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After typing in an answer to a question, Stack Overflow ran off to verify my ID with Open ID, opening a new page that asked the appropriate questions, letting Google verify who I was etc...

And then nothing!

My text was gone (sigh).

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And here I was, thinking this was the first case of a SO related firing :D – Pëkka May 27 '10 at 21:14
if(openIDChecksOut()){ fireEmployee(); } – Ólafur Waage May 27 '10 at 21:35

That's why I do a select and copy whenever I leave the page. If my imperishable words perish, I can always paste them back in again.

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We are working with Stack Overflow here, not Lotus Notes. I expect better. – Earlz Apr 27 '10 at 20:46
You should totally drop that and try jQuery. – uɐɯsO uɐɥʇɐN Apr 27 '10 at 22:14
@Earlz: I may have lower expectations of any web-based application than you do. – David Thornley Apr 28 '10 at 13:24
Although this answer is not very satisfying, it is in fact the most correct response. It's something that you should train yourself to do. It's not uncommon for this to occur, and the sooner you pick up the habit, the less frustrated you will become. – beska May 27 '10 at 21:23

We now save drafts for anonymous users upon click of LOG IN and re-associate them after they have logged in.

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