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UER Forum > Rookie Forum > Is it okay to magically resurrect a thread from a long time ago? (Viewed 578 times)
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Is it okay to magically resurrect a thread from a long time ago?
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I was digging around in some of the boards and I saw a post I wanted to reply to a post from 2012. Go/no go?




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< Reply # 1 on 9/22/2017 9:15 PM >
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If you really want to




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I'm going by general forum etiquette and not this site's rules. Usually it's fine if you have something relevant to add, but it depends. If you're replying to a specific person, who knows if they'll even see it? Chances are it's not worth a necro.



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Chances are it's not worth a necro.


There's a necro badge?




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I would never ever do it.

That reminds me...




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< Reply # 6 on 9/23/2017 3:02 AM >
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I would never ever do it.

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I knew that post had something to do with this thread! ^^




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Yes, but only if it's done magically.




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< Reply # 9 on 9/24/2017 5:12 PM >
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< Reply # 10 on 9/25/2017 1:57 AM >
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Is it even unlocked?


I think Av may have dramatically extended how long it takes for a thread to get archived now.




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I think Av may have dramatically extended how long it takes for a thread to get archived now.


we got another one resurrected from 2011 going on right now





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we got another one resurrected from 2011 going on right now



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I think Av may have dramatically extended how long it takes for a thread to get archived now.







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I do this all the time. Although on UER I typically can find something pretty recent that is relevant to my question, or at least close that allows for a segue.




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< Reply # 15 on 9/28/2017 3:48 AM >
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I'd say that's pretty much your preference (resurrection vs. new). Just be sure to do a search first if you want to start a new thread so you don't end up repeating a current one. That's a good way to piss off the admins because they then get to merge your thread with the other similar one (this means more more work for them).
On the same note, pay attention to which forum you're posting in and try your best to post in the right spot.
Common sense will make both of these points easy to determine your best course of action at least 99% of the time. For that ambiguous 1% just ask someone before posting.




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