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June 15th, 2008, 11:24 PM #1Edit Disabled
question about the ABW forum...
superCool has looked at the rules and can't find any rule about editing your own posts. superCool edited a post to add a missing detail and while he was editing, someone else posted a message to the same thread. superCool's edit button is now missing from all of his posts. this happened one other time and superCool thinks he might have tripped some type of post-reply edit alarm. ??
is there some type of rule that says you can't edit a post after someone else has added another comment? if so, how does this work?
superCool would not materially change a post he made, but has seen people on other forums do this. does ABW try to prevent this type of thing?
superCool thanks you
superCool is off to take a little 7-hour nap
June 15th, 2008, 11:26 PM #2
ok that's weird - now superCool's edit button is back - was superCool hallucinating? (it's happened before)
June 15th, 2008, 11:27 PM #3Originally Posted by superCool
June 15th, 2008, 11:42 PM #4
I was thinking it was 15 minutes, but it's some short period of time.
Editing your posts is something that should be done as little as possible. If you add much or drastically change it, those who have already read it will miss out. It's usually best to just post a new response with the additional/updated information. If it's significant enough, a moderator may go back and edit the original post for you.
June 15th, 2008, 11:45 PM #5Originally Posted by MichaelColey
June 16th, 2008, 11:45 AM #6
I thought it was 30 minutes. If you want to email me I can edit your post.
June 16th, 2008, 11:50 AM #7
June 16th, 2008, 04:22 PM #8
- Join Date
- July 10th, 2007
The time period may be slightly longer for those who refer to themselves in the third person.
June 16th, 2008, 07:46 PM #9
that might be true trailhub...superCool is fixin ta test this out further
thanks for the replies everyone
superCool is off to edit a post
here's my edit
editted again just seconds later (??)
editted again just seconds later - odd this feature is
Last edited by superCool; June 16th, 2008 at 07:53 PM. Reason: testing again
June 16th, 2008, 07:51 PM #10
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Reading posts written in the third person is annoying... fyiDeborah Carney
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June 16th, 2008, 08:48 PM #11
It is 30 minutes.Continued Success,
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July 13th, 2008, 10:17 PM #12
Originally Posted by Haiko de Poel, Jr.
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Can you make mine 2 years ? This benefits the community. Do I need to be a mod for this ?
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