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PapaDos
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Duplicate posts handling...

When we post a "duplicate" (a post exactly the same as a previous one we made), it is rejected without warning.
No error message, the post is simply not added to the thread...

This could be very confusing when we are trying to build a poll for example...
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PapaDos
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NOTES:
  • The site is ignoring the topic's title when evaluating "duplicates" for new posts.
  • We sometimes get a "duplicate" warning when we edit only the title of a previous post.

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PapaDos
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reply to PapaDos
DEBUGGING NOTES:
  • For posts shorter than our signature, we never get a warning for duplicates.
  • For posts longer than our signature, we get a warning only if we manually add our signature in the "new" post.

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Cudni
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Someshire
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reply to PapaDos
Indeed, without a duplicate warning we are left wondering why the post is not there and thinking that with title changed that it can't be because it is duplicate and ....

Cudni
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dandelion
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reply to PapaDos
Very confusing! Tested in dev null and searched for my other post, just not showing.


PapaDos
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reply to PapaDos
Big thanks to the gurus, it seems to be working a lot better now !

The warning is still showing if we only edit the topic's title, but I can live with that...
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Rob A
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reply to PapaDos
Great move, much better.