7 November 2022
17 December 2012
Your always better looking at the song thread, Sea Belt, rather than pressing the notice telling you a post has been moved, especially when @Joe is creating new song threads that link to his main site article on the song.
The thread your post was in would have included “/mamas-little-girl/” in the automatically generated URL when the thread was created as it was the only thread about the song.
When Joe created the new thread for the song, the automatically generated URL would have been “/mamas-little-girl-1/” because it was the second thread on the song.
This is the thread that he would have merged the existing thread with. The movement notice is automatically generated at that stage guiding you to a thread with “/mamas-little-girl-1/” in the URL.
Joe has the ability to change URLs though, so would have gone into it and removed the “-1” from it, making it “/mamas-little-girl/”, meaning the post moved notification no longer connects to it.
Hope that makes some sense.
Btw, we have a thread in the Getting Better section titled “Weird things happening with the forum” for questions like this.
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This is exactly what happens. When I publish a new song article I’m unable to link it to an existing forum thread, so I have to create a new one. That becomes the ‘master’, if you like, and any previous discussions will be moved into there.
If it’s a duplicate thread I’ll rename it from /song-title-1/ to /song-name/, once the other discussions have been moved into it, as @Ron Nasty so helpfully pointed out. So your post may have been moved from /song-title/ to /song-title-1/ (the new master thread), and you’ll get a notification of that. But the latter URL will shortly afterwards be renamed /song-title/ to keep old links and search engine results intact.
It’s overly complicated but it works!
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