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Miss Dani
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Posted on 11-28-10 02:01:12 PM Link
Yea, I'm on the way to 5000 posts... and hope to reach it by December 1, actually
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Posted on 11-28-10 02:54:16 PM Link
I... have no plans of posting a ton, just maintaining my rank for now.
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Posted on 11-28-10 03:32:23 PM Link
Originally posted by Metal_Man88
I... have no plans of posting a ton, just maintaining my rank for now.


This just made me notice I took 7th.

Good lord, I exploded in a shower of posts this month.
Miss Dani
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Posted on 11-28-10 03:36:26 PM Link
Originally posted by Bloodstar
Originally posted by Metal_Man88
I... have no plans of posting a ton, just maintaining my rank for now.


This just made me notice I took 7th.

Good lord, I exploded in a shower of posts this month.

Well, you are going for 8000, aren't you?
Bloodstar
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Posted on 11-28-10 03:46:43 PM Link
Originally posted by Kerli
Well, you are going for 8000, aren't you?


Naturally, but post count doesn't decrease.

I'll probably fall back to a lower amount when I get this semester out of the way... the huge activity spike has kept my mind off of things and actually kept me from panic, a few times.
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Posted on 11-28-10 03:48:11 PM Link
There's no stopping my crappy post disease anytime soon.
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:08:06 PM Link
Originally posted by Bloodstar

Naturally, but post count doesn't decrease.



Unless Xkeeper decides to be malicious. :X
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:14:27 PM Link
Originally posted by Rick
Originally posted by Bloodstar

Naturally, but post count doesn't decrease.



Unless Xkeeper decides to be malicious. :X


Of course.
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:29:49 PM Link
Originally posted by nensondubois
Originally posted by Rick
Originally posted by Bloodstar

Naturally, but post count doesn't decrease.



Unless Xkeeper decides to be malicious. :X


Of course.

Some boards actually decrement your post count if you delete a post, but AcmlmBoard doesn't

On an old board, I used to sync post counts with the actual number of posts that are still present every once in a while... but now I'm not one to do such a thing.
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:36:25 PM Link
Was that an AcmlmBoard, Kerli? Because if so, you'd get weird post numbers.

I do remember an AcmlmBoard that wouldn't give you a post toward your count for a new thread, only for a reply. That bug was fixed, though.
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:38:51 PM Link
Originally posted by Kerli
Originally posted by nensondubois
Originally posted by Rick
Originally posted by Bloodstar

Naturally, but post count doesn't decrease.



Unless Xkeeper decides to be malicious. :X


Of course.

Some boards actually decrement your post count if you delete a post, but AcmlmBoard doesn't

On an old board, I used to sync post counts with the actual number of posts that are still present every once in a while... but now I'm not one to do such a thing.


VBulletin and pHpBB both decrease your post counts upon deletion.
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:38:52 PM Link
Originally posted by Terra
Was that an AcmlmBoard, Kerli? Because if so, you'd get weird post numbers.

I do remember an AcmlmBoard that wouldn't give you a post toward your count for a new thread, only for a reply. That bug was fixed, though.

I remember that earlier versions of AcmlmBoard used to give post count not only in terms of the post count number, but also in terms of how many posts were actually registered in the database. That was removed at some point, though...
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:42:49 PM Link
Yep, I remember that too.

The counts could be wildly different for users who had a lot of posts lost during the mysterious deletions in 2001.
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:43:17 PM Link
I'm always confused when the replies counter starts at 1 instead of 0 on some forum systems... I've become practically used to it starting at 0 and representing replies rather than starting at 1 and counting the first post in the thread. (GameFAQs used to be like that years ago, IIRC...)
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:44:47 PM Link
Yeah, that confuses me too. I'm like "OK, 1 reply? Wait, where is it?"
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Posted on 11-28-10 04:46:14 PM Link
Originally posted by Terra
Yeah, that confuses me too. I'm like "OK, 1 reply? Wait, where is it?"


I've spent all day looking for it once...
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Posted on 11-28-10 05:48:07 PM Link
Reminds me of how much I hate VBulliten and its cluster-f#$% of garbage options laying around everywhere.
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Posted on 11-28-10 05:49:48 PM Link
Also the sidebar being above each post instead of to the left. At one time, vBulletins used a more typical layout, then they switched to the weird sideways one.

Oh, and stuff like "Posted 2 Months Ago" is so vague. Sometimes it's useful to know, for instance, if two posts came in at around the same instant.
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Posted on 11-28-10 05:51:14 PM Link
Originally posted by Terra
Also the sidebar being above each post instead of to the left. At one time, vBulletins used a more typical layout, then they switched to the weird sideways one.

Oh, and stuff like "Posted 2 Months Ago" is so vague. Sometimes it's useful to know, for instance, if two posts came in at around the same instant.

Well, the sidebar being above the post makes some sense on mobile browsers, I guess, since phones are often a portrait orientation... but that's no reason to impose that sort of thing on everyone.

And I definitely agree with you about the vague posting times...
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Posted on 11-28-10 05:52:53 PM Link
I think most boards that do that report the 1 as Posts, instead of Replies.

I tend not to think too much about it, but boards with ads between posts throw me off (and tend to push me away from the board anyway).
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