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Timed post editing - an experiment - test and leave feedback here please

Discussion in 'Personal' started by TES_Bev, May 23, 2011.

  1. Hi all
    We are conducting another experiment in this forum. The ability to edit your own post within 2 minutes should you need to. Ignore the 'Edit Notes' field. The 'Current Edit Notes' box tells admin whether and when a post has been edited. After 2 minutes, the edit button should disappear once the screen is refreshed.
    Abuse of this facility will be met with strict sanctions under our moderation policy and we would ask you to please bear in mind our Terms and conditions.
    Give it a try and if it works well, we may extend it to other forums.
    Thanks
    Bev
     
  2. Bethannie

    Bethannie New commenter

    OK.....I'm going to try this.....

    and 'edit'..works! Even a confirmed technophone like me can edit!
     
  3. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

    Should have edited that love; you mean "technophobe"! [​IMG]
     
  4. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Good idea
    And it works!
     
  5. Bethannie

    Bethannie New commenter

    ******!!!!!
    I <u>did</u> flipping well edit and on the second edit got an 'error' message!
     
  6. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

    Usual TES high tech stuff!
     
  7. I'm not sure I can be bothered correcting my typos. It might be handy if I say something intemperate though! I like!
     
  8. lurk_much

    lurk_much Occasional commenter

  9. lurk_much

    lurk_much Occasional commenter

  10. lurk_much

    lurk_much Occasional commenter

    only teasing.
    I used an invisible character
     
  11. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    Testing, testing,....

    1,2,3. That appears to have worked, well it has if this bit appears.
     
  12. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    I feel like my classes do when I tell them to chat for 2 minutes - suddenly nothing to say!
    Generally, I like it.
     
  13. afternoon

    No, evening

    No, night

    Kewl
     
  14. henriette

    henriette New commenter

    <strike>Is this going to be rolled out across all forums?</strike>


    That's pretty cool actually
     
  15. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    JUST HAPPPPENED TO ME!
     
  16. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    Oh! Network really slow this evening. Waited for this to upload - tab still showing 'loading', so close down, try to reconnect & of course missed my window to edit. What was that you were saying Betanie 'Even a confirmed technophone like me can edit! Obvoisuly not me * I thought I was reasonably computer-savvy!
    So try again!
    Now if this appears I've managed it!
     
  17. Oh, I like.
    It works.
    I would like 5 minutes, or until somebody else has posted, but I can live with 2.

     
  18. moonpenny

    moonpenny Occasional commenter

    Great idea. Thanks.
     
  19. <strike> So what do you then? </strike>

    Ooooo! Exciting!
     
  20. Henriettawasp

    Henriettawasp New commenter

    Something like this...

    Cooolll.[​IMG]
    And edited again...

     

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