I posted a question, and someone replied. I want to reply to the guy, but I click "add comment" and "answer your own question" and nothing happens. Someone suggested I have to wait 24 hours; is that correct? Is this a non-traditional forum where you can't reply back to other people's answers?
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Yes, this site is very non-traditional. In fact, most people would not call it a forum at all.
To answer your own question, you should wait 24 hours. However, please don't do that to respond to others on your question. Use comments for that. Answer your own question only if you genuinely have found a solution on your own that you wish to share.
Script was allowed - but the No-Script Plug-In was causing the problem.
I found the solution to the problem below was disabling No-Script http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1362444/dojo-is-not-defined-firefox-3-5-issue
then I confirmed that it was causing the Stackoverflow "Add Comment" problem as well.
Believe me - I had No-Script set to allow scripts from all sites, even though it said it was dangerous. Maybe No-Script hasn't fully adapted to Firefox 3.5.2 yet?
You should note that you need 50 points to add comments. Your account here on Meta only has 1 and the account on SO has 11. That said, if you don't see a pop-up that alerts you to this restriction, I point you to Chacha102's response.
Well - I jumped over to IE to type in this answer. I was original in FireFox 3.5. I have NoScript installed, but have checked the option that says "Scripts Globally Allowed (dangerous)" (which in my opinion is not really dangerous).
I also have Firebug installed in Firefox.
Here in IE - the "Your Answer" box appears and I can type in without clicking anything. In Firefox - I click "Answer your question" and nothing happens.
NOTE: See my new answer below for the "real solution".
I'm having the same issue, but it's a year since this thread was discussed (should I ask a new (identical question if this thread is too old?).
I have NoScript installed, but disabled it and restarted FF. Still no dice. The "add comment" button is "clickable" (the mouse pointer changes), but clicking does nothing -- same goes for the "Answer" button. Asking a new question (and editing it) works just fine.
What else can I try to get this to work? For me, FF 3.6.10