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As Designed Delete option in soft deleted threads

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by imthebest, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. imthebest

    imthebest Formerly Super120

    I have a thread that I want to delete so I proceed and enter "test1" as the reason. Then even when the thread is already deleted I'm still allowed to "delete" it again. This doesn't make sense. In vBulletin you get an error message stating: "you didn't selected any valid posts".

    Also, if you try to "delete" it again and specify "test2" as the reason the system keeps the original reason of the first deletion. This is weird.
  2. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    I can't seem to confirm this, and I'm not really understanding the report, either.

    You can delete soft-deleted threads again because they've only been soft-deleted.
  3. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    The link still exists so you can permanently delete a post / thread if you so choose (and have permissions) without the requiring you to undelete the post.
    Amaury likes this.
  4. imthebest

    imthebest Formerly Super120

    I got it, sorry for the bad report. But regarding this part:

    Is this intentional? I mean if you attempt to soft deleted an already soft deleted thread to update it's deletion reason the reason keeps the same as the first one specified.
  5. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    In general, that is intentional. As the action has already been taken, you aren't doing anything to it so it is silently skipped.
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