# Tag Info

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### Why favorite but not upvote?

An incomplete list of reasons why one might track a question: to delete them later. to check if they get deleted. to check if they stay closed. to see if maybe they get turned from something ...
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### Can we have a favorite star for answers?

The proposal seems to be based on a misunderstanding of the feature. The purpose of favorites is not so much 'to mark favorite a good question.' The purpose is to be able to follow and to relocate a ...
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### What is the difference between following a post and bookmarking a question?

As @Zacky mentioned, there is a proposed FAQ on Meta Stack Exchange. That focuses on the facts; I wrote an answer to a similar question on Arqade about the advantages of both features: You should use ...
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### In search of a possibly deleted question

DISCLAIMER: As you can see, only some of the suggestions I have given below would actually help you to find this specific question. (And some of them only during the next week - after the next update ...
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### Organizing favorite posts in folders\categories

In October 2022, Stack Exchange completely overhauled the functionality of bookmarks: Bookmarks have evolved into Saves Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange - October 2022 The new functionality ...
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### Are there any functions to search with keywords or categorize my thousands of bookmarked questions?

Yes, there's an advanced search option for this: just add inbookmarks:mine to your search query. You can even search within another user's bookmarks; I don't have ...
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### Where did my bookmarks go?

I noticed basically the same problem about $5$ hours ago, and even posted New "Saves" feature is now only partially implemented, with it currently apparently being unusable about this on the ...
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### Why favorite but not upvote?

You upvote a question because you find it useful. You star a question because you want to revisit it at some point, either after some activity there, or perhaps after lack of activity. quid already ...
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### Why can someone make his/her own question as favorite?

Users can always mark their own question as favourite questions. It does make some sense, though, since it lets them follow through updates on the question and the answers from the relevant tab in ...
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### Bookmarks somehow?

You can favorite a question by clicking on the star under the voting arrows. Then you can find them back in your profile under Activity -> favorite (here).
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### My main maths stack exchange bookmarks r not showing

As mentioned in the comments, it seems very likely that you are talking about a deleted account. An account with userid 900638 called Waybig is still displayed in Google Cache, but not on the site. ...
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### Is there any way to add a bookmark to any answer of a question?

While bookmarks indeed only work for questions, you can follow both answers and questions. By following the question, you are notified of new answers, which you could then follow as well. An old ...
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### In search of a possibly deleted question

Heeding to the request of Martin, I'll reproduce the question verbatim and provide a link to it. First, a couple of failed attempts. This question wasn't visible in the "recently deleted" ...
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### How can a question marked as a favourite not appear in my list of favourites?

I see it on your profile's favourites. Note that you can order the list by various criteria. Try ordering by "Added".
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### How do I find questions that I marked as favorite?

Go to your profile. In the middle of the page, a bit down, is a tab for your favorites. If there have been updates to your favorited questions, then there will be a number and some color there as well....
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