Seems this would be better than marking them as duplicate? That way the user is taken to the original thread so that they can also like the original post.
A majority of time a link is given. If a user doesn't pay attention, they may start searching for their suggestion thread and not find it. Marking it as a duplicate allows them to find their suggestion again quickly and easily.
Modifications (except 1st party) are not installed on this forum. I believe alerts for moderator actions is an active suggestion.
@BamaStangGuy : Are you talking about moderator alerts or merging? I'm slightly confused here. If its for alerts on moderator actions, I do believe there is already a suggestion for that in the forums.
@Shelley / BSG, if you report the original and link to the new thread and explain that it may be a better suited for being the non-duplicate, I'm sure the staff will consider it.
Couldn't agree more. If you feel a better decision could have been made, I am sure the staff would reevaluate it.
Whenever suggestions are made for new xF functionality it is common for the suggestion to be a duplicate.
Duplicates are generally marked as duplicate and moved to the 'implemented / resolved' forum.
I find this very confusing and it led me (and I'm sure others) to wonder if the suggestion was implemented since it was moved to a forum where implemented suggestions go.
I propose all dupes are merged with the original suggestion as it will give Kier and mike a more true picture of the popularity of the suggestion and it will also give greater insight and background to the suggestion. Surely all comments and ideas for implementation are contributory and belong together. I feel this would promote more conversation around the proposed new feature.
Just my $0.02