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Old Feb 7, 12, 1:41 am
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Originally Posted by Silver Fox View Post
So why did some post counts go up then ?
1. To destroy any remnants of self-respect that those of us who became "Legends" might have had.

2. To count Omni posts which were made when post counting did not apply to that forum (even though we had been told by Carol that would not be possible).
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Old Feb 7, 12, 1:44 am
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Originally Posted by Dovster View Post
1. To destroy any remnants of self-respect that those of us who became "Legends" might have had.

2. To count Omni posts which were made when post counting did not apply to that forum (even though we had been told by Carol that would not be possible).
1. LOL

2. Is it just selective OMNI posts then over a certain time period?
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Old Feb 7, 12, 1:59 am
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As far as I can see, it was all Omni posts made during the period when they were not counted. (There had been an earlier period when they were counted.)

The only exception would be posts in threads that were moved to the Games Forum. Those threads do contain some posts from that earlier period and thus, when they were moved to Games, they ceased to be included in post counts.
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Old Feb 7, 12, 2:01 am
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Originally Posted by Dovster View Post
As far as I can see, it was all Omni posts made during the period when they were not counted. (There had been an earlier period when they were counted.)

The only exception would be posts in threads that were moved to the Games Forum. Those threads do contain some posts from that earlier period and thus, when they were moved to Games, they ceased to be included in post counts.
Is there any way to see who has the most posts on FT? Other vBulletin boards have a link to post a member list in order of decreasing number of posts.
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Old Feb 7, 12, 2:06 am
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Is there any way to see who has the most posts on FT?
I don't know if there is or not, but if there is there is no reason to expose those people to even further humiliation.
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Old Feb 7, 12, 2:07 am
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I don't know if there is or not, but if there is there is no reason to expose those people to even further humiliation.
Eh, there are worse things.
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Old Feb 7, 12, 8:55 am
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Originally Posted by Silver Fox View Post
So why did some post counts go up then ?
Apparently, IB opted to recreate post counts in OMNI during the time that they did not count (2008-2012).
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Old Feb 7, 12, 10:25 am
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Indeed....

Where is that list of Talkboard members again!

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Eh, there are worse things.
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Old Feb 7, 12, 11:53 am
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Apparently, IB opted to recreate post counts in OMNI during the time that they did not count (2008-2012).
Well I have 100's in the "misunderstand this and reply" thread and that did not get picked up - should it ?
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Old Feb 7, 12, 12:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Silver Fox View Post
Well I have 100's in the "misunderstand this and reply" thread and that did not get picked up - should it ?
Depends on if it will be moved to OMNI games would be my guess, but I don't know.
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Old Feb 7, 12, 12:50 pm
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Depends on if it will be moved to OMNI games would be my guess, but I don't know.
I think it should, I think they are my most intelligent posts !
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Old Feb 7, 12, 1:40 pm
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Yesterday I was a legend...

I haven't followed the "which-posts-count" discussion at all closely but pointed out yesterday to Mrs. Fredd that I was now an Evangelist. I have played the "People Association" thread quite a bit, although not recently.

I now learn that what can be given can be taken away. First my UA Million Miler status gets devalued and now this. Et tu, IB?

Today I'm no longer a posting Evangelist and my post count is lower than when this started - I'm reasonably confident I was somewhere around 8500 posts and now I'm under 7000.

Should I send out another mass e-mail to my many fans explaining that I'm not an Evangelist after all, or is there going to be further adjustment?

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Old Feb 8, 12, 12:22 pm
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On post counts

Just to chime in with an explanation here...

I've followed this post-count issue and have followed up with the tech team (Mike) and with Carol, and I've been assured that that policies that determine which posts "count" and which do not are accurately reflected in the current totals.

The fluctuations in total count are explained by the moving of large numbers of posts between threads that "count" toward one's total and threads that do not; this extraordinary movement caused the post counter to break, necessitating a manual re-set. It's possible that the re-set also resulted in a correction of previously inaccurate counts for some community members.

Now the post counts are accurate, based on today’s post count rules set by the community leadership.

Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns,

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Old Feb 8, 12, 1:10 pm
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Old Feb 8, 12, 1:38 pm
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Originally Posted by tom911 View Post
Congratuations new FT Posting Legends magiciansampras, anonplz, Dovster and Spiff. Looks like their posts counts have jumped up significantly.
I believe Analise has also newly become a FT Posting Legend due to this change.
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