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form post not working in asp

I have a simple form that I am sending as a post.
Then on the thank you page, I am trying to get the data using request.form("")
I am not seeing the results.
when I change it to GET, i see the variables in the url bar.

is there something wrong with my form that it's not working?
<form action="thankyouInd.asp" method="post" name="form1" id="form1" >
     <fieldset>

       <h2> Please select an event </h2>
           <input type="radio" name="event" value="878739" id="event_0" />
           Mens Torah Mates Retreat              
          - July 3-7<br />

           <input type="radio" name="event" value="878740" id="event_1" />
           Womens Torah Mates Retreat - August 16-19<br />       
    
 <br />

    <label for="LastName" class="short">Last Name:</label>
    <input name="LastName" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="LastName" maxlength="30" />
    <br />
    <div class="clear"></div>    <label for="father" class="short">First name:</label>
    <input name="firstname" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="father" maxlength="30" />
     <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    <label for="spousename" class="short">Spouse&rsquo;s first name :</label>
    <input name="spousename" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="spousename"  maxlength="30"/>
   <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    <label for="Address" class="short">Address:</label>
    <input name="Address" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="Address" maxlength="50" />
    <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    
    <label for="city" class="short">City: </label>
    <input name="city" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="city" maxlength="40" /> 
    <br /><div class="clear"></div>

    <label for="state" class="short">State: </label>
    <input name="state" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="state" maxlength="20" /> 
    <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    <label for="zip" class="short">Zip:</label>
    <input name="zip" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="zip" maxlength="15" />
     <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    
    <label for="homephone" class="short"> Home Phone :</label>
    <input name="homephone" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="homephone" maxlength="50" />
                              <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    
    <label for="cellhusband" class="short"> Cell :</label>
   <input name="cellwife" type="hidden" class="inputgeneric" id="cellwife" maxlength="50" /> <input name="cellhusband" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="cellhusband" maxlength="50" />    <input name="workphone" type="hidden" class="inputgeneric" id="workphone" maxlength="50" />
   
    <br /><div class="clear"></div>
   
    <label for="email" class="short"> Email: </label>
    <input name="email" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="email" maxlength="50" />
   </fieldset>
     <fieldset>
       <div class="clear"></div>
    <p>Anything else you want to tell us?: 
    </p>
    <label for="otherRequests" class="short">&nbsp; </label>
    <span id="request">
    <textarea name="otherRequests" cols="45" rows="5" class="input" id="otherRequests"></textarea>
  </span>
       </fieldset><br />
<br />
  <label for="button">&nbsp;</label>
    <input name="button" type="button" id="button" onclick="verify();" value="Submit My Application"  class="inputgeneric"/></p>
  <p>&nbsp;  </p>
  <input type="hidden" name="MM_insert"  id="MM_insert" value="form1" />
 </form>

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I've tried
 for each f in request.form()
 	response.write("<p>" & f & " = " & request.form(f) &"</p>")
 next

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rivkamak
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
request.querystring is for get
request.form is for post
request is for either

Did you try
 for each f in request.form
 	response.write("<p>" & f & " = " & request.form(f) &"</p>")
 next

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Is the above on the thank you page?
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rivkamakAuthor Commented:
yes. I tried that code on the thank you page.
Nothing showing up
I tried a regular (response.write()) and it worked.
so the page is loading asp
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I didn't have your 'verify()' javascript so I just put a regular submit button in there.  I also had it post to my generic PHP-GET-POST page to check and then to a page with your ASP code and it worked fine.  I'm not sure your submit method is working.  This is my working version.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
 "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">

<html>
<head>
<title>Untitled</title>
</head>
<body>
<form action="thankyouInd.asp" method="post" name="form1" id="form1" >
<!-- <form action="PHP-GET-POST.php" method="post" name="form1" id="form1" > -->
     <fieldset>

       <h2> Please select an event </h2>
           <input type="radio" name="event" value="878739" id="event_0" />
           Mens Torah Mates Retreat              
          - July 3-7<br />

