Sifting the sands of time.

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by ChickenChaser34432, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. ChickenChaser34432

    ChickenChaser34432 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2011
    At Liberty Farm
    [​IMG] I follow my posts and replies to my posts via profile/show all posts. I have to say when I have to look throught all my posts..even very old, very dead ones it feels like TOTALLY annoying. I like things neat and organized and streamlined. If there is a better way 4me to follow posts tell me as I am willing to try another tactic. Thank you for your time.
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2011
  2. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    I was trying to find a post I made a few months ago... forget it. Even though I had the forum name, the thread name (still an active thread), and my own user name, the search engine refused to find the post. I don't know if the posts are archived after that long, or if it was a failure of the search engine. It wasn't worth a headache, blurred eyes, and mouse cramp to sift through all my post on my Profile page to find it.
  3. ChickenChaser34432

    ChickenChaser34432 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2011
    At Liberty Farm
    maybe i will edit old posts and just delete previous entry and enter "old thread" so I can breeze through them quickly!
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2011
  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    I'm guessing that BYC doesn't let members delete their posts because it might delete useful information other members might need, and because it keeps the threads themselves from becoming too confusing. No, it isn't perfect, but it's better than the confusion that comes with deleted posts. [​IMG]
    It might also be helpful if you described what you dislike about the current "show your posts" setup in a bit more detail. Maybe I'm slow, but I couldn't figure out exactly what you meant. [​IMG]
  5. elevan

    elevan Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    When looking for your posts via your Profile...

    If you are looking for a specific on SHOW ALL TOPICS...this will get you to only the threads that you started.

    Clicking on SHOW ALL POSTS will get you to any and all threads that you've ever posted on whether you started them or not.
  6. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I use almost nothing but subscribing to a topic, then "Show your subscribed posts." If I know I will want to refer to a post again, mine or another's, I bookmark and rename the bookmark.
  7. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    We're working on an update that will make subscribing way more flexible and powerful!

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