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Discussion in 'HouseRepairTalk Website Help' started by nealtw, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. Feb 25, 2013 #1

    nealtw

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    New threads are a problem for new members, they find a thread that is simular to their problem and add to it. Why not put a new thread button right beside the reply button and link it to the same forum
    With a little note there about not adding to old posts with new problems.:trophy:
     
  2. Feb 25, 2013 #2

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    It is bothersome. Plus I keep thinking that Nestor is back, LOL!
    Worse yet, I don't bother looking at post that have numerous replies thinking that the problem is being well taken care of.
    I also don't bother scrolling down on post that are months/years old.

    It's best to start a fresh post so we can see that it is a new post & hasn't been beat like a dead horse.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2013 #3

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    It's hard not getting angry at people but new people just don't understand, so let's make it easier.
     
  4. Feb 27, 2013 #4

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    Let me see what I can do.
     
  5. Feb 27, 2013 #5

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    It's likely a problem on the other sites too.
     
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    I'm seeing what can be done.
     
  7. Jun 1, 2013 #7

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    Just wondering?
     
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    How's that working out for ya?
     
  9. Jun 1, 2013 #9

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    1. wondering - showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"
    inquisitive, questioning, speculative
    curious - eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns); "a curious child is a teacher's delight"; "a trap door that made me curious"; "curious investigators"; "traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers"; "curious about the neighbor's doings

    Sometimes it's productive:)
     
  10. Jun 1, 2013 #10

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    This can get you arrested if your not carefull..
     
  11. Jun 1, 2013 #11

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    a teacher's delight Dosn't apply either
     
  12. Jun 1, 2013 #12

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    Is it possible to automatically "lock" a post after X months of inactivity, that will prevent users from piggybacking on a dead posting?
     
  13. Jun 3, 2013 #13

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    That would fix most of it. But sometimes people just want to inquire as to the results for OP which would be a legit posting.
     

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