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Discussion Thread Moderation: Split/Move Comments to Correct Forum

edited July 2007 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
Greetings all,

I'm just wondering if perhaps I am overlooking something... I need to split/move random comments to a correct forum... much like the Moderator Panel type functionality of phpbb, I guess.

Scenario: Member1 posts an introduction in an Introduce-Yourself type forum. Because the default view in Vanilla is Discussions not Categories, Members 2-999million (grrrr!) are posting their personal introductions as comments under Member 1's thread, thereby completely hijacking any hope of a real discussion happening for Member 1. (counseling group - comprehendable discussions are vital)

So, in this scenario, Each ill-placed comment needs to be 1) split off Member 1's discussion to now become a Discussion Topic and 2) moved to the appropriate category, if neccessary.

Is there something I am overlooking in the administration area? Or does this not yet exist? Any insight / feedback would be MOST appreciated! I think I've searched until my eyes ache, and finally decided I should ask...

Thanks so much, in advance,
Dr. W

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    cannot do this, either by default or with any extensions, afaik.

    most likely you're going to be stuck hiding the out of place comments, and having users create new threads
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    edited April 2007
    *fainted*
    Oh boy...

    Thanks for the info.! Not what I wanted to find out, of course (lol) but I sure appreciate the quick response :)
    Surely, there's some sort of work-around... (shooting the bat-signal out of the office window)

    Blessings!
    Dr. W
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    Hi drweyant,

    I just found this add-on, I hope you can find it useful: ModTools

    I haven't installed it yet, but I hope it will work.
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