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#1 Old 07-10-2014, 09:42 AM
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Maybe I missed it

Is there a policy on zombie threads in the forum? Or is it common for old threads to be resurrected?

Curious because of that daiya vs dairy cheese thread from 2010 that just popped up...
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#2 Old 07-10-2014, 11:28 AM
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I don't think we have a policy re zombie threads. You can occasionally see a poster trying to give advice to somebody who posted say, 5 years ago and you hope that whatever problem that initially existed, was resolved 5 years ago.
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I don't think we have a policy re zombie threads. You can occasionally see a poster trying to give advice to somebody who posted say, 5 years ago and you hope that whatever problem that initially existed, was resolved 5 years ago.
Yeah, older threads are fine as long as the topic is still relevant. A lot of people come here through Google searches and end up making an account and replying to whatever thread they found without checking the date.

It's only a problem with personal issues as leedsveg mentioned, in that case I usually just inform the person that this thread is however many years old so the issue probably isn't relevant anymore.
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#4 Old 07-10-2014, 04:06 PM
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What Werewolf Girl said- if it's still relevant, it's probably OK to bump it. I think I've noticed a lot of really old threads being revived lately though.

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#5 Old 07-10-2014, 06:46 PM
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I think when people first come here to browse the forums they don't notice the dates, and want to contribute.

What burns me is when people post here just because a google search lead them to a thread here and they have nothing to say about anything vegetarian. Usually bad product reviews.

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