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Ability for a thread starter to delete the thread

11-28-2008, 09:39 PM
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Ability for a thread starter to delete the thread

This should be considered. It would help control obscene behavior in touchy subjects if the starter of the thread could delete it.
12-10-2008, 12:09 AM
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Originally Posted by brewstermax View Post
This should be considered. It would help control obscene behavior in touchy subjects if the starter of the thread could delete it.
I agree. Lots of posts I make turn out to be doubles, so I have to get corrected instead of being able to remove it myself.

Please arn, add this feature somehow.

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12-10-2008, 01:18 AM
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Good idea. Also would keep down on the amount needed for the server.
12-10-2008, 01:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Paulio View Post
Good idea. Also would keep down on the amount needed for the server.
Wrong. Threads don't get deleted off the server right away. And they take up VERY LITTLE space

This would be a terrible idea, IMO. I say just get some people to moderate the forums. Or just let them CLOSE the threads

Having members with the ability to delete threads is just a terrible terrible idea.
12-10-2008, 01:59 AM
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Originally Posted by rootbeersoup View Post
Wrong. Threads don't get deleted off the server right away. And they take up VERY LITTLE space

This would be a terrible idea, IMO. I say just get some people to moderate the forums. Or just let them CLOSE the threads

Having members with the ability to delete threads is just a terrible terrible idea.
True. So I was being a tad over the top with the whole server thing. It is still true, but only to a ridiculous amount. A really stupid thing to say lol :P ><
but were all guilty of it sometimes.
Re-thinking the idea I have decided that it would be a bad idea. It's not just you who has said something etc.
And having a doubled up thread is not always bad. Sometimes it is good to have a refresh
12-10-2008, 02:31 AM
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Not any thread, just the ones that you created.

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12-10-2008, 02:41 AM
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Not any thread, just the ones that you created.
To be more clear the ones BarringtonSoftware has created...kidding!...Seriously though, you have the knack for double-threading...
12-10-2008, 03:05 AM
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I have done it a few times and even tried editing it to say another random thing don't work

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12-10-2008, 03:18 AM
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This should definitly be implemented. But the power should not be given to members, but the thread starter as mentioned in the OP. Some random person (maybe EDNG? he's got the knack for this kinda thing ) will start deleting random threads with no reason.
I think this should be done with posts as well, so that people can delete their own posts..
12-11-2008, 12:47 PM
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Originally Posted by rootbeersoup View Post
Wrong. Threads don't get deleted off the server right away. And they take up VERY LITTLE space

This would be a terrible idea, IMO. I say just get some people to moderate the forums. Or just let them CLOSE the threads

Having members with the ability to delete threads is just a terrible terrible idea.
I don't think it's necessarily a terrible idea but I do agree with you that we need some moderators.

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