I wonder if you could add a function to the forum. That is to have a item called "View your favorities" in addition to "Viw your postings".
Sometime, I am intersting in certain subject and want to keep up with it. At the moment, the only way I can do it to add a reply (even I do not have much to contribute) and the subject then appears under "View your postings". I found other memmbers do this as well. This is really a waste of resources.
If there is an item called "Add To MY Favorities", then I can add any subject I am intersted on to my favorities and next time I log in I can quickly find it.
By the way, many thanks for the excellent forums. I come here to get help and also have some fun sometime.
I have a folder in my faves with about 30 posts in it i just rename the page title to whoever started thread and title like HD or error you can have same title like error as long as the name is different and it only takes a few secs.
paste the urls of followed threads into a Word doc, or even a spreadsheet. That way they can click on the hyperlink to go to the thread. Just add a keyword alongside, so you know which thread is which.
We haven't planned to include the sort of facility you mention - it would be yet another database to be loaded by the server, and would slow the site. We've just spent a good deal of time (and money) on moving to a new server, with improved performance, and we don't want to take a step backwards.
It may be a good idea to create a section, where the same problem is gone over time after time such as Vinyl to CD, or Fdisk and Format, etc Just to give the basic info, and if problems after the above can be dealt with on a separate thread.