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Having some issues? Something not quite working right? Post your problems here and we'll try and get to them as soon as possible.

13 Jul, 2020 02:06 PM by Daily Kos Staff
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Have a question on how something should work? Ask your question here and we'll help you out.

13 Jul, 2020 11:13 PM by Besame
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Do you have a suggestion? Maybe a feature you'd like to see implemented, or a suggestion on how an existing feature should work. Let us know what you think, we're always glad to hear opinions!

14 Jul, 2020 02:56 AM by elenacarlena
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New "Lazy" Comments Issues

Help! The format of comments has changed and I don't know how to use them well.

Possible questions:

  • How do I do [what I was accustomed to doing in the old-style comments]?

  • How do I see all the comments in a thread?

  • What can I do now with key commands?

You might have others. If so, ask away.

Please feel free to help each other out.

27 Apr, 2020 05:00 PM by Daily Kos Staff
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Community and Moderation Issues [private]

Use this category if you have an issue relating to moderation, problematic user behavior, or bannings.

28 Nov, 2014 04:12 PM by elfling
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DK 5 - Daily Kos Beta: Bugs

Report bugs (or other arthropods) in the DK5 beta at

  • Buttons that do nothing when you press them

  • Unexpected behavior

  • Inexplicable error messages

  • Explicable error messages that appear to be our fault

NOTE: Design issues and How Do I? have their own separate helpdesk categories.

Please include:

  • a URL of the page you were on when it happened.

  • what you were trying to do

  • what happened instead

  • if you tried multiple times and the same thing happened

  • the exact text of any error message if possible

  • The browser you were using

Bonus points if you can tell us if you can do it repeatedly, with the exact steps in painful detail necessary.
Screen shots are sometimes helpful.
Copy/paste the exact text of an error message if you are able.
Please explicitly mention it if you are experiencing the problem on a phone or tablet.

29 Oct, 2019 12:21 AM by Leslie Cummings
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Image Management and Replacement Issues [private]

To ask for replacement of a removed image, please include to the best of your ability:
* the ID of the image you wish to replace/restore (you can get this by right clicking the image_removed image and copying the URL) * a copy of the image you wish to replace at that image location * an accounting of the sources of the elements of the image - the photographer/source/license for any photograph used in whole or part, the artist if it is a drawing or digitally made image. If in doubt about the image source, replacement will not be possible.
Please be patient and be ready to answer questions.