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#1 Unholy Prayer

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Posted 03 August 2006 - 10:10 AM

Ok, there are only two things wrong with the poll system I am currently using is that users can vote more than once. 

1. Users can vote more than once.  All they have to do is refresh the page.
2. Everytime I refresh the page, the POST DATA prompt comes up.

How do I fix these problems?  You can see my poll system at my newly launched website:

#2 onlyican

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Posted 03 August 2006 - 10:29 AM

the code snippit checking if they have voted needs to be on that page before the mysql query

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#3 tomfmason

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Posted 03 August 2006 - 10:34 AM

You could add some kind of session variable. After they vote then you can do something like this

//your poll code
//if vote is sucessful 
$SESSION['voted'] = "true";

Now you can place this at the top of your poll form
if ($_SESSION['posted'] == "true") {
   echo "You may not vote twice";

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