You are on the
Questions tab and select a tag or used the search box. While switching tabs on the local nav has no issues, when you switch to the Unanswered tab on the global nav, the current search tags/terms are forgotten.
Why would someone want to do this when there's a local
Unanswered section in Questions? Well, possibly to see the Newest or No Answer Unanswered questions. This can be quite aggravating when there are have 2+ tags, a search term, or you are looking for one of 2 tags (as this requires you manually put an
or in the url)
So I'd love for the site to remember your search tags when switching on the global nav.
As far as I understand it, the reason this happens is you're switching to a totally different page, and also the other global tabs are not question searches. However, since when you arrive at these other pages your search is blank as well it would be cool that it just showed you related information for those tags (wouldn't be hard for badges and tag pages, and I guess it could show users who recently posted in questions related to the tags. Note: this is just an additional idea).
So is there a reason I'm missing this has not been done, or am I just that lazy?