What is the little yellow chicken symbol?

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  1. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the little yellow chicken symbol?

    found at the left of some of the topics? Is that something the poster adds? I see it on some topic subjects and not on others.

    And how does a poster add the words [New posts] to a thread already started?

    Just curious.

    Anne
     
  2. greenthumb89

    greenthumb89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the little chickne is for when a new post on a thread or a new thread is started. and the [new post] thing is showing that someone else responded to the post and it isnt longer then 1 page other then that it goes to different page numbers
     
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    The new post is clickable and if you have viewed that thread before, and click on new posts - the page should open at the last post you read.

    Above poster covered the little yellow chick.

    You will also see a black dot next to some threads - those are ones you have replied on.
     
  4. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
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    thank you so much.

    Anne
     
  5. rstampa

    rstampa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    None of the answers the question exactly. I've done all that you all suggested. However when I post a new post it is never in bold or is there a chick along side of it.
    How does one get a chick and bold text?
     
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  6. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    It's not going to show the chick after you looked at it until someone else posts to it- this is specific to YOU. The yellow chick will appear to everyone else, showing that the post has changed (because YOU posted) since WE were last there.

    The [new posts] won't show unless the thread is over a page long, or if there is something new to the thread since yesterday (or past midnight).
     
  7. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    ChooksChicks is right. You have read your new post (as you were typing it and before you hit "send"), so it is not new to you. [​IMG]
     
  8. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Log in under another name, and it will be in bold with a chick next to it. Since that NEW person has not looked at that thread, however once you look it will not be in bold again till someone else looks, and posts to that thread. [​IMG]
     
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  9. rstampa

    rstampa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all for helping me understand. You guys are the best.
     
  10. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think there is only one GUY helping here, so you just said I am the best [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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