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I can't post a new thread, because I can't select a category if I try and put things in "forums".

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bye-cycle (author)2009-02-14

I was (as the others) having the same problem with IE 7. At the suggestion of kelsymh I installed FireFox 3.01. I was able to post my question in Bugs. I tried the refresh in IE 7 but that didn't help either. Does this mean that I should be access Instructables with Firefox from now on, or is this just a temporary glitch??

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Kiteman (author)bye-cycle2009-02-15

Instructables does work better in FF.

Adrian Monk showed me a work-around; if you click on "marketplace" or "feedback" in the first box, then click on "forums", the second menu mysteriously reappears.

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fidgety2 (author)2009-02-11

FOR THE LOVE OF OPRAH BUDDHA ALLAH OBAMA HELP ME!!!!!!! i can't post a fourm topic please fix this soon instructables is my life

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ajleece (author)2009-02-04

i am having the same problem. here is an image

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ajleece (author)ajleece2009-02-10

HELP ERIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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kelseymh (author)ajleece2009-02-04

You're using IE. Is there any chance that you've installed Firefox on your system? If so, could you try again and see if you have the same issue there?

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n8man (author)kelseymh2009-02-05

Or chrome, Chrome is good too.

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TheDunkis (author)2009-02-07

Ditto... I don't have the option of using any other browser except IE so has anyone found a good solution?

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Kiteman (author)TheDunkis2009-02-07

Not that I've heard yet...

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Jaycub (author)2009-02-05

This happened to me. To ge by this I typed the name of the topic in the top line and hit refresh. The topic name was gone and I had to re-type it, but so were the category selector things and it let me through.

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kelseymh (author)2009-02-04

This seems to be a broader problem. See the discussion thread under this topic. I classifed that topic as the author requested, but the author isn't even able to post bug report.

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Lithium Rain (author)2009-01-28
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Kiteman (author)Lithium Rain2009-01-28

If I select "help" as a group, I can select "bugs" as a category. If I select "forums" as a group, there are no categories available to choose from, and it won't let you post a thread if it is not placed in a category.

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skunkbait (author)Kiteman2009-01-30

I've got the same situation going on. I was able to post a forum, but rather than going to "offbeat" (which I wasn't able to select), it listed it as "Community: all". I've tried to edit it, but I can't get anywhere because I can't select a category.

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Kiteman (author)Kiteman2009-01-28

(Try it - maybe it's just a fault at my end)

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shadowninja31 (author)2009-01-28

The same thing happened to me except i posted a forum and i cant see it but others see it but for me it isnt in the forums. i have to go to my profile and then go through my topics and then im there....

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fungus amungus (author)2009-01-28

They appear for me. What browser are you using?

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Kiteman (author)fungus amungus2009-01-28

Firefox. I figured it was a side-effect of the front-page tweaks.

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