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« on: December 08, 2008 04:09:51 PM »

Lately, I have seen a ton of completed projects cross-posted into two different boards (one example is sewing clothes for kids and clothing: completed projects, but there are others).  Is this allowed?  My instinct is always to report the cross-posted threads, but I don't because I'm not sure what the rules are and haven't been able to find them by searching.  Anybody know?
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« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2008 04:11:37 PM »

Lately, I have seen a ton of completed projects cross-posted into two different boards (one example is sewing clothes for kids and clothing: completed projects, but there are others).  Is this allowed? 

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My instinct is always to report the cross-posted threads, but I don't because I'm not sure what the rules are and haven't been able to find them by searching.  Anybody know?

Please report them.  Thanks! Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2008 04:19:12 PM »

Thanks, jungrrl!  You're super quick Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2008 04:26:56 PM »

FYI, here's the rule about it, too! Smiley

http://www.craftster.org/craftsterguide.html#anchor9e
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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2008 08:37:44 AM »

I would note, though, that it's okay to post something made for a swap in another board (i.e., I post a crocheted scarf I make in the swap thread, and then again in Crochet). Lots of people seem to forget they can do that! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2008 10:24:54 AM »

How about challenge entries?  Same rule, antarcticraft?
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« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2008 10:30:33 AM »

You could wait for the challenge to end and the use the MOVE button to move it to its appropriate craft board/folder.
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« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2008 10:48:22 AM »

(Not my projects - I have seen a few cross posted to challenge entries and whatever other category they fit into, and I'm trying to clarify whether those should be flagged, too...) 

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« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2009 03:20:56 AM »

I had been wondering this for a long time so I am glad I stumbled upon this post!  I see these all the time.  Do we report both threads or is it easier for the mods for us to report one and find the duplicate themselves?  I always get confused on what/when to report  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2009 06:59:27 AM »

I had been wondering this for a long time so I am glad I stumbled upon this post!  I see these all the time.  Do we report both threads or is it easier for the mods for us to report one and find the duplicate themselves?  I always get confused on what/when to report  Roll Eyes

You can just report one, but put "duplicate" or "cross-posted" in the note box for us, so we know to look for the other.
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