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Bug with favorites and "load recent comments"

I'm seeing a bug while favoriting comments that've been loaded through the "recent comments" auto-loader. If I add an auto-loaded comment to my favorites, all the loaded comments vanish once the favorite's been added. It seems to occur while the site's loading up the new favorite count — I get a brief "adding favorite" dialogue, and then, boop, all gone! This is occurring on Google Chrome on OS X; I'm not sure if anybody else is getting this, but I've tried this on multiple subsites and it's a recurring and consistent bug.
posted by Rory Marinich on May 26, 2014 - 6 comments

Dwarf Pony Sought - "My Activity"

Would it be possible to add the front page "xx new" comments to the "my activity" tab? [more inside]
posted by maxwelton on Apr 17, 2013 - 6 comments

Pagination for "Recent Comments"

Pony Request: Pagination for the "Recent Comments" tab. [more inside]
posted by SpiffyRob on Jun 22, 2010 - 23 comments

Bug report (?) + Follow-up

Is archiving a thread supposed to put the kibosh on Recent Comments? Also, a follow-up. [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Jan 30, 2009 - 5 comments

Afloat in a sea of commentary...

Speak to me of the Recent Comments tab on the front page of the blue. [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Apr 16, 2008 - 19 comments

404 issue in recent comments page view

Error: File Not Found Clicking on the (xx new) section after a post gives me a 404 - but only when I'm in "Recent Comments" view. Does that make sense? I hope so.
posted by yhbc on Feb 15, 2007 - 4 comments

My Recent Comments Pony

My comments pony: an option to only show comments made since the previous load of the "my comments" page.
posted by bleary on Aug 25, 2006 - 6 comments

I have a small problem sorting the front page of MetaFilter

I have a small problem sorting the front page of MetaFilter. [more inside]
posted by tellurian on May 18, 2006 - 7 comments

Unclosed tags in Recent Comments

In My Recent Comments, one of the long comments was truncated in the middle of an < i>italicized section< /i>. Consequently, the italics weren't closed for the rest of My Recent Comments.
posted by Aknaton on Feb 28, 2006 - 25 comments

Why does the recent comment page list them in reverse order?

Bug: the recent comments page is grouped again, but it looks like comments for the Blue are in reverse-post order. AskMe are in the correct order.
posted by Civil_Disobedient on Feb 12, 2005 - 7 comments

Pony request: "reset" link for recent posts/comments count?

It's pony time! Well, maybe less of a pony, and more of a Falabella. Anyway, what about a little link on the front page of MeTa that resets your threads and posts update? I often return every half hour or so (I know...) and the count doesn't reset...
posted by twine42 on Sep 10, 2003 - 8 comments

Why recent comments on old threads don't show up on front page

Maybe it's just that the server didn't refresh or something else, but I just posted a message to an old thread (February 22, 2002), with some updated information, and it doesn't seem to have made it to the front page. Is there a limit to how far back the "Recent comments (on 20 threads)" looks?
posted by crunchland on Apr 16, 2002 - 11 comments

Do threads with new comments show up under "recent comments" however old the thread?

Do threads with new comments show up under "recent comments" however old the thread? (inside)
posted by liam on Mar 2, 2002 - 6 comments

Comment Count Mismatch

Front page lists more comments than are actually in the thread. As of this writing there are 13 comments, according to the front page, but the inside page only shows eight.
posted by mr_crash_davis on Feb 5, 2002 - 3 comments

MeTa Recent Comments

A "Recent Comments" mode for Metatalk. Or some other method for active discussions to not sink quickly into the lower realms.
posted by ParisParamus on Jan 6, 2002 - 1 comment

What about an option to display the last 10 or 20 most recently commented on posts?

Most recent!? What about an option to display the last 10 or 20 most recently commented on posts? If you counted the initial post as a comment it might be a way to a)save bandwidth and b) keep up on what's being discussed.

For me metafilter is about discussion, and this would be a great tool to cut through the clutter.

Oh, and a pony.
posted by revbrian on Sep 19, 2001 - 7 comments

Show more threads?

Would it be feasible to increase the number of threads that appear with the "recent comments" feature? rodii made the point the other day that as the volume of posts has increased, threads fall below #20 pretty quickly and tend to die sooner than they may have in the past. If recent comments were completely chronological with no limitation by original thread date, it might result in fewer double posts.
posted by gimli on May 16, 2001 - 6 comments

Request: a way to reset 'new' comments.

I totally depend on the new-since-your-last-visit feature to determine which threads to read, but sometimes I'll load up Metafilter and then something comes up and I don't have a chance to read those 200 new comments.

I would love a tiny little button somewhere on the homepage to the effect of "Forget I was here," so that I could come back in another hour or two and see all 300 or new comments, not just the new ones since my aborted visit.
posted by daveadams on Mar 20, 2001 - 7 comments

Grabbing Recent Comments

Thanks to SQL whiz Eric, there is now a feature to grab the most recent comments, on 20 threads, sorted by the most recent comments. This will allow things to "bubble up" again when someone comments on an old thread. I think it's a useful, good feature, but could be abused later on, but for now it's better than nothing. It's available for both members and non-members, if you find any bugs, let me know here. It requires javascript to work.
posted by mathowie on Jan 25, 2001 - 25 comments

Request: button to list threads with new responses.

I hopped on to MeFi just now to find 4 new threads and 38 new responses. Only 36 of them were on my front page, which means I'll never get to know where 37 and 38 are. And I have my prefs set to deliver 7 days' worth of posts. This is the first time I can remember this happening, so I'm finally pushed to ask: Any consideration of a "list threads with new responses" button, or somesuch?
posted by aaron on Sep 17, 2000 - 5 comments

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