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Old February 15, 2013, 06:39 AM   #1
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Changing threads

I posted to a thread that changed overnight. The thread I responded to(after checking it three times was a question about Mossberg 500 plugs but was in the bolt rifle section. In the morning, my suggestion that it be moved to the shotgun forum was attached to a thread about the future cost of shooting .22. I didn't see where the original post had been edited.

I also notice several posts lately that were deleted by the poster with the explanation of "wrong thread".

Has anyone else had issues where the thread changed after posting?
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Old February 15, 2013, 07:04 AM   #2
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southwest1 rewrote his whole post. You're not crazy.
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Old February 15, 2013, 10:10 AM   #3
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PW, look at the "Last edited by ..." explanation at the bottom of Southwest1's post. What he did is never a good idea (completely change the topic of a thread after it is submitted), but it explains what you saw.
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Old February 15, 2013, 03:36 PM   #4
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Thank you.

I was worried that there might be something wrong with the Forum that might turn people away which would be pity since I think this is a great forum!
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