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by SQ22
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2886
Views: 897086

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Rolls-Royce is increasing Trent XWB production to one daily. http://www.rolls-royce.com/media/press-releases/yr-2017/14-06-2017-rr-begins-production-of-trent-xwb-engines-at-dahlewitz-site.aspx It is also noteworthy in the article that Trent XWB engines are now manufactured in the plant in Dahlewitz...

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by SQ22
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA upping the ante in Hawaii
Replies: 120
Views: 15821

Re: UA upping the ante in Hawaii

A year and a half ago I flew EWR-HNL-EWR on a 767-400 in BF, and it was a really, really nice flight. Between the decent meal, the IFE and flat bed, a very long flight seemed to just wiz by. I think it's smart when an airline "owns" something...and it is very true that UA has always been ...

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by SQ22
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Lufthansa intercontinental routes
Replies: 125
Views: 22912

Re: New Lufthansa intercontinental routes

https://www.lh-taufnamen.de/
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I am just wondering if that means any changes about the already parked and to be parked A346's. Currently 6 are parked and a further 6 are scheduled to be parked.

Source: https://www.lh-taufnamen.de/

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by SQ22
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2886
Views: 897086

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Rolls-Royce is increasing Trent XWB production to one daily. http://www.rolls-royce.com/media/press-releases/yr-2017/14-06-2017-rr-begins-production-of-trent-xwb-engines-at-dahlewitz-site.aspx It is also noteworthy in the article that Trent XWB engines are now manufactured in the plant in Dahlewitz...

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by SQ22
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did DL acquire the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 149
Views: 25175

Re: Why did DL acquire the A350 and A330 Neo?

Please keep out the V2500 vs JTD9 resp. MD90 vs. MD88 here, but feel free to open a new thread about it.

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by SQ22
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future LH Expansion
Replies: 55
Views: 11431

Future LH Expansion

To add dificulties to restart SCL, LATAM flies to FRA daily, covering that market since 1991. Yes via MAD and if you want to fly from FRA to MAD and are flexible you can get very cheap tickets in J on LA. This is a well known insider tip. Y tickets are below 100 Euros as well. I am wondering how ma...

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by SQ22
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to Texas?
Replies: 69
Views: 7533

Re: Norwegian to Texas?

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Please continue your discussion here:

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by SQ22
Sun May 21, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Visiting the Ukrainian State Aviation Museum
Replies: 3
Views: 2013

Re: Visiting the Ukrainian State Aviation Museum

There is no need for disrespecting other users and personal attacks, please keep your emotions out.

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by SQ22
Sat May 20, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787
Replies: 56
Views: 13243

Re: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787

Please keep politics out of this thread.

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by SQ22
Fri May 19, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review
Replies: 41
Views: 7221

Re: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review

I understand that the A330's are off the cards for the foreseeable future. Any expansion over the North Atlantic will be done with A321NEO LR's. Rumor mill says the LRs aren't meeting expectations. Widebodies are getting the serious attention from B6 Maybe B6 has just a bit more advanced expectatio...

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by SQ22
Tue May 16, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: From the ashes of Baltia: US Global
Replies: 1
Views: 283

Re: From the ashes of Baltia: US Global

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Already discussed here:

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by SQ22
Sat May 13, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 640
Views: 10052

Re: Brexit - EU position

I have cleaned this thread and I kindly ask you to stay on topic. I do know Brexit touches Northern Ireland, but I had the impression some post about it were going off topic. For sure we do not need to talk about nuclear missles here and please keep your emotions out when posting otherwise you can e...

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by SQ22
Thu May 11, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2886
Views: 897086

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Just as a sidenote, it is noteworthy, but we should not discuss it in detail here: There was a flightglobal article stating that the 9,700 nm figure "was always the intended performance capability for the type". They continued to say that the 8,700 nm figure came from SQ and based on the S...

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by SQ22
Wed May 10, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1591
Views: 142463

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

[As has already been much discussed in this thread, the problem is not with BBD. It's Pratt. The same problem with GTF production is also causing delays for the A320NEO. CFM is also causing delays for the A350. Plus, there's at least one A330NEO glider sitting around, waiting for engines from RR. T...

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by SQ22
Tue May 09, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Mobile to begin final assembly of the 1st US built A320 in Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 3209

Re: Airbus Mobile to being production of the 1st US built A320 in Mobile

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I am quite sure something will be the same as printed in the Herald Tribune.
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We had a recent thread about the online NYT Sunday magazine.

