Yep, saw that. changed it.
I was actually catching up on the new player responses in that thread when it was deleted. I clicked to go to page 17 of 18 and I got the "you can't access this page" message.
The thread dissapeared from the general forums, the posts dissapeared from the dev tracker.
Wish I'd taken screenshots.
inb4 forum is force persuaded so we forget about it too.