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Freeper Bookmark?

Posted on 07/30/2012 4:29:32 AM PDT by 56newblog

I see the term "bookmark" here frequently.

Is there a way 'I can save responses pertaining to a post topic for later reference?

Some responses have links to very interesting material I would like to be able to reference.

Thanks in advance..


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: freeperbookmarks; vanity

1 posted on 07/30/2012 4:29:35 AM PDT by 56newblog
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To: 56newblog

Bookmark.

That comment adds nothing to the discussion, so I know I wasn’t in a conversation. Still, it’s a post by me, so if I click on “pings”, I’ll see it. That means that if I check my pings for “bookmark”, I’ll find this discussion. Presumably, I’ll know from the thread title why I marked it, or I can click on the thread or on the specific comment to which I responded. Essentially, it is a note to myself that means “I want to reread this, respond to this, or give it more thought later”.


2 posted on 07/30/2012 4:33:40 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Pollster1

I do the same thing because I’m lazy but there is or was a bookmark function. They show up in my sidebar but I haven’t used it for years.

Look on thee front page or I’m sure someone else will be checking in soon.


3 posted on 07/30/2012 4:37:28 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: 56newblog

_... = “b”

Shorthand (morse code) for bookmark. Works for me.


4 posted on 07/30/2012 4:39:02 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs and most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Pollster1

On my tablet at least there is a bookmark tag right next to report abuse.


5 posted on 07/30/2012 4:39:09 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: 56newblog

I’ve forgotten how you do it on Windows, but I’m sure it’s in the tool bar somewhere. On Safari (Macs), up at the very top (above the actual window), you click on “bookmark” & you’ll get a drop down that says “show all bookmarks” or “add bookmark”. Click add & it will save it to your bookmarks list (which you can get either as just a drop down list by clicking on “bookmarks” or on “show all...” which you can rearrange & edit). You can save stuff as is or edit the name/ mark it with a short comment (like “Important” or “Read this” or whatever)

Hope this helps!

ps DH just said that Windows has a bookmark thing at the top, too. It might be called “Favorites”, he said.


6 posted on 07/30/2012 4:43:50 AM PDT by KGeorge
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To: 56newblog

7 posted on 07/30/2012 4:47:26 AM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo, being wily, pities the fool.)
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To: Pollster1
Yeah, I "bump" something I want to read later.

If I find something I want to be able to "study", I'll right click and save to desktop .. (now THAT'S lazy .. !! )

Many times I forget I was interested in something so when I first open up and I'm waiting for my 'puter to complete it's boot-up, I'll glance over my (way too many ) desktop icons and be reminded, Oh Yeah .. THAT thing ..

8 posted on 07/30/2012 4:48:18 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Pollster1

If it is something I want short term access to, I simply put it on the desktop. If it is something more long term you can create a folder or simply add it to favorites.

I don’t know about bookmarks.


9 posted on 07/30/2012 4:51:48 AM PDT by stilloftyhenight
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To: 56newblog

The word bookmark is simply a device, a method, of noting to yourself that you want to go back and look at this particular post later.

Other devices or methods could be used. I’ve seen some who use astericks to mark a post for later.

The place to go for those marked-for-later posts is to click on your pings. Pings include comments made to you, and your comments made to others. There you’ll find everything, including the ones you “marked” for later.


10 posted on 07/30/2012 4:59:06 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: 56newblog

right above the first reply in a thread, there are two options... report abuse and BOOKMARK. Click it and the thread you’re on will be bookmarked to your account.

Now, finding the list of threads that have been bookmarked is always an adventure for me. I usually spend too much time looking.

Maybe someone will give us how to find them...


11 posted on 07/30/2012 5:03:22 AM PDT by Principled (It's not enthusiasm for Romney, it's grim determination to remove Hussein)
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To: 56newblog

I confess that two features I would like to see, in this order, are:

1. Ability to edit posts after posting.
2. Ability to see all the threads I’ve posted in, by thread and last posting date. Now, if I post five times on a thread, and 20 guys respond to me, it shows up 25 times. If I want to see a thread I was posting in three days ago but can’t remember the title, good luck scrolling through the pages trying to find it...

But beggars can’t be choosers. :-)


12 posted on 07/30/2012 5:12:07 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Principled
Now, finding the list of threads that have been bookmarked is always an adventure for me. I usually spend too much time looking. Maybe someone will give us how to find them...

Easy, go to your profile and click on the links tab.

13 posted on 07/30/2012 5:17:57 AM PDT by EBH (Obama took away your American Dreams and replaced them with "Dreams from My (his) Father".)
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To: 56newblog

I’m always puzzled why people write a “bookmark” response to a thread, clogging the thread up with useless drivel. It’s a lot easier to create a bookmark folder in your browser and create your own bookmark on your machine. On Safari on my Mac, it’s a simple Command-D; on my PC using IE, it’s Ctrl-D. Nothing could be simpler. Plus you get to rename the bookmark to something more meaningful to you.


14 posted on 07/30/2012 5:29:58 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: 56newblog
Is there a way 'I can save responses pertaining to a post topic for later reference?
The quickest way is to comment in a thread, then look for the thread in Pings.
More permanently ... At the top of the page, click on "Account" ... then click on "Manage Blocks."
Near the bottom of the page you'll see Bookmarks.
Click on a position, and then change the weight to a low number to locate it near the top. (Clicking Right and 1 will put it at the top of your sidebar.)
Finally, click on the "Modify" button at the bottom of the page to save your choices.
You can change the position and weight many times to see what works best for you.
15 posted on 07/30/2012 5:42:58 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: EBH

HA! Thanks EBH...

and to get to profile, click on my screenname on a post i did or go to account and choose My Profile and find “links” [ie bookmarks] there.

ok since i’ve written it, maybe i’ll remember now!

“bookmark” goes to “links” in my profile....

got it. I swear.


16 posted on 07/30/2012 7:08:29 AM PDT by Principled (It's not enthusiasm for Romney, it's grim determination to remove Hussein)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

That method would work fine for someone who is always working on the same machine - but for me I could be in DC, Atl, Roanoke, Singapore, Perth, or somewhere in between.

There are some web-based utilities that carry bookmarks for you too - but they sometimes aren’t so dependable.

Thanks to EBH who organized me on FR bookmarks :)


17 posted on 07/30/2012 7:12:01 AM PDT by Principled (It's not enthusiasm for Romney, it's grim determination to remove Hussein)
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To: Principled
Now, finding the list of threads that have been bookmarked is always an adventure for me. I usually spend too much time looking. Maybe someone will give us how to find them...

Thought I was the only one having trouble finding them...

18 posted on 07/30/2012 7:13:38 AM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: EBH

ping


19 posted on 07/30/2012 7:14:01 AM PDT by Principled (It's not enthusiasm for Romney, it's grim determination to remove Hussein)
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To: GOPJ
LOL

I'm sure it's only you and I who have that trouble....

20 posted on 07/30/2012 7:16:45 AM PDT by Principled (It's not enthusiasm for Romney, it's grim determination to remove Hussein)
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To: 56newblog; All

For all of you Firefox users, a Freeper has made a script that works with the GreaseMonkey add-in to organize all of a topic’s posts hierarchally (even multi-page topics), which can then be saved as a complete web page to your computer...VERY cool and useful!


21 posted on 07/30/2012 10:58:19 AM PDT by bt_dooftlook (Democrats - the party of Amnesty, Abortion, and Adolescence)
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