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Strange things happening...

Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 10:38 am

I am not sure whether others have noticed, but lately a lot of postings seem to have disappeared?

In the guest's corner, there was a thread on free education in Europe. At some point the discussion got a bit hot tempered and even a bit of personal attacks (what's new?) were coming in, but not to the extreme as in the past. Then yesterday I noticed there were some of my replies missing, whereas replies to that reply of mine (still following me here?) were still there...

Then vaucluse came in and posted a very substantial fact on the discussion. 2 guests reply and a registered member replied, I replied then to those 3.

This morning, the whole thread has disappeared?

Also, like CD, I have been missing more than a 100 postings in a day?

Don't get me wrong, I couldn't be bothered about the numbers of postings as such, but can someone tell me here what is going on?

Before I make any wrong assumptions here, I am feeling like I am on the angry board, where postings are just being deleted?

I am not amused... :?

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Postby Carpe Diem » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 10:40 am

Confirmed
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Postby sapphire » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 11:11 am

That particular thread is here:
http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ft ... 27-60.html

Moved to Staying, Living in Singapore.
I think the purpose behind it was to avoid anonymous posters posting rubbish. This forum is no where close to being the angry board!
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Postby Vaucluse » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 11:12 am

I was wondering that as well . . . Bizarre - is this expatsingapore.com?
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Postby sapphire » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 11:14 am

Besides wondering, do you guys do anything productive as well? :P
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Postby Carpe Diem » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 11:20 am

Men are not multi-task, you should know that...
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Postby Pal » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 11:59 am

That thread was moved to Staying, Living in Singapore.

Here:
http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ftopic27727.html

Please inform us of anymore missing posts. Don't worry this site is unlike the angry board. Some glitches on the forum software though.

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Postby Pal » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 12:00 pm

Please also inform me immediately if your post counts suddenly drops.

Thanks!

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Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 12:05 pm

Pal,

Apologize for being too impatient to see it was moved to a different section. Still I see posts of mine missing in this discussion mentioned.

And it is still a question how come more than a 100 posts have gone missing as well?

Are threads being moved to an archive and if so, does that mean the numbers of posts drop accordingly?

thanks,

Eric

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Postby Pal » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 12:08 pm

We are now still investigating on that post count dropping and posts missing ....

Please inform me when there is any further reoccurance and I shall look into the log files.

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Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 12:19 pm

Thanks Pal,

Will inform when it happens again.

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Postby Carpe Diem » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 12:24 pm

Just would like to confirm about the post count, as Friday early morning I noticed I had 888 posts. And Sunday around 910 or 915 if I am correct.
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Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 1:26 pm

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ftopic27964.html

An hour ago this posting was being posted. I replied by asking if the OP could explain why the (female) gender was of importance.

10 minutes later the thread was gone.

Now it is back, but my reply is gone?

What is happening here and why?

Eric

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Postby Bafana » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 1:31 pm

It was me - I deleted them lah...

(Followed by miniacal laugh :twisted: )

The rising tide of freedom on the board had to be put to an end lor.

BTW and back in reality land I don't think any of us Mods delete anything unless its obviously an Ad or is just plain insulting to the human race (That should probably include most of my thread leh)

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Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 24 Oct 2005 1:47 pm

Bafana,

Did you delete the thread or just my reply?

Because the thread is still there now....

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ftopic27964.html

Eric


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