Probation period to reply to post - insufficient privileges?

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  1. doublebrick

    doublebrick Well-Known Member

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    Hi, can anyone tell me how long on this forum I need to be on, or how many useful posts I need to make before I’m allowed to reply to my own post in some forum ie. Property Economics? I posted a question on selling my IP now or wait for end of Coronavirus threat in the Buying and Selling forum but was moved by a moderator to the Property Economics section. They didn’t realize I don’t have the privilege to reply to other members’ comments (or thank them for the advice). I can’t find any instructions or if I need to upgrade to a paying member to do so?
     
  2. Lil Skater

    Lil Skater Well-Known Member Business Member

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    I wouldn’t think so, but @Simon Hampel is probably the one to ask.
     
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  3. Simon Hampel

    Simon Hampel Founder Staff Member

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    Yeah, when I moved it I hadn't noticed that you wouldn't be able to respond - sorry.

    In this case, I think your post is equally about the broader economics happening at the moment, but also your individual strategy - so I've moved your thread to the Investment strategy forum where you will be able to participate in the thread.
     
  4. doublebrick

    doublebrick Well-Known Member

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    Ok great thanks Simon.
     
  5. KJA182

    KJA182 Well-Known Member

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    I also have a similar question - i.e. how long/how many posts do you need before a new user can post in the property economics section?
     
  6. Simon Hampel

    Simon Hampel Founder Staff Member

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    @KJA182 - you should qualify now, but the upgrade process only runs once per day, so you might need to give it until later today or perhaps tomorrow.
     
  7. KJA182

    KJA182 Well-Known Member

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    Ok thanks a lot :)
     
  8. Gee Gee

    Gee Gee New Member

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    Ditto.....keep getting the insufficient privileges to post warning (e.g. in property economics)....weird....never seen such disincentive to post on forums as a new member.
     
  9. Simon Hampel

    Simon Hampel Founder Staff Member

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    Because we have had a lot of issues with new members joining solely to troll in the economics forum.

    It's a pretty easy task to post elsewhere - there's lots of other stuff that you can post on.
     
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  10. Gee Gee

    Gee Gee New Member

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    'Trolling', as you call it, can be handled at the posting-level, and not as the expense of new members. Sounds like a draconian way to deal with 'trolls'. What makes you think I want to post elsewhere? I should have the right to post on any forum/thread.
     
  11. Gockie

    Gockie Unicycle - get exhausted but never two tired Premium Member

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    It’s not necessarily you that’s the issue, it’s other newbies. People who just want to post their opinion in those threads, then leave.
     
  12. Simon Hampel

    Simon Hampel Founder Staff Member

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    This is a forum for property investors.

    If you are only interested in posting in the economics forum - it is likely you aren't actually a investor and so aren't really here to add value to the community.

    Like I said, there are lots of other topics you can post on and eventually you will gain the ability to post in the economics forum as well.

    These rules apply to everyone, not just you.
     
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  13. DaveM

    DaveM Adelaide Buyers Agent & KFC Strategist Business Member

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    The "right".... roger.
     
  14. Baker

    Baker Well-Known Member

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    No. We have no right to anything. 'Rights' are something earned or bestowed.

    Step back. Read the threads, learn, wait, and maybe one day contribute something original or interesting.
     
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    Whirlpool is good for posting random things. Very random things. Like where to buy a cling wrap dispenser.
    Very non-property related although it was once a broadband and communications forum

    https://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum/138