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hello--to whom it may concern (aside from me)---I don't have the "delete" option available when I go to edit a post either in Explorer or in Firefox. Do I have a different type of account than other folks who are able to delete their comments? Here's an example:

http://forum.saxontheweb.net/showthread.php?t=63189

Swampcabbage and Hakukani have been able to delete their posts, but I don't see that option anywhere when I try to edit my post.

Help?
 

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could it be that you are trying to do that on a for sale post ?, there is, I believe, a protocol there which prevents this, probably as a form of protection, I believe, of the buyer for later changemets to your offer which might be edited without trace....
 

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No, I haven't had any "for sale" type posts at all. Just for giggles I went to a few other threads that I've left posts on and don't seem to be able to delete them either.
 

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Heah Ah Is!

Okay, I may have figured it out. I looked at some of my posts. The most recent one, when I tried to edit it, only gave me the <save>, <advanced>, and <cancel> buttons. My older posts had the above, except there is a <delete> button between <advanced> and <cancel>.

Can I guess that it is a time thing?
 

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My mistake. It's my OLDER posts that I can't delete.
 

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Still there with the newest firefox, under edit.
 

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Carl H. said:
Still there with the newest firefox, under edit.
and now it isn't there.
 

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I took a few screenshots of what I get when I go to edit a post--

the first is with Explorer:
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this is what I get with Firefox:

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Anybody else got any suggestions? :? :? :?
 

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If you click the Go Advanced button, do you have the option to delete at the top of the screen above the edit message box?
 

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Harri does not want members arbitrarily deleting their posts, so I believe there is indeed a time limit allowing only your most recent posts OUTSIDE of the Marketplace (where editing of any kind is prohibited) to be soft deleted (i.e. not permanently/still viewable by the staff).
 

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Update:

Things appear to be back to normal. The ability to delete posts and threads was not suppose to be allowed, and has been reset. Kim, Bill and myself all looked into this and things should be working properly now on the forum side of things.

Spooner,
If you are having trouble with deleting TEXT in the Edit Post mode, then this is most likely a personal browser and security setting issue, not a forum one.

Thanks to all for reporting this to us, and sorry for the glitch.
 
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