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jsheaney

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1115 days ago

I noticed long ago that each project page has a number of time the project was favorited at the top. I just noticed today that you can click on it and see the list of lumberjocks that did the favoriting (making up words here). I was surprised to see that the comments are also listed there. I always thought these were private comments that were notes to yourself when you favorited a project.

Ironically, when I went to my own project favorites, I didn’t see the comments anywhere. They seem to have disappeared. So, it seems like the comments are now more about telling everyone else why you made something a favorite, instead of telling yourself why you made something a favorite.

-- Disappointment is an empty box full of expectation.


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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1115 days ago

You have to click on “My Favorite” in the navigation bar to see what your comments were on a particular project.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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jsheaney

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#2 posted 1115 days ago

I go to My Home.
There’s the View my: list of things.
I click on favorites.
I see a list of projects that I have marked as my favorites, but I do not see any comments. I’m certain that I used to see them there, but not anymore. I don’t know what changed or when.

-- Disappointment is an empty box full of expectation.

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nailbanger2

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#3 posted 1115 days ago

jsheaney is correct in that everyone can see the comments you made, so be nice! You can check by clicking on the one above. I checked a few others and this has been going on for quite a while too. The thing is, most people don’t put comments there if the title or picture tells them what it is.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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jsheaney

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#4 posted 1115 days ago

I think that is strange behavior. I know that the comments I have added a project that marked as a favorite are notes to myself about what I like, didn’t like or what I would do differently. I don’t really see the benefit of exposing those comments to the general public. That’s what the comment section of the project is for.

-- Disappointment is an empty box full of expectation.

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Bertha

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#5 posted 1115 days ago

This is news to me, JSheaney. I’ve been using it like you. Luckily, I’m really lazy and I usually only jot down a word or two. I thought the comments were for personal indexing. I never imagined they’d to to the author of the project. I better go check that I havn’t written anything nasty.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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redryder

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#6 posted 1115 days ago

I just wish you could organize your favorites into catagories so you could find that “favorite” you saved way back when….....

-- mike...............

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Martin Sojka

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#7 posted 1114 days ago

Thanks for pointing to this. Favorite notes should not visible to others.. my fault. And yes notes are missing on the favorites listings since the last favorites design update. I will work on these two things asap.

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 1114 days ago

That would be good, Martin. Thanks for all of your hard work.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 1114 days ago

I agree (and so does Martin) that your personal comments on your favorites should not be visible to others. But the comments you made on a favorited project are still visible to you by following the instructions I posted above. I did think it was an odd way to get to them, though.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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jsheaney

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#10 posted 1114 days ago

Charlie, your instructions do not work for me. Either you mean that it used to work that way (and will again), which I think is true, or I just don’t understand what you mean by the “navigation bar”.

-- Disappointment is an empty box full of expectation.

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jsheaney

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#11 posted 1025 days ago

So there was a note from Martin in the comments that said this was indeed a mistake and that it would be fixed, but I’m still seeing the same behavior. Did this fall through the cracks?

-- Disappointment is an empty box full of expectation.

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