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Jan 8, 2013 08:26 AM

Replies not going to person you are replying to, but to whole thread

This just started today. I try to reply to a specific peson's post by clicking the usual reply area under their particular post, and it LOOKS like it's going to post under their thread, slightly indented as normal, but instead it posts at the bottom of the whole thread, as if a reply to the OP. This not only makes my reply look out of context and hard to understand, it leaves me unable to reply to individual posts within a thread. I've done it several times today to see if it happens in all threads I am replying to, and it does.

Anyone else having this issue?

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  1. I had this yesterday using Internet Explorer. It's a weird quirk. Once you refresh the page You will notice that your post actually did go to the correct place.

    1. A problem like this has been discussed for the past month. As others describe it, initially the post is at the bottom, but when they refresh the thread, they appear in the right place. I could make this happen on IE9. I just tried it with Chrome and had no problem.

      1. Thanks all. I have zero choice of browsers or version here at work (we are still on IE8) so I'm glad to know it's just a visual problem on my end.

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        1. re: rockandroller1

          Hi rockandroller1. Thanks for your report on this issue; unfortunately it's specific to IE only. We're looking into it.

        2. This is driving me crazy too, today.

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          1. re: buttertart

            When this happens, is your reply also missing the link, flag, reply buttons (that normally appear when you mouse-over them)? And does the post appear in the correct place when you do a reload? And are you using IE (8 or 9)?

            By the way, this post appeared as it should. Oh, and instead of a reply link it had a 'thanks for posting' message.

            1. re: paulj

              There's a "link" and an "edit" button.

              1. re: paulj

                It seems to have sorted itself out, and my replies went to the right place when I refreshed.

            2. It happened to me both times I posted yesterday; I thought I'd hit a wrong button or something. I'm using IE also.