Older posts -- Please read

gwtamaraJuly 16, 2012

Hi folks,

Previously, once a post scrolled off the last page of the forums, it was no longer considered 'live'. If you had the url of the post, it would still be accessible, but posting to it would not bring it back to the top of the forum. Going forward, you should now be able to post to an older post and bring it back to life. On Tuesday, after our search engine indexes, all older posts should also be available via search.

Let me know if you have any questions, but please feel free to try it out if you're looking for an older post.

Best,

Tamara

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breezygirl

This is great news!

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 8:24PM
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liriodendron

Wowzer!

L.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 8:58PM
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springroz

Yippeee!!

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 9:01PM
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marcolo

Excellent.

The thread title nearly gave me a coronary.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 9:39PM
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sochi

Great news.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 10:09PM
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cat_mom

Huzzah!!!!

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 10:39PM
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marthavila

Sounds great! Have two questions:

How far back in time do the "older posts" go? Are you archived to the very beginning of GW?

Am I right in assuming that the 150 posts limit still applies?

Thanks!

    Bookmark   July 17, 2012 at 12:24AM
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sjerin

Hurray!

    Bookmark   July 17, 2012 at 12:29AM
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shelayne

Yay! Thank you!

    Bookmark   July 17, 2012 at 1:14AM
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ghostlyvision

Woohoo!

    Bookmark   July 17, 2012 at 5:34PM
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rosie

Terrific, Tamara. What a wonderful addition. Thank you, guys!

    Bookmark   July 17, 2012 at 7:43PM
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susied3

Seeeaaarrrccchhhhiiinnnggg......

    Bookmark   July 18, 2012 at 12:24AM
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ginny20

Am I doing it wrong? I was trying to see if I could find my own old posts from last summer, and nothing comes up.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2012 at 10:29AM
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ginny20

OK, I still can't get old posts through GW search. I can find them through google or bing, but not here. Just so you know. Did I misunderstand the second part of your message?

Thanks!

    Bookmark   July 23, 2012 at 11:01PM
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aliris19

Wow, does this mean GW is "upgrading" their software and systems here?

As in ... could we make suggestions?

    Bookmark   July 24, 2012 at 2:21AM
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Angie_DIY

Do we still think this is a great idea?

My answer: If not abused, yes, but alas, there is lots of nonsensical bumping going on.

I liked it better when you could read old threads, but not bump them. If you had a legitimate reason to reference an old thread, you could post a new thread and include a link to the old one.

    Bookmark   September 8, 2012 at 11:49AM
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angela12345

I DO think it's still a good idea. I haven't seen much nonsensical bumping (other than the idiot spamming with the toasters last night). And I do like that an older thread can be pulled back to the front for the new people to glean information that is vastly useful.

Although, the search function is NOT working for me. I just searched for my posts and it only pulled up recent posts.

    Bookmark   September 8, 2012 at 12:46PM
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sombreuil_mongrel

Older threads are also reappearing magically in the queue; even though the last reply was months or years ago, they have just "floated" to the top on their own.
Casey

    Bookmark   September 8, 2012 at 1:19PM
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