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I've noticed a few very old threads being revived which is annoying to me because I think it's about something new but I look and the thread is 3 years old. One way to stop this would be to auto-close threads older than 6 months or whatever age you would like. This way, users can still view old threads and look for a fix for their problem but not bring back an old thread. Just another little suggestion from yours truly. Lol.

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Agreed, I would like to se this as well.

Every once in awhile a member will dig up an old thread to revive the discussion, but those are few and far between - usually it's the spammers.

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That's a pretty good idea. Not sure if there is an option like that in VB or not.

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Fine idea. For awhile there I thought last week was really old thread week.

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I thought threads 6 months and older just wouldn't allow bumps.

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Fine idea. For awhile there I thought last week was really old thread week.
You know, we could still do that just before the mods apply this idea... or not
Just kidding Clay...

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You know, we could still do that just before the mods apply this idea... or not
Just kidding Clay...
Lol great minds..... But of course that would lead to a new title " annoying member of the month " and I think they are just starting to like us here !

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I'll be LMAO three years from now when someone digs this thread up and posts on it!
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Three years from now, i'll be running the joint, and i"ll promptly ban anyone who does so...lol lol

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I just saw a thread from two years ago that was reopened by a spammer !

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That is why I think OP's idea is an excellent one, and I believe it will be applied in the near future...

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Lol nice edit !

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This sort of thing (opening old threads after months or years of dormancy)...happens all the time on internet forums.

I probably belong to about 8-10 internet forums (various topics)...and I don't think any of them have applied any sort of "auto-closing" of threads.

Not to say it doesn't happen on any internet forums...just I personally have not experienced it anywhere I visit.

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8-10 forums?
And do you spend as much time there as on this one?


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