Help how to post parts wanted

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  1. Gay Laster

    Gay Laster Registered User
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    Mar 9, 2015
    I am not sure what is going on with the prefix , no mater what I select ,I get a no match. After completing my message on what I am looking for, I try to Post and I get a notice that I have to have at least one Tag. I do not know what that means or where I find them. Help
  2. FDelGreco

    FDelGreco Registered User
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    Aug 28, 2000
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    I'm having a similar problem. I get an error message no matter what I do.

  3. Tom McIntyre

    Tom McIntyre Technical Admin
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    Aug 24, 2000
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    I will guess you are trying to use this forum Parts Wanted

    There are only 3 prefixes assigned to that forum. They are clock, torsion and watch. You must pick one of those from the drop down list.

    In testing the behavior, I discovered that the prefix requirement had been removed and the requirement to use a tag was added. I am old enough that I could have done that and forgotten, but I have now put it back to what I intended.

    The idea is to combine several parts wanted areas into one forum with the ability to view a subset of the requests by selecting the prefix. For that to work you need to assign a prefix when you post the request. I also just added a help prefix for those situations where the person does not know what they want.

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