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Stormlion1

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Locked Pages
« on: 20 March 2011, 17:31:54 »
Just a stupid question, why are pages locked around the 100 mark?
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Re: Locked Pages
« Reply #1 on: 20 March 2011, 17:47:13 »
Excessively long threads used to cause significant performance issues on older versions of the forums. I don't think the problem necessarily applies for the current forum platform, but who wants to take chances?

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Re: Locked Pages
« Reply #2 on: 20 March 2011, 19:28:03 »
Thanks, I was curious.
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Re: Locked Pages
« Reply #3 on: 22 March 2011, 01:20:17 »
Other BBCode forums (such as RPG.net) also close threads once the reach or slightly exceed the 1, 000 post mark. Something about threads that large causes the entire forum to crash out, and since threads rarely reach that length outside of MegaMek/SSW or faction pride ones here, not a huge deal to keep things running smoothly.
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