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Re: Comments in order of date posted instead of found
Board: Atlas Quest Announcements
Reply to: #857707 by MO UR4Me
Jul 13, 2014 11:23am
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It bothers me a bit about that, too. I try to make it a point and write in my comment (regardless if I found something that very day or a different day) what my find date was. I don't know if it helps anyone out, but it seems logical to me.
Re: Comments in order of date posted instead of found
Board: Atlas Quest Announcements
Reply to: #857756 by MO UR4Me
Jul 13, 2014 1:38pm
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Assumptions are always bad. Looking at the find dates is where you look to know when a box was found. Looking at the dates on comments and assuming those are find dates is a mistakes in the first place.

If a comment mentions needed maintenance that has already been performed, simply delete it. That's all part of maintaining your listings. And with mystery boxes, I sometimes deliberately log them much later and want that comment to not seem connected. And I leave comments with clue updates on abandoned boxes I check up on years after I initially found them. There are lots of reasons finds and comments should have no connection.

K
Re: Comments in order of date posted instead of found
Board: Atlas Quest Announcements
Reply to: #857822 by Kelsung
Jan 31, 2017 5:00am
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How funny that over two years later, I go looking for a thread on this topic and find that I started one!

I understand and agree with comments not being linked to finds, but I would like to be able to edit the date on comments that I make on other's boxes. I'm going back through my book and realizing that some finds I recorded using an app didn't really get recorded, so it dates my comments six months later. Sure, people should look at the find dates, but they may look at the comments separately and even print them out. An experienced boxer will sort it all out, of course, but there are many people who have not yet discovered most of the nuances of this hobby yet.

Maybe it's just part of the game, but I think editable comment dates would be a nice feature someday.
Re: Comments in order of date posted instead of found
Board: Atlas Quest Announcements
Reply to: #941346 by MO UR4Me
Jan 31, 2017 8:25am
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On LBNA I tried the "Comment Only" option on a series I found originally in 2010, thinking it would leave my original find date alone. It didn't, it left my comment and deleted the find. So I redid the comments of box maintenance with a the find date.