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Thread: AutoMatic Pm
01-12-06, 06:56 AM #1
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I think it would be really usefull if there was a way to autmatically send a pm when ur thread is locked/deleted. Just a defualt message that says, ur thread _____ was locked today becuase of ______. Mods can choose from 5 options so it is easy for them, the five options could be, talk of warez, selling outside classifieds........
just a thought
01-12-06, 08:46 AM #2
Does it happen all that often? I've never had a thread of mine locked or deleted.
...at least not that I know about. I guess I get your point.
01-12-06, 01:48 PM #3
If it's not obvious why I lock a thread, I'll say why I locked it. Either in PM or in the thread.David J. Nelson MChem(Edin) PhD(Strath) MRSC [ResearcherID: D-3927-2011] [Google Scholar]
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01-12-06, 04:01 PM #4
Sometimes, a perfectly legitimate thread can go awry due to the actions of other people. What can the OP do in such a case? No point in notifying the OPMotherboard Repair Tutorial || Power Supply Repair Tutorial || A Closer Look at PSU Signals ||
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01-12-06, 04:36 PM #5
I am all for notification. But not the Op. Notify the offender by PM! This should be a requirement for the simple reasoning that if they do not go back to the thread that was locked or the post that was edited, then they will not have any idea they did something wrong and are more likely to do it again.Hello:sn:
01-12-06, 04:38 PM #6
01-12-06, 04:43 PM #7Originally Posted by IWasHungry
Also... believe it or not... I've asked for one of my own threads to be locked. I'd gotten all the info needed, nobody could add anything to it, so I asked Oni to lock it and he did.
01-12-06, 04:52 PM #8
Originally Posted by Gnufsh
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01-12-06, 05:03 PM #9
The only threads I lock without an explination are those in GD, but there is a sticky on why those threads have been locked. I also very rarely delete a thread, I tend to just delete the crap out of the thread and let it go from there.
If you have a question about why and you don't know the reason, PM the mod or admin, or if you don't know who locked the thread, then a mod or admin.
I am not opposed to such a feature at all, but I don't know if it exists as a mod to vB that we could install or whatnot.Cameron: Are you crazy, House? You can't divide by zero! The server is almost overloaded as it is, despite us having pumped it full of matrices!
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01-12-06, 06:43 PM #10Originally Posted by Amarkarian