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Mr_Eno_Otu
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5/17/2015 6:09:52 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
I accidentally sent some posts to threads before completing editing of the posts, and I just reread a post that I wrote that sounded like something I didn't mean when I originally wrote it...I would like to make a suggestion of an "edit" button on posts:).
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Skepsikyma
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5/17/2015 8:53:39 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 5/17/2015 6:09:52 AM, Mr_Eno_Otu wrote:
I accidentally sent some posts to threads before completing editing of the posts, and I just reread a post that I wrote that sounded like something I didn't mean when I originally wrote it...I would like to make a suggestion of an "edit" button on posts:).

It would destroy forum mafia. No can do.
"Partout ou vous verrez un autel, la se trouve la civilisation."
- Joseph de Maistre -

"Woe that I live in bitter days,
As God is setting like a sun
And in his place, as lord and slave,
Man raises forth his heinous throne."
- Translation of 'Rhyfel', by Hedd Wyn -

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1harderthanyouthink
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5/17/2015 11:57:14 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 5/17/2015 6:09:52 AM, Mr_Eno_Otu wrote:
I accidentally sent some posts to threads before completing editing of the posts, and I just reread a post that I wrote that sounded like something I didn't mean when I originally wrote it...I would like to make a suggestion of an "edit" button on posts:).

1. People could try to cover up site rule violations
2. People would ruin forum mafia games by covering up slips in their play

Just click the reply button and edit it there, or add thoughts into the end of the post.
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5/17/2015 11:58:05 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 5/17/2015 11:57:14 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
At 5/17/2015 6:09:52 AM, Mr_Eno_Otu wrote:
I accidentally sent some posts to threads before completing editing of the posts, and I just reread a post that I wrote that sounded like something I didn't mean when I originally wrote it...I would like to make a suggestion of an "edit" button on posts:).

1. People could try to cover up site rule violations
2. People would ruin forum mafia games by covering up slips in their play

Just click the reply button and edit it there, or add thoughts onto the end of the post.

Fix'd. (Not deliberate, but a good example anyway)
I'll see you on the Dark Side of the Moon.

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Mr_Eno_Otu
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5/17/2015 6:47:55 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
1. People could try to cover up site rule violations
2. People would ruin forum mafia games by covering up slips in their play

Just click the reply button and edit it there, or add thoughts into the end of the post.

I see...thanks:).
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Mirza
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5/17/2015 7:41:29 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 5/17/2015 8:53:39 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 5/17/2015 6:09:52 AM, Mr_Eno_Otu wrote:
I accidentally sent some posts to threads before completing editing of the posts, and I just reread a post that I wrote that sounded like something I didn't mean when I originally wrote it...I would like to make a suggestion of an "edit" button on posts:).

It would destroy forum mafia. No can do.
There could always be an option to show what the original comment was.
Skepsikyma
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5/17/2015 7:42:18 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 5/17/2015 7:41:29 PM, Mirza wrote:
At 5/17/2015 8:53:39 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 5/17/2015 6:09:52 AM, Mr_Eno_Otu wrote:
I accidentally sent some posts to threads before completing editing of the posts, and I just reread a post that I wrote that sounded like something I didn't mean when I originally wrote it...I would like to make a suggestion of an "edit" button on posts:).

It would destroy forum mafia. No can do.
There could always be an option to show what the original comment was.

Or it could just not apply to the games forum. That would probably be easier.
"Partout ou vous verrez un autel, la se trouve la civilisation."
- Joseph de Maistre -

"Woe that I live in bitter days,
As God is setting like a sun
And in his place, as lord and slave,
Man raises forth his heinous throne."
- Translation of 'Rhyfel', by Hedd Wyn -

Virtutem videant intabescantque relicta
Blade-of-Truth
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5/17/2015 8:29:45 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 5/17/2015 8:53:39 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 5/17/2015 6:09:52 AM, Mr_Eno_Otu wrote:
I accidentally sent some posts to threads before completing editing of the posts, and I just reread a post that I wrote that sounded like something I didn't mean when I originally wrote it...I would like to make a suggestion of an "edit" button on posts:).

It would destroy forum mafia. No can do.

Wow, that's actually a great point... I wonder if it'd be possible to allow the edit option in other threads, while keeping it blocked for the "games" section.
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5/17/2015 9:04:53 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 5/17/2015 8:29:45 PM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 5/17/2015 8:53:39 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 5/17/2015 6:09:52 AM, Mr_Eno_Otu wrote:
I accidentally sent some posts to threads before completing editing of the posts, and I just reread a post that I wrote that sounded like something I didn't mean when I originally wrote it...I would like to make a suggestion of an "edit" button on posts:).

It would destroy forum mafia. No can do.

Wow, that's actually a great point... I wonder if it'd be possible to allow the edit option in other threads, while keeping it blocked for the "games" section.

That would destroy the destruction of mafia.
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5/17/2015 9:06:36 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 5/17/2015 9:04:53 PM, 8elB6U5THIqaSm5QhiNLVnRJA wrote:
At 5/17/2015 8:29:45 PM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 5/17/2015 8:53:39 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 5/17/2015 6:09:52 AM, Mr_Eno_Otu wrote:
I accidentally sent some posts to threads before completing editing of the posts, and I just reread a post that I wrote that sounded like something I didn't mean when I originally wrote it...I would like to make a suggestion of an "edit" button on posts:).

It would destroy forum mafia. No can do.

Wow, that's actually a great point... I wonder if it'd be possible to allow the edit option in other threads, while keeping it blocked for the "games" section.

That would destroy the destruction of mafia.

... Only if you looked at mafia as something that needed to be destroyed in the first place.
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