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Why was Trump thread locked?
« on: August 24, 2016, 10:12:54 PM »
It wasn't being too uncivil or anything.
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2016, 10:16:35 PM »
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2016, 10:18:14 PM »
I am trying to figure out a way to take away my ability to lock topics, because this is at least the third time I've inadvertently locked one.
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2016, 10:23:05 PM »
I assumed you were just locking it while you split off a topic into a new thread.
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2016, 10:26:46 PM »
I assumed you were just locking it while you split off a topic into a new thread.

That is not my job.  As a Technical Administrator, my role is limited to technical stuff, not moderation.

I'm not sure why the changes I'm making to my permissions aren't removing my ability to lock topics.  I'll have to look into it more.
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2016, 11:30:59 PM »
I assumed you were just locking it while you split off a topic into a new thread.

That is not my job.  As a Technical Administrator, my role is limited to technical stuff, not moderation.

I'm not sure why the changes I'm making to my permissions aren't removing my ability to lock topics.  I'll have to look into it more.

Might Tapatalk have a different permission set?  I wouldn't think so...there's no setting on the board side.

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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2016, 12:07:39 AM »
I assumed you were just locking it while you split off a topic into a new thread.

That is not my job.  As a Technical Administrator, my role is limited to technical stuff, not moderation.

I'm not sure why the changes I'm making to my permissions aren't removing my ability to lock topics.  I'll have to look into it more.

Might Tapatalk have a different permission set?  I wouldn't think so...there's no setting on the board side.

What does Tapatalk have to do with anything?
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2016, 12:10:17 AM »
I assumed you were just locking it while you split off a topic into a new thread.

That is not my job.  As a Technical Administrator, my role is limited to technical stuff, not moderation.

I'm not sure why the changes I'm making to my permissions aren't removing my ability to lock topics.  I'll have to look into it more.

Might Tapatalk have a different permission set?  I wouldn't think so...there's no setting on the board side.

What does Tapatalk have to do with anything?

Oh, I figured that was why you were having problems on your phone.  Are you just viewing the website in a browser?

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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2016, 12:12:48 AM »
I never use Tapatalk.  Safari works just fine, and Tapatalk is one of the most annoying apps I've ever used.

Let's move this discussion into the modcave...
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2016, 12:29:58 PM »
Yea, we all have extra buttons and sometimes we tap the wrong one.  I've done this a couple of times, and luckily corrected it rather quickly.  I think we may have a solution.  Apologies to all.
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #10 on: August 30, 2016, 03:13:52 PM »
Just admit it guys. THIS is what caused the two Great Crashes. It wasn't an error...you just accidentally pressed the "Nuke the Forums" button didn't you?

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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #11 on: August 30, 2016, 03:45:19 PM »
Just admit it guys. THIS is what caused the two Great Crashes. It wasn't an error...you just accidentally pressed the "Nuke the Forums" button didn't you?

We were just trying to Make The Forum Great Again. :(
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #12 on: August 30, 2016, 07:06:13 PM »
Just admit it guys. THIS is what caused the two Great Crashes. It wasn't an error...you just accidentally pressed the "Nuke the Forums" button didn't you?

We were just trying to Make The Forum Great Again. :(
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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2016, 08:50:06 AM »
Just admit it guys. THIS is what caused the two Great Crashes. It wasn't an error...you just accidentally pressed the "Nuke the Forums" button didn't you?

We were just trying to Make The Forum Great Again. :(
Well the first step is to build a virtual wall and keep the foreigners out. Sorry Louie...

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Re: Why was Trump thread locked?
« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2016, 09:50:11 AM »
Just admit it guys. THIS is what caused the two Great Crashes. It wasn't an error...you just accidentally pressed the "Nuke the Forums" button didn't you?

We were just trying to Make The Forum Great Again. :(
Well the first step is to build a virtual wall and keep the foreigners out. Sorry Louie...

Ah do declare ah ain't got no idea what yer talkin' about, sah. Yeehaw, mom's apple pie, dangnabbit ah loves me some oil, mister.

*marinades some meat in a popular soft drink and executes a mentally challenged minor*

Well...now you need to be kicked out but for entirely different reasons.

 

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