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Try following up with another post on the same topic or wait a<br /> few days and introduce a new topic.<br /> <br /> 4) Try - try again.<br /> <br /> Just like the little engine that could, forum participants must<br /> sometimes be persistent and post 2-3 times on a topic, before they<br /> get any response. Factors as diverse as the weather or competing<br /> topics can effect whether or not any particular topic succeeds on a<br /> given day. 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