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Posted 3/2/18
so i've been browsing the forums for a bit now, and i noticed something interesting; there is no "view unread topics" or "view topics you've replied to" functions. now, i may just be an idiot and simply cant find them, but not all fruit fall from the same tree, so forgive my ignorance.

so here it is, a place to bounce around ideas for possible forum mechanics!
forgive me if there is a topic like this already, but im not about to dedicate an indeterminable amount of time to try and dig through everything to find it. that's just unreasonable.
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Really, the forums are so bad and user-unfriendly that it might be better for them to burn it all down.

Sure, you can have forums that show threads with unread posts, the ability to subscribe to threads (to see new posts), the ability to see what kind of comments a user has been leaving, the ability to DELETE POSTS WITHOUT DESTROYING THE THREAD, and can handle many hundreds of thousands of pages or replies without loss of function...
...but does it come in a space wasting format predominantly in orange, while maintaining sidebars almost as wide as the area reserved for posting??
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Posted 3/2/18

FoxxyGramps wrote:

so i've been browsing the forums for a bit now, and i noticed something interesting; there is no "view unread topics" or "view topics you've replied to" functions. now, i may just be an idiot and simply cant find them, but not all fruit fall from the same tree, so forgive my ignorance.

so here it is, a place to bounce around ideas for possible forum mechanics!
forgive me if there is a topic like this already, but im not about to dedicate an indeterminable amount of time to try and dig through everything to find it. that's just unreasonable.


I've moved this over to the Suggestions/Feedback forum.

You are correct that there is no "view unread topics" or "view topics you've replied to" function.

If you use Chrome, you might want to try out an unofficial extension created by one of the moderators; it does have a feature where you can "watch" a thread so that you see a notification when there's been a new post in it. There should be a link to that near the bottom of beardfist's profile -- it's the one called "CR Queue.0"
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Posted 3/2/18
The search for your old posts thing goes back and forth between working and not at any given time.

Currently, you can just try putting your own username in the (forum) search box in the main forum page, but if that doesn't work, then you need to fall back on google-fu like below. If you click the link you will see what to type in google, it's not too difficult.

https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Acrunchyroll.com+cr+points+foxxygramps
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