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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by greatkingrat » 12 Nov 2015, 20:37

It seems there is a time limit for deleting posts - the option comes up for a post I have just made, but not for one made this morning.
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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by A Challenge » 13 Nov 2015, 07:22

GuyBarry wrote:Actually, I don't seem to be able to delete posts in this thread either. Has the facility been withdrawn completely?
I hope it hasn't been removed, but judging by Great King Rat:
greatkingrat wrote:It seems there is a time limit for deleting posts - the option comes up for a post I have just made, but not for one made this morning.
it is only last post in the topic that can be deleted.
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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by GuyBarry » 13 Nov 2015, 07:55

A Challenge wrote: it is only last post in the topic that can be deleted.
That was always the case before. Now I don't seem to be able to delete any posts at all.

EDIT: For example, I originally made this post less than a minute ago, and there's no option for deleting it.
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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by A Challenge » 13 Nov 2015, 08:30

GuyBarry wrote:
A Challenge wrote: it is only last post in the topic that can be deleted.
That was always the case before. Now I don't seem to be able to delete any posts at all.

EDIT: For example, I originally made this post less than a minute ago, and there's no option for deleting it.
I have never needed (up to Where Am I? #3) so I didn't realise that you couldn't delete posts up to then, and I thought you couldn't anyway in the 'Zone 5 - Quizzes and Games' forum.
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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by tubeguru » 13 Nov 2015, 09:33

This is interesting, as when I looked at users' permissions before the upgrade I am certain that there was an option for "can delete own posts". There is now no such option that I can find.
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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by moley » 13 Nov 2015, 10:02

We can set a time limit for deleting posts. It's currently 0 which means you should always be able to delete your own posts.
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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by GuyBarry » 13 Nov 2015, 11:28

Shouldn't 0 mean you can never delete your own posts? You need a time limit of infinity...

Anyway, whatever it means, I still can't delete any posts!

EDIT: Oh, it seems I can delete my posts in "Off Topic Chat", but not in this forum or in "Quizzes and Games". Will someone please explain the criteria?
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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by moley » 14 Nov 2015, 01:11

GuyBarry wrote: EDIT: Oh, it seems I can delete my posts in "Off Topic Chat", but not in this forum or in "Quizzes and Games". Will someone please explain the criteria?
It should only be Quizzes and Tumbleweed where users cannot delete posts - this is to stop people cheating.

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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by GuyBarry » 14 Nov 2015, 08:08

OK, thanks (and apologies for my comments in the Off Topic forum).
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Re: Forum Upgrade

Post by RobbieM » 01 Dec 2015, 19:46

tubeguru wrote:
moley wrote:Get TubeGuru to agree and I'll update it before the year is out.
This is a rather strange thing to ask me to agree to, having upgraded the forum and changed the names of all the sections without asking me to agree to it ... :lol:
So do you agree to it? :D
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