around.
Put a post in this thread and see if the filter eats it.
If it does try the same post with a different browser.

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Dare I try again? 5th Browser

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I uninstalled Defender and I purchased Avira for a year to try out.
I am using the Avira Phantom VPN and Avira's Scout Browser . It's chrome based
It took awhile to get the settings right , put it in silent mode to get rid of all of Avira's nags etc....etc.....
SOOOO, Let's see if this post goes through or goes POOF , I think this is the 10th time to try and post,

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In reply to: Dare I try again? 5th Browser

Good to see you back.

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Hi Dafydd ,

In reply to: Success!

It was getting to be irritating
I don't know what happened , yesterday everything was running good ,than Blammo ! things went awry but cleared up later.

Today I was here off and on since 07:30 to oh, he** I don't remember the time ,but all of the sudden
everything disappeared, I watched them get erased ! Mischief So I had a mission and ended up $ 109 ( I forget how much the taxes were ) lighter in my bank account after purchasing Avira Total Security Suite

I was just bragging about Defender yesterday Grin

We'll see if it keeps running

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In reply to: Hi Dafydd ,

I'm running Win 10 with Defender using Chrome and Firefox with no problems. I wonder did the VPN cured it. Could be a bug in Cnet, I had a problem a couple of years ago when I couldn't alert..

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I dunno Mate

In reply to: Strange.

But I have to say my internet is Blazing Fast with this VPN , I don't know if it's true but it is saying that getting Unlimited 422.66 MBPS
This secure browser is Fast as he**

I can deal with this Cool

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That's one he** of a speed.

In reply to: I dunno Mate

Maybe a blessing in disguise?

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It better be

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I'm paying about $10.U.S. for it a month for a year so I had better like it.
Ya know, I had a little conversation with Bob P. yesterday and he said that " I was spoiled " by how I used Defender and have my browser's running tight .
Right after that is when things jazzed up.
I think Bob did it Devil

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The VPN speed

In reply to: I dunno Mate

fluctuates drastically , just now it spiked for a few minutes and was reading 942 .64 MB Secured traffic but mow it's reading 681.67 MB so who knows what speeds I'm getting ?
Maybe that's a part of VPN too Confused

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VPN = more overhead, more variables.

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Not used when speed is the goal. Just like most things, pick 2 from speed, security and low cost.

Post was last edited on April 16, 2017 4:32 PM PDT

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I think it's happening again

In reply to: VPN = more overhead, more variables.

I just messed up but the post just now entered but didn't show in the Real Time Forum.
Anyway, I saw the part about Overhead and More Variables wondered if it's because the VPN signal is from more than one source so it's source heavy ?

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I didn't want you to think

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I wasn't paying attention to your above comment .
I just finished reading a few Very Long and Confusing articles .
I get it now that VPN's aren't for speed and how I lose speed by going through different servers and by maybe traveling to different country's .
The article that was easiest and spelled out in Simple English that even I can understand would be Here

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Spambot got you again Digger.

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(NT) Is that what's happening ?

In reply to: Spambot got you again Digger.

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