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Zombie threads

Discussion in 'Personal' started by MonMothma, Dec 11, 2017.

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  1. MonMothma

    MonMothma Lead commenter

    They seem to be rising from the dead at the moment.

    For some reason....
     
  2. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

  3. MonMothma

    MonMothma Lead commenter

    I do wonder what the motives are for resurrecting zombie threads.

    zombie.jpg
     
  4. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

  5. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I ''resurrect'' old threads of mine because I see them as an ongoing exercise in a topic I find interesting.

    https://community.tes.com/threads/you-never-hear-the-muslim-voices.726906/

    So this thread, any time I see a positive story about Muslims, I post it there.

    This thread: https://community.tes.com/threads/the-future-of-the-west-space.743360/ I post on because the subject interests me and I update my thinking through it.

    I find it more odd to start to a whole thread just to criticise other posters for how they post.
     
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  6. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    I saw no criticism in the OP?

    I too was wondering about the resurrected threads, namely because it's quite unusual.
     
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  7. MonMothma

    MonMothma Lead commenter

    Not as odd as actively searching out a year old thread that no one has posted on. That is odd. Or unusual.
     
  8. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    No... that'd be the point of a forum... for people to read and discuss...
     
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  9. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

    What's more, if there's one thing that spoils a peach melba it's the ruddy peach.
     
  10. MonMothma

    MonMothma Lead commenter

    Bless. Of course that's why Vince actively searched out and ressurected a year old thread......I wonder how long it took him to search out those threads?
     
  11. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    One advantage of a forum (over, say, a discussion on a group within Facebook) is that one can revisit threads from the past.
     
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  12. zizzyballoon

    zizzyballoon Star commenter

    It is against the T&C to 'revive or resurrect' old threads.
     
  13. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

    Bit weird - why keep threads past a certain date if we're not supposed to post to them? Tell you what, though, there's certainly something in there about multiple accounts.
     
  14. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Ideas have a sell by date?

    Eeek don't tell the Marxists!
     
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