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Some of you may have noticed this in action over the past 24 hours.

What happens is that if you were the last person to post in a thread and you add a followup post to the same thread, the forum will now automatically merge the two posts into one.

This is simply a "housekeeping" feature and happens automagically so there is nothing as a member you have to do or worry about.
 

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I should point out that I have it set so that Moderators are exempted. There are times when, for clarity, moderators may want the posts to remain separate.
 
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Hmm, I think that could be confusing. :confused:

But I understand the need for housekeeping. :)

I wonder is there a time limit for this like with editing your posts?
 
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Janet, as far as I understand it, I don't think that time will have anything to do with it being that it is automatic and it is a feature that you have no control over. I could be wrong on this but I am sure that David will correct me if I am.
 

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I love the merge feature. I saw it action with my posts yesterday and I was like "cool."
 

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I really think that it is going to work well and keep the forum much nicer looking and from a housekeeping point of view much tidier. As you said Daniel, very :cool:
 
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I guess I don't like things that give me less control. I'm weird. :D But that's life.
 

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That's not weird Janet, that is life like you said....accepting the things you cannot change, much harder than we think :)
 
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I wonder is there a time limit for this like with editing your posts?

There is. I'm not sure what setting I'm going to use, yet, though - I've already changed it twice. But it will be in hours, not minutes.
 

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I don't understand what you mean by time limit? Am I missing something or just a little off tonight and need some sleep :eek:
 

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Well, if the second post is more than X hours after the first post, the automerge doesn't activate.
 

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Oh that makes sense :) I think I definitely need some sleep as that went right over my head :eek:
 
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There is. I'm not sure what setting I'm going to use, yet, though - I've already changed it twice. But it will be in hours, not minutes.
Ok, that makes more sense. Not that the whole thing didn't make more sense. I just have a mind that works weirdly. :D Thanks.
 

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