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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby picnic » Mon Sep 17, 2012 12:35 pm

Naughty Rooies. :tongue: :lol: That must be the reason. :twisted: :lol:

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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby Rooies » Mon Sep 17, 2012 12:45 pm

picnic wrote:Naughty Rooies. :tongue: :lol: That must be the reason. :twisted: :lol:



Sometimes it is a good thing to be naughty. It livens up the forum a bit :twisted: Hotels get locked, culling gets locked, bad service gets locked, future development gets locked etc etc. So what is there to fight about? :wall:
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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby bert » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:20 pm

Rooies, were those recent posts or older ones?

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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby Rooies » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:59 pm

bert wrote:Rooies, were those recent posts or older ones?


Recent ones. I have been a member long enough to know where to draw the line. But recently, a lot of post have gone missing without me knowing what was wrong. This is not the end of the world for me. I am here to share my passion for wildlife with other people and not to make a statement to the world.
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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby DuQues » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:26 pm

:hmz: It would help if you set us on track, like where, which topic(s)?
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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby okie » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:05 pm

This evening , I posted under one topic , and when I submitted it , then my post appeared in another , different thread :hmz:
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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby o-dog » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:15 pm

Interesting Rooies...

Not that I really care either but at the beginning of the year I was well over 700 posts and I was brought back down to just over 600. Someone deleted more than 100 of my posts too. As I mentioned I dont mind...I know that I will still get to a 1000 in a year or so!!
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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:18 pm

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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:19 pm

okie wrote:This evening , I posted under one topic , and when I submitted it , then my post appeared in another , different thread :hmz:

Hi Okie

What most likely happened is while you were posting on one topic, that topic was merged with a 'home' topic, or similar topic already on the forum, and your post went along with it.
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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby okie » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:32 pm

Nope < not this time DB . I will send you a pm .
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Next :
3 - 6 Sept 2013 - Punda.
7 - 10 Sept 2013 -Shingwedzi .
11 - 13 Sept 2013 - Balule .
14 - 17 Sept 2013 - Satara .

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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:44 pm

Okie, you are correct, checked the logs, there were no merges of those topics. So, not the result of mod/forum assistants action.
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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby okie » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:03 pm

Spooks :big_eyes:
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Next :
3 - 6 Sept 2013 - Punda.
7 - 10 Sept 2013 -Shingwedzi .
11 - 13 Sept 2013 - Balule .
14 - 17 Sept 2013 - Satara .

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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby bert » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:09 pm

Hi Rooies
The rules by which we operate:

3. Moderators will keep the SANParks forums clean, tidy and easy to read. At the moderators' discretion posts/topics will be edited or removed.

We know that many posts are being removed when we clean long threads to keep them up to date (remove outdated info and the ooos and aaas). I did clean the very long thread on forum problems a few weeks ago for eg. So many post by various members are being removed every week on the forum by the moderators and the forum assistents.
4. At the moderators' discretion, Private Messages may be sent to new members to notify them of any edits to their posts/topics, or a note may be left in the post/topic by the Moderators.

We do this when we see actual postings. When we believe a edit is asked for we might send a PM. If its very rude we do the same . But if we deal with a member staying rude we do decide to remove without sending a PM. Or a very blatant post might just be removed without a PM :wink:

About the postcount.
Posts being removed by us should not affect your postcount, so that is a bit strange and we really dont have
a explanation for this

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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby okie » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:13 pm

bert wrote: :hmz:
3. Moderators will keep the SANParks clean, tidy





Shouldn't it rather read like this bert ?
Tread softly , and let your departure not be spoiled by the damage of your arrival

Next :
3 - 6 Sept 2013 - Punda.
7 - 10 Sept 2013 -Shingwedzi .
11 - 13 Sept 2013 - Balule .
14 - 17 Sept 2013 - Satara .

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Re: Deletion of posts

Unread postby Stark » Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:25 pm

I think I've always gotten a pm when a post of mine was removed/moved/modified, but it isn't a hard and fast rule. I appreciated the heads up all the same.

Methinks that only becomes a policy once rules are officially broken and discipline is being handed out.

Also, Mods have a get out of jail free card in their CoC.

8. Although there are rules with regards to the forum - "Rules for posting on the SANParks Forums" - moderators will use their discretion when it comes to moderation.
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