View Full Version : Not remembering my last visit?

02-26-2007, 10:16 PM
Not sure why, but on two different computers this forum doesn't seem to remember my last visit by un-highlighting previously read threads.
The header does say you last visited on XYZ time/date.
But on both computers it still shows days old threads highlighted???

Is anyone else seeing this?

02-26-2007, 11:02 PM
Yeah I was also wondering already, when my "New Posts" page was 20 pages long. Thought it was me or my computer.
Glad I'm not alone with this problem

02-26-2007, 11:13 PM
Ah ha! I thought it was my 'fixed' computer. So it's happening forum-wide...

Glad to see misery has company...

02-26-2007, 11:46 PM
Here too.

02-27-2007, 01:51 AM
Ahhhhh.. It's not just me then..

02-27-2007, 04:53 AM
and same here.

02-27-2007, 06:17 AM
I'm glad I'm not alone here.

I was starting to hear The Twilight Zone theme song in my head.

Do do do do, Do do do do...

02-27-2007, 08:14 AM
Yup, same here! Even tried the "Mark All Forums Read" tool, didn't make any difference.

02-27-2007, 08:20 AM
Wish they'd fix it though. It's been going for a couple of days or so and is starting to bug me.

02-27-2007, 08:22 AM
Browsers? Maybe there's some consistency.

I'm seeing it in Firefox on Linux right now.

02-27-2007, 08:25 AM
Using Deepnet it happened to me once yesterday but not since.

02-27-2007, 09:18 AM
I think it's a recent change they've made to the site. I couldn't find anything obvious in the options for this behaviour, but it's **really** irritating.

02-27-2007, 10:09 AM
Funny how we'll all live with something before mentioning it. I guess it's a sign that we all suspect our systems first. :D
I'm using IE for the record.
Not a biggie, but glad to know I'm not alone. There's something about comfort in numbers.

02-27-2007, 10:14 AM
I'm using FireFox, so I guess they changed something!

02-27-2007, 10:23 AM
Interesting. Anyone else getting double-mailed with each posting to a subscribed thread?

02-27-2007, 10:23 AM
As it was before, new messages only were marked unread, but if you popped out for 5 minutes the forum "timed out" and the messages were marked read automatically.

It needs some more testing, but I think the forum actually works ok now. "All" threads were marked as unread, but I've marked forums as read as I've been reading through them today. As far as I can see, now only new messages are marked as unread. Great!

Using Opera 9.10.

02-27-2007, 10:24 AM
I'm using FireFox, so I guess they changed something!

It's an option that's available on vbulletin, an annoying one at that.

02-27-2007, 12:03 PM
I'm having the same issue with both Firefox and IE7, so I don't think it's browser specific.

02-27-2007, 04:04 PM
OK. I guess it's a different way of doing things. It works fine by marking all forums read before I exit. Next time I check it's only new messages showing and at least they don't disappear if I get bogged down doing something else before I get chance to scan through them all. So with a bit of adjustment I'm ok with the new system.

02-27-2007, 05:59 PM
It seems they are making changes: I can't see a thread I started when I do a "New Post" query.

02-28-2007, 02:42 AM
I just went to the front page and set mark forums as read in the quick tools.
Now it's back down to manageable levels. Worth doing this for a couple of days after each visit I think.

02-28-2007, 07:55 PM
I'm sure I've been here before...

03-01-2007, 06:00 PM
Yes, it's a bit of a pain, but I can tell you our MIS and web team are aware there's a problem here. They're working through a number of issues right now, including this one.

03-01-2007, 06:43 PM
OK then, good to know. :)

(P.S. +1 using Safari.)

03-01-2007, 09:00 PM
Same for me with Safari, Firefox(OS X) and IE 6(XP). I was hoping I was loosing my mind....

03-02-2007, 04:37 AM
Ehm.. What problem are you talking about? You want it back to posts being marked "read" if you are away from computer for 5 minutes, or are there other issues you are having?

03-02-2007, 07:22 AM
Must admit I'm quite happy with the set-up as it is now. Better than using all the unread messages before you have a chance to get through them all.