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Old October 16 2013, 03:51 PM   #61
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

Was it hit already? Why does it say 4,978,436 posts in the Trek BBS statistics.
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Old October 16 2013, 06:04 PM   #62
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

^ I'm seeing a smaller number: 4,957,199
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Old October 16 2013, 07:51 PM   #63
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

I'm also seeing Jim Gamma's post as #60, not 66....something is amiss!
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Old October 16 2013, 09:39 PM   #64
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I'm also seeing Jim Gamma's post as #60, not 66....something is amiss!
Yes, my eyesight and a dodgy computer screen. Sixty it is. Sorry!

As to post counts, 4,957,474 is what I see on the main page.
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Old October 16 2013, 10:39 PM   #65
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What's with the inconsistencies? It's at 4,978,901 now on my home computer (above is from my work computer), fairly close. I'm curious who the 5,000,000th post will be but one person's reading someone hit it, mine is showing it didn't, and another is showing less than me.
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Old October 17 2013, 01:57 PM   #66
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You have to remember that the count on the main page only contains posts still in the database - so whilst the post ID might show 9 million, if 4 million have been pruned, it'll only show as 5 million on the index.

Not sure why different people are getting different numbers - might be a cache problem, or maybe something to do with only counting forums you can see?

Edit: oh look, post #66 in the thread was mine after all.
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Old October 17 2013, 01:59 PM   #67
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I think they should set up a script that when we get to 4,999,999 posts it automatically deletes the oldest post on the board before posting the new one.

Just to annoy everyone.
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Old October 17 2013, 04:29 PM   #68
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I have recalculated the totals and it looks like the milestone will now be reached on October 31.
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Old October 17 2013, 05:41 PM   #69
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End of days
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Old October 17 2013, 06:10 PM   #70
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Not sure why different people are getting different numbers - might be a cache problem, or maybe something to do with only counting forums you can see?
Maybe. I haven't opted in to TNZ, for example. Plus there's all the lounges for various ranks.
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Old October 18 2013, 02:34 AM   #71
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Don't opt in to TNZ.

It is a wretched hive of scum and villainy.
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Old October 18 2013, 02:48 AM   #72
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If you are the person to make the 5,000,000th post, Chekov comes to your house to announce that the Russians did it first.
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Old October 18 2013, 05:08 AM   #73
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Maybe instead of finding the 5,000,000th post (which apparently we can't agree on), how about seeing what the 10,000,000th numbered post will be? While a bit further off, that does seem to be a bit easier to find.
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Old October 23 2013, 04:20 PM   #74
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I go away for just over a week and we're a lot closer
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Old October 24 2013, 03:16 AM   #75
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Ah, the classic ticking-clock cliff-hanger.
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