Gary Littlemore
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My topic has been removed. Why?

Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:19 am

Could someone from the admin/moderator team tell me why viewtopic.php?t=236086 has been removed please?
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Re: My topic has been removed. Why?

Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:52 am

Gary Littlemore wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:19 am
Could someone from the admin/moderator team tell me why viewtopic.php?t=236086 has been removed please?

Probably because you already have an open LAMP post ???
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Re: My topic has been removed. Why?

Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:41 am

Not sure what was in the post but usual reasons are:
  • Duplicate
    Against forum rules
    Spam.
Not sure which was the cause here.
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Re: My topic has been removed. Why?

Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:45 am

Thanks James, it might of been for a duplicate post. But the first post, that one is still live was regarding a query and the second post was posted after I'd resolved the issue and I'd posted my 'HowTo'.
jamesh wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:41 am
Not sure what was in the post but usual reasons are:
  • Duplicate
    Against forum rules
    Spam.
Not sure which was the cause here.
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Re: My topic has been removed. Why?

Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:20 pm

Gary Littlemore wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:45 am
Thanks James, it might of been for a duplicate post. But the first post, that one is still live was regarding a query and the second post was posted after I'd resolved the issue and I'd posted my 'HowTo'.
jamesh wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:41 am
Not sure what was in the post but usual reasons are:
  • Duplicate
    Against forum rules
    Spam.
Not sure which was the cause here.

If you solved an issue it is Netiquitte to mark the post as solved and explained how it was solved..........
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Re: My topic has been removed. Why?

Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:07 pm

I can confirm that the post was deleted as a duplicate, duplicates will always be deleted without warning, an assessment will be made which copy to delete, but yeah, the wrong choice in the OP's view can be made. :roll: If a post is marked as [solved], then that can affect the choice.
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Re: My topic has been removed. Why?

Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:23 pm

I'm assuming it's not possible to get the post back and I'd have to repost the 'Howto'?
mahjongg wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:07 pm
I can confirm that the post was deleted as a duplicate, duplicates will always be deleted without warning, an assessment will be made which copy to delete, but yeah, the wrong choice in the OP's view can be made. :roll: If a post is marked as [solved], then that can affect the choice.
unless posts are actually locked they are always "live", in 99.9% the time that is the case for both copies.
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Re: My topic has been removed. Why?

Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:26 pm

Gary Littlemore wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:23 pm
I'm assuming it's not possible to get the post back and I'd have to repost the 'Howto'?
mahjongg wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:07 pm
I can confirm that the post was deleted as a duplicate, duplicates will always be deleted without warning, an assessment will be made which copy to delete, but yeah, the wrong choice in the OP's view can be made. :roll: If a post is marked as [solved], then that can affect the choice.
unless posts are actually locked they are always "live", in 99.9% the time that is the case for both copies.

Mark your original post Solved and post in that post how you solved your issue to help other users ;)
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Re: My topic has been removed. Why?

Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:40 pm

That has been done. :-)
fruitoftheloom wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:26 pm
Gary Littlemore wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:23 pm
I'm assuming it's not possible to get the post back and I'd have to repost the 'Howto'?
mahjongg wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:07 pm
I can confirm that the post was deleted as a duplicate, duplicates will always be deleted without warning, an assessment will be made which copy to delete, but yeah, the wrong choice in the OP's view can be made. :roll: If a post is marked as [solved], then that can affect the choice.
unless posts are actually locked they are always "live", in 99.9% the time that is the case for both copies.

Mark your original post Solved and post in that post how you solved your issue to help other users ;)
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