Inability to upvote posts of a certain age?



  • Login: nixieosm
    Account: irrelevant - forum issue
    League number: irrelevant - forum issue
    Date & Time of the bug: between 2210-2215 GMT, 28th December 2019
    Platform: Firefox 71.0 on Windows 10
    Screenshot: "ERROR: You can't vote this message, it is too old"
    Bug step-by-step Description: Whenever I attempt to upvote any post older than a few weeks old, the above message appears.



  • @nixieosm Same this happens to me a lot, and I think it is because the forum was made this way, you aren't allowed to vote old messages for some reason I don't know, and I don't think this is a bug. It's probably just a feature of the forum, but I don't know what is considered an old post because I am not able to upvote a post from 3-5 months ago either.

    I am also wondering this question: How much reputation do you need to downvote a post? In the past, I have tried to downvote posts, but it always says I don't have enough reputation to downvote the post, even when the person that made the post has less reputation than me. I saw someone with 50 reputation downvote a post, and I have 49 reputation, so maybe you need 50 reputation to downvote a post, but I don't know this for sure. 🤔



  • I just answered my own assumption and I now know for sure that you need 50 reputation to downvote a post, and I tested this to when I got my 50th reputation a few minutes ago, and I am now able to downvote posts.


  • English Moderator

    Hi,

    The forum is designed with certain restrictions and they are so for good reasons.

    @nixieosm Posts made after a period of over 30 days can no longer be upvoted nor downvoted.
    @uchenna-a It's good you just figured and answered your question 👍

    Closed!


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