For some time now (months), I've been unable to add a new poll to any Hub. The capsule ponies up properly, text enters the way it should, but when I hit SAVE, then:
1. The Headline pops up nicely.
2. Nothing else happens except that the "loading" indicator runs...and runs...and runs. Presumably "forever", though I've not let it go for more than an hour at a tie--with no results.
Tried on four different browsers (IE8, IE9, FireFox, Chrome), same result.
We have satellite Internet only, limited bandwidth, but previously (at least through the end of 2010), polls loaded just fine.
Looks like a bug. The data you've entered into the poll capsule actually is saved properly, so if you simply refresh the hub editing tool (or save and edit again), the poll capsule will be there.
We should have this fixed in the next day or two.
Thanks for the report!
Tried adding a poll on an old hub and getting the same result as you.
Tried only Chrome so far.
Hm. Guess I'll go try that.
Glad to hear you're on it at any rate. Got boo-coo polls popping through the brainpan...ever since I found out I couldn't have 'em! LOL!
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