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To point out there is a "Watch this thread" button?

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MardyBra Sun 23-Jun-13 11:10:58

So much simpler than clogging up a nearly full thread to mark your place.

Patchouli Sun 23-Jun-13 12:24:18


I use 'watch this thread' for other things: like recipes, tips, book lists, bra intervention figures etc that I want to keep a while. Not for threads where I might look for an update and have little to say.

And I quite like the ' . '
You get to see how many lurkers are there finding something funny/rooting for the OP

Sparklingbrook Sun 23-Jun-13 12:25:09

I hide loads. I have loads of topics hidden too.

SinisterBuggyMonth Sun 23-Jun-13 12:25:10

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

MardyBra Sun 23-Jun-13 12:49:12

I have started threads like that in the past sinister. grin

BackforGood Sun 23-Jun-13 12:55:05

AIBU to point out there is a search facility, and if you use it, this thread has been done over and over again in the last 2 or 3 months?

You'll find lots of valid reasons there for people using the site differently from you. wink

Sparklingbrook Sun 23-Jun-13 12:57:43

I don't think the fact that a thread topic has been done in the last few months/weeks/days/hours ever stopped anyone from starting a new one about the same thing Back. MN Talk would cease to exist if that was the case. grin

secretscwirrels Sun 23-Jun-13 13:07:22

backforgood the fact that it got to 1000 posts means it's worth doing again. Clearly parking threads strike a chord grin.
I use watch for threads I want to keep indefinitely. Boring education stuff mostly.

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