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Deleting posts

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by rick49, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    I have a number (good number) of posts I would like to see gone. Anyone including mods have suggestions or how\to?
     
  2. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    boogerhook Seattle Well-Known Member

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    this works only on replies, I believe
     
  4. Larrytpdx

    Larrytpdx Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Posts by whom? You or others? Why?
     
  5. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Yep, he said posts not threads. Interesting idea, a "Nuke This Thread" button. Might be handy.
     
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  6. easy-e

    easy-e Burien, WA Member

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    On most forums you have to edit your posts and threads individually. Most choose to say *mods please delete* or *deleted*. Something along those lines. I ran a forum for a few years and I had lots of people ask to be completely deleted. While we could technically delete their posts, we couldn't delete all of the times their posts were quoted. If it was an issue of personal information, we would delete it, but in general, once it's on the internet it's permanent.
     
  7. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    So the mods would the folks I would ask to do a mass deletion?
     
  8. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    My posts. The why unfortunately is of private concern.
     
  9. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    it's too late! DHS has already got copies of all your posts . . . and your profile . . .
    There is a fitting line in Gordon Lightfoot's The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, "Fellas it's been good to know ya!"?!?!?!?!

    Sheldon
     
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  10. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    I like it!!! But this is way different what I'm asking.
     
  11. Larrytpdx

    Larrytpdx Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Check with the Mods or ask Joe
     
  12. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    No matter what you or the mods do, all of your posts will still be easily retrievable by anyone.
     
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  13. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    Not a problem. Just want my posts gone from the site.
     
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  14. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Ya know... if folks would just STOP posting selfies of their junk on the interwebs they wouldn't have this sort of thing to worry about. :rolleyes:



    rick49... you REALLY should get that weird mole looked at and evaluated!! :eek:






    :D
     
  15. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    If your worrying about them being held against you later, as many of us do, just know, you may not be able to see it any longer, but they can also find them. Nothing is ever really deleted on the interwebs
     
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  16. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    I am aware of that, thanks
     
  17. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    If I were in such a position I would just go thru them myself and delete each one.

    Find them using 'My Posts'.


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  18. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    Just requested to the mods 400 some posts be deleted along with all the "likes" associated with my profile. We will see what happens.
     
  19. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    The likes btw number in the 1400 area.
     
  20. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    Sorry 1300 plus