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in reply to Re^2: This is a useless node
in thread This is a useless node

Because not allowing users to delete nodes is frankly silly, not matter what tales are told about why it isn't allowed.

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Re^4: This is a useless node
by Your Mother (Bishop) on Apr 27, 2018 at 00:10 UTC

    Once you say something, be it in real life or online, in the presence of others, it's silly to assume it can ever truly be taken back or forgot.

Re^4: This is a useless node
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 26, 2018 at 20:23 UTC

    Maybe because that is considered an egotistic, immature reaction, and we strive to be above that?

    The liberty to unspeak your words is like the liberty to shave your head: you could do that but your cow-orkers might think you're undergoing chemotherapy....

    ps. You can consider your own nodes for reapage. Halfway there.