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Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:01 PM

what does it mean when an OP gets a 'milestone' added? nt

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Reply what does it mean when an OP gets a 'milestone' added? nt (Original post)
Fresh_Start Apr 2016 OP
Rex Apr 2016 #1
Fresh_Start Apr 2016 #3
Rex Apr 2016 #7
Fresh_Start Apr 2016 #8
Buzz Clik Apr 2016 #2
Fresh_Start Apr 2016 #4
rurallib Apr 2016 #5
Fresh_Start Apr 2016 #6
rurallib Apr 2016 #9
2naSalit Apr 2016 #10
Cirque du So-What Apr 2016 #11
Scootaloo Apr 2016 #12

Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:04 PM

1. That they arrived at some place after a long period of time or have a lot of posts to reach a

 

milestone? What do you mean by added?

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Response to Rex (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:05 PM

3. In the list of discussions..some discussions have (Milestone) and others do not, see below example

General Discussion
We Need to Stop Treating Naturopaths Like They’re Medical Doctors
By cleanhippie - 125 replies @ 9:59 AM (Milestone)

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Response to Fresh_Start (Reply #3)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:08 PM

7. Wow I've never noticed that before.

 

Thanks always like learning something new.

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Response to Rex (Reply #7)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:09 PM

8. the two other responses explain

I also have been here for years and never knew what it meant

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Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:05 PM

2. Multiples of 25 responses.

 

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #2)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:06 PM

4. Thank you...

I've seen it for years and always wondered.

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Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:07 PM

5. a post reaches a certain number of replies (a milestone) and gets kicked

back to the top of the 'latest threads' page. Milestones are at increments of 25 replies (eg -25,50,75,100.....)

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Response to rurallib (Reply #5)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:08 PM

6. thank you for explaining

I've been wondering for along time

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Response to Fresh_Start (Reply #6)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:10 PM

9. This was an new feature when DU went to its current format

a couple of years ago. That way hot threads got more exposure.

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Response to Fresh_Start (Reply #6)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:19 PM

10. And

at the top of the page - Latest Threads for example - you can also set at what # of posts you want as "milestones". The default is 25.

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Response to Fresh_Start (Original post)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 12:41 PM

11. There should be a 'millstone' tag as well

for a thread which turns out so badly that it becomes a millstone around the author's neck.

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Response to Cirque du So-What (Reply #11)

Sat Apr 30, 2016, 01:00 PM

12. Naw, a small but highly vocal clatch of posters would put on a long-suffering martyr act

 

until the feature was removed. Sort of like the unrec feature. Or the alert feature.

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