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Offline Lady Renee Buchanan

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Question About "Show Unread Posts"
« on: July 22, 2008, 09:14:33 PM »
Is there any way to change the time frame on this?  What I mean is, sometimes I can only log in for a few minutes and look at 1 or 2 threads.  When I come back later, it only shows the posts since the last visit, which doesn't necessarily include the posts that I didn't have time to read earlier.

I know you can scroll down and look at the whole forum and look to see in each thread when the last post was, but if there was a way to show like, "posts since last visit," "posts in the last 6 hours," "posts in the last 12 hours," etc.  It doesn't have to be exactly that time frame, but just if you knew the last time you were on reading the forums was yesterday at 11 pm, then you could go back 24 hours (or 12 or 6 or 8, whatever would be available) and look at those posts.

I really liked that feature on the old forum, not meaning to compare or criticize, but there are times when I can't sit through 7 pages of posts since my last visit, and then when I come on again, they aren't always available to see.

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Re: Question About "Show Unread Posts"
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2008, 09:53:00 PM »
No change can be made from what I can find. That's what made the old form so great.  You could choose the timeframe of how far back you wanted to filter for new posts.  It's easy to miss new posts with this forum, but it's better than nothing I guess?

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Re: Question About "Show Unread Posts"
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2008, 07:01:11 AM »
It's definitely something I miss from the old boards.
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Re: Question About "Show Unread Posts"
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2008, 03:31:43 PM »

even after all the time spent in this new forum & learning it's unique features,
i still don't feel as comfortable or maneuver about as well as i did at the original site.
   i guess i got old and set in my ways 


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