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post #1 of 25
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General FYI:

In case anyone is wondering why your post count may have dropped by a few (or maybe more depending on who you are), it is because I just deleted a few very long threads that were causing the search indexing to choke. Unfortunately, there was no way to salvage them. Fortunately, they were just "spamming" threads anyway.

No cause for alarm. Continue about your business.
post #2 of 25
Ah, and I was so close to 1000 posts
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post #3 of 25
No problem. After all, it's not the size of your post count that matters...it's how you use it.
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post #4 of 25
May I inquire which threads in particular got the axe?
post #5 of 25
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Two of the old "what are you listening to" threads.
post #6 of 25
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Originally posted by Brad
Two of the old "what are you listening to" threads.

g'rat will be happy to hear that they were "spamming" threads...

g
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post #7 of 25
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Originally posted by Brad
Two of the old "what are you listening to" threads.

That's odd. I don't remember posting anything is those. Oh, well.
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post #8 of 25
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Originally posted by Kecksy
That's odd. I don't remember posting anything is those. Oh, well.

I never posted in those threads with this username either.
Thread Finder. I find lost threads.
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Thread Finder. I find lost threads.
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post #9 of 25
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Dammit brad... your like "the man".
Trying to keep the little guy's post count down!

J/K... You are doing a great job attending to AI.

EDIT: Hey! I was at 426 before. Now this post puts me at 406... I did not post that much if at all in the "what are you listening to" threads. Something is odd here.
post #10 of 25
Thread Starter 
There was also some kind of bizarre bug in the server where everyone's post count had accidentally been increased by 20 a while ago. I remember clearly seeing the change as the counters were updated as then everyone's just dropped by exactly 20 again when I ran the recount script.

I have run the script several times now that things are where they should be. It is consistently giving the same numbers now. These numbers should be correct for now.

Note that, like in this case, the counters are not updated when whole threads are deleted. They only automatically update when deleting individual posts. Thus, any number of lost posts from deleted threads will "build up" until the next time I run the maintenance scripts.
post #11 of 25
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Originally posted by Brad
I remember clearly seeing the change as the counters were updated as then everyone's just dropped by exactly 20 again when I ran the recount script.

The servers don't reside in Florida, by any chance?
post #12 of 25
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Originally posted by der Kopf
The servers don't reside in Florida, by any chance?

whoa, that was your 2000th post, too. Freaky.
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post #13 of 25
Ba dum bump ching.

Thanks for coming out to the AI open mike night... we'll be here all week.


nice one, der Kopf
"I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them" -Isaac Asimov
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"I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them" -Isaac Asimov
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post #14 of 25
hey i lost my senior member status due to my post count getting cut! i want a recount!!!! (and not in FL.) a refund would be nice too...

"What does it profit a man to gain the whole world
and suffer the loss of his soul?"
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post #15 of 25
gratuitous post
"What does it profit a man to gain the whole world
and suffer the loss of his soul?"
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post #16 of 25
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Originally posted by CosmoNut
No problem. After all, it's not the size of your post count that matters...it's how you use it.

It's not the size of the post count per se, it's really the girth that's important.
post #17 of 25
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Originally posted by BRussell
It's not the size of the post count per se, it's really the girth that's important.

some wide posts stretch the page formatting...
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post #18 of 25
My count was dropped by about 30, I had only posted once in the "What are you listening to" threads. Grrrr...I was close to 400 than, but now I'm not worried about it. I'm shooting for the big 500 now.
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post #19 of 25
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Just a friendly reminder.



We love you all equally.
post #20 of 25
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Originally posted by Brad
Just a friendly reminder.



We love you all equally.

Then who am I then?
"I reject your reality and substitute it with my own" - President Bush
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post #21 of 25
You Define Who You Are.

I think it's good that there's someone behind the curtains, watching, and looking that everything goes well.

But I will miss those two 'Watcha Listening To?' threads. I always thought of them as a history. That I would come back sometime in the distant future, and see what I was listening to these days. "Look Son, when I was your age, I listened to Toto. You don't know who they are, eh?"

post #22 of 25
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Originally posted by Defiant
You Define Who You Are.


even the part about finding cats?
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and suffer the loss of his soul?"
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post #23 of 25
shhhh!
post #24 of 25
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shhhh!

meOW!!
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post #25 of 25
Roarrr!!!
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