Quote Originally Posted by Roger Cole View Post
I'd blame this on part on the policy here...of not being able to edit your own post after a fairly brief period of time passes...
It's an excellent policy, designed to avoid having replies look stupid and disjointed if someone goes back and changes things in the posts being replied to. The time limit should encourage thinking things out thoroughly before posting.

Quote Originally Posted by Roger Cole View Post
...you could have simply edited the original, which at least would have stopped folks continuing to discover the thread and getting excited about it without reading far enough down to see the clarification...
In my opinion, posting ought not be allowed unless one is willing to check a box certifying that they have read the entire thread first.

Quote Originally Posted by Roger Cole View Post
...Maybe a mod would agree to add your clarification to the original post?
I hope not; it would ruin the flow/history of this thread.