I recommend to have a look at the thread:

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I am quite sure something will be the same as printed in the Herald Tribune.

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by SQ22
Mon May 08, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit cancellations and operational issues, May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Re: Spirit cancellations and operational issues, May 2017

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Already discussed here:

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by SQ22
Sun May 07, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are the UK economy and air travel on a downhill slope?
Replies: 53
Views: 5621

Re: Are the UK economy and air travel on a downhill slope?

Please keep politics out here, otherwise thread will be locked.

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by SQ22
Sat May 06, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why do all cargo containers have an AKE tag on them?
Replies: 13
Views: 2801

Re: Why do all cargo containers have an AKE tag on them?

http://www.cargocomposites.com/site/wp- ... nsions.pdf
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I am not an expert here, but not all air cargo containers have AKE on it only the LD3's. The other containers have other codes.

http://www.cargocomposites.com/site/wp- ... nsions.pdf

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by SQ22
Sat May 06, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 181
Views: 46820

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

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Please keep discussions about possible orders out of this thread.

Feel free to discuss it in the thread about the possibility of UK getting long-haul planes from SQ.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1362115

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by SQ22
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 114307

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

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An agreement between the parties involved has been reached, please continue your discussion here:

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Part 5
Replies: 287
Views: 37793

Re: Nordic Aviation Part 5

Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 737-800 EI-FVP with Santiago Ramón y Cajal on it's tail: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santiago_Ram%C3%B3n_y_Cajal https://www.flickr.com/photos/andymarks/33340210104/in/photostream/ And your point is? His point is providing us with the man on the tail of a new DY bird.

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by SQ22
Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Etihad flight 95?
Replies: 1
Views: 670

Re: Etihad flight 95?

https://de.flightaware.com/live/flight/ETD95
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Maybe it is some charter flight. I found it on flightaware as well, it does not look like a regular flight.

https://de.flightaware.com/live/flight/ETD95

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by SQ22
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America receives first A321neo
Replies: 92
Views: 19534

Re: Virgin America receives first A321neo

Airinsight issued issued their opinion about the A321Neo delivery to VX. This has been well discussed here and summarized in one sentence it can be the bird which makes AS thinking about being no longer "Proudly All Boeing". So its not really news for the forum. https://airinsight.com/2017...

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United boots bride and groom from half-empty plane
Replies: 3
Views: 1190

Re: United boots bride and groom from half-empty plane

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Topic is already discussed here:

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by SQ22
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 1995
Views: 206222

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

http://www.aero.de/news-26469/Lufthansa ... -2017.html
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DUSZRH wrote:
As per German Media, LH only expects 5 instead of 10 A320neo in 2017...


And here is a link to German media:

http://www.aero.de/news-26469/Lufthansa ... -2017.html

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR
Replies: 51
Views: 7156

Re: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR

Flightglobal is citing ATR as follows: ATR indicates it has yet to finalise an agreement to supply turboprops to Iran Air, despite reports of a deal in the local media. So maybe we still have to be patient for a bit longer. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/atr-still-working-on-iran-air-de...

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR
Replies: 51
Views: 7156

Re: Iran Air finalises deal for 20 ATR

Flightglobal is citing ATR as follows: ATR indicates it has yet to finalise an agreement to supply turboprops to Iran Air, despite reports of a deal in the local media. So maybe we still have to be patient for a bit longer. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/atr-still-working-on-iran-air-dea...

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No more Yahoo Aviation news feed
Replies: 2
Views: 1092

Re: No more Yahoo Aviation news feed

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Already discussed here:

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by SQ22
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada is suing Airbus for Halifax Crash Landing
Replies: 1
Views: 822

Re: Air Canada is suing Airbus for Halifax Crash Landing

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Already discussed here:

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by SQ22
Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2886
Views: 897086

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

OZP = Morón Air Base, Arahal, Seville, Spain

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757 and scimitars
Replies: 1
Views: 913

Re: 757 and scimitars

Here is a link to an old thread: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=595025 At least UA and FI are updating their frames with scimitar blended winglets. http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1349531 https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/icelandair-modifies-winglets-on-757-fl...

