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Old 09-11-2018, 02:49 PM   #1
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Default Page counts off?

A few threads list a page count (221 and 143) but I can only get to pages 220 and 142 of them.


Now I have an idea of what could be causing this, but I didn't think we had "block others from seeing our posts" as a feature here. Or am I wrong?
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Old 09-11-2018, 03:06 PM   #2
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When they remove posts it messes up the page counts. (Spam and penalized users are the two likely culprits.)
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Old 09-11-2018, 04:21 PM   #3
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Long standing bug. Not likely to get fixed unless SJG replaces its forum software (which is ancient, but would be a big chunk of work to replace. Or more likely convert to a hosted setup).
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Old 09-11-2018, 04:33 PM   #4
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Usually a seriously messed up thread happens when a prolific poster gets banned with a "remove all posts from this person" option. As I understand it, this is a rarely used option, but it's happened, usually on folks who have long histories of being argumentative and/or threadjacking.
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Old 09-12-2018, 12:42 AM   #5
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Long standing bug.
Which long standing bug?
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Old 09-12-2018, 07:20 AM   #6
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Which long standing bug?
The one you mention -- page counts not matching the actual post count you can view. I remember asking about it myself long enough ago that I can't remember exactly when (and a couple of quick forum searches didn't tell me :)).
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Old 10-03-2018, 02:54 AM   #7
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The one you mention -- page counts not matching the actual post count you can view. I remember asking about it myself long enough ago that I can't remember exactly when (and a couple of quick forum searches didn't tell me :)).
I think I figured out who it was. Or at least one of the 'whoms' it could be that's been erased from existence.
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Old Yesterday, 02:54 AM   #8
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An update to this bug maybe?

Now this thread: in what part of reign of steel map do you live now?

The last post that is showing up for me is one from droid17 from back in 2011 ( 05-29-2011, 09:30 PM), theoretically the bottom of page 8.

The index page claims johndallman (Yesterday, 01:39 PM) and Boomerang (Today, 03:12 AM) have both posted to the thread since then, however neither post is visible, not can they be reached via the links on these pages:

johndallman posts in thread:
http://forums.sjgames.com/search.php?searchid=4939267
Boomerang's post int he thread:
http://forums.sjgames.com/search.php?searchid=4939265


In fact further research shows droid17 has also posted recently (11-17-2018, 09:26 PM) to the thread, and this post is also not showing up.
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Old Yesterday, 04:32 AM   #9
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Had a database glitch. It should be fixed now.
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Old Yesterday, 12:47 PM   #10
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FYI: I couldn't find the link at the top of the forums to list Today's Posts when I'm not logged in.

I'll try again later in case its on my end.
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