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post #1 of 34
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I recently returned to AI for the first time since November and noticed that post counts have returned in my absence. That's fine with me, but my count was well over 500 before the boards went into hibernation last year - so why am I suddenly down to 20-something?

[ 03-02-2002: Message edited by: The Blue Meanie ]</p>
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post #2 of 34
nothing from the old boards was salvaged as MacNN and their ISP/Server people really screwed up.

I know there was talk about the admins reallocated the post counts for people who wanted it done but I don't know if it ever happened
post #3 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by applenut:
<strong>nothing from the old boards was salvaged as MacNN and their ISP/Server people really screwed up.

I know there was talk about the admins reallocated the post counts for people who wanted it done but I don't know if it ever happened</strong><hr></blockquote>

(1) Beyond a point, wasn't really our fault, since the company the server was hosted at stole all the servers and data- not just ours. Google it and see. Of course, it was our fault for hosting with them, to some extent, but it's hard to tell these kinds of things.

(2) We were going to, but everyone said that they'd rather start clean. So it goes.
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post #4 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by The Blue Meanie:
<strong>I recently returned to AI for the first time since November and noticed that post counts have returned in my absence. That's fine with me, but my count was well over 500 before the boards went into hibernation last year - so why am I suddenly down to 20-something?

[ 03-02-2002: Message edited by: The Blue Meanie ]</strong><hr></blockquote>

Heh, they did not restore our post count. We posted a lot since you were gone and our post count has gone up as a result.
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post #5 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by NoahJ:
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We posted a lot since you were gone and our post count has gone up as a result.</strong><hr></blockquote>

Especially me <img src="graemlins/lol.gif" border="0" alt="[Laughing]" />
post #6 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by EmAn:
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Especially me <img src="graemlins/lol.gif" border="0" alt="[Laughing]" /> </strong><hr></blockquote>

don't get me started... <img src="graemlins/oyvey.gif" border="0" alt="[No]" />
post #7 of 34
add my old post count to this one and I'll once again destroy EmAn
post #8 of 34
Add your old post count to this one and you'll destroy some of the boards. <img src="graemlins/oyvey.gif" border="0" alt="[No]" />
post #9 of 34
true
post #10 of 34
It's kind of nice being in the three digits. I look less like a loser.

I wish I could transfer my post count from here to Ars, where they respect you more if you have no life.

Dammit, I'm one post closer to the 4 digits now.
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post #11 of 34
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[quote]Originally posted by NoahJ:
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Heh, they did not restore our post count. We posted a lot since you were gone and our post count has gone up as a result.</strong><hr></blockquote>

Point taken! Hey, maybe having a low post count again isn't so bad. I might be able to fool people into thinking I have a life
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post #12 of 34
it's whine. whine. whine.
post #13 of 34
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¿Qué?
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post #14 of 34
And now they're gone. Oh well. It's probably for the better.
post #15 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by Fran441:
<strong>Add your old post count to this one and you'll destroy some of the boards. <img src="graemlins/oyvey.gif" border="0" alt="[No]" /> </strong><hr></blockquote>

yes you did it : there is no more post count
post #16 of 34
hmmmm, post counts are interesting

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post #17 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by EmAn:
<strong>And now they're gone. Oh well. It's probably for the better.</strong><hr></blockquote>

I thought you'd be crying by now, buddy.
post #18 of 34
why did you take them away? it's actions like these that make me upset with the new boards. doing things just for the sake of doing em. <img src="graemlins/oyvey.gif" border="0" alt="[No]" />
post #19 of 34
Social Experiment.

To see who whines the most about them being gone.
post #20 of 34
Social Experiment.

To see who whines the most about them being gone.
post #21 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by Jonathan:
<strong>Social Experiment.

To see who whines the most about them being gone.</strong><hr></blockquote>

double posting jonny? thats a cheap way of buffering yer post count...
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post #22 of 34
As long as I have my member number

I'm number 78
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post #23 of 34
At least we still have the post counts in our profiles.
post #24 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by Jonathan:
<strong>Social Experiment.

To see who whines the most about them being gone.</strong><hr></blockquote>

gee thanks. mature. we need "social experiments now"


I'm starting to think some changes are made just to cause controversy.
post #25 of 34
First the disappearance of a forum, and now the disappearance of the post counts?

What will be the next to disappear? The posters? <img src="graemlins/oyvey.gif" border="0" alt="[No]" />
post #26 of 34
plus, the left bar just looks a bit barren now, don't ya think?

edit: apparantly I can't tell left from right

[ 03-07-2002: Message edited by: applenut ]</p>
post #27 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by applenut:
<strong>plus, the right bar just looks a bit barren now, don't ya think?</strong><hr></blockquote>

Yeah... we definately need something else there.
post #28 of 34
other forums allow you to stick little pictures in there... perhaps AI could turn on that feature as well?
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post #29 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by RyanTheGreat:
<strong>other forums allow you to stick little pictures in there... perhaps AI could turn on that feature as well?</strong><hr></blockquote>

They'd never allow that. If you can't have a pic in your signature, why would they allow it on the side?
post #30 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by EmAn:
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They'd never allow that. If you can't have a pic in your signature, why would they allow it on the side?</strong><hr></blockquote>

cause the pics on the side can only be a standard size. the avatars wont be posted unless they are small--the boards limit it on its own. pics in signitures, on the other hand, arent limited. they get to be huge and annoying, and arent automatically limited to a preset size.
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post #31 of 34
[quote]First the disappearance of a forum, and now the disappearance of the post counts?

What will be the next to disappear? The posters?<hr></blockquote>

I can't tell you how much I agree Fran. Soon everyones gonna have random words censored from their posts.
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post #32 of 34
[quote]Originally posted by radar1503:
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I can't tell you how much I agree Fran. Soon everyones gonna have random words censored from their posts.</strong><hr></blockquote>

Must... resist.... must.... resist....

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post #33 of 34
So, how goes the "experiment"?

Finding any interesting results?


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post #34 of 34
Soooooo, when is the experiment over?


And when it's over, we do get the post counts back, right?
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