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ifyouplease
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    By Anonymous, 51 years ago

    Just saw this and decided to login and report this strange post by an anonymous 51 years ago

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Topic starter Posted : June 18, 2021 9:53 am
ifyouplease
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must have this printscreen pic, saved in case no one believes me. saw it a few minutes ago it's 11:59 in Athens. phew... feels like we entered the twilight zone.

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Topic starter Posted : June 18, 2021 10:00 am
ifyouplease
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shocked

 

can you click on it?

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Topic starter Posted : June 18, 2021 10:19 am
Guaj
 Guaj
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@ifyouplease

That’s no owl Nic 

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Posted : June 18, 2021 11:04 am
ukadmin
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I saw it, Nic.

Odd. 

I will delve!

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Posted : June 18, 2021 11:33 am
ifyouplease
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is there an IP? I don't know perhaps it could be worse if there is no IP ..... 

 

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Topic starter Posted : June 18, 2021 11:55 am
ifyouplease
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again today, it's 52 years ago now, so a day for this anonymous is a year, who is playing with us?

 

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Topic starter Posted : June 20, 2021 11:52 am
ifyouplease
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Questions, was the post removed yesterday yes or no? If it was not removed does it make sense that it counted time differently showing that today is a year after? If it was removed, why did it appear again but a year was added? Is there an IP connected with this anonymous? 

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Topic starter Posted : June 20, 2021 12:02 pm
ukadmin
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I didn't remove it because it had disappeared by the time I investigated. 

It's probably just a bot anomaly. Nothing to worry about.

or... a Ghost of a past UKA member! Shocked  

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Posted : June 20, 2021 12:42 pm
ifyouplease
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could be an Interstellar kind of anomaly or someone who is trying play with us make us think but since I was the one who noticed it first and during a discussion which had a lot to do with time I take it now seriously because today I saw it when I had another discussion whose subject I won't reveal now...

 

 

 

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Topic starter Posted : June 20, 2021 12:59 pm
ifyouplease
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can a bot be that sophisticated to do it? change parameters and appear in a chronological order that is so inaccurate?

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Topic starter Posted : June 20, 2021 1:02 pm
ifyouplease
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shocked 3
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Topic starter Posted : June 26, 2021 7:35 am
ukadmin
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I have just worked out why the latest forum posts block shows that oddity...

The 'anonymous' user 'posted 52 years ago' shows when someone (an admin or moderator) posts something in a forum that is set to admins/mods only.

We have a few forums that are hidden to 'regular' UKA members, admin forums that only the site admin and the forum moderators can see and use.

The 'recent forum posts' block (on the front page) must have a bug that causes it to get upset when it tries to handle a post that should be hidden from 'normal' viewing.

Rather than just ignore the post (not display it), it instead displays that cryptic message that 'anonymous has posted something 50 years ago'!

I will inform the creators of the forum plugin and tell them they have a bug in the Recent Posts block.

 

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Posted : July 2, 2021 11:34 pm
ifyouplease
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case closed then?

 

 

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Topic starter Posted : July 3, 2021 6:52 am
ifyouplease
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so what do you mean that when a moderator posts something that's supposed to remain hidden then a cryptic message appears publicly?

 

that's a RATHER BIG DEVELOPMENT!

 

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Topic starter Posted : July 3, 2021 6:58 am
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