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Jul 31, 2014 09:10 PM

If I 'unfollow,' is it now just showing an outlined yellow star rather than turning grey?

That's it. I unfollowed a thread and it was no longer a solid yellow star but an empty one with yellow outlining it. Come on, guys, you're just getting ridiculous.

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  1. I'm curious why this matters. The end result is the same, you're no longer following it.

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    1. re: donovt

      My point, though not expressed :), is that there are things that actually need fixing and/or changing and they're dinking around with the star?

      1. re: c oliver

        Gotcha. I was just wondering if there was some consequence that I just wasn't seeing.

    2. What are you talking about? If I un-follow a page there is a large oblong circle between the number of responses and between the share circle, which says "Follow"(with a blue star next to it). When you click it -or- post on a thread it becomes a larger oblong circle, background is blue and lettering now says "Following" with a white star.

      If you are talking about your profile with the threads you are following, if I "unfollow" a thread it falls of my list all together. Where are you seeing a yellow outlined star? I cannot replicate that on my end.

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      1. re: jrvedivici

        When I first clicked on the yellow star, it changed to the yellow star outline. Once refreshed, yes, it was gone. It doesn't matter a bit except why futz around with something like this when there are bigger fish to fry. I should try it again. Maybe it was a one-off thing yesterday.

        ETA: Nope still there. Now maybe I'll unfollow THIS one :)

        1. re: c oliver

          But what yellow star is my question? I only have a yellow star on my profile "Threads Your following" list and that star isn't clickable. That's why I'm confused.

          1. re: jrvedivici

            For me, that star has ALWAYS been clickable.

            1. re: c oliver

              Perhaps I should have said, I've never tried that way before, not that it isn't clickable. I don't recall ever trying to click it before, but I just did and when you refresh the page the clicked thread drops off the list. Isn't that what your looking for? (sorry for the confusion, I didn't know you could click it from your profile page, I always unfollowed from within the thread)

              1. re: jrvedivici

                Whereas when I see something on my profile and think 'oh, no,' that's generally when I unfollow. I almost always 'navigate' from my profile.

                1. re: c oliver

                  I'm somewhat ashamed to admit this, ah hell I have no shame, but I only realized recently that you can "navigate" from your profile page. lol

                  I use to go to "my boards" and click on each of my saved boards to check for new or old threads that I recognized. Only recently did I realize I can just check all the threads I'm involved in via my profile page, then maybe once a day check "my boards" for something new of interest.

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