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the bottom of your posts should show links to Report, Edit or Delete the post.
I can’t delete the whole thing...
I think you still have the options to edit the title or the first post to show "sold" or "no longer available"
To delete an entire thread, I think you have to put in a request to have one of the club board members do the deed.
There may be a short window after a thread is started when the option is possible, but not sure if it ends at the first responding post, a set time limit, or both.
Even as a moderator, I don't have the thread delete option on my initial "new" thread postings. There was some board discussion in the past concerning a possible issue.
I have the delete option, as a moderator, in ONLY the forum I have the privilege to moderate. Thankfully, I've never been put in a position I was required to use those features.
IIRC, the Board's general thought is information is information and deserves a home.
Hope this helps,
The problem another forum has is people will avoid the paywall by adding on to an existing thread.A few of us can delete threads, and I have in the past when a member asks, but I agree with those who think they should generally remain for posterity and documentation. I also think adding "Sold" to the listing is a good practice to avoid confusion.
I am the moderator who deleted that thread. Almost all postings have info that can help in the future for those doing a search.
Posting a for sale ad with no price listed and just taking offers by private message does not help anyone trying to price their own parts if they choose to sell them later on or to help establish a market price. I understand the seller has no idea of values but he can also research on this site to get educated on pricing or list on eBay and let the market decide. Odds are he would have come out way ahead by doing so.
Most guys that don't post a price seem to want MK2 prices. Be sure I wasn't criticizing anyone that decides not to post one. I had a guy offer me 5 dollars for a RM865 Rootes key. It would not have been as insulting but the offeree has a brick and mortar repair shop.If it would be beneficial I could list the selling price when marking items sold? I am less interested in getting top dollar and more interested in getting these parts back out to someone in need (and also out of my shop). Frankly the time it would take me to try and research everything here would be cost ineffective.