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Windows 7: Why are my questions deleted or moved, what am i doing wrong?

06 Nov 2012   #11
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
I agree, too many redirected threads listed in a forum would make it look untidy and difficult to use. That's why I prefer to use expiring redirects, where the thread is shown in the thread list of the original forum that it was posted in for only a limited period of time, namely 1hr, thereafter automatically disappearing from the thread list. This is for the benefit of the poster so that s/he knows where their thread is...
Oh? So people are supposed to check here every hour or less 24/7 to make sure they don't miss a possible (seems more like probable) redirect? Some benefit! An expiring redirect that lasts at least 48 hours would make much more sense. Keep in mind, some people have lives and don't (or can't) homestead here.

Frankly, methinks you all are too anal about relocating threads. Of all the forums I've been on, this one has far more relocated threads than the others combined!
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06 Nov 2012   #12

Windows 10x64 Build 1709

NOT complaining but I've had a couple of threads "disappear" completely in the last few days. I admit I posted two that were posted in the "wrong place" i.e. News instead of Security News but had 1 or 2 disappear completely. Love this place so I didn't say anything and in the end it really doesn't matter, just sayin.
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06 Nov 2012   #13

Windows 8 - 64-bit

MY suggestion for the problem is to SAVE the above link from your browser.. (your post page )
then post that link to yourself from your own mail account..

If your question is moved for good reasons.( .wrong forum area ) or it gets moved.. you'll be alerted .. etc.

Hope this is helpful.
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06 Nov 2012   #14


In the quick links menu there are two options of "My Active threads" & "Threads I posted in" as well as on the default skin nav bar "My Posts" additionally your profile stats page you can find your posts from the "Find all posts" & "Find all threads".

We make it very easy to find threads so I see no need whatsoever to leave redirects littering the forums.
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