Too many separate threads on the same topic in military events section

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Travis The Dragon
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:20 am

Sometimes in the military events section, many threads at the same time on the same topic get open and I think that can cause too much confusion and maybe sometimes be unnecessary or overdoing it. I'll point out the most recent happenings to show what I mean.

On July 11, Krzepice started a DPRK summer 2019 thread. Now, based on the titled of that thread, shouldn't EVERYTHING that happens with the DPRK until September be posted in that thread? I would think so. Yet, within just 2 weeks of that thread, which still has NO replies by the way, THREE other separate DPRK threads have been started! I just think that's way too much overkill and gets confusing at times. Another issue with too many threads is that you never know which thread members will select to put breaking news and updates in so important things might get missed. If major events do occur, why not simply change the title of the thread to reflect those updates? Or at least have no more than 2 threads on the same topic going so there's not so much to check. What are your thoughts on this?
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:59 am

We try to merge threads but sometimes miss something. We used to have someone who was dedicated to keeping the forum under control, but she has since moved on.

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Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:19 pm

I understand, but I'm also hoping that the regular posters who give updates all the time will agree and maybe not start new threads quite as often. Drumboy and Krzepice, wouldn't you agree? Just think if it's really truly that important. There's nothing new about Kim test firing missiles. And did Kim inspecting a submarine really need a new thread? At the same time, I do truly appreciate all of the effort given here and know that if anything super major occurred, we would definitely know about. I just don't think this place needs to quite as overboard as it does.
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