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About deleting threads

03-12-2009, 01:15 PM
#1
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Sweden
Posts: 29
About deleting threads

I think TouchArcade shuld make an option so the one who started a thread could delete himself and don't have to report or ask a moderator for help

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i1337

DO'H
03-12-2009, 01:19 PM
#2
and edit thread name and move our own threads

03-12-2009, 01:38 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Sweden
Posts: 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by ibelongintheforums View Post
and edit thread name and move our own threads
Yeah, that would be really good

i1337

DO'H
03-12-2009, 02:57 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 686
Recipe for chaos
03-13-2009, 01:14 AM
#5
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 1,351
Moving and deleting threads should be reserved for mods. What if someone thinks "My thread is not games related, but because I want it to get more viewers, I post it in the Games forum". Then the mod moves it to the Lounge because it doesn't belong in the Games forum... And then the topic starter moves it right back?
That wouldn't be good.

Also, when it comes to deleting... If I start a topic and 50 people reply to it, would you like it if I not only remove my first post, but also all the posts that the other people made? Maybe these can be very informative to other people. If someone spends time writing a long and useful post, it wouldn't be fair to that person if the topic starter would simply remove all of it if he/she has the answer he/she was looking for, or simply if he/she doesn't like the reply.

Stefan
03-13-2009, 02:17 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Sweden
Posts: 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by spmwinkel View Post
Moving and deleting threads should be reserved for mods. What if someone thinks "My thread is not games related, but because I want it to get more viewers, I post it in the Games forum". Then the mod moves it to the Lounge because it doesn't belong in the Games forum... And then the topic starter moves it right back?
That wouldn't be good.

Also, when it comes to deleting... If I start a topic and 50 people reply to it, would you like it if I not only remove my first post, but also all the posts that the other people made? Maybe these can be very informative to other people. If someone spends time writing a long and useful post, it wouldn't be fair to that person if the topic starter would simply remove all of it if he/she has the answer he/she was looking for, or simply if he/she doesn't like the
reply.
I meant more like if u have a thread nobody likes, so if it were started like 2 months ago and only got 1 or 2 replies, then there could be like a switch that tells u that u can delete ur thread , but this were only a suggestion

i1337

DO'H
03-13-2009, 02:19 AM
#7
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 1,351
Yes and all suggestions are welcome, it's cool if people try to think along and make the forums a better place.

If a thread doesn't get replied to, it will move back away from the first pages, and nobody will "care" about it anymore. Old topics are "forgotten" and people don't really care about wether they're there or not. Personally I wouldn't mind, but if you want your topic removed you can ask a moderator. (But I understand your point here, to save the mods some work you could do it yourself)

Stefan
03-13-2009, 02:36 AM
#8
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Sweden
Posts: 29
Yeah, just what I were thinking

i1337

DO'H
03-13-2009, 08:11 AM
#9
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 4,176
Quote:
Originally Posted by kiyawN View Post
I think TouchArcade shuld make an option so the one who started a thread could delete himself and don't have to report or ask a moderator for help

TouchArcade ROCKS
+1

I wish there is an option. BUT what happens when you accidentally press the button??