Last modified on 15 June 2013, at 23:31

necropost

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EtymologyEdit

necro- + post

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necropost (third-person singular simple present necroposts, present participle necroposting, simple past and past participle necroposted)

  1. (Internet) To post, as on a forum, to revive a long inactive discussion thread.
    • 2003 January 5, Louis M. Brown, Usenet, alt.tv.star-trek.enterprise [1]
      Much like your power of necroposting a thread long considered dead.
    • 2005 February 23, Chris Hafner, Usenet, alt.sports.football.pro.sea-seahawks [2]
      After being away from Usenet for a few days (apologies for the necroposting), I had some time to think about this.
    • 2005 June 6, Richard V. Lamb, Usenet, rec.arts.anime.misc [3]
      I'm a moderator at a realiiity TV forum and necroposting is tolerated there so long as it isn't a sore topic that the mods hoped people would ignore

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