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viewtopic.php?f=16&t=128273 just appeared as 100% unread to me. What happened? Is it me?
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No idea, sorry. It's not something anyone else has mentioned.
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Sometime today, I merged a new topic, by Woodtourer, onto the the voluminous MAIN cycle.travel topic.

Maybe the unread new topic carries over into the result topic ? It looks like that might be your answer.
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It just happened again. viewtopic.php?f=49&t=126499 went totally unread? Has that been merged?
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Looks like a merge, topic title is different from the one given by the OP, seems to change between page 2 and 3. Whilst there has been a post today I don't know whether the merge is recent or not.
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I think other threads get merged without this effect, so what makes these special?
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It's happened again! viewtopic.php?p=1702309#p1702309

If it's not possible to stop this, would mods please stop merging new threads onto very old ones? It's not like it saves any resources, is it?
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I utterly agree that we should stop merging new threads into old ones.
New people arrive all the time, but to stuff their posts onto threads that have gone back to "the olden days" is silly IMHO.

New conversations are new to new people and need to be treated as new.
Yes, refer to older/previous threads, but new posters do not need to be added onto old - and outdated? - threads.
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