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Old October 7 2013, 06:54 PM   #46
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

Who knows when the board will crash....maybe this post will do it?
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Old October 7 2013, 08:08 PM   #47
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

So latest count I saw:

4,944,523
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Old October 7 2013, 08:13 PM   #48
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

RoJoHen wrote: View Post
I could be wrong, but I have a feeling this milestone has already been passed. There is simply no record of it due to the Great Purge of 2003 (or whatever year that was when we lost everything).
I do wonder if the occasional board trimming also has reduced the number. I notice the 'post numbers' in the automatically generated URLs are into the 8.7million range but I don't know what those start at...
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Old October 7 2013, 09:19 PM   #49
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

Those start with the initial post (post #1, usually automatically generated in the installation process) that was made when the current board was installed.
The database always counts all posts that ever were made. Renumbering posts when some get deleted would require too many calculations.
As the post numbers are in the 8.7 million range, we can deduce that since the board was made, about 3.7 million posts got deleted while 4,965,923 were kept.

The same number system goes for threads: about 228,000 were made but currently only 130,752 exist.
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Old October 7 2013, 10:44 PM   #50
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

It will be before next year.
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Old October 8 2013, 11:45 PM   #51
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Will we be able to actually tell which one it is though?
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Old October 9 2013, 08:11 AM   #52
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Old October 13 2013, 11:16 AM   #53
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

teacock wrote: View Post
Will we be able to actually tell which one it is though?
Hopefully......
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Old October 13 2013, 11:35 AM   #54
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

Dennis will return and will just say "No."
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Old October 13 2013, 11:51 AM   #55
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

Who knows? Let's just post before this thread gets closed down!
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Old October 13 2013, 12:04 PM   #56
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4,952,450.
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Old October 13 2013, 12:43 PM   #57
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We're getting there.
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Old October 16 2013, 12:03 PM   #58
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

The 5,000,000th post will probably be from ReadyAndWilling asking to search for something.
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Old October 16 2013, 01:01 PM   #59
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The 5,000,000th post will most likely be something negative though it'll be neat if it was in here.
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Old October 16 2013, 02:09 PM   #60
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Re: The 5,000,000th Post

Going on PostIDs, here's the five millionth post.

Of course, that doesn't really take into account anything deleted before we moved to this software, or any post renumbering due to server moves/re-importing/etc.

(Incidentally, this post is ID 8777737. At the top right of every post, you'll find a link to the individual post. Mine is the sixtieth in this thread so it'll say "#60". If you then hover over it, at the bottom-left of your screen you can find the URL it will go to, which ends in "p=" followed by some long number, which will be your post's PostID.)
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