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    Originally posted by Where'sMyWhite View Post

    Benn there, done that

    as others have noted, copy your unapproved post and repost...
    Just tried that...still stuck in unapproved purgatory! Plus it has typos....sigh.....
    Breast cancer survivor!

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      Originally posted by eclipse View Post

      Just tried that...still stuck in unapproved purgatory! Plus it has typos....sigh.....
      It just worked for me?

      Posts seem to get unapproved if edited only.
      Not all the time, not always as first editing, but when repeat editing.

      Copy the stuck post where it is stuck, in that greenish window.

      Open new posting window and paste.
      Make all your edits now, before posting.
      Post and check it posted as a new post in the thread you are posting.

      Then go to unapproved post and edit and delete and it goes poof.

      Try it again, it may work this time?

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        Originally posted by meupatdoes View Post
        Just did it to me in Current Events.

        I corrected a couple of typos and it went from approved to unapproved.
        This just happened to me in the Current Events forum, and while the post was showing on a green background, now it has disappeared completely.

        Moderator 1 Is my post gone for good or is it in your approval queue? It was in reply to Clanter’s post about Biden’s running mate. Thanks!

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          Originally posted by KellyS View Post

          This just happened to me in the Current Events forum, and while the post was showing on a green background, now it has disappeared completely.

          Moderator 1 Is my post gone for good or is it in your approval queue? It was in reply to Clanter’s post about Biden’s running mate. Thanks!
          It was in the moderation queue. I just approved it.

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            The posts going to the spam folder is my only gripe. I can live with the rest. That is truly frustrating.

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              Originally posted by TheMoo View Post
              The posts going to the spam folder is my only gripe. I can live with the rest. That is truly frustrating.
              It seem to have become worse, now hits more edit tries than it was doing, practically every one this afternoon.

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                This keeps happening to me, too.

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                  The developers just informed me of a change they've made regarding the spam filter, which they believe will help alleviate this issue. Keep us updated. I only had a couple posts in the moderation queue this morning, so that's a good preliminary sign.

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                    Originally posted by Moderator 1 View Post
                    The developers just informed me of a change they've made regarding the spam filter, which they believe will help alleviate this issue. Keep us updated. I only had a couple posts in the moderation queue this morning, so that's a good preliminary sign.
                    I suspect you suffer more than we do bearing the brunt of dealing with all the unapproved posts where we are only annoyed at *our* unproved posts.

                    Thanks again for all you and the developers do
                    Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; John Gilliespie Magee, Jr

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                      Originally posted by Moderator 1 View Post
                      The developers just informed me of a change they've made regarding the spam filter, which they believe will help alleviate this issue. Keep us updated. I only had a couple posts in the moderation queue this morning, so that's a good preliminary sign.
                      I tried editing one post twice and it didn't get unapproved, so maybe that is working now.

                      Also it has only frozen, white page that doesn't change, two times today, one early this morning, one a while ago.

                      A few days ago it was doing that every several page changes, so a big improvement on that also.

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