Tiny suggestion for alerts

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Jiehfeng, Apr 23, 2013.

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Do you suggest it?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. Jiehfeng
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    Jiehfeng Wu-Wei

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    Finding that out myself.
    I know double, triple posting isn't nice and not allowed, and that's why we've been told to use the edit button.
    Some people like me double post to keep a thread alive so the thread comes on top of all threads from the bottom.
    So, just a little suggestion, just asking, can you put an alert and make the thread unread when someone uses the edit button?
     
  2. Ericthegreat

    Ericthegreat Not New Member

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    This is something I have thought of before, but how often would ppl edit their old post (is this somthing ppl do) and send old threads to the top?
     
  3. Jiehfeng
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    Finding that out myself.
    Sorry I didn't mention, make it get an alert and unread thread when the LAST post of the thread is edited.
     
  4. Black-Ice

    Black-Ice Founder of the Church of Renamon

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    Could be abused for major bumping 24/7 of a thread noone posts in.
    I could sit and edit my post forever and watch it be top.
    Its a good idea, just playing bad cop here
     
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  5. BORTZ

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    Well, i mean its like a business model really.
    If a thread gets used enough and posted in, it stays floating to the top of that forum. (good business)
    If a thread is good enough, the mods ( the government) will bail the thread out and sticky it (tax breaks, bails outs).
    If a thread is bad, uninteresting, whatever, it sinks. (bad business goes out of business). Kinda the point of a forum.

    Thats why double posting isnt allowed, nor why editing the last post should float the topic.
     
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  6. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

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    Pretty sure that's an offense, sonny.