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Two suggestions: a deleted items folder, and a close thread option

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    Two suggestions: a deleted items folder, and a close thread option


    My first suggestion is a feature that allows a thread to be closed from further post. But only the OP can close the thread. I think some threads get beaten to death, and if the OP feels satisfied with results of the thread, then he/she should be able to either close the thread to prevent any more posts, or be able to submit a request to have it closed.
    My other suggestion is for a deleted items folder so that if someone accidently deleted a PM by mistake, they can go to the deleted items folder and retrieve it. I understand the need to manage space. I am an IT person myself so I respect that. The color code to hint the user of the space usage is a good tool, so once the red exceeds the other colors, then I am sure users will delete stuff to make room. Or maybe set a life span on pm messages. After x amount of time, they get deleted automatically.

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    You can now close/open your own threads. We'll see how this goes. The other options, I'll look into.
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    Good call. This feature should allow more freedom for the OP.

    Frank - any chance of being able to reserve certain POST (ex. 1 - 5) w/o having to scrampble and try to reserve them after one creates the thread and before the public can subscribe? Maybe have this option when you're in the Thread Creation portion.
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    Wow, thanks for such a quick response. Once again AM has proved why this is the best place to be. So, as requested, no one else can close a thread except admin, or the OP?
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    As far as I know, yes...lol


    ..then again, I have been know to check/uncheck the wrong permissions
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    Appreciate it the quick response. Looking for an IT person???
  

  
 

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