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I keep getting this error whenever I tried to make an edit or post a question/answer:

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Yet, my edit goes through. I am not sure why this happens to me and what I can do to fix this. Any recommendations? Google wasn't giving me any exact reason.

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    Have you checked the status pages on the SE network? Also your dev tools console for errors? Maybe you have been receiving time outs? From a quick check on your profile: You are fine and "a model citizen" and not blocked by a ban.
    – kaiser
    Oct 1, 2016 at 22:36
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    I get this kind of errors because my wifi is not very stable. Oct 2, 2016 at 11:11
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    @kaiser The reason for my error was my unstable WiFi. Thank you everyone.
    – J1.
    Oct 2, 2016 at 14:50

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This message is generated by a client side script called post-validation that is called after you have submitted something to the server. The script sets a time-out for hearing back from the server that the submission has been received.

When you are on a slow (or irregular) connection, the script will always time out and you will receive this warning. It doesn't necessarily mean, as you have found, that something actually went wrong.

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  • Yes, this was the issue, thank you.
    – J1.
    Oct 2, 2016 at 14:50

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