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Is there a way to assign this permission level? Currently the lowest permission level that allows adding is Contribute. Unfortunately this allows users with this level to add/edit/delete all posts in this list? How can I make it so users can add to the list, but only have the ability to edit or delete their own posts?

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If this is a List and not a library then this functionality is built-in. Simply go to List Settings - Advanced - Item level Permissions and you can configure exactly this behavior

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Thank you very much! Sometimes there's just so much to look at I miss things like this. –  LoneWolfPR Mar 6 '13 at 16:15
Ok. I spoke too soon. I've added Item level permissions with the option checked, "Create items and edit items that were created by the user". The problem is users can still delete posts from other users. If I leave that option as is, and change the group to Read permissions on the List Permissions page then, they can't do anything. Is there some magic combination of 'List Permission' and 'Item Level Permissions' that allow users to add posts, but only delete or edit their own? –  LoneWolfPR Mar 6 '13 at 20:22
Nevermind. It sill shows the delete option, but they can't actually do it. They get 'Access Denied.' –  LoneWolfPR Mar 6 '13 at 20:29

I'm not sure if this is helpful or not.

You can configured a custom Permission Level (not to be confused with Item Level Permissions).

Site Collection --> Site Settings --> Site permissions --> Permission Levels (on the Ribbon).

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