How do you delete posts?

PhotonGuy

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Lets say I make a post and I want to delete it, how would I do that?
 

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A long-standing policy on MartialTalk is that we rarely delete content, unless it violates a rule, like unauthorized advertising. You have a brief window after posting to edit the post. If you really feel you must have a post deleted, you can report it, and explain why you want it deleted. It needs a much better justification than "I put my foot in my mouth" or "I wish I'd never said that..."
 

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When was this instituted? I have deleted a few a posts recently which I felt were funny at the time, but a bit rude.
 

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I don't know about here, but on some other boards, you can delete it if it hasn't been read yet by someone else.


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There may be differences under Xenforo that allow or allowed you to delete a post, and of course you could have edited it to a point that it was gone for all intents and purposes during the window... But the policy has been only to delete content in rare and special circumstances.

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There's a 60 minute window in which you can edit and possibly delete a post. After that, policy has always been no deletions without a reason better than "I changed my mind". The idea is on other sites long standing discussions have been gutted when someone got butt hurt and went on a deletion spree, and we wanted to make sure that didn't happen here.
 
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