Author Topic: '403 forbidden' error when trying to post a new topic  (Read 492 times)

I have been trying to post a new topic in the Critics' Lounge, and I keep getting a '403 forbidden' error.
I thought it was a thing with my browser, so I tried it on chrome, internet explorer, and links, still didn't work.

I apologize if I posted this in the wrong spot.

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Re: '403 forbidden' error when trying to post a new topic
« Reply #1 on: 13 Oct 2018, 06:33 »
This has happened before..

AGA will sort out...

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Re: '403 forbidden' error when trying to post a new topic
« Reply #2 on: 13 Oct 2018, 11:41 »
Were you using any symbols, like dashes? I recall two or three repeated dashes were causing similar error in the past.

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Re: '403 forbidden' error when trying to post a new topic
« Reply #3 on: 13 Oct 2018, 11:53 »
Yeah, last time it was caused by someone using non standard characters.  Like copy pasting from Word inserting their magic quotes and stuff like that.  I'll send you a PM with my email address, and you can send me the content of the post you were trying to make for debugging.

Re: '403 forbidden' error when trying to post a new topic
« Reply #4 on: 13 Oct 2018, 16:25 »
AGA and Crimsom Wizard: thank you so much, that solved the problem!

I was using triple and double dashes for marking indentations.
(I got into the habit by writing out lists in notepad)