AlanM wrote:MikeB wrote:OK, I am not sure if this is the place for this but....The whole can't edit your posts after x amount of time is a bit irritating. I understand this was meant to prevent people from editing their for sale posts and jacking the price up but I really think OFCC needs to reevaluate the cost-benefit analysis on this. It does not seem to be an issue on any other board I frequent.
Just throwing this out there...
AFAIK - That's NOT the reason that the time limit was placed on editing posts.
That is, however, IMHO, a positive effect of the policy.
That was exactly the reason it was implemented. And of all the other message boards I frequent, this is the only one that has the policy in place.
1. After a random period of time (we keep adjusting it and haven't made up our mind yet) you will no longer be able to edit an original listing or the subject line. This is aimed at preventing someone from changing the terms of an offer after the fact and to maintain the integrity for feedback history. To update your offer post a subsequent reply in your original thread. If its really important that the subject or the original post needs to be modified after the self-edit button disappears, contact a moderator.
And I don't see how it is a positive effect. To punish all for a few peoples unethical habits. That's what feedback is for.