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Why cant I start topics on some gaming forums?

MaurgrimMaurgrim Member RarePosts: 855
edited February 2017 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?
 
Post edited by Maurgrim on

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  • KyleranKyleran Member LegendaryPosts: 27,182
    Not enough badges....I had no problem.  ;)

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  • QuizzicalQuizzical Member EpicPosts: 18,344
    edited February 2017
    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.
    Post edited by Quizzical on
  • TorvalTorval Member LegendaryPosts: 15,400
    You could PM @MikeB and ask him if there is a permission problem.
  • TheScavengerTheScavenger Member RarePosts: 2,371
    yeah, I can't make new threads there either. Can reply to them though

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  • MadFrenchieMadFrenchie Member EpicPosts: 3,384
    edited February 2017
    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.
    Post edited by MadFrenchie on

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  • sunandshadowsunandshadow Member RarePosts: 1,762
    Similarly, all the game development forums do not allow the creation of new threads.
    I want to help design and develop a PvE-focused, solo-friendly, sandpark MMO which combines crafting, monster hunting, and story.  So PM me if you are starting one.
  • PhryPhry Member EpicPosts: 9,122
    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 Member RarePosts: 2,371
    edited February 2017
    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
    Post edited by TheScavenger on

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  • MikeBMikeB MMORPG.com Community ManagerAdministrator RarePosts: 6,286
    edited February 2017
    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?
    Post edited by MikeB on

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  • IsilithTehrothIsilithTehroth Member UncommonPosts: 375
    All you post 2005ers are weak in the forum-force. :p

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  • MikeBMikeB MMORPG.com Community ManagerAdministrator RarePosts: 6,286
    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 Member UncommonPosts: 3,999
    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 ?


  • Ben_Retr0gradesBen_Retr0grades Member CommonPosts: 2
    I can't create a thread on this forum. Wanted to start a 'youtube videos inspired by MMORPGS" thread cos I can't find any.
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