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Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by 95b16coupe, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. 95b16coupe

    95b16coupe New Member

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    hey b, not sure if this is possible, but it would be cool if there was a tab for "new posts in threads i have posted in".

    it would be a cool way to go directly to stuff we have already commented on.
     
  2. invisibledemon

    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    there already is that option.

    its called subscribe.

    mine is set to automatically subscribe me to a thread when i post in it. and then just go to the subscriptions page and presto: threads with new posts, that you have already posted in.
     
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    95b16coupe New Member

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    i should have mentioned this in my post, i knew someone would address the subscribe function.

    basically, i don't want to subscribe to every thread i have posted in.
     
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    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    ok. so, let me get this straight.

    you want a way to be able to go straight to the threads with new posts that you have previously posted in, but dont want to subscribe to them?

    why not just unsubscribe to the ones you dont want showing up?

    seems like you want 2 of the same kind of page, one that allows you to be subscribed to every thread you posted in, and one that allows you to pick and choose which to have show up?
     
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    95b16coupe New Member

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    correct.

    and why not unsubscribe? well, because if there was a tab similar to "new posts", but only for threads i have posted in, i wouldn't have to subscribe to 50 threads a day, then clean out the threads i'm subscribed to when they no longer have people posting in them.
     
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    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    i just stay subscribed to them. if nobody is posting, then theres nothing to bother you.

    and if somebody bumps it from the dead later on, you have something to confuse you. lol
     
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    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    Member's page > Statistics > Find all posts by [Member]

    That's how I deal with the "I know there was something I posted in and was looking forward to seeing blues"
     
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    95b16coupe New Member

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    That's not efficient, plus you can't get to the most updated page/post without scrolling through. Plus it doesn't show which ones have been updated.
     
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    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    Click on new posts -- notice the icons. there's a different one if you have a post in that thread or not.
     
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    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    hover of it, and it will tell you how many posts you have in said thread.

    without the arrow means you haven't posted in it.
     
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    95b16coupe New Member

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    Either it doesn't make sense or nobody understands how useful it could be.
     
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    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    I understand, and it does sound useful. But meh, seems like pointless if you're going to continue trolling forums, cause you'll go: Let's see what updates I have... if you're like me, and no one cares about your thread Cough cough http://hondaswap.com/auto-multi-media/been-kinda-busy-516472/ Then in 10 seconds you'll be bored and be like meh, I'll go troll.
     
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    95b16coupe New Member

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    I look at it more like, "this kid posted tech and needed help, I replied, but did he check it and update?"

    I hate looking at threads and the op is gone or hasn't updated. Plus it would just be a cool filter.
     
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    double0Si ლ(ಠ益ಠლ) VIP

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    Thats exactly how I do it. I rarely go from category to category to browse threads.
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    "New posts" is the only thing I use here..lol
     
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    Cashizslick !i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!

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    Every form has different icons. Ive never been able to interpret them.
     
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    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    i have always used the subscriptions. works well for me.
     
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    these are the default vb icons, and there's a legend at the bottom of the damn page. lol
     

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