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almostspaatz
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« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2016, 09:09:11 PM »

Wait, you can't delete your own account? Only the CAPTalk moderators can delete it? That's not cool... ???

One of life's lessons: The internet is forever.

The internet is forever, but that doesn't mean I shouldn't able to delete an account that I made. There was no massage saying 'once you join CAPTalk, there's no going back' unless I missed it. It's fine if the posts stay, but accounts should be able to be deleted if desired. That's not right in my opinion.

My 9 step process for deleting your account:

1.  Go to the "Change Password" function
2.  Open "Notepad"
3.  Bash keys randomly
4.  Copy random key bashing
5.  Paste into "New Password" field and confirmation
6.  Save new password
7.  When browser asks "Would you like to save new password?" say "No"
8.  Close Notepad, if asked to "Save" say "No"
9.  Never return to site.

That's too much work, I'd just skip to 9...
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« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2016, 09:44:23 PM »

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Майор Хаткевич
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« Reply #22 on: March 18, 2016, 11:34:13 PM »



That was my mother-son dance song at my wedding.
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SarDragon
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« Reply #23 on: March 19, 2016, 01:45:37 AM »

Here's how, but I don't think you would want to do it this way:

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Members violating the code of conduct may be subject to any number of sanctions, including but not limited to: warnings, temporary suspension of posting privileges or account, temporary restrictions from certain forums, public admonition, alteration of post count and/or user rank, account deletion, and permanant ban from the discussion boards.
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Mordecai
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« Reply #24 on: March 19, 2016, 02:15:20 AM »

Wait, you can't delete your own account? Only the CAPTalk moderators can delete it? That's not cool... ???

One of life's lessons: The internet is forever.

The internet is forever, but that doesn't mean I shouldn't able to delete an account that I made. There was no massage saying 'once you join CAPTalk, there's no going back' unless I missed it. It's fine if the posts stay, but accounts should be able to be deleted if desired. That's not right in my opinion.

It's in the announcements section:

http://captalk.net/index.php?topic=4499.0

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USACAP
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« Reply #25 on: March 19, 2016, 11:15:35 AM »

So, to be clear, if I go on a bender of posting long crazy rants ... ?
You guys won't delete it all for me when I sober up?
Noted.
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Flying Pig
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« Reply #26 on: March 19, 2016, 01:17:44 PM »

Well, if Im not mistaken you can actually go back and delete posts.  But its pretty bad form.
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PHall
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« Reply #27 on: March 19, 2016, 02:05:47 PM »

Well, if Im not mistaken you can actually go back and delete posts.  But its pretty bad form.

Actually you can't. And editing to just a period doesn't make the mods happy either...
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Mordecai
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« Reply #28 on: March 19, 2016, 02:29:53 PM »

There is about a 15-45 minute window for editing. Useful for punctuation/spelling updates and minor addendums.
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