Do you delete or trash on your forum?

Lämmchen

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Do you delete posts/threads (such as spam or ones that violate the rules) or do you have a Trash Area you send them to on your forum?
 

dojo

Up-and-Coming Sensation
I delete everything. If it's in the trash, it's gonna keep on using database space for nothing. If something isn't suitable for the forums anymore, then I see no reason to keep it. If you are actively moderating, there's no chance for orphan threads / posts, since you can remove the junk as soon as it appears.
 

Grimalkin

Madly Diligent
I normally just send posts to the trash. That way, if a post was moved to the trash in error, I can just move it back to where it should be. Like, if you have someone that makes a duplicate topic then you can just send it to the trash. But if you find out it's not a duplicate topic, you can move the post back to where it's suppose to be. But most will just get left in the trash.