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What do the symbols next to form posts mean?

  1. Jun 24, 2012 #1
    On the left side of a post title their is always a green envelope that can look slightly different as well as an occasional small symbol to the left of a post. Any way to figure out what they all mean?
     
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  3. Jun 24, 2012 #2

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  4. Jun 24, 2012 #3
    Awesome. Now just to find out about those small symbols to the left
     
  5. Jun 25, 2012 #4

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    Do you mean the graph symbol for a poll?
     
  6. Jun 25, 2012 #5
    No, they're underneath ratings. I think I've also seen one or 2 directly next to the last few titles but I can't be sure
     
  7. Jun 25, 2012 #6

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    The paper clip means at least one post has an attachment, the push pin means the thread is stickied, the weird object is a trashcan and means at least one post has been deleted.
     
  8. Jun 25, 2012 #7

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    I think he's talking about the envelopes. Some are open with a letter sticking out, some have a little guy trapped in the envelope, some are bright, some are dull, and some are letter bombs.

    Actually, I know the little guy trapped in the envelope and the bomb, but I would be hard pressed to know the difference between the bright envelope and the dull envelope. (Oh, now I guess I do.:blushing:)
     
  9. Jun 25, 2012 #8

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    So I searched for a trashcan wondering if clicking on it did anything. Is this it? https://www.physicsforums.com/Nexus/misc/tag.png [Broken]
     
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  10. Jun 25, 2012 #9

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    No, That means that the thread has been tagged.
     
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  11. Jun 25, 2012 #10

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    Maybe the trashcan is only visible to mentors? I haven't been able to find one. Not even in the Philosophy forum. :uhh:
     
  12. Jun 25, 2012 #11

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    Then members can't see the trashcan. :biggrin:
     
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