How do you delete/remove a post on a forum?

mtn man Posted By mtn man, Apr 17, 2012 at 7:58 PM

  1. mtn man

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    How do you delete/remove a post on a forum?
     
  2. fossil

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    You can't. The easiest thing to do is to click on "Report" and put a note in your report that you'd like the post deleted. A Moderator will see that reported post and look it over, and if it's your post and you want it gone, it'll be gone. Rick
     
  3. Jack Straw

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    Are you talking about a thread or an individual post. I believe that you can delete a post like this one yourself. Under this post I will see a delete option and I can click on it and delete it. I don't think you can delete a thread if you start one.
     
  4. fossil

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    OK, good, I stand corrected. It was my understanding that only Moderators had the "Delete" option visible on posts.
     
  5. webbie

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    There is a time limit on it. So you can do it within a few days......or something like that.
     
  6. BrotherBart

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    Not sure how long it is. Something like a couple of hours.
     
  7. webbie

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    You can edit it - remove words or change it - for a certain amount of time.
    You cannot delete it - because that may mess up the conversation you started or otherwise took part in.
     
  8. Jack Straw

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  9. webbie

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    oh, the that is set also.
    I don't think you can edit the title...that's a shortcoming.
     
  10. Jack Straw

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    No, I misspelled a title and I couldn't edit it. I believe a moderator corrected the spelling for me.
     

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