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Lost post due to login timeout and other problems

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by jaanton, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. jaanton

    jaanton Roadster NA #1026

    Jun 25, 2010
    Oakland, CA
    Hey, Grrr... I lost a nice post due to login timing out. Logged back in and got the url...

    Tesla Motors Club - Enthusiasts & Owners Forum

    which was a blank page. Refresh - nothing.

    Went to my profile to see if it was saved - nothing I could find, clicked on 'view articles' and it says 'you do not have permission to access this page.' Love it! Can't see my own articles.

    Frustration high. Walk away. Best thing.
  2. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

    Nov 28, 2006
    Stanford, California
    That link won't work out of context. "Articles" are a different feature which is turned off for normal users at the moment. You were making a "post". There is an auto-save feature or sorts, so maybe some of your post is still floating around.

    Try going back to the thread, which from your link I can figure was here: . Click "Reply to Thread". In the bottom left corner of the editor box, you may see a button that says "Restore Auto-saved content". Click that. Hopefully there's still some of your post there.
  3. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

    Apr 2, 2010
    Ottawa, Canada
    As a general tip, if you're doing a long typing session, copy it out to Notepad before you click Submit. It's a very common problem with web browser-based editing.

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