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Every forum site has this happen: someone feels miffed and yanks all their contributions in a fit of pique. Maybe that's what happened here, and maybe that's what mt2k did. I don't know.

Perhaps it's something even simpler and less confrontational. Before publishing an article to some magazines, the magazine has to be offered an 'exclusive' on the content. So they yank the public forum versions which they see as a draft anyway. Just a theory.

I also don't know the background of mt2k's case, but what I feel is that it's unethical (or at least worrisome) to repost the removed material without permission. If someone submits text, and then removes it, and then speaks no more to the site operators and forums, the action is clearly intentional. Just because other visitors want to republish doesn't mean it's the right thing to do.

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