Edit: Initial posting (in General)

Admiralkiller [Cult of the Valaraukar] February 20 2010 9:18 PM EST

I would like to propose an option to be able to go back and edit your own posts, mostly the initial section and title of a thread but not limited to and could include additions to ones own post. This would not include editing another's post or deleting a post.

An option to prevent abuse could be a small icon that would say something like "This post has been edited" and would link you to the original post.

Reason behind this.
1.Preventing double posting (not a big deal).
2.Not having you and others look at your grammar, spelling and typing mistakes.(I almost always check my work before I post it but I still mess up).
3.Other more obvious mistakes like saying a game starts tonight but starts tomorrow.
4.Community run contests could be updated like an admin updates tournament posts.
5.More reason others could think of.

Thank you for your time. :-)

Admiralkiller [Cult of the Valaraukar] February 20 2010 9:20 PM EST

I can see two reason to edit my own post. I did double check it too.

AdminShade February 20 2010 9:21 PM EST

Ask an Admin to correct mistakes?
Being able to change your own post can be misused and abused far too much to be worth it. (especially contests)

Zenai [Ministry of Pain] February 20 2010 9:26 PM EST

Hmmm well true maybe make Contests work a bit differently with OP Editing than the rest like FS/WTB is different?

Admiralkiller [Cult of the Valaraukar] February 20 2010 9:26 PM EST

Well I could ask but it would be pesky of me...Your not my English teacher nor a babysitter.

Updating contest would and could be an easy option for a short term solution each time. But could there not be measures in place to prevent abuse?
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