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Delete post

By TimeParadoX
Dec 14, 2006
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  1. You should have a feature where people who posted something can delete it ( Only their post, not others ) because sometimes I accedently double post and instead of having Howard get mad at me we can just delete them :D
     
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Yeah, sometimes I realize that what I posted was actually not relevant or that it actually sounded kind of stupid. That would be a cool feature.
    --kitty
     
  3. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TS Maniac Posts: 545

    Shouldn't the forum software be able to detect if two consecutive posts are identical in content and then delete the first one?

    if (post == BULL****) {
    delete(post);
    }

    Please watch your language on the forums
     
  4. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 2,273

    You're so funny Jesse, you should be a comedian :haha:
     
  5. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TS Maniac Posts: 545

    I still want an answer from someone who knows!
     
  6. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    i think there is a timeout feature or something..
    eg. if you try and click "search new posts" and then a few seconds later "search Today's posts" it tells you to wait a while.. same with when you click on "submit post" button when you finish typing..

    i too fall into the trap of double posting the exact same thing... possibly due to pressing the refresh button a few seconds after i click the submit button when i think the page got stuck, which it hasn't, just the page update was slow..
     
  7. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 2,273

    Yeah I do the same thing N30

    That's why instead of having a mod delete them you could just press a X mark on the post :D
     
  8. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TS Maniac Posts: 545

    Point taken.
     
  9. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

  10. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 2,273

    Actualy rik, Deleting post and deleting threads are 2 diffrent things... I just want to delete post that I accedently double posted but deleting a thread will take all my post including other post by other people ;)
     
  11. N1Hawk

    N1Hawk TS Rookie Posts: 222

    I think deleting your own post is a good idea, because sometimes I'll make a post and think did I say that right?, does it belong here? Why bug a mod to delete the post when we could do it ourselves
     
  12. Teaser261

    Teaser261 TS Rookie Posts: 121

    Cant you use the Edit button and erase or change your post? I'm pretty sure I'v edone that when I realized I said something stupid.:eek:
     
  13. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 2,273

    Yeah.. Well you could always just delete it ;)
     
  14. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    TimeParadoX: I have deleted the posts I think you`re are referring to. Sorry for the delay, but I`ve not been around for a few days.

    Teaser261 is quite correct, the edit button can be used to change a post. However, if a post needs to be deleted, then a quick pm to a mod will usually get it sorted. After all, that`s what we`re here for. ;)

    I don`t think it would be a very good idea for members to be able to delete their own posts as this would have the potential to cause serious problems on the forums.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  15. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 2,273

    Yeah, I didnt think of the problems it could cause

    Also thanks for the deleting of the post! :D

    Glad to see you back and ruling the forums howard ;)
     
  16. Teaser261

    Teaser261 TS Rookie Posts: 121

    Yes, welcome back Howard. Hope you are better. This place is kinda scary when you're not right on top of things.:haha:
     
  17. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 2,273

    Yeah you'll see explosions and abunch of machine guns... then more explosions... then even more explosions... :D
     

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