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    I've been running into some issues lately- occasionally, when attempting to make a post on my board, it'll spend twice as long loading and spit out two identical posts- this has happened a number of times and oddly seems to affect my staff the most. It happens regardless of whether a reply is submitted using Quick Reply or through clicking "Post Reply", but it does not happen with every single post.

    I am currently running vBulletin 3.7.2- I can upgrade any time if it would solve the problem.

  • #2
    1) I have seen double posting problems caused by not having a flood check:

    Admin CP -> vBulletin Options -> Message Posting and Editing Options -> Minimum Time Between Posts

    Make sure this is not set to 0.

    2) You might also try disabling the problematic AJAX features (which includes the quick reply):

    Admin CP -> vBulletin Options -> General Settings -> Disable AJAX Features

    3) Email notifications can also cause delays when posting if the mail server is being slow. Try disabling email features to test this:

    Admin CP -> vBulletin Options -> Email Options -> Enable Email features?


    • #3
      Hi Jake,

      I've got a flood check of 30 seconds at the time being.

      I do have all AJAX features enabled at the time being, I will set it to disable problematic features for the time being to see if it affects anything.

      My e-mail features are turned on- although I will hold off making any changes to that until I can see if the AJAX features are the cause.



      • #4
        I've started to get similar issues with 3.8 RC2. Mainly affects staff on post reply. Quick reply seems OK


        • #5
          It mainly affects staff on my site as well- although Quick Reply is more often affected.

          Anyway, disabling problematic AJAX didn't solve the problem, so I am disabling email features. Should that fail to fix it I will move on to disable all AJAX and see where that takes me.


          • #6
            Admins and mods are exempt from the flood check. That may have something to do with it.


            • #7
              That makes sense then- I don't recall ever seeing a double post by non-staff.

              So, next question should be obvious. How do I fix it?


              • #8
                Unfortunately I am out of ideas. I have listed all possible explanations that I can think of based on my experience with this problem.


                • #9
                  Apoligies for bringing back a semi old post but seemed better than making a new thread.
                  I am having the same issues also with double posts and is only happening with Admins.

                  Is the only options available for a solution to disable ajax and then possibly the email replys too? Is there no other fix available?


                  • #10
                    AJAX is the most probable cause. When your connection is laggy or unreliable then AJAX posting can result in double posts.


                    • #11
                      I have the same problem since the update to 3.7.5. But the problem only occurs with the Firefox browser.

                      Everything works fine with Opera.


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