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    A technical glitch?

    I can't seem to reply to a post.
    This is the error message:
    "The message you have entered is too short. Please lengthen your message to at least 1 characters."
    Last edited by tzfujimino; 31-Oct-2020 at 08:05.

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    Re: A technical glitch?

    If your post is completely contained within the quote box, you will receive that message. If I do all the corrections within the quote box and have nothing to add outside it, I simply put a dot after the box, like this:

    I is am happy.
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    Typoman - writer of rongs

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    Re: A technical glitch?

    p.s., where I put the dot, some people prefer to write 'See above'.
    Typoman - writer of rongs

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    Re: A technical glitch?

    Thank you, Piscean.
    The problem has been solved.

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    Re: A technical glitch?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    p.s., where I put the dot, some people prefer to write 'See above'.
    Or, if we're feeling particularly cagey, we may type a few random letters and color them white.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: A technical glitch?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Or, if we're feeling particularly cagey, we may type a few random letters and color them white.
    I regularly look for secret messages!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A technical glitch?

    I have got that message if I simply posted an emoticon.

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    Re: A technical glitch?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I have got that message if I simply posted an emoticon.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A technical glitch?

    Just tested that out. It was OK for me with just an emoticon.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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