how best to save useful threads

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I often come across threads that I would like to store for future reference and wonder if there are any clever ( but simple ways to do this?
Currently I am just pasting the thread title into a seperate list which I can refer to and presumably find with a search on that.
I seem to have little luck with the search system used here and often find it best to google the search parameters and get the link that way.
Any tips?
 

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I often come across threads that I would like to store for future reference and wonder if there are any clever ( but simple ways to do this?
Currently I am just pasting the thread title into a seperate list which I can refer to and presumably find with a search on that.
I seem to have little luck with the search system used here and often find it best to google the search parameters and get the link that way.
Any tips?
I open thread, right click on mouse, save to favorites, rename as required.
 
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Use the subscription service under thread tools. Also in your profile page there is an option to set up folders to subscribe to. I have a set of folders, about 15, with various names to categorise subjects e.g. Engine, Charging, Navigation.

If a thread is of interest I use the subscribe option, within the thread tools menu. Note that the thread tools menu can be found at the top of an open thread just above the first post.
 

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As Stork_III says, just bookmark it by adding it to your Favourites. Create a new folder in Favourites called 'YBW Forum Favourites' to add them to. By default they'll be named as the title of the thread.
 

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Use the subscription service under thread tools. Also in your profile page there is an option to set up folders to subscribe to. I have a set of folders, about 15, with various names to categorise subjects e.g. Engine, Charging, Navigation.

If a thread is of interest I use the subscribe option, within the thread tools menu. Note that the thread tools menu can be found at the top of an open thread just above the first post.

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Can you not simply save the page.

I've done it in the past from Internet explorer

it appears to be possible from Chrome.
 

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You can save a page, but you can't save a thread. In any case, you'd never see any subsequent posts to the thread.

So it would be possible to save a thread that ran over a small number of pages by saving each page separately but not really a practical proposition if it ran to a very large number of pages ?
 

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So it would be possible to save a thread that ran over a small number of pages by saving each page separately but not really a practical proposition if it ran to a very large number of pages ?
That's correct. But I wonder why anyone would want to keep a (copy of a) thread. Surely all you want is a reference to it, i.e. a bookmark.
 
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