Author Topic: Replying to very old topics  (Read 1840 times)

Offline JohninSussex

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Re: Replying to very old topics
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 24 March 18 17:48 GMT (UK) »
Agree with what's been said.

But the other side of the coin is that the original dates of posts are not at all prominent on the site and it's quite common to see a post made in good faith, perhaps by a new Rootschatter, seeking to provide an answer to a question asked 12 years ago, and possibly without noticing the historic date on the original post.   Maybe someone finds the thread by doing either a web search or a search in this site, sees a topic about their family or a place they know, and decides they can add useful information.  They don't stop to look at the date of what they're replying to.
I know Rootschat doesn't tend to fiddle with the software but some way of flagging a post as being "very old" might be useful.   
Rutter, Sampson, Swinerd, Head, Redman in Kent.  Others in Cheshire, Manchester, Glos/War/Worcs.
RUTTER family and Matilda Sampson's Will:

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