Trying to enter contest

Tried earlier today….and it said that it posted. But I don’t see it. Tried to do it again and it said it was a duplicate post.

I’m not that worried about it. I am the unluckiest person ever anyhow. But it doesn’t seem to be working right. Just FYI.

Thanks

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  • harmjr

    Premium Member
    10 January, 2019 - 8:53 pm

    <p>Your not alone I had the same issue. I just sent Paul something on the contact us.</p><p>I think it may be traffic.</p>

  • Jhambi

    10 January, 2019 - 9:35 pm

    <p>Same here. I'll try again tomorrow.</p>

  • lyty

    10 January, 2019 - 10:13 pm

    <p>me too</p>

  • MCimino

    Premium Member
    10 January, 2019 - 10:45 pm

    <p>I have the same issue. I clearly posted around 2pm and the post is now gone. </p>

  • mediamad

    10 January, 2019 - 11:06 pm

    <p>I also experienced this exact same thing in the hardware contest. </p>

  • robarber544

    10 January, 2019 - 11:58 pm

    <p><em style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Surface Go</em></p><p><em style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Surface Headphones</em></p><p><em style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Ugly Windows sweater (Extra-Large)</em></p>

  • 2ndsteel

    11 January, 2019 - 4:47 am

    <p>I tried earlier today and could not post.</p>

  • carlvincent

    Premium Member
    11 January, 2019 - 7:09 am

    <p>I've got to join the MeToo crowd here. I made a second post this morning by changing what I wanted to win. It too has disappeared. </p>

  • Orin

    11 January, 2019 - 7:17 am

    <p>Same issue here. I just contacted thurrott.com support. I tried once last night, once this morning. Both times in Chrome. Both comments don't exist.</p><p><br></p><p>Now I've tried with Internet Explorer and I get this message:</p><p><br></p><p>"Duplicate comment detected; it looks as though you’ve already said that!"</p><p><br></p><p>However, there's no visible comment.</p>

  • Brad Sams

    Premium Member
    11 January, 2019 - 7:34 am

    <p>These are getting caught up in spam…likely from the massive influx of the same comments over and over again.</p><p><br></p><p>Posting them now…and will do so right after the contest ends as well.</p>

    • Orin

      11 January, 2019 - 8:00 am

      <blockquote><a href="#395464"><em>In reply to brad-sams:</em></a></blockquote><p>Thanks Brad, I'm seeing my comment now.</p>

    • bharris

      11 January, 2019 - 9:12 am

      <blockquote><em><a href="#395464">In reply to brad-sams:</a></em></blockquote><p>Thanks Brad. Both of mine showed up so I deleted one</p>

  • nashtek

    Premium Member
    11 January, 2019 - 3:42 pm

    <p>Yes, my comment too seems to have vanished. </p><p><br></p><p>Just one more data point for Paul. Giveaways and contests are terrible to administer, no one appreciates the work involved, and someone will always be unhappy with the results. Wait a minute…. that sounds like just another day in IT. Thanks to Paul, Brad and the rest for being willing to deal with the headache.</p>

  • accessjunky

    Premium Member
    11 January, 2019 - 4:41 pm

    <p>Another disappearing post to add for one from about half an hour ago. I thought it might be because I'm in the UK – but I have a friendly father-in-law in the US whose address I will use 🙂 in the unlikely event that I should be fortunate enough to win.</p><p><br></p><p>Either way, thanks to Paul for his time and effort in making this happen.</p>

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