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Why do some reply have "edit"?

Postby elizabeth » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 11:47 am

Anyone care to tell me or share with me why do some reply have edit at the top right corner?

Does it mean that anyone can just edit it?

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Postby CardZeus » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 11:49 am

It means it's your reply and YOU can edit it
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Postby Carpe Diem » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 11:51 am

You can edit your own posts only.

That device was invented for people like V/Q who need correcting their typos (but he never uses it!)
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Postby elizabeth » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 11:54 am

Ok. Thank you. How come some have and some don't have?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 11:55 am

Unless it's me or SE. Then all of the posts have the Edit button.

It's the same with the little message after you edit your post "edited by on such and such a time". You only get this message if you edit your post after someone has posted after your original post. This alerts everyone to the fact that subsequent replies may no longer make any sense because the OP decided to change their minds and pull there head back inside their shell. :lol:

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Postby Quasimodo » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 11:56 am

Carpe Diem wrote:You can edit your own posts only.

That device was invented for people like V/Q who need correcting their typos (but he never uses it!)


I do do edit my tpyos
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Postby Carpe Diem » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 11:59 am

Quasimodo wrote:
Carpe Diem wrote:You can edit your own posts only.

That device was invented for people like V/Q who need correcting their typos (but he never uses it!)


I do do edit my tpyos


In that case it's even worse than what I thought! :lol:
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Postby CardZeus » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:00 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Unless it's me or SE. Then all of the posts have the Edit button.


?? I only see the edit icon for the posts I have made
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Postby Carpe Diem » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:01 pm

CardZeus wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Unless it's me or SE. Then all of the posts have the Edit button.


?? I only see the edit icon for the posts I have made


He means Moderators can edit any post.
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Postby CardZeus » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:05 pm

elizabeth wrote:Ok. Thank you. How come some have and some don't have?


The only ones that have are YOUR posts - therefore YOU can edit them
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:08 pm

Carpe Diem wrote:
Quasimodo wrote:
Carpe Diem wrote:You can edit your own posts only.

That device was invented for people like V/Q who need correcting their typos (but he never uses it!)


I do do edit my tpyos


In that case it's even worse than what I thought! :lol:


Comes the dawn! Q's dyslexic? His spelling is correct when he types it but thinks it's wrong when he looks at it so he edits it :o :mrgreen:

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Postby Carpe Diem » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:12 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Carpe Diem wrote:
Quasimodo wrote:
Carpe Diem wrote:You can edit your own posts only.

That device was invented for people like V/Q who need correcting their typos (but he never uses it!)


I do do edit my tpyos


In that case it's even worse than what I thought! :lol:


Comes the dawn! Q's dyslexic? His spelling is correct when he types it but thinks it's wrong when he looks at it so he edits it :o :mrgreen:


Oh, if he was only dyslexic, that would be OK....

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Postby CardZeus » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:16 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Carpe Diem wrote:
Quasimodo wrote:
Carpe Diem wrote:You can edit your own posts only.

That device was invented for people like V/Q who need correcting their typos (but he never uses it!)


I do do edit my tpyos


In that case it's even worse than what I thought! :lol:


Comes the dawn! Q's dyslexic? His spelling is correct when he types it but thinks it's wrong when he looks at it so he edits it :o :mrgreen:


Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.
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Postby elizabeth » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:18 pm

CardZeus wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Carpe Diem wrote:
Quasimodo wrote:
Carpe Diem wrote:You can edit your own posts only.

That device was invented for people like V/Q who need correcting their typos (but he never uses it!)


I do do edit my tpyos


In that case it's even worse than what I thought! :lol:


Comes the dawn! Q's dyslexic? His spelling is correct when he types it but thinks it's wrong when he looks at it so he edits it :o :mrgreen:


Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.


Oh ya.. I got no problem reading your sentence.. :D

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Postby donno » Wed, 05 Apr 2006 12:18 pm

Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.



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