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JAB Jul 13, 2006 08:58 PM

Can Hot Posts be seperated by Board as the old site was?

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    Dave Feldman RE: JAB Jul 13, 2006 10:05 PM

    Yes. You see a dropdown menu just below the Hot Posts header? Click on it and you can see any individual board. Right now, there's no way to see all the boards (or more than one) sorted by board. The ability to create a customizable Hot Posts is on my wish list.

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    1. re: Dave Feldman
      JAB RE: Dave Feldman Jul 13, 2006 11:35 PM

      I hope that it's at the top of your wish list. ;>)

      I was referring to all of the boards sorted by board.

    2. Davwud RE: JAB Jul 13, 2006 10:09 PM

      I like this the way it is. I find I'm checking out posts for areas I wouldn't otherwise visit.


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        Dave Feldman RE: Davwud Jul 13, 2006 10:10 PM

        So are you using "all" (the default) when launching Hot Posts? If so, is it overwhelming?

      2. Davwud RE: JAB Jul 13, 2006 10:18 PM

        I suppose I am since I didn't know there was options.


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          Pupster RE: JAB Jul 17, 2006 05:50 PM

          Now that new replies kick topics to the top of the list in individual boards, what is the difference between Hot Posts filtered by board vs. going straight to the individual board? Nothing, it seems to me.

          Hot Posts only seem useful if it can be customized to filter for multiple boards.

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            Chris VR RE: Pupster Jul 17, 2006 11:39 PM

            For me, the difference is being able to "mark all as read" although I agree, it's not that much of a big deal. I'd still like Hot Posts to operate like it did on the old site, where I see new posts, not topics. And I agree that having it customized would really be great.

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            marti RE: JAB Jul 18, 2006 12:07 AM

            Why, for the last two days, must I log on to read hot posts?

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            1. re: marti
              Chris VR RE: marti Jul 18, 2006 01:20 AM

              Yes, you must be logged in for Hot Posts to work, as I'm pretty sure it's using info from a cookie on your computer to let you know what's new since you last visited Hot Posts.

            2. howler RE: JAB Jul 26, 2006 04:18 PM

              just adding my vote to the chorus requesting a customizable hot posts.

              given the sheer quantity of messages, the default choice 'all' for hot posts makes it a confused babble.

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