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"Thread Starter" indicator

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Rockster, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. Rockster

    Rockster Active Member

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    I've seen other forms place the words "Thread Starter" under a persons name (in the leftmost pane), if the person starting a thread posts within the same thread. This can be quite useful when a thread starter chimes back in to answer questions or provide additional clarity.
     
  2. Kalud

    Kalud Active Member

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    I second that
     
  3. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Sometimes the thread starter isn't the thread starter. For example the Mods can move posts to a new thread attributed to the first poster that they move.
     
  4. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    I think that kind of thing would only be relevant to a particular type of thread. Would be easy enough to code, but not sure it's worth the overhead.
     
  5. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    I'd agree. Most of the time the threads here are about news and discussions on TM and not personal issues. In those cases, who started the thread tends to be irrelevant.
     

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