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Re: "Unread" Postings
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 05 January 13 11:01 GMT (UK) »
Unlike Pat I use Unread as my main entry into topics (I don't like to miss anything). I never logout and in the past, when I opened Rootschat only the unread topics since last closing the site were listed. On occasion when a fault with the PC occured I did lose pages of unreads, but the system itself did what it said on the tin - now its very random. Like others, I might check the site several times a day and still have "unreads" that I'd read twice already! I also find that say, 5 pages of unreads are listed, and on entering no5, I find no4 is repeated - just a small annoyance, but time wasting.
Apart from these tiny matters, I'm really enjoying the new format now I'm used to it (I'm even getting used to Windows 8, so must be mellowing in my old age!)

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Re: "Unread" Postings
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 05 January 13 11:04 GMT (UK) »
Last logged off - 10.07 this am. Stayed on internet doing other things though, so cache, etc. not cleared.

Next log in  10. 35-ish  Oldest post -  Yesterday 19.06


Not consistent though - sometimes, in a similar situation, I might get only a handful

Added - will experiment - on laptop so will go try on desktop

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Re: "Unread" Postings
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 05 January 13 11:18 GMT (UK) »
Logged off and exited browser on my laptop just after the previous message.

Just logged on on my desktop and still get the same oldest message and still 4 pages!
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Re: "Unread" Postings
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 05 January 13 11:30 GMT (UK) »
I'm sure that there are many like Roopat who just look at particular boards of interest but I'm sure there must be others like me who love to brouse through all the unreads. That way I can pick up on items where my many strange interests and experiences allow me to offer some thoughts and assistance. It's also a great learning experience. I too have been perplexed by the number of unreads appearing, even when I have made two or three visits in a day although I have not bothered to mention it until prompted by this thread. I just assumed the problem was me.
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« Reply #22 on: Saturday 05 January 13 13:25 GMT (UK) »
Hi All,

I looked and I am still showing the earliest post as 21:42 yesterday, this has stayed since 9:00am this morning, I have now got 3 1/2 pages of Recent Unread Posts.

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Re: "Unread" Postings
« Reply #23 on: Saturday 05 January 13 14:46 GMT (UK) »
Logged in 11:26 this morning 3 pages unread posts (oldest one 20:49 yesterday)
Logged out 11:59 and 3 pages unread posts (oldest one 20:49 yesterday)
Logged back in 14:33 now 4 pages unread posts (oldest one 20:49 yesterday)
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« Reply #24 on: Saturday 05 January 13 15:18 GMT (UK) »
I also dont logg out, but do close tab then go back sometime during evening ......it used to on 2nd time( before update) remove all pages I had seen.......not anymore :)

I have at present 21 pages going back to 12.21 on December 29th.
Its not a huge problem I just go through till end of today posts........like Rootpat
when I first started on here I just went to areas of interest but found I missed some
interesting posts ......so prefer to scroll new posts  being a nosy female ::)

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« Reply #25 on: Saturday 05 January 13 15:47 GMT (UK) »
I am now up to 30 pages going back to 24th December. I have never logged out although I've been thrown out once or twice in the miiddle of reading a post (Rootschat is too busy) and then struggled to find that post when I got back in. I always read the unread because I like the serendipity event of not looking at particular boards and I can often learn something from other people's questions. claytonbradley
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« Reply #26 on: Saturday 05 January 13 15:59 GMT (UK) »
I logged out after I posted this morning & logged back in about 30 mins ago. I now have 2 pages of Recent Unread going back to 10.32 this morning - presumably from my earlier logout. This morning I had 3 pages going back to yesterday.  ;D  ;D  ;D

I daren't start browsing through ALL the topics - my daughter has already told me I spend too much time on the computer! (And they say it's the youngsters.......  ;))

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