Sticky Threads

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  1. Gerry

    Gerry Active Member

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    Despite the fact that I've been posting on the Forum for over two years now, I haven't managed to work out the difference between Sticky Threads and Normal Threads. Can anyone enlighten me?

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  2. Thorlifter

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    Sticky threads are threads that generally have a very high importance or receive multiple posts every day for a long time. For example:

    Jokes and Quotes - 86,000 views and 4,800 posts
    The Person Below Me - 118,000 views and 12,700 posts

    Because these threads receive so much attention, they are made "sticky" to be at the top of each topic. Hope this helps.
     
  3. Gerry

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    Thanks for that explanation, Thorlifter. They are assigned by the administrators, I assume?
     
  4. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Yes, only moderators/administrators can set threads to sticky.
     
  5. Marcel

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    Maybe we should clean them up. There are 'sticky' threads that haven't had a post for years now or are closed.
     
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    Thats pretty interesting, thanks for explaining that Thorlifter
     
  7. DerAdlerIstGelandet

    DerAdlerIstGelandet Der Crew Chief
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    I agree Marcel. I have been wanting to do that for quite some time. I just have not gotten around to it lately.
     
  8. Thorlifter

    Thorlifter Well-Known Member

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    Just for Adler......
     

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    DerAdlerIstGelandet Der Crew Chief
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    Thanks :lol:

    Now I just need to get over this bronchitis.
     
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