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A quick visual way to discriminate older posts when an old thread has been added to

  • 12 February 2021
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When someone posts in an older thread, because the “x days ago” on the right hand side is very faint it isn’t immediately obvious at a glance that a post is much older. Several times I’ve accidentally replied to very old posters in error because of this. (Thanks for the heads up @stephenrand )

My suggestion is as follows:

Where a post is for example more than a week, or 10 days or 2 weeks (or however long is chosen) old, the words x days ago or x months ago can stay as they are, but where it’s a new(er) post those words should be given greater contrast. I’ve posted an example of what I mean below, I’ve shown 2 different ways it could be implemented.

This will help when posters post a new question in a random older thread.

 


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