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really odd zombie thread.

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OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 13-Feb-17 20:35:54

How has this become bumped into 'active'? the last post was in 2014.

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 13-Feb-17 20:48:41

no one else noticed it?

ALemonyPea Mon 13-Feb-17 20:51:03

If it's on threads you're watching (I think), you can bump a thread without posting.

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 13-Feb-17 20:53:48

But it appeared on 'trending'? That was how I spotted it.

Didn't think to get a photo of the trending bit.

ALemonyPea Mon 13-Feb-17 20:54:22

Doesn't trending just go off how many people are reading the Thread?

Theaprilfool Mon 13-Feb-17 20:54:50

Ghost activity.

Woodpecker1234 Mon 13-Feb-17 20:56:10

Is this the police auction thing? I read it too, didn't comment though!

SoupDragon Mon 13-Feb-17 20:56:35

Yes, Trending is based on views,not posts.

CactusFred Mon 13-Feb-17 21:01:08

Because Martin Lewis just pimped police auctions on his show!

badg3r Mon 13-Feb-17 21:04:49

I've come across about six resurrected zombie threads today. The really weird thing is that nobody else seems to have clocked they're zombie threads! They're not Ines I was following either, some of them are from 2014 too...

badg3r Mon 13-Feb-17 21:05:49

Should say they were all in active threads... strange!!

ToniMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 13-Feb-17 21:18:45

Thanks for drawing our attention to this. It is unusual for such an old thread to pop up in trending. But more than likely one of those quirks of social media.

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 13-Feb-17 22:03:00

oh I see. weird! maybe to keep down the resurrection of zombie threads they should be based on posts not on views?

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