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Discussion in 'General' started by ModSquid, 15 Oct 2020.

  1. ModSquid

    ModSquid Minimodder

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    Well, hello!

    Not really sure where to post this as it's a general article-related question, but for what I assume are obvious reasons, I can't post it in that section.

    Why is it that some articles (talking specifically about the "Thoughts on RTX launch" one from the other day at the moment) either have no forum thread (error message appears), or have a "You do not have access to this page" message flag up when trying to use the "Discuss in forums" link at the bottom of the piece? Have those pages just not been created, or is it something sinister on my end?
     
  2. spolsh

    spolsh Multimodder

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    where's that bleeding doge gone ?

    ... and it's not just you - i get the same thing on the Thoughts on RTX launch article.
     
  3. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    It's a bug. Basically, back in the days of the old CMS the discussion threads were made by hand - which was incredibly annoying when you were publishing a piece at oh-dark-hundred when an embargo expired, as it meant you had to be awake at oh-dark-hundred. It also meant you could - and I did, often - forget, and there'd be no discussion thread.

    It's automated these days, but the thing that sends the forum thread live after the article's been published sometimes breaks - so there is a forum thread but it's in a hidden staging area waiting to be automatically moved to Article Discussion, hence the access denied error.
     
  4. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Forum Thread: Special Ops
     
  5. enbydee

    enbydee Minimodder

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  6. ModSquid

    ModSquid Minimodder

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    Ooh! I will wade in over there in that case, just as a wind-up.

    Watch my back.

    EDIT: There. I told him.
     
    Last edited: 15 Oct 2020

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