The formatting for me suddenly changed to be 8pt-ish, some time yesterday evening. But it posts up OK, in the former default of 12pt-ish. It's still the same now. (Oh - and I've just typed enough to realise it doesn't text-wrap, either.)
Ah! - one change around that time was a Windows XP update (from which I haven't yet done the necessary re-start. Will try that soon.)
BTW: the bit in the posting above that (for me) scrolls off to the right, says: "It's stopped text-wrapping"!
20 mins later (and still no re-start) I have text wrapping back.
Re-started after Windows update. No change - the style I get when I type in the response box is like 'Pre-formatted'.
I've got the small type issue too. Happened yesterday morning for me. I thought I'd hit some Alt button combination on my browser by accident.
I'll bring this to ModMan's attention. Maybe some change was made that explains the small text. (My text wraps OK).
Modman reports that he can reproduce the issue of small text size in the Post a Answer box. I am also seeing a problem with text formatting.
If I want a portion of my text to be bold or another such style, I can no longer select a portion of the line and format it. When I do, the entire paragraph is assigned that style. To bold the above word, I had to place it in its own paragraph, select bold, then delete the paragraph break to put it back with the reist of that paragraph.
Oh yeah, I'm using Internet Explorer 8.