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Favoriting / bookmarking a question while working the Close Queue?

Is there a way to favorite / bookmark when you encounter it in the Close Queue? I didn't see the little bookmark icon under the vote count widget (but then I frequently miss elements in the math.se ...
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In search of a possibly deleted question

I'm trying to find a possibly deleted question. I don't remember the user. Is this possible? It was a question about finding $$\operatorname{E}\left[g(X)\right]$$ If my memory serves me correctly $$g(...
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Could bookmarks have a facility for grouping questions similar to playlists in YouTube?

As a user, I have a need to explore a variety of topics simultaneously for academic reasons. With time the bookmarks of questions of my interest started becoming a bit cumbersome, haphazard and all ...
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My main maths stack exchange bookmarks r not showing

My all previous bookmarks are not there in the bookmarks section. Pls is it possible to bring it back the previous all bookmarks they were of very nice topics and detail explanation. Pls help ...
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Is there any way to add a bookmark to any answer of a question?

I basically if needed used to follow the question as I didn't find any way to add a bookmark to any answer like the amenity we have for a question. Does someone have any ideas regarding this?
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Are there any functions to search with keywords or categorize my thousands of bookmarked questions?

Although the bookmark function can save my favorite questions, it is still a mess since I have bookmarked thousands of questions for a long time.
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What is the difference between following a post and bookmarking a question?

I'm a bit confused about the difference of following a post/bookmarking a question: Aren't they of same use? More specifically, what's the advantage of following an answer compared to marking the ...
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Why can someone make his/her own question as favorite?

I think it makes no sense to allow a user to make his/her own question as favorite.
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How can a question marked as a favourite not appear in my list of favourites?

I marked this question as a favourite, and indeed the question shows a yellow star when I access it, but it doesn't appear in my list of favourites. How can this happen?
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Feature Request: Why can't we favorite answers? [duplicate]

I have a feature request why can't we favorite answers? Would it be a problem?
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How can I send a message to all users who have marked a question as their favorite?

How can I send a message to all users who have marked a specific question as their favorite? Apparently they are not automatically informed when finally, after years of waiting, the question has been ...
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Organizing favorite posts in folders\categories

Is there a way of organizing favorite posts into folders? This is a feature I was thinking about for quite some time now. It happened to me more than once where I was looking for a certain post I ...
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A feature request (notification for favorited questions)

Why don`t I get notifications on the questions I favorited? Like suppose, I like a question but M.S.E never notifies me whether it has been answered or commented upon.
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How to see my favorited questions in this app

When I want see my “favorite” posts, it seems that I can only do that on the website. How can I see them in this app? Or is that just unavailable? Any help will be sincerely appreciated!
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When I use "intags:mine" in search, I get no results

In the past, I have searched "intags:mine" on the main site to get a list of posts I would like to see. However, now when I do it, I get no results (I've tried it many times over the last month or so)....
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Multiple Favourites Lists

One feature I wish was present is the ability to have multiple favourite lists. I have a fair number of favourited questions, often for different reasons (e.g. questions I want to read later, others ...
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Two Notifications Suggestion

Sometimes I find some interesting questions That I like to read their answers. But I lost the question and forget the title of it. So I can't access it anymore... I Suggest that M.S.E notify users (...
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Why favorite but not upvote?

I've noticed in a few of my own and others' questions that the number of favorites exceeds the number of upvotes. I don't have enough rep to actually view upvotes/downvotes, so when I talk about ...
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How to keep on top of past posts for referencing

When I joined I initially read many posts but didn't pay much attention to where they were for future reference, barring a passing nod to their respective tags. There was one integration question I ...
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Search for favorited questions on the Android app

Some days ago I was reading math.stackexchange on my Android device via the official app when I found a really good answer to a question. I clicked to favorite the question, but now I find that the ...
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How do I find questions that I marked as favorite? [duplicate]

is there any way for me to see the questions I've stared? If there isn't it should be a feature.
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Can we have a favorite star for answers?

It is just a thought. As we have a star to mark favorite a good question, can we similarly have a star to each answer so that a good answer can be marked as favorites by users. That way one can know ...
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What is the difference between a favorite question and a followed question?

If I favour a question, does that mean I'm following it? And vice versa? What's the difference?
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Adding a meta question to main site favorites

I wish to add the MathJax page: MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference to my favorites on my main home page, but clicking favorites only adds it to my meta home page. Is this impossible?
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Bookmarks somehow?

Happens all the time I have something to say about a question I saw earlier, and I have a hard time finding it again. Is there a way to bookmark questions while browsing, so a guy can get back to them ...
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How can I find questions favorited by at least $n$ users?

