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How about a "favorite posts" or "bookmark this post" feature?
Thread poster: Andrea Riffo

Andrea Riffo  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 12:32
English to Spanish
Jan 28, 2009

Hello everyone!

I just saw a post on the forums on the very popular subject of how to raise one's rates. I remember that a LONG time ago I read a post that had excelent suggestions on this subject and I would've loved to point the asker that way... but now I cannot find that post. Sooo:

I think that it would be REALLY useful to have a feature that allowed us to save or mark specific posts within a thread (not the threads themselves) that we find particularly good, interesting, etc. and that we think might come in handy in the future.

I don't mean the "my forum posts" feature that we have in our profiles, since that only includes our own posts. I mean something along the lines of Gmail's "star" feature. Perhaps adding a little "+" sign on the corner of each post, that we can click in order to save them directly to a "favourite posts" section?


I remember I made a similar suggestion a long time ago, but didn't get many responses back then (that I know of, at least). Soo, I'd like to give it another shot.

Greetings

Andrea


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Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
Italy
Member (2004)
Italian to German
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Totally seconded! Jan 29, 2009

If I remember well, this has been proposed even more than once.

It would be an extremely useful feature, indeed! I never find again the threads I am interested in.


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Derek Gill Franßen  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 18:32
German to English
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Thirded... Jan 29, 2009

I have to agree; this would be a nice feature.

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Annett Hieber  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 18:32
English to German
Helpful and time-saving Jan 29, 2009

I absolutely support this suggestion. Often I read something interesting and don't find it later (or need a long time), because I want to look up a good advice or recommendation the moment I need it.

Annett


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Noni Gilbert
Spain
Local time: 18:32
Member (2007)
Spanish to English
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Yes please Jan 29, 2009

I would find this very useful. Excellent idea.

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Susan Welsh  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 12:32
Member (2008)
Russian to English
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Me too Jan 29, 2009

I've tried to devise a system of copying selections to a text editor and filing them in the computer, but most of the time they just get lost in the shuffle.

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Jared Tabor
Local time: 13:32
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Nice idea Jan 29, 2009

Hello all,

Thanks Andrea for re-proposing this, and to everyone else who has posted, for providing your feedback on the idea. It sounds like a nice idea; I have entered this idea for development.

Best regards,

Jared


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Aniello Scognamiglio  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 18:32
English to German
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Very useful feature - time is money :-) Jan 29, 2009

Please implement it!

Many thanks,
Aniello


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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 18:32
English to Czech
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You can use the Link button Jan 29, 2009

Hi everyone,

This is not exactly what Andrea suggests, but you can bookmark individual posts by right-clicking the Link button under the post and choosing your browser's "Add to Bookmarks" command.


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 18:32
Member (2006)
English to Afrikaans
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+0 Jan 29, 2009

ariffo wrote:
I think that it would be REALLY useful to have a feature that allowed us to save or mark specific posts within a thread (not the threads themselves) that we find particularly good, interesting, etc. and that we think might come in handy in the future.


I don't see how this could be useful, but I would have no objection. Think about it... after a number of weeks you'd have scores and scores of "favourite" posts and you won't be able to see the wood for the trees.


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