Originally posted by The Eristic
The official word on post count:
"Post counts were accidentally updated to only count posts that were still in the system (old posts that were deleted to make space are not included in the new post counts).
While we probably can't restore the original numbers perfectly, we are looking at how to at least close to them."
Personally, I lost about 15k. Some of mine were actually helpful, too.
Gosh it's good to be a "junior member" again. Long live server maintenance!