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Old 07-05-2010, 04:25 PM   #1
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What Does it Mean When Someone Says "This Thread's Been Hijacked"?

I've seen this a few times and there's even an emoticon for it, but what does it mean?

Is it when somone comes into a thread and asks a question totally unrelated to the original question/comment?

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Old 07-05-2010, 04:37 PM   #2
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The thread is hijacked from it's original topic.

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Yup, it is when someone changes the subject in a thread.

So did anyone see the race at Daytona Saturday night?
↑ example of a thread-jack or hijacked thread. ↑
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If you want a good humourous example of a hijacked thread try this: e92s or BMWs in general - a target? - Page 2 - BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum - E90Post.com. Read the first three or four then continue at post #33.
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I admit to being a hijacker, can't help it my poor little mind wanders..I need to medicate it properly or put it back in its cage...
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Old 07-06-2010, 10:59 AM   #7
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Pastry is a great way to start your day.
I had a corn muffin this morning.
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How do you install a subwoofer in the glove box?
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I just learned a new scrabble word. .."emoticon"....thanks cabnboy
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I just learned a new scrabble word. .."emoticon"....thanks cabnboy
I had pizza for supper.
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I had pizza for supper.
Thanks, but I already know all of those words...
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A train in Spain once broke a chain, causing much pain, many passengers did claim, when the engineer failed to maintain, control down the mountain.....in the rain on the plain...scrabble in rhyme... I like it. Thanks Ageless...
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