time to delete/edit most stikies I think

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time to delete/edit most stikies I think

Post by oldgranola » Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:43 am

Time to edit some...most of the forum stikies? The topics of course are great but mostly outdated. links are broken, info is often superseded. I just don't find them useful at all. great for posterity but even skipping to the end is less useful than google. Perhaps if the first post is prior to 2018, need to think if it has any value
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Re: time to delete/edit most stikies I think

Post by jimallyn » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:05 am

Good point.
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Re: time to delete/edit most stikies I think

Post by Pierre » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:12 am

which ones of the forum stickies? specifically ?
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Re: time to delete/edit most stikies I think

Post by xenopeek » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:26 am

I go through them periodically or when I stumble across one. The "before 2018" rule doesn't work as many topics from before 2018 look to be still relevant today.

I've gone through the list now and unstickied a few handfuls.
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Re: time to delete/edit most stikies I think

Post by oldgranola » Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:05 am

Cool. Pierre, All with first post 2014 or older need work/culling. All hardware stuff for sure as things have changed so much, particularly the amd/ati sticky. Anything with more than (pick a number..6?) pages need culling. The starting topics are great of course but way too much old stuff to wade through to be useful for the rest of us. How bout a general redo starting with LM19 era as it seems to be kind of a seed change with ubuntu18.04 and all?
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Re: time to delete/edit most stikies I think

Post by DAMIEN1307 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:39 am

This old post from over 5 yrs ago referred to in a new posting may well be a good case in point as it is using mint 16 which is now EOL as a reference to solving a mint 18 16.04 and/or 19 18.04 type of problem...if the posts refer to systems that are now EOL, they should be purged as no longer relevant ...DAMIEN

viewtopic.php?f=46&t=273412&p=1500669#p1500669
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Re: time to delete/edit most stikies I think

Post by xenopeek » Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:43 am

DAMIEN1307 wrote:
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:39 am
This old post from over 5 yrs ago referred to in a new posting may well be a good case in point...DAMIEN

viewtopic.php?f=46&t=273412&p=1500669#p1500669
Neither the linked topic nor the topic linked to from there are stickies.
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Re: time to delete/edit most stikies I think

Post by DAMIEN1307 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:46 am

I do understand the "stickies" part...but i think it needs to go to outdated posting on EOLs as well...they are no longer relevant...DAMIEN
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Re: time to delete/edit most stikies I think

Post by oldgranola » Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:53 pm

Wow! Mods sure have gone to work! Thanks I think
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