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Old 04-23-2012, 03:07 AM   #1
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Question Way to delete a thread?


Is there a way that I can delete a thread from the forum that is answered and marked as solved.
 
Old 04-23-2012, 03:09 AM   #2
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nope. you can report it if you wish, and it could be looked at, but it's just easiest to let it go really.
 
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How if its very critical for me to get the thread removed?
 
Old 04-23-2012, 03:19 AM   #4
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Is there a way that I can delete a thread from the forum that is answered and marked as solved.
Why would you want to? Threads that are solved help people who also have the same problem.
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How if its very critical for me to get the thread removed?
If you have done something you regret then it may be better to think before you post.
 
Old 04-23-2012, 04:13 AM   #5
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I second what acid_kewpie said in post #2 above. Anyway, I've received your report and contacted you by e-mail to ask for further clarifications. Deleting threads from the LQ database is made only for spam and some other egregious violations of the LQ rules. Asking for deletion of a normal thread is still possible, but the request should be well reasoned to be taken into account.
 
Old 04-23-2012, 05:56 AM   #6
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I second what acid_kewpie said in post #2 above. Anyway, I've received your report and contacted you by e-mail to ask for further clarifications. Deleting threads from the LQ database is made only for spam and some other egregious violations of the LQ rules. Asking for deletion of a normal thread is still possible, but the request should be well reasoned to be taken into account.
Colucix.I have used the Edit option for the thread.Actually I wanted to remove the thread as I had used some properitary terms and refrences which could have caused some legal issues so I wanted to have the thread removed.But I later discovered the Edit option and then edited the thread.One more thing I want to ask here.Do the members who earlier posted in the thread do get notified once I re-edit the same thread?
 
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users don't get notified of edits, no. If they've quoted your slip ups, they, or a moderator, would need to edit the thread.
 
Old 04-23-2012, 06:01 AM   #8
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Sorry Acid_kewpie.What does this mean?
 
Old 04-23-2012, 06:03 AM   #9
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the things you want to remove.
 
Old 04-23-2012, 06:04 AM   #10
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Sorry Acid_kewpie.What does this mean?
My guess: slip of tongue!?
 
Old 04-23-2012, 06:16 AM   #11
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users don't get notified of edits, no. If they've quoted your slip ups, they, or a moderator, would need to edit the thread.
No.This is bad.I mean ideally if I want to edit some refrences that I have said earlier and someone else has quoted them in their replies then I have to request the moderator or the one replying to edit the quotes.Cant I just edit my original post and all the refrences get updated.Because if someone had quoted me in my earlier post luckily they didnt then I would have to write them and tell them to edit their responses.
 
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No, you can't.

it is not "bad". Just think before you type next time.
 
Old 04-23-2012, 06:22 AM   #13
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Wink

Lesson learnt "Think before you write "
 
Old 04-23-2012, 01:25 PM   #14
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Lesson learnt "Think before you write "
Refer back to post 4. You need to understand this is the internet. Once you open do something online it is in the public arena forever.

Slip up = Mistake.
 
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