I can't edit/delete my posts

Whenever I click on the edit/delete icon of my posts, it brings up the logon/password screen, even though I already entered that info to make the post. When i re-enter that info, it says it is invalid. What’s the problem?

No problem. You simply can’t edit your posts. This feature is disabled; we fear it would be abused by a small percentage of the members were it enabled.

ok, but it would be nice if you pust a message that effect instead of the incorrect password message that appears now. It frustrates and wastes time of users like me.

Yeah, it would.

But we just buy the software.

And the techies hate hacking it (which the manufacturer allows and encourages), because it has to be redone each time one upgrades, and we don’t get a lot of tech time anyway from the Parent Corp.

Sorry for your inconvenience.

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your humble TubaDiva

And it’s at the bottom of the read window.

your humble TubaDiva

I’m curious why george, who has been a member since 1999, didn’t see the information listed by Tuba above, before?

[sub]and congrats an your 500th post curious george[/sub]

I didn’t see it because it is small print hard to find. I doubt a lot of people have seen it.

Although I have been a member since 1999, I use this board off and on, and have not used it much lately.

Thanks for congratulating me on my 500th post. I didn’t notice that either. This message board has so much fine print, it’s hard to notice it all.

Don’t miss the clause that mentions putting your immortal soul in hock to Azazel, Belial, and Shub-Niggurath once you’ve registered to post. THAT one gave me pause for a day or two back in July of 1999, let me tell you.

ACK!!! Where was that?! Does that mean my Agnostic Holy Symbol (a question mark) no longer works?!

In any case, I now have a green fuzzy Cthulhu [a present from (former)Roommate] in my car. Maybe he’s trying to tell me something?

Don’t worry, screech, they disabled the soul commitment in the latest update. So long as nobody hacks the board, we’re okay.

Where can I get one of these? I need it to accompany my Nunzillas and my Crystal Skull.

Try here, Lynn. Kinda cute…uh, for Cthulhu, that is.

Thanks, moderators and administrators, for doing such a fine job handling this message board. Your labors do not go unappreciated.

Yup, that’s it!! Local sci-fi store carries them. They were out of the large ones, so he got the larger of the two pictured. Dang, now I’d like to get the itty-bitty one for the dashboard!

Does it come with a “!Silence! Cthulhu Sleeping!” sign?

Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn


Stop giving me ideas. I love it. Now I must make one.

Glad I could help! :smiley:

BTW, Is there anyone who can pronounce Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn without dislocating their jaw? :eek::smiley:

Very amusing stuff here. Thanks for the chuckles.

Per your request, I have deleted all of your posts. If there is anything else I can help you with, feel free to ask. :slight_smile: