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A Glitch In One Thread Only?

I'm having trouble opening posts in the thread about cookbook purchases in August. New posts are open when I click into the thread. However, I cannot open a single closed post. I've tried expanding all posts which did work. But I cannot get them to close again. When I leave the thread and return the original problem is there. This does not happen with any other threads.

I just added a testing post and cannot not open that when I return to the thread.


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  1. Good News and Bad News

    Good News;
    Well good new's is it's not just you. I followed your link, my first time so all posts were open, I left to go back to the main board, then re-entered the thread everything was collapsed and I couldn't open any of the posts.

    Bad News;
    You broke the internet!! Ohhhhhhhhhh I'm telling!!! Chow Team!! Chow Team!! Gio broke the site!!!!!

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    1. re: jrvedivici

      Not so fast Junior... I did not break it. <stamping foot and pouting>

    2. I recreated the same problem on IE, Gio. I can open single posts on other threads per usual but that one seems to have a glitch as you note.

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      1. re: grayelf

        Thank you Grayelf.. at least I wasn't dreaming.

        1. re: Gio

          I'm having the same problem with that thread.

      2. Well that's bizarre. We'll look into it, as that's clearly not right. As a workaround you can use the big black plus-sign button to expand the whole discussion; you'll find it just below the original post.

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        1. re: Engineering

          Yes, I had expanded the posts... BTW: I 'm using FireFox.

        2. Just to add to the perplexing situation... the Back button doesn't work on that thread. It's greyed out.

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          1. re: Gio

            Clarification: A return to the thread via the link I posted upthread shows the greyed Back button. However, a return to the thread from my profile page and the Back button works.

            1. re: Gio

              I don't appreciate you sharing my self portrait that I sent you.

              1. re: jrvedivici

                Quite simply, it had to be done. For emphasis you know. Literary license.

              2. re: Gio

                When you click on a link within a post it will usually open a new tab/window, and since the new tab doesn't have any history associated with it, the back button is greyed out. Is that what's happening to you here?

                1. re: Jacquilynne

                  Jacquilynne, OK I understand that about the new tab. But I can't open any collapsed post in that thread.

                  1. re: Gio

                    The inability to open the collapsed posts seems to be a general glitch with that thread. I don't have anything I can tell you on that beyond what Engineering said above -- we can verify that, and it is weird. They'll have to look into it more closely to figure it out -- everything looks normal as far as I can see, but they have much more access to error logs and such.

                    1. re: Jacquilynne

                      Thank you, Jacquilynne. Nothing to do for now but carry on...

            2. I just realized the Recommend button doesn't work in the thread although the Edit and Reply buttons do...

              1. Found the problem: there was something strange in the thread title, and it put the entire page out of whack. I've removed the offending character and it's all right as rain. Thank you for your patience.

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                1. re: Engineering

                  Many thanks E. Indeed everything is right as rain again.

                  1. re: Gio

                    Well Gio let's try to not break the Internet again please!