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My post suddenly converted to Community Wiki yesterday when I edited it. I don't remember telling it to switch; did I change it by mistake?

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Editing to add more information isn't that a bad thing. If you wish, flag for moderator attention (click the "flag" link under the "scala" tags), choose "it needs ♦ moderator attention" > "Other" and in the box request for un-wikifying. –  tombull89 Sep 16 '11 at 13:15
    
okay thanks! I feel odd that my answer to my question also becomes wiki due to too much editing... –  Clark Bao Sep 16 '11 at 13:39
    
@ClarkBao Regular posts aren't meant to be edited that often, unlike a wiki. If the content is changing that often then it's only fair to turn it into a wiki, to facilitate collaborative editing and prevent abuse. –  Matthew Read Sep 16 '11 at 15:20
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@Matthrw Read, perhaps there should be a warning when user edit the post too much, otherwise we are just not aware of it. –  Clark Bao Sep 17 '11 at 0:33
    
@irrationalJohn You can flag for a mod to un-CW it. –  Matthew Read Jun 4 '12 at 23:22

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This is probably down to the fact you post was edited 13 times. If a posted is edited 10 times (or more) by it's original owner it is forced into Community Wiki.

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I didn't know this rule... I just find something I need to edit,then I keep on editing it... a bit sad.... –  Clark Bao Sep 16 '11 at 13:09

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