My browser has stopped showing threads I haven’t read and I do not have open envelopes anymore. Is it my computer?

The New Threads feature uses your last login time to judge whether the thread is new or not. Try using the QuickLinks “Mark Forums Read” button to set the status of all the forums to ‘Read’. Then wait a while and see if you get open envelopes again.

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When I use the quote symbols it is writing the WORD quote! WHY???

This is normal behavior for this bulletin board. The software will translate the markup codes you insert and display them as you would expect. Quote: For instance, surrounding text with the /Quote markup will show the quoted text in a green box. You can type these simple markup codes yourself, or highlight some text and use the little yellow quote...

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When I post on reply the icons are up top but when I hilight and click NOTHING happens. Ditto for spell check, extras and quick links on green bar.

Try closing your browser (close all the webpages and the entire website). Then try again. If this is still a problem, send an email to support@askmags – be sure to include as much detail as possible. The more details we have the faster we can get your issue resolved.

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When I click quick reply, the box comes up with previous post and bunch of words in it? Is that normal?

With Quick Edit, a click on the Edit button in a post will open an editor within that post via AJAX if the visitor’s browser is compatible. Users may use the full editor by clicking the ‘Go Advanced’ button in the inline editor. Perhaps you clicked on the Quote Reply button which is to the left of the quick reply. It will bring up the text of the message you are replying to with /Quote marks around it. By contrast,...

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