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Is that where the posts go that when you click on a topic it says that the content is no longer available? I’ve often clicked on an interesting looking link without success….
No , I don't think so .. that's usually where someone has posted a link to somewhere off forum and either the external content had been removed or relocated and the original link will not be directed to it. You sometimes find it in old threads ... if you are clicking on a post where it has been removed by the mods then you will see a note to say it has been deleted. If it is a thread that you are clicking on that has been removed to the pesticides environmental and political section then you won't be able to see the whole thread unless you ask for entry to thus section... if you can pm me with an example of what you can't see I can be more specific...
 

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It's in the environmental and political section ,....


Just go there and request access and you can carry on without offending the more sensitive souls on here ... it's all there, not deleted, just obscured from general view.
Apologies. I had no idea that Environmental issues had absolutely no connection with beekeeping and thus had its own section, along with politics......... :rolleyes:
Lesson learnt.....for a fair few of us on here I think? It would have been nice to have been informed that the posts had been removed from this section. Also that we had all been denied access until we apply to read what we had written, in another section. It's getting a bit 'BBKA' on this forum! :laughing-smiley-014
 

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Apologies. I had no idea that Environmental issues had absolutely no connection with beekeeping and thus had its own section, along with politics......... :rolleyes:
Lesson learnt.....for a fair few of us on here I think? It would have been nice to have been informed that the posts had been removed from this section. Also that we had all been denied access until we apply to read what we had written, in another section. It's getting a bit 'BBKA' on this forum! :laughing-smiley-014
When I moved the thread there is an option to inform all the participants. The box was ticked. I’m sorry you didn’t get notification. I can look into why.
And surely it’s not difficult to ask to join?
 
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Also that we had all been denied access until we apply to read what we had written
With the old forum you would automatically be given access after reaching a minimum number of posts, unfortunately that algorithm was lost when the forum was updated, now it's just a matter of asking - there is no 'qualifying criteria' it's just to avoid any casual users from stumbling into it and getting their delicate sensitivities hurt 😁
 

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Apologies. I had no idea that Environmental issues had absolutely no connection with beekeeping and thus had its own section, along with politics......... :rolleyes:
Lesson learnt.....for a fair few of us on here I think? It would have been nice to have been informed that the posts had been removed from this section. Also that we had all been denied access until we apply to read what we had written, in another section. It's getting a bit 'BBKA' on this forum! :laughing-smiley-014
Well . .. firstly, that section has been there for some years.. it was established in the previous forum ownership. If you hadn't noticed that it was there then I'm not sure how we could draw your attention to it. As dani says ... we normally tick the box that lets people know if posts or threads are removed or relocated ... there should be a notice sent to you if you had posted on that thread... if you had not posted then obviously you would not get a notification.

There's nothing prescriptive about this forum and moderation is very light. The PEP section is not restricted... its just hidden from public view - entry is free on demand. I'm not sure how else we could do things ? There are bee-related issues in that section but they tend to be occasionally fractious matters so best not seen by casual guests to the forum. We have to assume that menbers are capable of exploring the forum in its entirety and (as you did) ask if there is something they cannot access...
 

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When I moved the thread there is an option to inform all the participants. The box was ticked. I’m sorry you didn’t get notification. I can look into why.
And surely it’s not difficult to ask to join?
I was not informed, to my knowledge. I am not in the habit of chasing threads and posts around, to find where they have gone. The message I got was: You do not have permission to view this page or perform this action. Ohhh errr o_O
 

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I was not informed, to my knowledge. I am not in the habit of chasing threads and posts around, to find where they have gone. The message I got was: You do not have permission to view this page or perform this action. Ohhh errr o_O
Well you know how to fix it now.
In the past when that’s happened folk have got in touch with me or Philip to ask
 

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