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Subject: Watch Topic
Date Posted: 9/25/2007 12:05 AM ET
Member Since: 5/14/2006
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OK. I admit it. I took a PBS break and now that the site looks different I'm having a bit of trouble navigating.

I found the "Watch Topic" button at the top of the threads and I even clicked on one of them. But I can't figure out where I'm supposed to watch it from. Is there a place that saved my watched topics so that I can easily make my way back to it? (that's what I'm hoping for)

Date Posted: 9/25/2007 12:40 AM ET
Member Since: 8/1/2007
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When you click on "Community" and Choose "Discussion Forums" there is a button which says "My Watched Topics" below the yellow box of hot topics and above the blue box of Chit Chat.  When you click on that button it opens a list of the topics you have clicked "Watch Topic" on.  It took me a while to figure out how this worked too :  )

Date Posted: 9/26/2007 1:06 AM ET
Member Since: 5/14/2006
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Oh my! That was sooo very simple. I must have been temporarily blind not to see it.
Thank you so much for helping me out!

Date Posted: 9/27/2007 1:03 AM ET
Member Since: 11/18/2005
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Sometimes things are so simple they jump up and bite you on your nose...............

Date Posted: 9/27/2007 1:08 AM ET
Member Since: 5/6/2007
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I'm so glad you asked, Melissa.  I tried watching some topics when I first joined, but I never figured out how to actually watch the topic other than doing a search for it.  And thanks Lita for the answer!

Date Posted: 9/27/2007 5:03 AM ET
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I bookmark my Watched Topic page and that is the link I use to come to the site. Then when I come onto PBS the first thing that shows is the topics I'm most interested in, and I can see if anything new has been posted since I was here last.

Also, IF the emails are working right, whenever someone posts in a Watched Topic, you should receive an email. But, they haven't been working right lately. Sometimes you get one and sometimes you don't.