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General Discussion

Aaron Walton
Aaron Walton
3,557 Points

Duplicate forums posts

This forum REALLY needs code to prevent duplicate posts. It's out of control.

5 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

The squeaky wheel gets the grease so when you see a problem with the forum send an email to help@teamtreehouse.com

Aaron Walton
Aaron Walton
3,557 Points

The problem is very obvious and they clearly know about it. Step 2 is usually communicating the dissatisfaction as a group.

When you say "duplicate" do you mean posts asking similar/same questions or actual duplicates of posts/comments?

Aaron Walton
Aaron Walton
3,557 Points

Actual duplicates. The problem is that a message or comment is posted every time the submit button is pressed so if there is a delay in server response, people will try pressing the button again (or possibly many times) until something happens. When I posted this I believe that one thread had been posted 5 times in a row lower on the front page. You can test it simply by pressing the post button twice when you reply.

OK, thanks guys