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Why is there a zombie thread in "Trending"?

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HeartsTrumpDiamonds Wed 28-Oct-15 22:29:39

Or is it just me?

www.mumsnet.com/Talk/in_the_news/2138429-Lyse-Doucet-shes-an-excellent-reporter-but-what-is-that-weird-accent-she-has?trending=1

Bit puzzled...

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Wed 28-Oct-15 22:30:23

I mean, Lyse Doucet is awesome (and Canadian grin ) but it's a thread from 2014.

FruVikingessOla Thu 29-Oct-15 07:01:45

How odd. I thought you meant someone had revived a zombie thread, hence it being pushed up into Trending. But ISWYM, the last post on it was December last year. Most peculiar confused

SconeForAStroll Thu 29-Oct-15 07:20:22

I keep saying - it's the security services doing an online dead drop!

doesn't miss spooks in an entirely visceral manner at all oh no

DawnMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 29-Oct-15 10:23:51

Hmm. That's very odd indeed. Was it only showing up for a short while? We didn't catch it in Trending, but we'll have a word with our Tech team to see what they make of it.

Thanks for letting us know.

<wanders off to Google Lyse Doucet> smile

howtorebuild Thu 29-Oct-15 10:26:24

Very odd.

LatinForTelly Thu 29-Oct-15 14:50:26

Yikes I think I broke mumsnet. I did a search on Lyse Doucet last night on google after DH and I were chatting about her accent and the first thing that came up was a mumsnet thread. Clicked on it. Next thing I know, it's in trending and I thought, how funny, other people must be wondering. But it hadn't been posted on. [spooked] I nearly put something in site stuff last night but couldn't be arsed to type on the tablet.

EcclefechanTart Thu 29-Oct-15 15:20:19

Is Trending broken? I saw the Lyse Doucet zombie thread yesterday, and now my Trending is showing a thread that was deleted this morning ("to think if your son is autistic")... What's going on??

EcclefechanTart Thu 29-Oct-15 15:22:07

Look! Why is this "trending" at 15.20 when it was deleted about 5 hours ago?

Boo00100001 Thu 29-Oct-15 15:38:07

ahhh - Colin just wants attention!

magimedi Thu 29-Oct-15 16:19:01

Trending is broken - it hasn't changed all day.

GruntledOne Thu 29-Oct-15 18:11:13

I must say, I thought MNers must be getting a tad obsessive if they've been discussing the same 5 subjects frantically all day!

ChopOrNot Thu 29-Oct-15 18:20:59

Yep, trending has said the same all afternoon - same as this morning.

lifesalongsong Thu 29-Oct-15 18:22:59

I started thread about exactly the same problem a few weeks ago.

I was asked to try and get a screen grab but, of course, I haven't seen one since smile

MovingOnUpMovingOnOut Thu 29-Oct-15 18:30:47

Trending has never been right since it stopped being Most Active.

Just saying...

Boo00100001 Thu 29-Oct-15 18:39:24

But "Trending" is hip and down with all the cool kids and schnazzles moving

ChopOrNot Thu 29-Oct-15 18:43:34

There is surely only so much interest in washing pillows and duvets....

vindscreenviper Thu 29-Oct-15 18:49:09

I'm waiting for Trending to be changed to On Fleek grin

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Thu 29-Oct-15 18:57:17

On Fleek?

Boo00100001 Thu 29-Oct-15 19:03:05

Well, they do have some questionable choices for "Discussion of the day" which I can only presume is someone's job at MNHQ to pick them...!

Maybe we're all boring farts!

FruVikingessOla Thu 29-Oct-15 19:48:18

Hearts, I think that 'on fleek' only makes sense to those who are about 30+ years younger than we are? I still don't understand it!

MovingOnUpMovingOnOut Thu 29-Oct-15 20:06:26

If I was 30 years younger I'd be at preschool. I still don't understand sad

vindscreenviper Thu 29-Oct-15 20:27:11

Sorry to leave you hanging Hearts

try this thread for 'on fleek' and other yoof speak grin

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Thu 29-Oct-15 20:55:02

My goodness gracious it's a whole other world isn't it. Great thread, thank you viper.

My Trending seems to be behaving itself now, although not updating all that often.

Boo I have often thought that a good prize for a MN competition would be that you get to pick the DoDs grin

StrawberryTeaLeaf Thu 29-Oct-15 21:34:56

Hallowe'en haunting smile

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