Originally Posted by JetPlaneFlyer
I see it from both sides.
The information in old threads is still sometimes valid and should be viewable. On the other hand you do see people replying to threads that have had no activity in years, which does seem a bit futile. Invariably the person needing the information is either long gone or got his answer years ago.
Possibly if long dead threads were viewable but locked for reply, which I think is what fhhuber was intending.
For instance: http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=58234
I didn't say delete the old thread... just some LONG TIME without reply and it should be locked.
4 yr old thread and suddenly someone wants to essentially repeat an answer already given.