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Re: "Closed" threads

Normally threads are left open, but will be closed by moderators if the discussion gets way off track or personal. Not many are closed, but normally only if it gets ugly. I think there were some that have been closed, and even deleted due to threat of legal action as well such as a thread about cracks in a late model Tartan hull.

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Re: "Closed" threads

Thanks. I was hoping the original poster could close a thread. I find that sometimes (OK, even frequently) a thread I start gets hijacked or more frequently remains open long after someone has given me the answer to my post (usually and has also provided some kind of third party validation.) As the original poster I feel obligated to follow the thread long after it seems to be of any use other than to those trying to get their post count up.

A perfect example would be this thread - it would appear to me that it might be closed as it has done its job, that is, answered my question.

I appreciate the job done by the moderators and admins in keeping this a "healthy" forum.

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