locking topics more then like...

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by DJPlace, May 13, 2011.

  1. DJPlace
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    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    i am wondering if you guys can save space like that. i found someone bumped an 8 year old topic and i asked why he bumped it. so yeah... do you guys reconsdier that or no? i'm just saying not asking
     
  2. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

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    It's the standard topics can always be relevant thing. Locking threads just for the sake of locking would defeat 75% of the purpose for a search function.
     
  3. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolfdog™ ☠️Grunt☠️

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    Too much work for no real pay in the end. If someone bumps something stupid, just report it and move along
     
  4. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    Being completely serious here, I hadn't even thought of that.
     
  5. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

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    We decide which necro-bumps to close and which to leave open on a case-by-case basis.
    (so long as it gets noticed)
     
  6. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

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    I dont see any problem with thread bumping as long as you don't bump just for the sake of bumping.
    if you have something constructive to post in an old thread, why shouldnt you allowed to post?
     
  7. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

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    Bumping an old thread at least shows that you've searched for an answer before making a new thread.
     
  8. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    And locking it wouldn't save any noticeable amount of space (except via unlinking). Removing it would, but then again old threads sometimes hold great info.
     
  9. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 3

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    It's fine as it is. If a bump is useless it can always be removed, and leaving threads open mean they're still open for people to post and ask a valid question.
     
  10. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    Like why they can't play GBA games on an R4. XD
     
  11. DSGamer64

    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

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    Instead of locking topics because two people are arguing or a bunch of trolling/flaming is going on, suspend the offenders and delete their posts so that people who actually have something worthwhile to say can contribute.