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LifeOnPluto

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Re: No you may not come in (LONG) UPDATED!!!
« Reply #240 on: November 17, 2016, 04:25:20 AM »
Good update OP (and thanks Mods, for allowing her to update).

Sally definitely sounds like she was stuck in the "high school" mentality. I mean, that is a lot of drama!

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Re: No you may not come in (LONG) UPDATED!!!
« Reply #241 on: November 17, 2016, 11:17:11 AM »
I'd just like to clarify that there's no rule against updating a thread.    An update is an update, not gravedigging.  Gravedigging is resurrecting a thread for no real reason.  An update is a reason.

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Re: No you may not come in (LONG) UPDATED!!!
« Reply #242 on: November 18, 2016, 02:09:40 PM »
I'd just like to clarify that there's no rule against updating a thread.    An update is an update, not gravedigging.  Gravedigging is resurrecting a thread for no real reason.  An update is a reason.

...you may now return to your regularly scheduled discussion.

Oh good, I was wondering about that. But I'd never heard of gravedigging. At what point is it unacceptable to comment on a thread? What if you're going through old posts for your own entertainment and want to comment? Not that I think I ever do that. Might go back a few weeks at most.

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Re: No you may not come in (LONG) UPDATED!!!
« Reply #243 on: November 18, 2016, 02:51:51 PM »
I'd just like to clarify that there's no rule against updating a thread.    An update is an update, not gravedigging.  Gravedigging is resurrecting a thread for no real reason.  An update is a reason.

...you may now return to your regularly scheduled discussion.

Oh good, I was wondering about that. But I'd never heard of gravedigging. At what point is it unacceptable to comment on a thread? What if you're going through old posts for your own entertainment and want to comment? Not that I think I ever do that. Might go back a few weeks at most.

I think it's once it hits the 120 day mark and the little red disclaimer shows up at the bottom. 

I've never updated a post from that long ago before, so I wanted to ask just to be on the safe side. 

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Re: No you may not come in (LONG) UPDATED!!!
« Reply #244 on: November 18, 2016, 03:17:01 PM »
I'd just like to clarify that there's no rule against updating a thread.    An update is an update, not gravedigging.  Gravedigging is resurrecting a thread for no real reason.  An update is a reason.

...you may now return to your regularly scheduled discussion.

Oh good, I was wondering about that. But I'd never heard of gravedigging. At what point is it unacceptable to comment on a thread? What if you're going through old posts for your own entertainment and want to comment? Not that I think I ever do that. Might go back a few weeks at most.

I think it's once it hits the 120 day mark and the little red disclaimer shows up at the bottom. 

I've never updated a post from that long ago before, so I wanted to ask just to be on the safe side.

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Re: No you may not come in (LONG) UPDATED!!!
« Reply #245 on: November 18, 2016, 04:59:50 PM »
It's a common sense thing.  Sometimes longer threads like the special snowflake discussion might go into hibernation mode for a while, then resurface because people want more stories.  Gravedigging is when someone bumps a thread without looking at the date and gives advice on a situation that was resolved months or years ago.