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Blackhorse MP02 Jan 2021 1:11 p.m. PST

A little while ago I posted a question, with some cross-posting, about TMP'ers experiences with Stone Mountain's Color Paints. I was trying to figure out if I should spend any money on them. It posted for a little while then POOF, it disappeared, zapped I suspect by the Powers That Be. My question is Why? I wasn't advertising anything nor was there any objectionable language included…

So what gives? Technical glitch, or did I cross some line? I'd appreciate some enlightening by the zapper.

p.s. I didn't bother cross-posting this one in case it gets zapped too.

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP02 Jan 2021 1:19 p.m. PST

I saw it here
TMP link

Huscarle02 Jan 2021 1:34 p.m. PST

I can still see it on the front page – it appears to have had all the cross-postings deleted.
Here's a similar post on SM paints
TMP link

Zephyr102 Jan 2021 2:28 p.m. PST

"A little while ago I posted a question, "

I'd say! Apparently it went back in time 50 years (before coming back… ;-)

"Changed time from
02 Jan 2021 11:02 a.m. PST
to
02 Jan 1970 11:02 a.m. PST"

Blackhorse MP02 Jan 2021 3:31 p.m. PST

Bobgnar…Yep that's the one.

Huscarle…Thanks. It's not visible to me on the home page. Just both of my "what happened" posts. The first of which immediately got zapped. The second was it's replacement.

Zephyr…Wish I would have seen that, at least I could have had a laugh.grin

So I guess posting about paints isn't appropriate for "painting guides" boards. Who knew?

Blackhorse MP02 Jan 2021 3:40 p.m. PST

Oh, I can get to the OP via Bobgnar's link but not from the "Painting" board where it still seems to exist(at least via link). It appears the EiC removed all the cross-posts but not the OP according to the notes, buuut when I go to the "Painting" board it's nowhere to be found.

Well I must say 2021 is off to an inauspicious start.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian02 Jan 2021 8:25 p.m. PST

We have an interesting 2021 bug. grin

When I corrected the spelling, the server backdated your post to 1970! I was able to correct this, but only to 2020.

I will need to take a look at the code at a future date. A very soon future date.

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP03 Jan 2021 1:55 a.m. PST

I will need to take a look at the code at a future date. A very soon future date.
Or a past date…

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP03 Jan 2021 2:53 p.m. PST

If I can post a message to 1970, there are some things I'd like to say to myself. Of course, getting me to read them would be another matter. Does Amazon deliver to 1970?

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