Trying to move a category but getting "You can't nest a subcategory under another." error

I have a category (itself with 4 subcategories) that I had at the root, but I want to move under an existing root category. When I try to update the Parent Category, I’m seeing the following error:

You can’t nest a subcategory under another.

I thought I would be able to move things around any time, but maybe there’s another way I should be doing this?

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Discourse only supports two levels of category nesting (category/sub-category.) You’ll need to change the Parent Category of the category’s 4 subcategories before you can convert the root category to a sub-category.

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Oh, that’s a huge bummer and restriction. Thank you for the info though.

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Thanks for the info.

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Are there other forum engines that do not allow adding child categories to sub-categories? The answer is no. I don’t understand the developers logic

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Does this help? Sub-sub-categories - #7 by Michael_Uray

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This would have been very helpful when I first ran into the problem, but after reading the implementation I think it’s got its own issues. Regardless, I really appreciate you sharing this with us as it could help the next person.