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This is more of a general bulletin board question than a CSScreator Forum question...

Perhaps I've worked with too many trouble-ticket software packages that let you Open, Close, and Defer items, but wouldn't a BB benefit from some type of system that let anyone "close" a thread? I find myself wading through a lot of BB posts daily (hourly it seems) and it would be nice to know which ones are resolved and which aren't. I think that a system where anyone could "close" a thread, but (if someone disagreed or found additional information) anyone could re-open that thread would allow for a large majority of the Fluff to settle to the bottom...

Doors are open for criticism... anyone?

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BB that lets you 'close' threads?

Hi KnightWolfJK,
Yes I agree it would be nice even if it would just display a different icon to say a solution was found.
It would save a lot of time.
I will add it to my very long list of things to do Smile

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Tony,
I wasn't even suggesting it needed to be done here, I was just interested in whether or not any BB systems support it. But Hey, if you're gonna put it on the list... thanks.

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Just need to formalise the system used over at the phpBB forums. Each thread (in certain forums) has [x] in the title, where x gives the status. But getting everyone to start threads like that, or having us mods go through and change it would be a pain.

So something where the thread creator can change the status... it only has to be a flag, it wouldn't even have to do anything, just for show...

Doesn't sound so tricky. I'd give it a go if I had free time!

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I was diggin' around at phpFreaks and stumbled across a large thread about the same idea, thought I'd post it here.

In the end they decided that it was a good idea but no one actually had control over the site, so it went nowhere. They were also considering pruning tens of thousands of old posts, which seems a waste- it wouldn't need to be applicable to old posts, just new ones. Frankly I'm surprised there isn't a phpBB mod that already does this. I'll dig around at phpBB.com.

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