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What is that on the thread status icon?

  1. May 9, 2007 #1
    looks like a cartoon bomb? one more thing whats with the additional rectangle icon on the right hand side?
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  3. May 9, 2007 #2

    Doc Al

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    The bomb!

    I see what you mean: The thing that looks like an envelope with a bomb on it. That means that you have posted in that thread. (Somewhere there's a guide to those symbols.)
  4. May 9, 2007 #3
    https://www.physicsforums.com/Nexus/statusicon/thread_dot.gif [Broken] - you have posted in this thread (any envelope with a dot in the middle means you have posted in the thread, scroll over it to see how many times you have posted in the thread)

    https://www.physicsforums.com/Nexus/statusicon/thread_hot.gif [Broken] - hot thread, lots of activity (lots of views, I think)

    https://www.physicsforums.com/Nexus/statusicon/thread_dot_lock.gif [Broken] - thread is locked and you have posted in it

    https://www.physicsforums.com/Nexus/statusicon/thread_lock.gif [Broken] - thread is locked and you have not posted in it (not 100% sure on this one)

    https://www.physicsforums.com/Nexus/misc/paperclip.gif [Broken] - Someone has attached something to this thread (its either this or the thing that shows there is a poll going on that you are talking about when you talk about the rectangle to the right I would guess..) Or it could be the thumb tack icon which denotes that a thread has been sticked (not really rectangular though :D)
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  6. May 9, 2007 #5
    i guess it isn't the good kind of bomb :rolleyes:
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