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Resurrecting old threads.

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What is the consensus on ressurecting old threads.

The way I see it is if it was/is frownd upon, then surely there would/should be a cull point for threads.

I would hate to offend by "pointless" new topics being created.

For clarity, it involves this thread. viewtopic.php?p=350745&hilit=misty#p350745

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Re: Resurrecting old threads.

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This forum has been around for 20+ years, so there will be a lot of information in the really old threads. The downside is that some users either lose interest and/or don't update their email addresses so they never get a reminder that an old topic has been resurrected.
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Re: Resurrecting old threads.

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I'll take that as it is OK to raise the dead. :wink:

Thanks for the feedback Mug Uk
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Re: Resurrecting old threads.

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I have never really understood this attitude towards extending older threads. Is it on topic? Yes. Does it contain previous notes / fixes / hits? Most likely. Why create a new one?

Then on some forum I saw an explanation: Linux (or Windows for that matter) stuff is changing so rapidly so an advice given 6 months ago may be completely useless.

I think we are on the safe side here. ;)
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Re: Resurrecting old threads.

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I like bumping old threads. It's like a conversation across the depths of time and space. Something like that :roll:
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Re: Resurrecting old threads.

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As long as it it is really on topic, it is ok for me.

However asking for some new storage solution deep down in a CosmosEX thread is not :P
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