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Post by Matthew » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:30 am

What's happened to the deleted posts?
For example http://www.theartofmurder.com/forums/vi ... 84a9c95b16

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Re: Deleted posts!

Post by BBP » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:57 pm

I'm not sure what post you're referring to, but there could be two things at hand:

Either something was lost in the fire when the site was updated, or, if the topic was recent, I may have accidentally deleted it in a spam extermination spree.

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Re: Deleted posts!

Post by Matthew » Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:08 pm

These are not recent topics. I have notifications that replies have been made to these discussions, but when I click, the discussion is gone! Deleted!

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Re: Deleted posts!

Post by BBP » Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:36 pm

Two things could have happened:

When Michael decided to switch to PHPBB it didn't go flawless - for instance the search is broken. It's possible that topics were lost this way.

Unfortunately it sometimes happens that a spammer adds posts to existing topics, sometimes very old ones, and if I missed that and just saw the spammer it is possible that I threw it away. If that was the case, I humbly apologize.

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Re: Deleted posts!

Post by Matthew » Fri May 03, 2019 9:02 pm

Better restore from a backup Bubs, because this is a pretty significant loss of data and valuable historical narrative from this site

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Re: Deleted posts!

Post by BBP » Sat May 04, 2019 3:19 am

I cannot restore from backup, or make backups for that matter. The only one who can is Michael, the admin.

This (me as spam chucker) is just a stopgap solution but I've been stopgapping for almost a year now and we haven't seen Michael in quite a while either. I've deleted over 5000 spam topics so far.

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Re: Deleted posts!

Post by Matthew » Sat May 11, 2019 9:53 am

I heard that Michael is dead.

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Re: Deleted posts!

Post by BBP » Sun May 12, 2019 5:14 am

You done trolling?

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