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post #12 of Old 03-03-2012
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The concern I have with the edit button is those who use it as a statement. Look at the large number of CandCs posts in threads he started which he later edited to "..." , redering the thread virtually useless info wise, or Sailaway21's attempt to erase his contributions when he decided to take his ball and go home.

Rather than editing a thread to add new info, why not just update the thread with a new post? This also serves a second purpose, reviving an old thread and bringing it back to the front page, whereas editing an older post leaves a thread out of the spotlight.
What's the point in editing if no one knows that you have added new info?

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