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Repost
« on: January 16, 2012, 09:23:54 PM »
What's the point of posting that something is a repost? It just bumps it back to the top of the threads and doesn't accomplish anything. wouldn't we be better if we just reported to moderator to merge the threads?
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Re: Repost
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2012, 09:28:04 PM »
What's the point of posting that something is a repost? It just bumps it back to the top of the threads and doesn't accomplish anything. wouldn't we be better if we just reported to moderator to merge the threads?

the person can actually choose to delete the duplicate post though for some reason you rarely see that happen

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Re: Repost
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2012, 10:59:53 PM »
What's the point of posting that something is a repost? It just bumps it back to the top of the threads and doesn't accomplish anything. wouldn't we be better if we just reported to moderator to merge the threads?
its a way of telling that person "please so a search before posting!" or as bubbles said

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Re: Repost
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2012, 11:00:44 PM »
its a way of telling that person "please so a search before posting!" or as bubbles said
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Re: Repost
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2012, 11:03:08 PM »
its a way of telling that person "please so a search before posting!" or as bubbles said

I understand that. I just don't think it's very effective in doing that. I think people do it because they feel it gives them power or something. If that's how you get your kicks then gezuntahait
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Re: Repost
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2012, 11:08:43 PM »
I understand that. I just don't think it's very effective in doing that. I think people do it because they feel it gives them power or something. If that's how you get your kicks then gezuntahait
im sorry that you feel that way  :( i hope thats not why people post on DDF !

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Re: Repost
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2012, 12:41:24 AM »
This repost habit started long before we were merging threads because there was too much clutter.
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Re: Repost
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2012, 12:54:31 AM »
This repost habit started long before we were merging threads because there was too much clutter.
Thanks for the link! I loved reading that thread!!!
I think people do it because they feel it gives them power or something. If that's how you get your kicks then gezuntahait
Thank you for your blessings I like having the power :)
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Re: Repost
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2012, 12:55:54 AM »
Thanks for the link! I loved reading that thread!!!

Even I was a n00b once upon a time  :-[  :-[  :-[
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Re: Repost
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2012, 05:00:40 AM »
Even I was a n00b once upon a time  :-[  :-[  :-[

And WHAT a n00b you were....

I wanna be a mod too...

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Re: Repost
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2012, 05:37:47 AM »
Lol!

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Re: Repost
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2012, 12:14:45 PM »
Even I was a n00b once upon a time  :-[  :-[  :-[
HA! this is the best line:
This my 20th post, how many posts until I get upgraded from "Newbie"...

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(i see you didnt use the tongue face yet... when did that start?)  :P

and what ever happened to the karma points?

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Re: Repost
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2012, 12:20:29 PM »
and what ever happened to the karma points?

Unfortunately it was discontinued, don't remember the details.
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Re: Repost
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2012, 12:34:47 PM »
Unfortunately it was discontinued, don't remember the details.
yes im familiar with that post :) lol

so lets make a petition ;)

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Re: Repost
« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2012, 12:43:46 PM »
so lets make a petition ;)

You have my vote. Does anyone remember why it was removed?
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