Help With Re-Organisation: Move & Merge Requests

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DONE.

https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/toilet-talk.29160/

DONE.

DONE (My Way ... )

The former thread above was intended to cover general issues surrounding repatriation (not specific cases). Nonetheless, some members (ahem ... ) posted items concerning specific cases there.

A new thread has been established for specific repatriation news and particular cases:

Repatriation Of Relics & Antiquities: News & Specific Cases
https://forums.forteana.org/index.p...relics-antiquities-news-specific-cases.66617/

Items better suited to the new thread are being transferred (or copied in part) from the general thread to this more specific thread. The latter news item thread above has also been merged into this new thread.
 

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https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/wolves-make-dogs-dinner-of-domestication-theory.34991/

These two threads - plus a third, older, substantial thread on the human-dog relationship - have been combined into a single compendium thread:

Humans & Dogs: Cooperation / Co-Evolution / Domestication
https://forums.forteana.org/index.p...-cooperation-co-evolution-domestication.6744/


Done (in effect), but not as suggested. The posted material still involves two different threads, owing to substantial postings on two distinct topics being mixed together ... The material from these threads has been untangled and re-sorted as follows:

Basic Weapons: History & Evolution
https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/basic-weapons-history-evolution.63351/

Basic Tools & Tool Making: History & Evolution
https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/basic-tools-tool-making-history-evolution.42688/
 

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Done, and more ... The large mess of accumulated threads on ship weirdness (most of which played on the all-too-many usages of the phrase "ghost ship") has been untangled and sorted across 5 threads:

Death Ships (Derelict Vessels With Corpses Aboard)
https://forums.forteana.org/index.p...s-derelict-vessels-with-corpses-aboard.66754/


Haunted & Cursed Ships
https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/haunted-cursed-ships.66756/


Missing Ships / Ship Disappearances (General; Misc.)
https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/missing-ships-ship-disappearances-general-misc.23871/


Derelict Ships & Vessels (Abandoned; No One Aboard)
https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/derelict-ships-vessels-abandoned-no-one-aboard.66755/


Ghost(-ly) Ships: Spectral Ships & Vessels
https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/ghost-ly-ships-spectral-ships-vessels.6213/
 

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Why not unite them all under one heading ? 'Ship mysteries', or something similar.
Because they address different themes, and because the prior consolidation of some of these material demonstrated how confusing an all-in-one thread could be.
 
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The second (angel cloud / cheerleaders) thread is based on a long-dead TinyURL link from 2007. No archived version found, and no such story can be located searching CNN (where the dead link leads).

The now-useless thread has been removed from view.

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Yith located a similar angel cloud photo and added it to the dead thread. The two sole posts comprising the dead thread have now been moved to the Strange Cloud Formations thread.
 
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The second (angel cloud / cheerleaders) thread is based on a long-dead TinyURL link from 2007. No archived version found, and no such story can be located searching CNN (where the dead link leads).

The now-useless thread has been removed from view.

Edit:
Yith located a similar angel cloud photo and added it to the dead thread. The two sole posts comprising the dead thread have now been moved to the Strange Cloud Formations thread.
I also found and copied a cached transcript of the report of the deaths.
 

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I'm not sure if it's at all practical to merge them, but we have two very similar threads on an interesting subject ...
After a long day of rummaging and editing, these and other substantial bird-related threads have been revised and remodeled to consolidate similar subject matter and eliminate large-scale redundancies.
 

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I am wondering about whether we could spin-off the "Man from Taured" discussion from this thread? https://forums.forteana.org/index.p...t-exist-self-declared-unrecognized-etc.20416/

It's a fine, if minor, mystery and maybe would benefit from its own thread (pretty please). I just have added to the Taured discussion on this thread, where it crops up https://forums.forteana.org/index.p...like-to-see-solved.60881/page-10#post-1776521

I think I've added some pertinent information, not yet posted on this site :)

("Taured" as a search term yields these results https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?search/83258/&q=taured&o=date )
 

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I'll leave it to Yithian or Stu to decide this one, because I've never been sure what the two subdivisions within Fortean Traveller are supposed to represent (and therefore what should be placed where ... ).
Traveller was supposed to be 'sites, sights and destinations (but not whole nations)'.

Will merge.
 
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