thread deleted - is there no pre warning to the OP?

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soshockedandconfused Sat 13-Aug-16 02:16:22

A thread I started has been deleted. I am not going to discuss it's subject as I do not want to generate or inflame further discussion. I am not disagreeing in principle with it's deletion. However I thought (never happened to me before in a decade on MN) that as the OP I'd get a 'look we're going to have to delete it' msg from HQ beforehand.

There were some posters I wanted to pm and thank, some info I needed to note down / screenshot. I now can't do that. I can remember some of it, but if I'd had a short warning that would have helped.

Is that not how it works then? If not, then ok, I'd just assumed if the OP wasn't a troll they'd get told first.

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

WatcherOfTheNight Sat 13-Aug-16 02:35:11

I think as it's the middle of the night the best thing to do is email :

contactus@mumsnet.com

soshockedandconfused Sat 13-Aug-16 09:12:36

Ok, I'll send an email but if it's not normal practice to forewarn that's that. Like I said never had a thread deleted before so didn't know.

RebeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Sat 13-Aug-16 09:33:13

Hi there,

It is not normal practice to email the OP or anyone on the thread. If a thread needs to go, then we tend to zap it. If you'd like a specific response, then please do mail in and we'll happily explain.

Only1scoop Sat 13-Aug-16 09:41:16

I'd email in privately to MN Op, maybe they can help you.

The thread needed deleting I'm glad they zapped it. I'm shocked it stayed up so long.

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