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH first US flight with A 350
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

Re: LH first US flight with A 350

https://www.lufthansagroup.com/en/press ... /4763.html
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FGITD wrote:
LH424 has actually been the 350 for a few weeks now. Since mid March I think


They started by March 15th.

https://www.lufthansagroup.com/en/press ... /4763.html

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus and A321N LR
Replies: 3
Views: 1600

Re: Aer Lingus and A321N LR

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There was a thread about it not too Long ago:

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by SQ22
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and the E190?
Replies: 5
Views: 2053

Re: Delta and the E195?

http://news.delta.com/delta-orders-stat ... r-c-series

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They do have E190 in storage and not E195.

With the C Series order Delta decided not to keep the E190. That should be answering your question.

http://news.delta.com/delta-orders-stat ... r-c-series

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=605721&start=50

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by SQ22
Sat Apr 01, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns
Replies: 108
Views: 10177

Re: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns

This topic has become more and more a political discussion and will be moved to non-aviation.

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by SQ22
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates' A380 & B777 Fleet Usage Data
Replies: 13
Views: 4912

Re: Emirates' A380 & B777 Fleet Usage Data

I have merged the previous with the new thread and updated the title, so you can continue your discussion here.

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by SQ22
Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to buy Thomas Cook Belgium
Replies: 25
Views: 5296

Re: Brussels Airlines to buy Thomas Cook Belgium

Are DK and DE next? That would be so cool. Then LH could buy DE back and transform Eurowings into Condor! And we would be all back were we started in the mid 90s! There was recently an interview, I only have that German source without any names who was interviewed, but according to this interview D...

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by SQ22
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 17557

Re: Irish 3/17

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Thread will be locked.
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Please continue your discussion in next month Irish thread, which you can find here:

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Thread will be locked.

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by SQ22
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Group agree to cooperate
Replies: 14
Views: 3359

Re: Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Group agree to cooperate

When searching for trip to TPE LH website offered me transfer in HKG and to continue on CX metal already more than a year ago.

Maybe it is CA taking some action behind the scenes.

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United, Continental Micronesia complete merger April 1
Replies: 6
Views: 3702

Re: United, Continental Micronesia complete merger April 1

As the thread states, Contiental Micronesia will finally and formally be merged into United starting April 1st. Don't you have a link to your source that you can post here? Here is a link to an article by FlightGlobal confirming this. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/united-and-continenta...

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by SQ22
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump calls for air traffic control spin-off in budget
Replies: 37
Views: 5996

Re: Trump calls for air traffic control spin-off in budget

Please keep this thread on topic and we do not need another Trump vs. Anti-Trump flamewar in Civil Aviation forum.

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by SQ22
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Selective censorship on a.net
Replies: 18
Views: 3752

Re: Selective censorship on a.net

Well, thread was sanitized at least twice and a mod posted about both AI pilots sleeping from a very credible source. My post with reference to another intercept and issues with guard frequency over Europe was deleted. Hard to believe mods wouldn't notice me me posts. I can't talk for the current m...

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns
Replies: 85
Views: 21972

ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns

At first sight the livery looked like a whale, but it appears to be a turtle. I'm surprised to see the ANA titles on the fuselage, people claimed the A380s would have no visible association with ANA. I very well remembethat disucssion here and I am surprised as well. We were discussing NQ and MM as...

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by SQ22
Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330
Replies: 275
Views: 31851

Re: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330

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This turned out to be a rumor.

Please continue your discussion here:

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Thread will be locked.

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 04, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 130: Will it ever happen?
Replies: 36
Views: 7211

Re: Fokker 130: Will it ever happen?

The only operators of the Fokker right now if I am correct is Austrian Airlines and KLM. There may be a few other regional operators I am missing. Austrian Airlines will retire the Fokker at some point, while KLM is replacing the Fokker with Embraer jets. What is going on with the Fokker 130? Here ...

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by SQ22
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Suggestion on the issue of "necroposting" (new posts on old threads)
Replies: 4
Views: 805

Re: Suggestion on the issue of "necroposting" (new posts on old threads)

2c fwiw, I'm not a fan of threads being locked "just because" and much prefer discussion on a given topic to be contained to one thread. However there comes a point where the last post was so long ago that a fresh post has little relevance to the original discussion - SQ22s example above ...

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by SQ22
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Suggestion on the issue of "necroposting" (new posts on old threads)
Replies: 4
Views: 805

Re: Suggestion on the issue of "necroposting" (new posts on old threads)

Since the update to the new forum software, many users have been taking avantage of the fact threads don't automatically lock after 2 weeks of inactivity (I think in the less busy forums it was 4 weeks). Some of these posts are relevant and make sense; others are fairly off topic and would be bette...

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