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ParthKohli

  • 2 years ago

May I request to have a feature something like this? Sometimes when I post tutorials I get many responses BEFORE I post it. This is really irritating. I wrote a tutorial and till then many replies had been posted like "wait let us answer" And then I saw a mistake, but I couldn't post it again because a LOT OF replies were posted like 'good tutorial' and all. I don't have a mod right now, so I need this feature to implement in the near future.

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  1. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    Oh the feature is to be able to delete posts of other people on your question.

  2. mathslover
    • 2 years ago
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    hmn @ParthKohli this is good but what if the user misuses this right

  3. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    @mathslover Anyway can you delete all the replies?

  4. AravindG
    • 2 years ago
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    :) that was funny

  5. AravindG
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    there is much chance on misuse as mathlover said

  6. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    Some people still need to have that option.

  7. AravindG
    • 2 years ago
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    some people??

  8. AravindG
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    wat u mean?

  9. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    We post tutorials and most of the time some random replies come before we write it out. Our tutorial needs to stay at the top, as that is the only point of the post.

  10. FoolForMath
    • 2 years ago
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    You may flag it for a moderator's attention. I often clear up irrelevant posts myself.

  11. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    Can you clear up mine?

  12. FoolForMath
    • 2 years ago
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    I will. Report abuse, requesting "Clearing irrelevant comments".

  13. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    Actually, they were not really irrelevant. But, they posted it before I posted my tutorial. So, that doesn't really deserve a report.

  14. FoolForMath
    • 2 years ago
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    If they are not really irrelevant why do you want to delete it?

  15. ParthKohli
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    Well because my tutorial must be on top.

  16. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    http://openstudy.com/users/parthkohli#/updates/4fe5a366e4b06e92b873c2db I made someone delete their comments or my tutorial wasn't even visible until you scrolled down enough.

  17. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    Can you delete the top three comments?

  18. ParthKohli
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    Thank you!

  19. FoolForMath
    • 2 years ago
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    They were indeed somewhat irrelevant. I have fixed it now. For future reference there are couple of solution for this: (1) You can use the edit feature to edit the question. (2) Report abuse/Flag to invite a moderator's attention.

  20. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    I don't see a flag option :|

  21. ParthKohli
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    and does editing questions delete the irrelevant comments? o.O

  22. FoolForMath
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    No, but it will bring your tutorial to the top. Obviously, you will loose the corresponding medals. The flag is same as report abuse.

  23. ParthKohli
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    Really? Editing question = losing medals?

  24. ParthKohli
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    Let me try. I'd message you a link to test it with.

  25. FoolForMath
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    When you edit the question to post your tutorial in it, the previous post of your tutorial as replies will be unnecessary. Deletion of which results the medals to evaporate into the system.

  26. ParthKohli
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    Let me send a test link to you so i could try it out.

  27. AravindG
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    u mean post the entire tutorial by esing edit qn?

  28. FoolForMath
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    Yes.

  29. ParthKohli
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    Oh okay, I see.

  30. FoolForMath
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    Although, you can avoid it by keeping at-least one reply in that thread.

  31. KingGeorge
    • 2 years ago
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    Another possible solution: Write the tutorial in some sort of text editor. Type up an intro to put into the question box, post the question, and immediately copy/paste the tutorial into the first reply.

  32. ParthKohli
    • 2 years ago
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    I did.

  33. shadowfiend
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    @KingGeorge's suggestion is what we use to write up release notes (which are similar in that way). That means we can post the question and immediately post the reply with the actual notes.

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