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sejintenej
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Post by sejintenej » Sat Aug 19, 2006 8:35 pm

Although a long term "inmate" for some reason I noticed as I was about to log off that I wasn't logged in. (Normally I log in automatically but I had cleaned up my hard disk which erased that). Fine, but I had posted a number of messages which duly appeared.

Is this not a loophole - allowing anyone to post even if they are a guest?
It is hard to make a comeback when you haven’t been anywhere.

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Post by englishangel » Mon Aug 21, 2006 6:48 pm

I am logged on permanently at home, but not at work, and if I forget to log in and go to post it asks me to log in.

So it doesn't happen to me, well not at work anyway.
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Post by jtaylor » Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:46 pm

Did the things you posted show up as "Guest" as the username??

The logon info is stored in a local cookie on your machine, which perpetuates the logon.
Can't see any obvious "Guest" posts, but if you can point me to one then I can investigate....

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Post by Mid A 15 » Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:07 pm

I'm ALWAYS asked to log in before I can post.
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