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Is posting in old threads okay
Never! 6%  6%  [ 1 ]
Sometimes. Depends. 56%  56%  [ 9 ]
Always fine 6%  6%  [ 1 ]
I don't care either way/ Texas 31%  31%  [ 5 ]
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 Post subject: Necroposting
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:58 am 
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Thread resurrection. What do you think? Why?

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:59 am 
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I don't think you can ask this question in a brand new thread. You'll need to bring up some old thread and post the poll there. :fyi:

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:20 pm 
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I understand why people do it, they search for a certain topic and find it more convenient to resurrect an old thread than create a new one. The problem is that often few of the people in the original discussion are still here, and sometimes, some of them are actually dead, so they are responding to no one.

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
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I'm not going to answer the question until it's dead. I will then answer Never!

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
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It's a little sad when someone embarks on a campaign of answering questions that were answered five years ago.

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:06 pm 
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especially when that poster is puppeh .... i always smile when i see any of her board names :cloud9:

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
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As someone who once resurrected a 10 year old post about the second confiteor I can not say never :fyi:

I guess the concern is people don't like answering the same questions over and over again, but also sometimes the part of the question you wanted answered wasn't answered on that thread from 10 years ago. So what do you do?

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
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ForeverFaithful wrote:
As someone who once resurrected a 10 year old post about the second confiteor I can not say never :fyi:

I guess the concern is people don't like answering the same questions over and over again, but also sometimes the part of the question you wanted answered wasn't answered on that thread from 10 years ago.

So what do you do?


This question would be answered in the thread title :fyi: It will at least benefit the lurkers.

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:56 pm 
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I have no issue with someone finding an old thread on a subject and asking an additional follow up question. I don't think it is appropriate to add answers to old, long dead and thoroughly answered threads.


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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
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It's a worthless question along with a contradiction in terms. No way to post upon death. Being alive I'm glad to comment via a post.

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
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Zeno wrote:
I have no issue with someone finding an old thread on a subject and asking an additional follow up question. I don't think it is appropriate to add answers to old, long dead and thoroughly answered threads.

I agree with Zeno.

Now maybe she'll ban gherkin. But I really do agree.

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 Post subject: Re: Necroposting
PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:13 pm 
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:fyi: Texas was left out as an option, which is what I would vote.

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