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Is there a site buggie that is causing obvious replies to specific posts within a thread to go unthreaded and land at the bottom of the thread instead of in response to post to whom they are actually responding?

Cases in point:

On the current WFD thread, I asked Harters the following:

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/9731...

His response went here, further down the thread:

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/9731...

When I asked if he had responded to me, his response was also unthreaded.

Also, on this thread, jrvedivici had asked who Sam F. was:

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/9733...

The response was further down the thread as a standalone post:

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/9733...

Not sure if that's caused by the responder hitting the wrong "reply" button or not (i.e., replying to the original post in the thread instead of the reply button for the person they wish to respond to), but I've noticed it several times throughout the past few weeks on various threads.

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  1. I'd noticed that also and wondered the same as you. Any of the people who've had their replies go misplaces care to weigh in. Some of those threads, esp. for those of us who lose the expanded versions if we try to post a second time, are confusing enough without trying to figure out who/where the reply should have been.

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    1. re: c oliver

      Harters just noted it on the WFD thread I linked in the original post, saying he was SURE he was responding to *my* response, and it ended up unthreading and posting as a reply to the original post.

      And tcamp has another similar thread as mine on Site Talk about unthreaded responses.

      So there are definite gremlins in the works @ CH Software Central.

    2. Sorry, I guess I didn't recognize the term "unthreaded" when I made my own post on this problem. Great examples of what is going on.

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      1. re: tcamp

        tcamp, your post was actually before mine - I just didn't see it as I had several windows open trying to linky-link the WFD thread back here as examples. :-)

      2. Okay, the last few posts here are clearly misdirected.

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/973436

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        1. re: c oliver

          Yes, I just noticed this problem on that thread. And the poster is a CH vet, who would have been posting replies to individual comments, not the OP's opening discussion.

        2. This has been happening to me the last couple of days.

          1. Melpy's responses on this thread appear to be de-linked from the original posts they were responding to.
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/973436

            1. Wot Linda said about the What's for Dinner thread.

              'Tis weird shit.

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              1. re: Harters

                'Tis a Friday, Harters. Things get wonky on Fridays, I guess.

              2. Thanks for the reports--we're aware this is happening in IE and are working on it. Is anyone experiencing this in a browser other than IE? If so, could you reply with specifics about your browser and operating system?

                Thank you.

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                1. re: DeborahL

                  Chrome Version 34.0.1847.116 m using OS Windows 7 here at work and at home on my laptop.

                  I *have* noticed it doesn't seem to be happening with my responses, so perhaps it is just an IE issue, as I think Harters uses that as his browser. (I think)

                  1. re: DeborahL

                    I'm not techy enough to adequately respond but I have a Samsung Chromebook with Chrome (obviously?) as my OS. And I don't seem to be having the problem either.

                    1. re: DeborahL

                      I can see the error in Firefox. But I don't seem to have any trouble responding in-thread.

                    2. It looks like Internet Explorer is choking on some of the changes we made earlier this week and failing to specify which post you're trying to reply to. We're looking into the issue and will try to get a fix out as soon as we have it. As far as I'm currently aware, posting from any browser other than Internet Explorer should serve as a workaround in the mean time. Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience.

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                      1. re: Engineering

                        Johnny (or Juney) or on the spot!

                      2. This is tentatively fixed. Please let us know if any of you are still encountering the problem or any other issues replying in Internet Explorer.

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                        1. re: Engineering

                          ::::High Five:::: Hopefully the IE users are back amongst the threaded posters. :-)

                          1. re: LindaWhit

                            Let's see if it works here.

                            (EDIT: Seemingly so. Thanks, Engineering)

                          2. re: Engineering

                            Still happening to me in Chrome.

                            I posted this in reply to a 3rd level post.

                            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/9736...

                            1. re: tcamp

                              Hi tcamp.

                              Your reply on this discussion appeared in the correct "threaded" position, so I'm not sure what happened on the linked thread you noted.

                              I'm posting in Chrome, Windows 7, here and it appears to be working correctly.

                              1. re: DeborahL

                                The problem is quite intermittent, unfortunately for diagnostic purposes. The post I linked was an example of where I replied to a sub-post but my response ended up attached to the main post.