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    Closed threads

    If a thread is going to be closed by moderators, maybe they should refrain from posting in the thread after it has been closed. Just sayin'.


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    Re: Closed threads

    Not sure which specific thread you're talking about, but, for me, it is very hard to tell if a thread is closed or not.



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    Re: Closed threads

    I think there needs to be a "garbage" forum, where garbage threads go to die.

    A. It's a good example of what NOT to post

    B. it gets them out of the forums where they were, without people wondering what happened to them


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    Re: Closed threads

    they might have been replying to it or reading it AS it was being closed by another. and since they can post in closed threads, they wouldn't have known the difference.

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    Re: Closed threads

    Quote Originally Posted by thunderdave View Post
    Not sure which specific thread you're talking about, but, for me, it is very hard to tell if a thread is closed or not.
    iceberg strated a troll like thread that was headed off at the pass.

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    Re: Closed threads

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    they might have been replying to it or reading it AS it was being closed by another. and since they can post in closed threads, they wouldn't have known the difference.

    -keep.
    Yep, that's what happened.



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    Re: Closed threads

    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    I think there needs to be a "garbage" forum, where garbage threads go to die.

    A. It's a good example of what NOT to post

    B. it gets them out of the forums where they were, without people wondering what happened to them
    I think I've heard this suggestion before... I was thinking it was under a different name, perhaps?


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    Re: Closed threads

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    iceberg strated a troll like thread that was headed off at the pass.

    -keep.
    Are you speaking in IceBerg-troll language again?

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    Re: Closed threads

    I can't tell if it was closed or not. My mod powers are weaker than others. PLus, I think it should stay open so people can pile on him


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    Re: Closed threads

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Yep, that's what happened.
    No problem ... then I agree with jumbo ... ship it off somewhere else once it is closed.


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    Re: Closed threads

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneAggie View Post
    No problem ... then I agree with jumbo ... ship it off somewhere else once it is closed.
    Can't say I agree about shipping it off. Would seem like more work.

    Perhaps just having a pop-up warning (are you sure you want to post to this closed thread?) that displays anytime someone with rights posts to a closed thread would be sufficient.



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    Re: Closed threads

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    I can't tell if it was closed or not. My mod powers are weaker than others. PLus, I think it should stay open so people can pile on him
    I was ready to pile on when my ability to do so was revoked!


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    Re: Closed threads

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Can't say I agree about shipping it off. Would seem like more work.

    Perhaps just having a pop-up warning (are you sure you want to post to this closed thread?) that displays anytime someone with rights posts to a closed thread would be sufficient.
    That would work too.


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    Re: Closed threads

    Do closed threads not show up the same for Mods as they do for slappys like me?

    I don't even have a quick reply box on a closed thread.


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    Re: Closed threads

    Quote Originally Posted by CyGuy33 View Post
    Do closed threads not show up the same for Mods as they do for slappys like me?

    I don't even have a quick reply box on a closed thread.
    Nope, they show up like any other thread for us, just with a little tiny "closed" button at the bottom. It's pretty easy to miss it.


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