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« on: February 20, 2005 12:07:00 AM »

There have been a few threads that I can't post replies to-- I click around and there is a "reply" icon on the boards before and after, but not all of them. Why is that?
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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2005 11:06:38 AM »

They might be locked. Which threads are you having trouble with?
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2005 08:11:17 PM »

The one I wanted to reply to was called "green paisely book-bag-type-purse (or purse-type-book-bag!)" by angieshmangie
on: February 10, 2005 07:31:03 PM . There are no other replies to it either... I was just wondering
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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2005 10:04:07 PM »

Yep, that thread is locked, but it was reposted here:

There are plenty of replies there, so post away!
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« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2006 06:53:11 AM »

Out of curiosity, what is the purpose of locking topics? are they too off-topic? or are there too many responses?
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« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2006 08:33:12 AM »

We lock them for a variety of reasons.

-they could be getting too off-topic
-it could be a controversial topic
-we could not want it to get any bigger
-we could lock it until we know what to do with it

mostly, we lock instead of delete if there is information that we consider important in the thread.

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