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Any chance we could have a 'thread started by..' column in active convos?

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giyadas Tue 30-Aug-11 12:26:16

Please? I usually use the active convo page instead of the actual topic pages and would like a 'thread started by..' column like the other pages do.
Pleeaase? <wheedle>

Conflugenglugen Tue 30-Aug-11 12:37:14

Yes, I second that request - puhleeeeze! smile

VelvetSnow Tue 30-Aug-11 12:38:59

I agree.

Itsjustafleshwound Tue 30-Aug-11 12:42:06

It would be a useful feature

WhatFreshHellIsThis Tue 30-Aug-11 12:44:27

I would also like posts by the OP to be a different colour, so you can scan for updates nice and easily. (and moon on a stick, too, please grin)

Cheria Tue 30-Aug-11 12:45:54

What fresh you can change your settings so that your own and OP posts are highlighted (in different colours)

giyadas Tue 30-Aug-11 12:46:11

you can do that already if you go into your settings WhatFreshHellIsThis. You can even choose the colour I think.
Moon on a stick is pending grin

ConstanceNoring Tue 30-Aug-11 12:47:30

whatfresh you can already do this wink

Yes the 'thread started by' would be really useful when used in conjunction with the hide button grin

ConstanceNoring Tue 30-Aug-11 12:48:58

x post just a bit

<ponders what colour moon would I like>

Pinot Tue 30-Aug-11 13:58:37

yes please

WhatFreshHellIsThis Tue 30-Aug-11 14:08:29

oh god, really? All this time wasted reading every single post when all I wanted was to find out what happened.

Darn it.

Thank you for putting me straight! <<rushes off to fiddle with settings>>


fargate Tue 30-Aug-11 14:10:48

I agree.

OliviaMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 30-Aug-11 18:53:17

And you can put thread started by in active convos using the customise link up there

Pinot Tue 30-Aug-11 18:54:43

Olivia shock

I feel a fool.

Pinot Tue 30-Aug-11 18:57:31

Mine doesn't work. I've changed the setting. Maybe I have to log off and on...

giyadas Tue 30-Aug-11 18:59:41

blush blush blush
thank you!

Pinot Tue 30-Aug-11 19:00:05

Right, it works in Threads list but not in Active. Which is what the OP asked for.

Who's the fool now eh eh eh? wink grin <blows kiss>

giyadas Tue 30-Aug-11 19:00:42

and the moon on a stick?
<pushes luck>

giyadas Tue 30-Aug-11 19:01:12


GilbonzoTheSecretPsych0Duck Tue 30-Aug-11 19:01:25

I have it set up but it only shows in each topic - not active convos. I may have dreamed this or taken too many drugs or drunk too much but I seem to remember a thread about this before and Tech guy (I'm shit with names) said that it wouldn't work in active but they would think about doing it some time maybe possibly perhaps.

<wonders off to find meds>

Pinot Tue 30-Aug-11 19:03:00

<waves to Gilby>

giyadas Tue 30-Aug-11 19:05:15

so, I've ticked the 'started by' box and I'm using MN new, and it doesn't work on active convos.
shock I've been fobbed off sad

GilbonzoTheSecretPsych0Duck Tue 30-Aug-11 19:06:19

<snogs Pinot>

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