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I can't see what I type in the question area. I can only see it in the preview box beneath the question area.

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Tried closing your browsers, clearing your cookies and trying again? Which browser and version number would be valuable information if the above does not fix the problem. –  Troggy Dec 1 '09 at 20:42
Remove the white piece of paper that your peer has taped to your screen. –  XMLbog Dec 1 '09 at 20:43
You should totally drop that and try opening your eyes. –  Hilarious Comedy Pesto Dec 1 '09 at 20:45
Which browser are you using? –  Macha Dec 1 '09 at 21:00

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I have seen this when one of the ads along the side hangs my browser (I'm behind a proxy). Other hilarity ensues, like being identified as a robot when I post the answer and having to enter the captcha.

If this happens to you, you can mitigate it by clicking the Stop button in your browser.

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