Why unsolved threads are marked as solved.

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Can someone tell me why threads are closed as solved when they are not solved. Sometimes issues in previous Ubuntu versions continue in newer versions. It seems obvious to reply to a matching thread rather than creating multiple threads with the same topic. (Something that is rampant in many forums of this type.) Additionally, I think it would be helpful if there were a way to select a me too option rather than commenting on a thread when no helpful information can be added. This would subscribe someone to the thread and keep it open if there is some automatic timer that closes threads when t (Hardware)