Plant Database forum: Entry duplication glitch

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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jul 6, 2012 12:42 AM CST

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Here's something really bizarre: Yesterday I proposed that two photos be moved from Iochroma cyanea to Iochroma cyaneum and then I proposed the addition of some synonyms to Iochroma cyaneum. After those proposals were approved, I went back to propose the deletion of Iochroma cyanea because it's not a valid species name and I discovered that we now have four identical entries for Iochroma cyaneum. This must have been triggered by the approval of one or more of my proposals, but I'm not sure which.

http://garden.org/plants/browse/plants/genus/iochroma/

All four have the same plant ID#. In view of that, will deleting the first of the three surplus ones delete them all? There are three photos on that page that have to be saved.
Name: Chris
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goldfinch4
Jul 6, 2012 1:25 AM CST
I saw two different duplicates in the database yesterday too. Dave fixed the first one and the second plant duplicate just seemed to disappear later in the day.
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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jul 6, 2012 1:33 AM CST

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Wow! Spooky. Hilarious! Maybe these will disappear too.
Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Jul 6, 2012 6:33 AM CST

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I see what the problem is. It's not that there are duplicate plant entries, it's that one entry is showing up numerous times in the browse page. I just need to fix the browse page, which I am doing right now.
Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Jul 6, 2012 6:43 AM CST

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Okay, it should be all fixed up now. Smiling
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zuzu
Jul 6, 2012 2:30 PM CST

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Yes, all fixed. Thanks, Dave.
Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Jul 6, 2012 2:34 PM CST

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Excellent. I tip my hat to you. Congrats on your shiny new admin powers, btw. Smiling
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zuzu
Jul 6, 2012 2:37 PM CST

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I just noticed them, Dave (actually I just woke up not long ago). I'm honored. Thank you.
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dave
Jul 6, 2012 2:38 PM CST

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Calif_Sue suggested it to me and I wholeheartedly agreed. Thumbs up
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jul 6, 2012 2:40 PM CST

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Hot dog! Hurray!
Name: Chris
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goldfinch4
Jul 6, 2012 2:47 PM CST
Congrats - and WELL deserved! Thumbs up Hurray!
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eclayne
Jul 6, 2012 4:32 PM CST

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Thumbs up Thumbs up Hurray!
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Jul 6, 2012 10:07 PM CST

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Hurray! Thumbs up
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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jul 6, 2012 10:12 PM CST

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Thanks for all the applause! Smiling
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chelle
Jul 7, 2012 5:27 AM CST
goldfinch4 said:Congrats - and WELL deserved! Thumbs up Hurray!


I agree Thumbs up

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jmorth
Jul 7, 2012 12:40 PM CST
Good deal zuzu.
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
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Jul 7, 2012 1:27 PM CST
I agree I agree I tip my hat to you. I tip my hat to you. Hurray!
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