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Apr 25, 2014 09:31 AM

Unthreaded replies to posts

Is there a site buggie that is causing obvious replies to specific posts within a thread to go unthreaded and land at the bottom of the thread instead of in response to post to whom they are actually responding?

Cases in point:

On the current WFD thread, I asked Harters the following:

His response went here, further down the thread:

When I asked if he had responded to me, his response was also unthreaded.

Also, on this thread, jrvedivici had asked who Sam F. was:

The response was further down the thread as a standalone post:

Not sure if that's caused by the responder hitting the wrong "reply" button or not (i.e., replying to the original post in the thread instead of the reply button for the person they wish to respond to), but I've noticed it several times throughout the past few weeks on various threads.

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  1. I'd noticed that also and wondered the same as you. Any of the people who've had their replies go misplaces care to weigh in. Some of those threads, esp. for those of us who lose the expanded versions if we try to post a second time, are confusing enough without trying to figure out who/where the reply should have been.

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    1. re: c oliver

      Harters just noted it on the WFD thread I linked in the original post, saying he was SURE he was responding to *my* response, and it ended up unthreading and posting as a reply to the original post.

      And tcamp has another similar thread as mine on Site Talk about unthreaded responses.

      So there are definite gremlins in the works @ CH Software Central.

    2. Sorry, I guess I didn't recognize the term "unthreaded" when I made my own post on this problem. Great examples of what is going on.

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      1. re: tcamp

        tcamp, your post was actually before mine - I just didn't see it as I had several windows open trying to linky-link the WFD thread back here as examples. :-)

        1. re: c oliver

          Yes, I just noticed this problem on that thread. And the poster is a CH vet, who would have been posting replies to individual comments, not the OP's opening discussion.

        2. This has been happening to me the last couple of days.

          1. Melpy's responses on this thread appear to be de-linked from the original posts they were responding to.