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A 'pinned' thread

PostPosted by Metal Mickey » Thu Jul 03, 2014 4:45 am

Hi All
What exactly does a 'pinned thread' mean?
I've seen this expression a couple of times, naaaaa not on this forum, does it mean no more comments on the thread or ????
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Re: A 'pinned' thread

PostPosted by DjRav » Thu Jul 03, 2014 5:36 am

Mike169 wrote:Hi All
What exactly does a 'pinned thread' mean?
I've seen this expression a couple of times, naaaaa not on this forum, does it mean no more comments on the thread or ????
Mike.

Means literally pinned to stop it moving. So that thread will stay at the top and can be used for reference.
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Re: A 'pinned' thread

PostPosted by Metal Mickey » Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:57 am

DjRav wrote:
Mike169 wrote:Hi All
What exactly does a 'pinned thread' mean?
I've seen this expression a couple of times, naaaaa not on this forum, does it mean no more comments on the thread or ????
Mike.

Means literally pinned to stop it moving. So that thread will stay at the top and can be used for reference.


Thanks for explaining Dave :s_thumbsup
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Re: A 'pinned' thread

PostPosted by Hoovie » Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:40 am

It is also called a "sticky" on the forum software we use here, and can be identified by the 'lightbulb' like symbol on the left of it.

Check out topic362.html for info on all the post and topic types :s_smile
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