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Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Michael O. » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:19 am

There is no need to post the same reply twice.
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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Chris Fourroux » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:13 am

Sometimes it's an accident.
But continue to use the report mechanism so we can delete duplicate posts. it helps.
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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Chris Fourroux » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:14 am

Sometimes it's an accident.
But continue to use the report mechanism so we can delete duplicate posts. it helps.
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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Chris Fourroux » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:14 am

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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Boyso » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:12 am

I thought people cared about post counts in the early '00s, is it still the case really? :lol:
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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Lee Bishop » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:21 pm

Yeah, I wasn't aware that post count was a thing anymore. But some forums won't allow you to do certain things unless the post count gets to a certain number.
Chris Fourroux wrote:
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:14 am
Sometimes it's an accident.
But continue to use the report mechanism so we can delete duplicate posts. it helps.
Chris Fourroux wrote:
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:14 am
Sometimes it's an accident.
But continue to use the report mechanism so we can delete duplicate posts. it helps.
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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Michael O. » Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:15 pm

Yes, that was clever!
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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by '42 Peep's Motorpool » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:17 pm

It can sometimes happen if your connection is slow, or you click 'Submit' too many times (once should be enough :lol: )
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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Mark Jesic » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:12 am

Some of us do struggle with certain things on computers. YES, im one of them, slowly getting better, so i can see why double posting happens. Its OK for our kids, they were bought up with it, we werent. To be honest, i get my son to post pictures on here for me, as i still struggle with it. I also know people who wont go near a computer, as they are frightened of them, i was similar, till my daughter taught me, and that was only 5 years ago. :oops:

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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by artificer » Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:21 am

Why double post?
One can get to near 50K post with one liners of minimal technical help & multiple daily repeated resumes about 6 decades experience!
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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Chuck Lutz » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:29 pm

Once you have posted, you can see if you "inadvertently" double posted and can easily DELETE the second post. The new guys are still figuring how the site works....that isn't an excuse for old-time gee members.
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Re: Double posting to increase one's total post count

Post by Chuck W. » Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:25 pm

Or, if you don't have a life, you could make 15-20 useless posts every day! It's also good to go back and bring up old posts you made and make the same comments over and over again.
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