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What's wrong with reviving/bumping an old thread on a forum? It seems way more efficient to me to continue on one central thread. I hate common rules like "don't post in a thread that's a year old, start a new one". Why not keep the conversation in one place? What am I missing?

Isn't this already how we (properly) do email threads? I always go back to find the last email when I send a follow up to avoid breaking into two different threads with two different sets of replies.

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    Not sure that applies here.

    If it does someone needs to do something about the related rants feed because that gets waaaay to tempting sometimes.
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    @M1sf3t I didn't mean devRant specifically, just in general. Various forums, Reddit, etc.
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    Grave digging is usually frowned upon when notifications are sent out, no one from that old thread is going to remember anything without re-reading it.

    Creating a new thread doesn't annoy people + sparks current information from the wider community instead of those only within the original thread.
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    @C0D4 Ah, ok, the notifications were an aspect I was missing.
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    Faving this so I can @ you a week from now "I agree" ;P
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    @lkjhgf253 lol, I'm good with that! 😜
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