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It lets you track the question in your favorites tab. In this case, updates to the question (answers, etc) will increment the red counter above the tab (the counter isn't visible if there have been no changes since your last visit), and the updated question will be highlighted yellow. Effectively, it's a way of "watching" the question. You can also use it ...


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You can't bookmark an answer, but you can follow it. This is a new feature which isn't completed yet; at the moment, there's no list of followed posts in your profile, but this will be implemented soon. One of the downsides may be that you receive notifications about edits and comments on that answer; for a full list of differences, see this proposed FAQ. ...


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There is currently no way to "organize" your favorite, although that is an open feature request. However, you can search your (or other users') favorites by adding infavorites:<userid> to a search term , where <userid> is, well, the user's ID (the number in the link to their profile). For your own favorites, you can substitute mine for <...


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There is already one question-subscription service: each question has a RSS feed associated with it (for this question the URL is https://physics.meta.stackexchange.com/feeds/question/10943). The link appears at the bottom of the right-hand side-bar, and for this question with my current OS and my browser combination it looks like this: Alas this is ...


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This is so obvious that I hesitate to post it as an answer, but I deal with questions I want to answer but haven't the time right now by dragging a shortcut onto the desktop. Then I eventually delete them, unanswered, and wish I had more time :-) Questions I want to keep for future reference I drag into a nested series of folders with the folder names ...


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Note that you can "favorite" a question, by clicking the star symbol under the vote tally. Your favorite questions are listed in your profile. It's unusual on our site for a question to have more than a handful of answers, so that might accomplish what you want.


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Exactly why are we unable/unwilling to implement this feature? There's no "we" when it comes to implementing features. The entirety of the software that runs Stack Exchange sites is written by Stack Exchange, and it is essentially the same software that's in use for over 150 different sites. We, as the user community of one of them, can request features, ...


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Currently there is no option to directly save answers in any SE site. What you can do is that, copy the link to the question and save it somewhere, with the name of the user whose answer you want to look at later.


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