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Why cant I start topics on some gaming forums?

MaurgrimMaurgrim Member Posts: 660 Uncommon
edited February 18 in Site Suggestions
I checked Naval Action and Ashes of Creation both are locked.
There is no way to start a topic as a member on this forum, why is that?
 

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  • KyleranKyleran Paradise City, FLMember Posts: 24,682 Legendary
    Not enough badges....I had no problem.  ;)

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  • QuizzicalQuizzical Member Posts: 17,734 Epic
    edited February 19
    He has 16 badges and 612 posts.  That's far beyond any reasonable threshold to try to block spammers.  And even if that were the cause, why allow creating threads here?

    It doesn't let me create a thread on the Ashes of Creation forum, either.  The whole row that contains the New Discussion button is completely missing.

    This seems like a question for the Help Desk forum, not The Pub.
  • TorvalTorval Member Posts: 12,430 Legendary
    You could PM @MikeB and ask him if there is a permission problem.
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  • TheScavengerTheScavenger Matrix, NYMember Posts: 1,608 Rare
    yeah, I can't make new threads there either. Can reply to them though

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  • MadFrenchieMadFrenchie Nashville, TNMember Posts: 1,626 Rare
    edited February 19
    Kyleran said:
    Not enough badges....I had no problem.  ;)
    I figured you just bought the Founder's Tier 2..  Oh wait, we're talking about MMORPG.com forums, not crowdfunded, official game website forums.

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  • sunandshadowsunandshadow Pittsburgh, PAMember Posts: 1,543 Uncommon
    Similarly, all the game development forums do not allow the creation of new threads.
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  • PhryPhry OxfordshireMember Posts: 8,520 Epic
    Similarly, all the game development forums do not allow the creation of new threads.
    There are a number of game developers who visit this website, is it possible that game development forums are limited to actual developers creating new threads? :o
  • TheScavengerTheScavenger Matrix, NYMember Posts: 1,608 Rare
    edited February 19
    Phry said:
    Similarly, all the game development forums do not allow the creation of new threads.
    There are a number of game developers who visit this website, is it possible that game development forums are limited to actual developers creating new threads? :o
    http://forums.mmorpg.com/discussion/461165/so-the-story-begins/p1

    He was able to make a thread there. Unless he is a shill for the game and is actually a developer/part of the team lol

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  • MikeBMikeB MMORPG.com Community Manager Queens, NYAdministrator Posts: 6,199 Rare
    edited February 19
    The game dev forums were not supposed to be visible. I can make threads in Naval Action, but not Ashes of Creation. Not sure what's going on there. Will talk to Ben about it on Monday.

    Anyone else unable to make threads in Naval Action/Ashes of Creation?

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  • IsilithTehrothIsilithTehroth Unknown, AZMember Posts: 354 Uncommon
    All you post 2005ers are weak in the forum-force. :p

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  • MikeBMikeB MMORPG.com Community Manager Queens, NYAdministrator Posts: 6,199 Rare
    This should be fixed now. Please let me know if you're still encountering any issues.

    Michael "MikeB" Bitton
    Community Manager
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  • AdamantineAdamantine NowhereMember Posts: 3,948 Uncommon
    MikeB said:
    The game dev forums were not supposed to be visible.
    ???

    Those forums are pretty horrible and contain a ***load of bad ideas.

    But I've definitely been able to post there in the past.

    And whats the point of having them if they're not visible ?


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