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Report my own post as being Spam ?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by erich37, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    So it is not possible to "like" my own post or comment, which is fine.

    But it is possible to "Report" my own post ?
    Reporting my own post/comment to the Admin for being a bad post ?

    Hmmmm.... who would "report" his very own post as being bad or Spam ?
  2. Nick

    Nick Well-Known Member

    Sometimes I have members report their own posts that may be accidental duplicates, or they decide they want their post deleted (if they don't have the permissions to delete it themselves).
  3. Sami

    Sami Well-Known Member

    I have once dealt with a spammer who was kind enough to report him/itself. :p
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  4. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    O.K., fine with me ;)
  5. ---MAD---

    ---MAD--- Well-Known Member

    Fair point raised.
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  6. James

    James Well-Known Member

    This is what I have too. I feel action shouldn't be taken if a user reports their own post, so it gives room for rectifying mistakes made accidentally :)
  7. David McHenry

    David McHenry Active Member

    I agree reporting your own post has at least 1-2 valid uses, and liking your own post really doesn't.
  8. Ahmed

    Ahmed Well-Known Member

    lol, That made me laugh.
    James likes this.
  9. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    Another example would be a user realizing they posted in the wrong forum and need the thread moved. ;)
  10. Brandon_R

    Brandon_R Guest

    You can report your own post if you want it moved, or closed etc.
  11. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    I report my own posts if I'm close to flaming someone, to alert moderators to it in case they choose to take action on the post.

    A lot of my members do the same (Outside of the proper forum), to let us know so we can check if it is within acceptable limits.

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