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Is there any way to move the "Mark Forums Read" link so that it's not right above the "board index"? I keep accidentally clicking on Mark Forums Read instead of Board Index when I'm trying to go back to the index to switch sub-forums. And then I have all sorts of threads marked as read that I haven't read!

I am very angry about this and insist that it be addressed immediately! I need to speak with your manager!!! :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Use a different style

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Simply switch to profile "SE Board Left". Problem solved!

(I don't do any of the board configuration stuff. I'd likely destroy things.)
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ugh, I need to change the color scheme to something God did not intend in order to get the "Mark Forums Read" button to move.

I AM STILL OUTRAGED!!!1!!!one!!!
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El Guapo wrote: Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:35 pm Is there any way to move the "Mark Forums Read" link so that it's not right above the "board index"? I keep accidentally clicking on Mark Forums Read instead of Board Index when I'm trying to go back to the index to switch sub-forums. And then I have all sorts of threads marked as read that I haven't read!

I have done this several times. I hear you.

Even just a "Are you sure you want to mark all as read?" would be nice. I mean who actually does that anyway?
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I'm another one that has done it. It's always followed be a very loud sigh...but then I'm mostly Eeyore.
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stessier wrote: Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:53 pm I'm another one that has done it. It's always followed be a very loud sigh...but then I'm mostly Eeyore.
It's an outrage, is what it is. Is it possible to call the police on a forum?
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El Guapo wrote: Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:33 pm
stessier wrote: Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:53 pm I'm another one that has done it. It's always followed be a very loud sigh...but then I'm mostly Eeyore.
It's an outrage, is what it is. Is it possible to call the police on a forum?
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LawBeefaroni wrote: Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:29 pm
El Guapo wrote: Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:35 pm the "Mark Forums Read" link
I mean who actually does that anyway?
I probably use that button five times a day. I'd prefer to invisiblificate from threads I know I never want to open (Cineplexity, I'm looking at you!), but as it stands, once I'm as up to date on a forum as I want to be, "mark all as read" is about as good as I can get things.
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I have also done this and REFUSE to change the display style as I don't wish to encourage the sloppy design decision someone made decades ago. I'm just going to leave the forum instead! Suckers!

In reality, doing this just confuses me visually since I don't actually make an effort to read all threads and instead I just feel like an overachiever for a while. Even though I'm embarrassed at the thought of having read some of those bullshit topics.
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I use it all the time. I go into a section, middle-click the threads I want to read, hit 'Mark topics read', and move on to the next forum. When I get done, I hit 'Mark forums read' to clear out the forums I don't read to begin with (usually just Forum Games.) I've yet to ever do it by going to to the board index.

On the other hand, at least once a week I go to click on the notifications and log myself out instead.
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