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Old 12-03-2010, 07:56 AM   #31
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More thoughts regarding Zero Reply [SOLVED] threads. A [SOLVED] tag does not prevent others from contributing to the thread. I did consider adding my thoughts on why the problem occurred and why the solutions worked. That may have simulated further discussion, thus adding replies to the thread. I didn't because it wasn't all that relevant to fixing the problem.

I tagged my one post thread as [SOLVED] because it was solved. I also think most folks when presented with a page of thread subjects on a search they are more likely to open those marked [SOLVED] first. If a thread is tagged [SOLVED] then why worry if it has zero replies.

What matters most to me at least is that someone got something useful out of that post. A reply is not needed.

Edit: An advanced search for zero replies prefixed with [SOLVED] shows only three. A search for any prefix with zero replies showed 600.

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Old 12-04-2010, 06:18 AM   #32
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Back to 0-replies marked "[SOLVED]":

I re-ran my search on "[SOLVED]" & "At Most" "0" Replies. I found 89 more dating back as far as 09-04-04: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...mounts-226693/
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There are only 3 because, after asking permission, I systematically went through the list & "fixed" them. The one remaining from 2004 is there because, based on his other postings, I am not sure of how phrase a friendly (I like the guy) reply. The other 2 I haven't noticed yet because I haven't run my search recently.
 
Old 12-04-2010, 07:16 AM   #33
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OK. Sorry in advance if this bothers anyone and I am not directing this at anyone, but... Why do [SOLVED] zero reply threads need to be fixed? Sounds more like a numbers game to me.

Why not just have Zero Reply Threads exclude threads with the [SOLVED] prefix.
 
Old 12-13-2010, 10:38 AM   #34
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I systematically went through the list & "fixed" them.
Note that I said "fixed", not fixed. Or to be super correct, I said '"fixed"', not 'fixed'. I did that to indicate my recognition that there is a difference of opinion here, & that this is almost trivial enough to be a matter of taste. Please let's acknowledge that we differ, drop the matter, & go on to more productive things. TIA.

Do we need an olive branch smiley?
 
Old 12-13-2010, 11:31 AM   #35
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Ok, I'm glad you \f\i\x\e\d them.
 
Old 12-16-2010, 07:17 PM   #36
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i think it's a good idea.

i register for appricating a old post which help me.

Thks LQ and GOOGLE
 
Old 12-17-2010, 10:56 AM   #37
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Smile

thank you!!!
 
Old 02-02-2011, 05:37 AM   #38
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239 unanswered threads.... well its better than 358 unanswered threads
 
  


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