           <input type="radio" name="event" value="878740" id="event_1" />
           Womens Torah Mates Retreat - August 16-19<br />       
    
 <br />

    <label for="LastName" class="short">Last Name:</label>
    <input name="LastName" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="LastName" maxlength="30" />
    <br />
    <div class="clear"></div>    <label for="father" class="short">First name:</label>
    <input name="firstname" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="father" maxlength="30" />
     <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    <label for="spousename" class="short">Spouse&rsquo;s first name :</label>
    <input name="spousename" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="spousename"  maxlength="30"/>
   <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    <label for="Address" class="short">Address:</label>
    <input name="Address" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="Address" maxlength="50" />
    <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    
    <label for="city" class="short">City: </label>
    <input name="city" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="city" maxlength="40" /> 
    <br /><div class="clear"></div>

    <label for="state" class="short">State: </label>
    <input name="state" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="state" maxlength="20" /> 
    <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    <label for="zip" class="short">Zip:</label>
    <input name="zip" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="zip" maxlength="15" />
     <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    
    <label for="homephone" class="short"> Home Phone :</label>
    <input name="homephone" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="homephone" maxlength="50" />
                              <br /><div class="clear"></div>
    
    <label for="cellhusband" class="short"> Cell :</label>
   <input name="cellwife" type="hidden" class="inputgeneric" id="cellwife" maxlength="50" /> <input name="cellhusband" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="cellhusband" maxlength="50" />    <input name="workphone" type="hidden" class="inputgeneric" id="workphone" maxlength="50" />
   
    <br /><div class="clear"></div>
   
    <label for="email" class="short"> Email: </label>
    <input name="email" type="text" class="inputgeneric" id="email" maxlength="50" />
   </fieldset>
     <fieldset>
       <div class="clear"></div>
    <p>Anything else you want to tell us?: 
    </p>
    <label for="otherRequests" class="short">&nbsp; </label>
    <span id="request">
    <textarea name="otherRequests" cols="45" rows="5" class="input" id="otherRequests"></textarea>
  </span>
       </fieldset><br />
<br />
  <label for="button">&nbsp;</label>
    <!-- <input name="button" type="button" id="button" onclick="verify();" value="Submit My Application"  class="inputgeneric"/></p> -->
    <input type="submit" name="button" id="button" value="Submit My Application"  class="inputgeneric"/></p>
  <p>&nbsp;  </p>
  <input type="hidden" name="MM_insert"  id="MM_insert" value="form1" />
 </form>
</body>
</html>

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rivkamakAuthor Commented:
its something extremely strange. i put the code here:
http://www.oorah.org/shabbatwithoorah/index-individual2.html

the thank you page is blank except for this
      
<%
 for each f in request.form()
       response.write("<p>" & f & " = " & request.form(f) &"</p>")
 next
%>

and i am still getting nothing in return
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rivkamakAuthor Commented:
Is it possible method="post" is case sensitive?
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
You have

<form action="thankyouInd.asp" method="post" name="form1" id="form1" >
<!-- <form action="PHP-GET-POST.php" method="post" name="form1" id="form1" > -->
   
just to be safe, remove the 2nd line.

Then make sure the action is going to
http://www.oorah.org/shabbatwithoorah/index-individual2.html

However, it needs to go to a .asp page and not .html page.    Unless you tell iss to interpret html as asp, I dont' think that will work.  So the page should be http://www.oorah.org/shabbatwithoorah/index-individual2.asp
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
No, method="post" is Not case sensitive.  I can see by looking at the HTTP headers that the info is being posted.  If you put your ASP code above in the middle of the page, you should be able to see what is being posted.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
@Padas, you're posting my version.  PHP-GET-POST.php is my test page for showing everything that is submitted.  The code he posted works.  There's just something about how he is using it.
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hieloCommented:
>> for each f in request.form()
get rid of the parentheses and try again.

<%
 for each f in Request.Form
       response.write("<p>" & f & " = " & request.form(f) &"</p>")
 next
%>

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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
Sorry @DaveBaldwin.  Your right, something is missing here.
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rivkamakAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your help
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