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    #1

    Thread "good to myself" closed?

    Why on earth is that thread closed? The question posed by the OP hasn't been answered, not by a mile. I'd like to offer the OP another answer.

    More importantly, what is the virtue in closing non-controversial threads? Why do you do it?

    Perhaps this thread should be moved elsewhere. If so, please let me know where it has been moved to.
    Last edited by probus; 20-May-2015 at 07:12.

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    #2

    Re: Thread "good to myself" closed?

    I can't find said thread, probus. Please link to it.

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    Re: Thread "good to myself" closed?

    It's easily found by searching for "good to myself" in the search field above, Rover. I briefly considered the same thing as probus.
    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/t...to-myself-quot

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    Re: Thread "good to myself" closed?

    I believe the OP can close threads too.

    There was no need for your aggressive tone.

    And even the most benign threads are closed after a few months of inactivity by the system. One of the things that annoys me about EF is the way threads that are 8 years old and answered 16 times can get a 17th answer, right or wrong.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Thread "good to myself" closed?

    I've reopened it.

    Did you close it yourself, OD?

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    Re: Thread "good to myself" closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I believe the OP can close threads too.

    There was no need for your aggressive tone.

    And even the most benign threads are closed after a few months of inactivity by the system. One of the things that annoys me about EF is the way threads that are 8 years old and answered 16 times can get a 17th answer, right or wrong.
    I certainly didn't mean to be aggressive. My apologies for the tone. I was frustrated after attempting unsuccessfully several times to reply to the thread. The OP is one of my favourite students.
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    #7

    Re: Thread "good to myself" closed?

    Perhaps this thread should be moved to the Support Area. Rover believes he has re-opened the "good to myself" thread, but the system claims he has deleted it, and indeed I can no longer see it from my humble seat.

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