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Resolved "Neglected Stories" list problem

Discussion in 'Site Related Support' started by Photon, Jun 7, 2013.

  1. Photon

    Photon Order Member

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    It currently includes (at least for me) https://forums.darklordpotter.net/showthread.php?t=21 that cannot be reviewed or rated as thread is closed. I think that adding condition "and thread is not closed" is an obvious fix to this problem.

    Also, question as a newbie - is it OK to comment on threads in recycling bin?
     
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  2. Oz

    Oz For Zombie. Moderator DLP Supporter

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    Yes, all forums under the Library category are immune to necroposts, so long as the post is an actual review or new information about the story (for example, if you find a new mirror to a dead link).

    EDIT: I'll ask Raven about indicating locked threads.
     
  3. Photon

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    This problem is even worse on wonderful "Recommended Stories" page - now I have multiple suggestions that are locked threads and it is impossible to remove them from list by rating thread (as somebody had bright idea of blocking this action in locked ones).

    affected page: https://forums.darklordpotter.net/recommended.php

    examples of problematic threads: https://forums.darklordpotter.net/showthread.php?t=17021 https://forums.darklordpotter.net/showthread.php?t=14378 https://forums.darklordpotter.net/showthread.php?t=15594

    This problem may be solved by unlocking threads (may be a poor idea, HPMOR one descended into writing JEW in superbig font), allowing to rate locked ones or removing locked from list of suggestions.
     
  4. Dark Minion

    Dark Minion Bright Henchman DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    Yeah, I see the problem, but these threads really are locked for a reason. I.e. I won't unlock Santi's thread until he updates his story.

    But the number of locked threads in the library isn't that large and all in all it shouldn't be a huge problem.
     
  5. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw DLP Overlord Admin

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    This has been fixed.
     
  6. Photon

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    Closed threads disappeared also from https://forums.darklordpotter.net/library_list.php - is it intentional?

    Note that it removed "The Prince Who Was Promised" by cxjenious, story with the highest rating in DLP library ( https://forums.darklordpotter.net/showthread.php?t=24064 - with thread locked by moderators due to high number of posts or something similar) and "Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality" by Less Wrong ( https://forums.darklordpotter.net/showthread.php?t=15594 - thread locked due to flamewar, trolling and general stupidity) that maybe is classified as guilty pleasure by DLP but link is not dead (maybe there are also other stories that should not be removed, I am not sure).

    Removal of stories closed for being a dead link is welcomed for library list, by filtering by tag ([Dead link]) may be a better solution.
     
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  7. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw DLP Overlord Admin

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    I have restored closed threads, now filtering by dead link. That being said, a different signal needs to be established.

    For now, all closed threads will also not show up in the recommender but I'd prefer that rather than being unable to rate them.
     
  8. Photon

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    At least A boy and his hat by shreve, Owl Treats and Firewhiskey by Artemis Fei and A Change in Destiny by G.L.M are tagged as dead link and still appear in the Library List.

    In general, it seems that dead link filtering is not working for the Recycling Bin.

    ---------- Post automerged at 08:26 ---------- Previous post was at 07:41 ----------

    Also, why Stages of Hope is not appearing? It is a story tagged as WIP in the Recycling Bin - https://forums.darklordpotter.net/showthread.php?t=22471
     
  9. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw DLP Overlord Admin

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    I did not spend much time making it perfect, these tools exist only to make it easier.
     
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