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a b 5 Linux
March 12, 2007 10:07:50 PM

Ok.. This has got me stumped.

I've been posting moderately in two sections tonight. Other & Linux. In Linux my post count presently shows as 1512 now in the other if I load a page I have just posted in and hit refresh I get a shown post count of 1501.

I thought I was going mad. If I click my details by my avatar in Other I get 1501 and in Linux 1512. My post per day is also different. What is really strange is that if I hit refresh having posted in another section I can see my count increment by one in the other section but there is still a difference between the two totals shown.

Any ideas folks or is it time to PM fredi?

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March 12, 2007 10:20:39 PM

I’ve noticed a discrepancy as well, though not as large as yours. I have a variance of one post between sections. Hardware, CE, and Community puts me at 1055. Network, Mobile, Games, and Software puts me at 1056.

There, now I’ve done some leg-work. Maybe fredi will recognize a pattern.

It might have something to do with deleted/moved threads. :?:
a b 5 Linux
March 12, 2007 10:31:13 PM

Yeah.. but that should show in all sections when the posts are deleted. I could see a few going from the daft ones in the test section but I've seen that before and there was a drop everywhere.

I think this started around the time of the site update. I tend to notice it late at night and put it down to tiredness or me not refreshing pages (i am a tab browsing convert).

Mind you.. it might explain why I get more respect in linux than in the other :?

EDIT: This is showing me as 1506 in this thread... WTH?? 1517 in Linux...
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March 12, 2007 11:54:32 PM

Welcome to the wacky world of the New Forumz..... That's when it started & has never been fixed..... From day one this bug was there..... You can give Fredi a bump, but it's been this way for 14 months now..... [shrug]

It took you this long to catch on...... Oh, you haven't been here 14 months yet..... [double shrug]
a b 5 Linux
March 13, 2007 5:07:15 PM

To be honest I stopped keeping much of an eye on it once I cracked 1k and people stopped calling me a noob. Couple that with the state I am in most of the time I'm at the PC and it did take me a while. I normally post just in the other with the odd post elsewhere but I had a Linux post flurry yesterday and even I can see a 20 post difference.

As my current count in this thread is still (despite a couple of posts this evening) showing lower than it did in the Linux threads last night I have to say this is a pants counter system. I thought my count was increasing more slowly than it had previously.

@Fredi -- Fix it and I'll gimp up some fake nude Cheeze ball pics :p 
March 13, 2007 5:36:16 PM

You can give Fredi a bump, but it's been this way for 14 months now..... [shrug]

I think AV is trying to give him a "bump". :?

Does he need any help? Don't know what language he's using, but I know a few, and can read several more. Not to sound condescending, I'd just love to put volunteer programming on my resume...
March 13, 2007 9:45:48 PM

Man, I don't have anything to do with any of that.....
March 13, 2007 9:56:41 PM

Should I PM him then?
March 13, 2007 10:02:44 PM

Have at it Man...... Watch your out box to see when it goes....... :wink:
March 13, 2007 10:07:25 PM

:lol:  True that. I had a thread transfer request that ended up going to him. Took a week. :wink:

Do all of the mods do this on their free time?
March 13, 2007 10:27:09 PM

Well, all my time is free, so yea, I do it on my free time.......
March 14, 2007 6:42:51 PM

Well, all my time is free, so yea, I do it on my free time.......

wow what a great saying, lol.
March 15, 2007 5:22:48 AM

This problem is now fixed. Simply create a new post, and things should sync up nicely.

March 15, 2007 8:46:39 PM

Well, it worked...once I posted in Games. Guess you have to post in Network, Mobile, Games, or Software to get it synced.

Thanks, Steve.
March 15, 2007 8:59:03 PM

No problem VBDude. Actually, now you just post anywhere and it should sync fine.