Old threads on new forum ?

By Didou
Feb 11, 2002
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  1. Will the threads from the old forum be moved to the new one ? There were valuable informations in there...

    PS. I know we can access them by going HERE but still, would be more practical if they simply migrated along with the users ;)
  2. Bobes

    Bobes Runner Posts: 60

    Its looking quite unlikely. Wheras when 3DS forum (or just one forum back then I think) was using UBB we simply "upgraded" to Jawbreaker, keeping nearly all user names and posts, this software is on a new server; nothing has been transferred from the old server (apart from the icon at the top I guess). Remember Jawbreaker is no longer in development so Julio can't really call them up and ask for assistance.

    It is unfortunate.
  3. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,606   +287

    Does that mean we are free to copy across important posts under our own usernames? I would suggest quoting the original thread's content but its not easy to do that for a thread that is 80 posts long. :(
  4. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,058   +645

    I don't think bringing entire threads is a good idea, but opening new threads based on old topics should be still good, you could add a link to the old forums too.

    Now, remember that the old forums won't be up forever, since those are in the old server.

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