XF 2.2 Changed forum type and lost all poll threads


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I accidentally changed my forum type from discussion to article and when I reverted it back, I found that I lost all my poll threads. Is there a way to retrieve them?


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You would need to restore from a backup.

Any content posted since the backup was taken will be lost.

It's worth noting that there are warnings related to this when changing forum node types.


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When articles were introduced, polls were also introduced as a thread type, essentially decoupling them from a discussion. When changing types in acp our brains were not yet conditioned to polls being decoupled, hence the error. For me, it is what it is. I concentrate on new content and not that of yesteryear. I move on.


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Do we need to bring Clippy back?