I carefully defined the problem with all the necessary detail.
Can ATLASSIAN fix this?
Hey Douglas, welcome for your now-second post!
You're absolutely right that the Terms of Service box only appears on first-time posts. I've reproduced the experience you had on a test account and agree that how it works now is frustrating. Community doesn't auto-save your form input (like a Confluence page would for example) so it's quite possible to accidentally wipe out your unsubmitted question.
In my own personal travels around the internet, I use Typio Form Recovery to make those types of text fields persist through an accidental page refresh. There are similar extensions for Firefox and Safari as well. This doesn't help get back what was lost, but can avoid the frustrating experience for you in the future.
We've taken note about the link and will work at getting it to open in a new tab/window by default for future first-timers. Thanks so much for describing in depth and helping make the Community a better place for all!
Daniel | Atlassian Support
When I Go through similar steps now the notice does NOT appear. I assume the notice does not appear because it is no longer my first time opening the "Ask a Question" page.
Atlassian, please fix this for the next first time question asker.
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