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Old Contemptible15 Sep 2019 10:57 p.m. PST

This has probably come up before. Why is the topic in the top left corner of a post, not matching the topic listed on the front page? Am I missing something here?

Bandolier15 Sep 2019 11:51 p.m. PST

It's called "The Bug".

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian16 Sep 2019 6:08 a.m. PST

Hit the Complaint button ("!") and I'll fix it. grin

Old Contemptible16 Sep 2019 7:20 a.m. PST

Yes I know the bug. I will hit the complaint button but be aware it is almost every post.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP16 Sep 2019 11:04 a.m. PST

It is a well fed, healthy bug.

Old Contemptible16 Sep 2019 12:11 p.m. PST

Here you go right here it says,

"The 28th Infantry attacked CANTINGY"

Not exactly what this post is about. If it is indeed a matter of just hitting the correction button, can do. But just about all the messages, not just mine are affected or at least seems like it.

Just pick one any message. I am not sending an email every time. I don't get paid for pointing out things that are wrong all the time. In fact I don't get paid at all! I think this sort of thing is part of an editors job description

Teppsta Supporting Member of TMP16 Sep 2019 3:16 p.m. PST

I reported this a month ago. Every post now has the wrong title

von Schwartz16 Sep 2019 6:15 p.m. PST

It's called "The Bug".
Let me at em'!! I worked at Terminix for a few years!!!

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2019 1:38 a.m. PST

Could this be more to do with the receiving PC?

I am absolutely totally IT innocent. But have never seen what is described here as almost universal. OK, The Bug does get things wrongly crossposted, but titles seem to match.

Legion 417 Sep 2019 7:41 a.m. PST

Da Bug is alive and well ! An example of what occurs on the net in general – "Bleeped text Happens" !

Wolfhag17 Sep 2019 8:19 a.m. PST

I thought it was always like that.

Wolfhag

Teppsta Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2019 2:16 p.m. PST

We can only point it out to Bill – which we have done now.

Mike Target24 Sep 2019 9:23 a.m. PST

Looking at the top few posts (the most recent ones on the front page of TMP ) it looks like each thread get the title of the thread above it in that list…

So my Blank Posts thread gets the title "Russians in Afghanistan: green or brown uniforms", and "28mm 3lb guns – best option?" becomes "28mm Soul Sisters".

Seems pretty consistent!

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