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Edit Button

Discussion in 'Questions, Rules, Suggestions' started by DareDog, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,438

    is it possible to have edit button on all the time?
  2. Michael J. Donovan

    Michael J. Donovan Head Moderator, Online Communities Staff Member
    Messages: 1,269

    no, we do not plan to change the edit time for posts
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Live and die by your posts!
  4. theholycow

    theholycow PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,180

    There are two reasons why forum owners don't allow editing for too long after a post is made. Both are very good reasons.

    1. It keeps people honest and makes them think about what they're posting...no going back and making someone look like a jerk by editing your post that they responded to.

    2. A common spamming tactic is to post something that doesn't look like spam, wait until nobody's going to see it anymore, then go back and edit spam into it.