I quite often scroll through Unanswered Messages to see if there'a anything I can post on that might be of any help to the OP <polishes halo>. I find it a bit sad when the OP doesn't post anything afterwards so I have no idea if they saw that someone had answered or not. AIBU to wish that OPs would check the posts they started and acknowledge answers at least once?
I have done this before accidently... I only realised someone had replied about a month after I started the thread as it had already dropped off Threads I'm On before I saw it. 'twas a bit of a sensitive one and I didn't want to start the conversation again so I left it alone.
(sorry 2 people who responded to that particular post)