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Susan Gable
07-28-2005, 03:39 AM
I've been seeing a lot of threads lately where the original posts were back from in 2004, but they're popping up to the "head of the class" lately.

Is this intentional? Accidental? I'm just curious. Seems odd that some really old questions are getting answers now. :Shrug:

Susan G., the ever-curious.

Sarita
07-28-2005, 07:11 AM
Susan, do you mean in the bewares section?

http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15711

Hope that's what you're looking for. :)

reph
07-28-2005, 08:20 AM
Susan, some of those threads on Bewares have been moved to other forums. Maybe those are the ones you noticed.

Susan Gable
07-28-2005, 05:23 PM
No, I mean, even like this one, Show don't Tell in Novels.

http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=861

Check it out. The first post is from a year ago. Or is it that the calendar function has gone whonky? :idea: :Shrug:

Susan G.

Inspired
07-28-2005, 05:38 PM
I think - but I'm not sure - that a few people have gone back to save old threads that they consider valuable. They reply to them in order to get them off the chopping block.

Susan Gable
07-28-2005, 08:41 PM
I think - but I'm not sure - that a few people have gone back to save old threads that they consider valuable. They reply to them in order to get them off the chopping block.


Oooohhhhh. Okay then. <G> That makes sense to me. Thanks!

Susan G.

JennaGlatzer
07-30-2005, 11:54 AM
Yep, that's probably it. I recently did a pruning where I removed all threads that were more than a year old from most of the boards, and I'll continue that. We're still a little up-and-down right now, but we're crashing less since I did that.

My partner has also found two potential new hosting companies for the forums, so we're evaluating them both to figure out who has better resources for our database. We're going to split the main site from the forums and have two different hosting companies, I think (though it should be seamless for you guys).