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How do you read the ToO?

Postby Moontide » Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:27 pm

I want to know how you read the ToO. I go through each forum with new posts and open each unread thread up in a new tab. Then I at least skim each post. (The actually possess is less orderly than what is describe here, but the description is the basic process.) Often, in the padding room, I will attempt to reply to several threads at the same time, and I am blocked by the at flood timer. In that case, those tabs just stay open until I get back to them. I normally browse the web with around ~20 tabs.

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Re: How do you read the ToO?

Postby snubs » Tue Jul 05, 2016 9:58 pm

I usually have one tab open for the ToO that I leave up most of the day (on my laptop).

I first go to "view your posts" and check on any new replies in threads I'm following. Then I go to the index and see if there are any new threads (and refresh occasionally throughout the day). Annnd that's about it. I don't normally check out individual forums, although I do when I'm bored and haven't seen anything new on the index in a while.

But that is interesting, Moodtide. I didn't know you browsed the ToO so thoroughly.
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Re: How do you read the ToO?

Postby Kait » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:48 pm

I go through each forum with unread posts, read the threads I want, and then select the option to mark everything else as read. I do this whether I'm on my phone or computer. I usually only have one tab open with the ToO
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Re: How do you read the ToO?

Postby Dredge » Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:03 am

Usually I look at what went on in threads that concern me and mark all read when I'm done.
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Re: How do you read the ToO?

Postby Connie G. » Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:53 am

I might read any announcements on the Board index first. I have the "active topics" link bookmarked, and I'll go through posts there I want to read though the past 7 days. Then I'll mark all topics read when I'm done.
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Re: How do you read the ToO?

Postby Kaida » Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:20 pm

I used to use "active topics". But on the theme I use now there is an "unread posts" option so I look there to see what I want to read and open each on a different tab then mark the rest as read and that's it.
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Re: How do you read the ToO?

Postby Countess » Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:36 pm

I'm the person who enters, clicks on whatever is red and looks appealing, goes out of one forum, comes back, and if things slow down, opens up a bunch of tabs. It's a mess and I still get lost. BUT, I get through it. :mrgreen:
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Re: How do you read the ToO?

Postby Marvin D. » Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:20 pm

View new posts, then whatever's on the front page.
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Re: How do you read the ToO?

Postby bookworm » Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:51 pm

I open the forums I'm interested in and check what threads have new posts from there. I've never used the "show new posts" section or whatever; I don't trust it to show everything. If I'm in the forum I can make sure I'm seeing all activity there is and select what threads I want to. It's the only way to be sure I don't miss something.
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