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stress_junkie 12-07-2010 02:12 PM

Automatically close old threads
 
I searched Suggestions and Feedback for this and found zero threads on this subject.

Given that there is a bias against resurrecting old threads it seems to me that this goal could be achieved if threads were automatically closed/locked based on their age and the age of the most recent reply to that thread.

I'm just tired of seeing moderators saying "Don't resurrect dead discussions" when it would be so easy to prevent it.

H_TeXMeX_H 12-07-2010 03:02 PM

I agree that after several years, maybe they should be closed. I don't think this would do any harm, would it ?

Larry Webb 12-07-2010 03:13 PM

Closed is great if it does not eliminate it from 'Search'

jeremy 12-13-2010 08:58 AM

Thanks for the feedback. As we always suggest a member search before they post, we have no plans to close older threads at this time.

--jeremy

H_TeXMeX_H 12-13-2010 09:11 AM

So closed posts cannot be searched ?

jeremy 12-13-2010 09:42 AM

Closed threads are included in a search.

--jeremy


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