what causes this?

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paul.fr

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« on: 27/11/2008 23:33:17 »
See this picture:
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It happens quite often. But who is the unknown poster and just what topic are they posting to?

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« Reply #1 on: 27/11/2008 23:35:58 »
Have you had a look in the QOTW forum?
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« Reply #2 on: 27/11/2008 23:43:20 »
Yes!

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« Reply #3 on: 28/11/2008 13:18:51 »
Sorry, but I fail to see the problem.
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« Reply #4 on: 02/12/2008 11:43:41 »
It doesn't show the posters name only a "question mark.." but perhaps that is their screen name... "?"

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« Reply #5 on: 04/12/2008 17:29:15 »
TheDoc is the only poster in that forum.
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« Reply #6 on: 05/12/2008 13:12:05 »
TheDoc is the only poster in that forum.

No, he is the only topic starter. Well not quite, other admin/s also pose under the one name.

My point is, where was that post? i could not find it in any topic!

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« Reply #7 on: 05/12/2008 13:17:23 »
Hi Paul,

Sometimes, when the system generates forum posts from emails we recieve, it doesn't properly translate their name from the email to a username for the forum - we usually repair this pretty quickly, hence why you can't find that post again!

You may have noticed that some posts had an email address as a username - this is a symptom of the same problem, and although we've pretty much fixed it at source (we cut anything after an @), it may still happen again.  We don't want to be publicising people's email addresses, so please report any post you see with an email address as the user!

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« Reply #8 on: 05/12/2008 13:21:03 »
Hi Ben,

That makes sense, thanks.

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« Reply #9 on: 06/12/2008 20:02:26 »
Well, that shut me up  [:(]
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