A question about post count.

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    Yesterday there was some asshat spamming the board with cellphone advertisements or something. Me, being the smart ass that I am, I was making comments on those threads. Eventually, somebody from the moderating team deleted the threads.
    So my question is, since my posts on those threads were deleted along with the spam, was my post count reduced as well?
    Just curious.
     
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    If the threads were deleted, your posts went with them, and yes, it will reduce your post count. Usually however, they are just moved to forum only staff can view. In that case, your posts are still in existence in the database.
     
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    Are there ever posts that are scrapped all together? as in not in staff only view./
     
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    If a post/thread is deleted as spam, yes.
     
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    OK, I really don't know if the threads were deleted or just moved to a staff only place. It was obvious spam, so I am assuming that deletion occurred. Now I have to go make more worthless posts to make up for the lost worthless posts.
    Damn you Gunny, damn you to hell.
     

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    Wait, so somewhere, staffers may be reading my words in some dark shadowy corner where no one else can read them? I feel so violated.
     
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    That's one. :D
     
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    Which would leave one to wonder why you're bothering to reply to spam threads...:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Ummm ... they're talking about posts out here. Public. Everyone's already read them.


    Now, if you thought they were checking PMs (which they aren't), then you have to put lots of juicy stuff in to give 'em a thrill while they work. That's what I do, just in case. :eusa_shhh:
     
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    I find reporting spam threads to be to blase' so I keep bumping them with smart ass comments until a moderator deletes them.
     

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