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Can't delete (or edit) my own posts

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April 5, 2010 5:00:45 PM

A while ago, I posted a motherboard question, and put it
in the relevant manufacturers sub-topic.

I've just noticed the "General Motherboard" category,
which I thought was much more appropriate.

I noticed there was an "edit posting" button, which included
a "delete entire thread" option, though it didn't include
an option to change the sub-topic.

So I though I'd re-post my message to the right sub-topic,
and then delete the original.

BUT when I came to actually delete the original post, the
system won't let me: it says I am not allowed to edit
the message, even though it is my own!

So now I've ended up posting the same question twice, and
can't clean up.

Is there a way for me to edit or delete my own posting?

Why does the site offer me a "delete thread" button if it
doesn't work?


More about : delete edit posts

a b V Motherboard
April 5, 2010 6:28:07 PM

I've removed the duplicate thread for you.
April 5, 2010 7:18:47 PM

aford10 said:
I've removed the duplicate thread for you.


Double posting my first message seemed so very ill-mannered!

a b V Motherboard
April 5, 2010 7:21:55 PM

It happens on occasion. If it happens, you can use the 'report' link at the top of the post, to notify the moderators.