posted on Jan, 23 2005 @ 09:56 AM
as posted by radagast
IMO, If we eliminate duplicate topics, the site will be over in a week.
I understand your opinion, but deny its results.
John Bull1 makes an excellent point, as does Val and others.
As such, having been here going on almost 2 years, eliminated duplicate topics have yet to end ATS, and trust me, we have closed and trashed quite a
many duplicate topic threads. We have made INDEX's in hopes of curtailing such occurances. We have taken other steps. But, all-in-all, redundancy
does and will happen. Tools have been provided to also curtail this: ATS search (which incorporates Google), My Recent page, etc.
Bottom line is that it will happen, and when it does and is seen or caught, it will likewise have or not have action taken on it (closing, trashing,
Its just a simple everyday occurance, and one that we, as a community, have to deal with and get used to.
You can simply call it an ongoing work in progress.
[edit on 23-1-2005 by Seekerof]