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    Clearing unread posts

    This is a recent thing, and I think it's a thing not just something I've imagined!

    When I visit the site I'm logged in by my browser....I go to new posts and get 1/2 way through looking at posts then I get called away from my desk and come back...forget I was reading through posts and close the browser.

    When I come back to it there's no posts under my new posts list

    Is there some automatic "mark posts read" thing that I can turn off? :S

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    The new posts feature is based on the time you last access the forum, offset against the posts that have been made since that time. When you close your browser and come back, your last access time has changed. This is simply the way it works.

    When I have a similar problem, I use the "Today's post" feature, which gives you the same style list, but based on the last 24 hours of posts EduGeek.net Forums - Search Results

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    Up until recently I always had to click the "mark forums read" button. But if you say so. Cheers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joedetic View Post
    Up until recently I always had to click the "mark forums read" button. But if you say so. Cheers.

    There was an experiment for a few weeks with an alternative system, but it drove most of us nuts having to click on "Mark as read"

    It got switched back... The Today's posts search is what you need to see everything not previousy read

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    There was an experiment for a few weeks with an alternative system, but it drove most of us nuts having to click on "Mark as read"
    Must admit that's the way I've always preferred forums to work as it can take me ages to read a days posts when I'm trying to do many things at once. Also means I can refer back to a thread I have read but had a thought on later and wish to reread easily from the new posts list.

    Suppose it depends what you're used to though, that's just the way the forums I started on worked and I suppose it's etched in as being the norm.

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    any way of getting the "todays posts" as a RSS ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    any way of getting the "todays posts" as a RSS ?
    You could just use the rss feed for the site/forum?
    The link is at the bottom of every page and on the subbar of the forums on the left side above. That page has the urls for each of the forums and the site wide one.
    I use the recent threads one on my iGoogle page.

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    What happend to the "Unread posts from last visit" or whatever it was called, feature?
    When we first moved to vBulletin it was there and was great for what the OP is talking about - you could see what you hadn't read the last time..

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    Click the power menu on the top right->New Posts

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    Click the power menu on the top right->New Posts
    Yup!

    What about having 'todays posts' up there as well?

    HBJB

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    I would add it but its already there

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    I would add it but its already there
    Eh? <studies menu> have I missed it? Unless I'm looking in the wrong place!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Heebeejeebee View Post
    Eh? <studies menu> have I missed it? Unless I'm looking in the wrong place!



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    Hover over the Mini Menu Icon - Today's Posts is the third one down

    If you can't find the mini-menu hover over the Quick Links in the toolbar - ZH has done a picture!

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    Doh!

    There it is. Blimey I missed that.

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    *cough* OP already uses the new posts button *cough*

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