Motivation: Being on math.SE for a month, I noticed that almost every non-trivial question is favorited by a user. Got a bit tired searching for a problem I can think of, among questions that are ...
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Duplicate shows as "on hold" in favourite list

Today, I favourited this question on my phone in order to hunt for a duplicate later. After the question was closed as a duplicate, I saw the following in my favourites list: As you can see, it is ...
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Questions with favourite tag no longer displayed

The questions tagged (algebraic geometry) are no longer displayed in blue on my screen, although that tag is among my favourite tags. I tried (through the edit) to suppress that tag from my ...
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Is it OK to clean up your "favorites" list every once in awhile?

Everyday I find at least a few awesome questions that I end up favoriting. Every few months or so, I tend to go back to these questions using the "favorites" section on my profile page. What always ...
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Is it possible to list favourite/ignored tags alphabetically?

When viewing the tags page, it is possible to list the tags by name. Is it possible to do this in a user's preferences page on their profile for their favourite and ignored tags? Context: At the ...
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Meaning of star symbol by each question?

To the left of each question there is an upvote arrow, a vote count, a downvote arrow, and a little star symbol. What is the star symbol?
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Blocking favorite unless question has been upvoted

I would like to hear your input on this, should we block the capacity to favorite a question unless the question has been upvoted? I see lots of questions which have more favorites than votes do you ...
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Why isn't there any option for favourite ANSWER?

I notice that there is no option of favourite answers. What I have to do now is to favourite the question containing the answer. I think that it is a little unfair that the question SEEMS to be "...
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Favorite Tags Questions [duplicate]

My question appears to be silly. Is there a way to filter questions to my favorite tags? I know that I can select one of my tags and see its questions, but I want to see all questions in my tags ...
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Favorites tab claims there was activity, but doesn't tell me where

I really do not understand the "Favorites" tab. Today it was annotated with a little 2, which I understand to mean that two of my starred posts have had activity, or perhaps that two events of ...
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Would you ever favourite a question you down vote?

Today, I came across a user who posted lots of question in 1 area with no attempts on any of them. Many of these were very good questions and have answers. I would certainly benefit from learning from ...
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I still haven't discovered how to vote on MSE or to favorite questions. Is this a bug in me or in my interface?

Sorry for such a noob question, but I have tried to find how to vote and so far have not succeeded. As I haven't been active here for very long O am happy not to rush into this, but as things go on it ...
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Mark post for later?

Is it possible to mark a post in some way? I sometimes find nice questions and I want to work on them later when I have time, but often later is difficult to find the same question. Am I missing ...
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Tooltip on the favorite button for questions seems wrong.

Below the arrows for up- and downvoting questions we have the star to make questions favorites and see how many users did so. When I didn't click the star but somebody else did, the tooltip reads: ...
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Question lists build on favourite tag list [duplicate]

What I would like is to have lists of questions that only lists the questions that have one or more of my favourite tags attached, so that I can have a quick view of newest or featured questions in ...
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How to search in favorite questions?

As the number of my favorite questions increase, it becomes harder to find them in the list. Is there a way to search in my favorite questions? Also, would it be possible to search in another user's ...
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Is it possible to have conjunction of certain "favorite tags"?

In a related post, it was suggested that I answer homework questions. However, there are still certain subjects I don't have a strong understanding of. And so I would like to know if it was possible ...
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No highlighting on the unanswered tab of mobile site

My unanswered tab looks like this, with favorite tags highlighted and ignored tags hidden: But on the mobile site the tags have no effect on the Unanswered tab: This appears to be a bug, because ...
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Favoriting an answer [duplicate]

So, I already searched this site and found my original question (that is, the question I wanted to ask), which is, can we favorite an answer? The answer is no, you can favorite a question. So, I am ...
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My favorite questions need to be classified!

It is frequently happens to me while I am online here at Mathematics SE to favorite a nice question. Now, after a year, I see my favorite questions need to be classified. Is there any way for users ...
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What does the number next to favorites mean?

When one of my favourite questions is updated, a little number appears in my profile as in: . What does this number refer to?
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Managing favourites

I'm a new user but my favourites are already becoming a bit cumbersome to go through. I imagine they may become completely unmanageable in a year's time. I was wondering if it would be possible to ...
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How to see questions I favourited?

How to see the questions which I favourited till now? I tried a lot and could not find anywhere how to see this so always had to search and find what i wanted.
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Tips for organizing one's own favorites?

While some has only zero or a few favorite posts, I have ever-growing number of favorites. Sometimes I wonder what if I cannot locate one post easily? Unlike the way one organizes his/her computer ...
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How do you find out who favorited a question?

Everyone can see how many favorites a particular question has. And everyone can go to a specific user's profile to see what questions he or she favorited. But I see no way to find out who favorited ...
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