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Offline imatfaal

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Why are some posts shrunk?
« on: 26/08/2010 12:27:53 »
Occasionally, in fact twice today, I come across posts (never mine so far) that have been shrunk.  they are shown on a single line in the chat threads as "a post by someoneorother click to view"  what's happening?  Have these poor posters offended the moderator gods?



 

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Why are some posts shrunk?
« Reply #1 on: 26/08/2010 12:35:58 »
I was wondering the exact same thing about an hour ago!
Is this a new thing on the site? - I've never seen it before today.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 26/08/2010 12:41:57 »
It's usually used where someone's post added nothing to the discussion.  Rather than delete the post, it is left in such a way that it doesn't distract from the conversation, but can be read if you really want to.

It's been there for ages - at least a year!
 

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« Reply #3 on: 26/08/2010 14:08:56 »
Thanks Ben, I obviously fail on the observation test.  I only really took any notice today because I had left a sarcastic reply to a slightly wonky post; the weird post became shrunken leaving mine looking like a total non sequitur
 

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