Locked thread

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  1. Sundrop

    Sundrop Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday I tried to reply to the thread Is this oregano? only to learn that the thread is locked. locked_thread.jpg

    Today I've noticed that there is a replay by someone else (forum moderator), but the thread is still locked to me. locked_thread_2.jpg

    What is going on?
     
  2. Michael F

    Michael F Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Odd! I hadn't noticed it was locked; being a moderator I was able to answer even with it being locked (which is why I didn't notice it was). But since the thread looks safe (nothing to suggest it is spam), I've unlocked it.
     
  3. Sundrop

    Sundrop Well-Known Member

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    But why it was locked? By OP?
     
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    wcutler Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Yes, @Eric La Fountaine locked it, unlocked it, then locked it again all within two minutes. Maybe he had some reason, or finger trouble. Thanks for pointing it out.
     
  5. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Renowned Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    OP = original poster.

    I think Eric was just trying to do his work too early in the morning, based on the time of the actions (plus he's traveling and on a not-as-handy laptop). Honest mistake from what I can tell.
     

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