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Schogun Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2013 9:51 a.m. PST

There are many times I'd like to follow a topic but I lose it when it drops off the main page. If I had posted something in that topic, I can always search for my name and find the topic. But if I hadn't, days later sometimes the topic name eludes me and it's gone.

It would be nice to be able to pin a topic to my main page. Not knowing how difficult this would be to implement, maybe a maximum of 2 topics pinned at a time per user?

Thanks

Showdown Inactive Member22 Jun 2013 10:49 a.m. PST

Yes, I'd also like something like that. Most useful.

(I made the mistake of typing 'meh' on one occasion for the same purpose as above and found myself in the middle of a right old ding, dong for degrading the fellow's posting. No sympathy either from the 'aggrieved' once I had explained my mistake. Ho,hum – life in the fast lane)

Personal logo Tango 2 3 Ditto Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2013 12:11 p.m. PST

Great idea.
--
Tim

ancientsgamer Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2013 12:15 p.m. PST

If you can remember the board, you can find it easy enough. Seems like a good request though….

MajorB22 Jun 2013 12:34 p.m. PST

Excellent idea!

Teppsta Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2013 2:39 p.m. PST

Yes please !!

Chief Lackey Rich Supporting Member of TMP Fezian22 Jun 2013 2:45 p.m. PST

That would be very helpful.

Personal logo StarfuryXL5 Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2013 2:58 p.m. PST

You can bookmark the thread in your browser.

Silurian22 Jun 2013 2:58 p.m. PST

Yes. I'd like that too.

Evil Bobs Miniature Painting22 Jun 2013 8:01 p.m. PST

Won't happen. TMP is stuck in 1991.

chuck05 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian23 Jun 2013 7:41 a.m. PST

If you can remember the board, you can find it easy enough

Easy enough when there werent so many specialty boards. I might remember a particular post from a WWII game but is it on the Command Decision board, the Flames of War Board etc.

GypsyComet23 Jun 2013 11:18 a.m. PST

Does posting and deleting still cause a topic to show up in your author search? That is about all that would be needed, really: a button that tells the search engine "I posted here".

Schogun Supporting Member of TMP23 Jun 2013 2:19 p.m. PST

@GypsyComet -- you could do that. Or just post "pin" as a message, but like Blues said, I'm sure that would draw the ire of some.

GypsyComet23 Jun 2013 2:52 p.m. PST

Even though it is a compliment, right.

It would clutter a discussion, which is why I suggest the other approach.

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