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[solved] tags?
« on: July 15, 2009, 07:25:03 AM »
would it be useful to allow mods and/or ops to mark threads as [solved] or [resolved]?  or some other combination of tag options?  This might be useful not only for day to day operations, but also for archiving/searching operations.
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Re: [solved] tags?
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2009, 01:54:52 PM »
Good idea in practice, but would it not rely on people returning after posts to annotate them appropriately? Or would it be a case of if you build it, they will come? Sadly I think many here are just here for quick answers and not appreciative of the Socratic method, so you end up with many dead posts like http://www.chemicalforums.com/index.php?topic=34418.msg131858 which I may have answered wrongly, now I look at it again as 103 may mean 103 or 1,000, but the OP has not returned, so I don't know. In the mean time, they perhaps try things we suggest, turn it in, get it wrong and so become disillusioned and don't return...

Perhaps we should revisit questions that have had prods and then answer them more fully, but how long after the OP - a week? month? 3 months?

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Re: [solved] tags?
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2009, 03:08:40 AM »
I think it would be too much work for everyone involved.
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Re: [solved] tags?
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2009, 06:06:45 AM »
I think it would be too much work for everyone involved.

No.
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Re: [solved] tags?
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2009, 08:53:03 AM »
I think it would be too much work for everyone involved.

No.

No it would not be too much work for *all* involved (including the OP?), or no we don't need [solved] tags?

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Re: [solved] tags?
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2009, 01:23:54 AM »
I think it would be too much work for everyone involved.

No.

No it would not be too much work for *all* involved (including the OP?), or no we don't need [solved] tags?

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