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    Angry Why was I logged off without warning?

    After carefully crafting my first post which took nearly an hour, I was unknowingly logged off and lost everything as far as i know. This is unacceptable behavior.

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    Re: Why was I logged off without warning?

    Hi and welcome, please review the Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct
    The purpose of the Ubuntu Forums is to provide support for Ubuntu. We also want this to be a place where community can develop and we can enjoy one another's company. To achieve this, we strive to maintain an atmosphere that can be enjoyed by all and we ask all members of the community to be respectful at all times. This means please use etiquette and politeness. Treat people with kindness, gentleness and respect. If you do this, the rest of the code of conduct won't need more than a cursory mention.
    You can check the remember me button when logging in.

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    Re: Why was I logged off without warning?

    I've read your legalese but didn't see anything that indicated I would be subject to the discourtesy mentioned above if I couldn't enter my post in some allotted time. I maintain my position regarding cancellation without warning being unacceptable behavior.

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    Re: Why was I logged off without warning?

    Quote Originally Posted by ThunderBill View Post
    I've read your legalese but didn't see anything that indicated I would be subject to the discourtesy mentioned above if I couldn't enter my post in some allotted time. I maintain my position regarding cancellation without warning being unacceptable behavior.
    We have explained our position, what is it you want from us?
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    Re: Why was I logged off without warning?

    It's just the way the forum software works. The solution has been given. Either tick/check the "remember me" box, or compose your post in a text editor before pasting it in to the posting box.

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    Re: Why was I logged off without warning?

    Another option is to take the matter up with the authors and/or maintainers of the forum software. Other than the suggestions that have already been made, there is little point in continuing this discussion.

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    Re: Why was I logged off without warning?

    You only have so many mins to make a post before it times out.
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    Re: Why was I logged off without warning?

    Quote Originally Posted by ThunderBill View Post
    After carefully crafting my first post which took nearly an hour, I was unknowingly logged off and lost everything as far as i know. This is unacceptable behavior.
    Lesson to learn (applicable not just to this forum): Compose your carefully crafted stuff in your own text editor off-line. Then copy pasta here.
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    Re: Why was I logged off without warning?

    Quote Originally Posted by ThunderBill View Post
    After carefully crafting my first post which took nearly an hour, I was unknowingly logged off and lost everything as far as i know. This is unacceptable behavior.
    Many forums have time limts for you to do something on them. You can always use the "remember me" button when logging in.
    Quote Originally Posted by vasa1 View Post
    Then copy pasta here.
    Do we get some kind of meat with the pasta? (BTW, Composing the message offline then copying and pasting is a good suggestion.)
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    Re: Why was I logged off without warning?

    Quote Originally Posted by lisati View Post
    ...
    Do we get some kind of meat with the pasta? ...
    We get what we pay for. Nothing more, nothing less, nothingspecial
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