1. Ted Catchpole

    Ted Catchpole Member

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    What does the Watched icon (glasses ) mean please?

    Discussion in 'Support & Feedback' started by Ted Catchpole, Jun 30, 2020.

    At the risk of sounding predictable....
    What does the Watched icon (glasses ) mean please?
     
  2. Xoic

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    It means a thread that you've posted on or are watching has a new response.
     
  3. Wreybies

    Wreybies Thrice Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Whether or not you watch a thread in Xenforo is an opt-out, not opt-in dynamic. If you start a thread or comment in one, you automatically watch that thread. It can be nice to keep track of the threads in which you've participated, but after a while the threads start to accumulate and your alerts become overloaded with notices concerning topics you've exhausted. You can turn off that automatic watching if you want. Just hover your cursor over your badge in the upper right and follow the numbers. ;)

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    Komposten Insanitary pile of rotten fruit Technical Admin Staff Supporter Contributor

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    Not entirely true.

    Glasses = "You are watching this thread" / "You will be notified by email and/or in-forum alert when this thread has new replies".

    Bold text = "This thread has unread posts"

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  5. Ted Catchpole

    Ted Catchpole Member

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    Thanks

    I did not think the first could be right as it has 0 responses

    I was worried it meant I was on a warning or something
     
  6. big soft moose

    big soft moose The Moderating Moose Staff Supporter Contributor Community Volunteer

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    Warnings come as a conversation (aka private message)... far as I know you've done nothing warning worthy
     

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