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So.., What if the question is not actually favorite for me, but I still want to follow the question related activity?

I am sorry, if the query is already answered somewhere in the site documentation, but I didn't find it.

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It's ok to favorite a question even if it's really not your favorite (we won't tell anyone!) but if that feels too wrong I recommend your browser's bookmarking functionality. –  Juhana Mar 25 '13 at 11:22

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You have two options;

First, there is a question feed on each question, which you can use to view it in your favorite RSS reader, like Google Reader (sniffle!... sorry; that's being closed down!)

Next; don't worry about using favorites. There's nothing that says you have to use them for literal favorites. You can use them for anything you want to save to check out later.

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I use third option as copy the link into a file for future user :) however its bit lengthy when there are lots of links :P –  Lucifer Mar 25 '13 at 11:30
    
why did this question get migrated to meta.SO ? why not meta.webapps ? –  AbZy Mar 25 '13 at 11:32
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@AbZy Because it's applicable to all Stack Exchange sites. –  Andrew Barber Mar 25 '13 at 11:32
    
@AndrewBarber Thanks. I understand I can use favorites for following a question. As it (feature name) didn't reflect the purpose (follow-ups), I thought there could be some another feature for the purpose. –  Ali .NET Mar 26 '13 at 6:41

And the third option is to bookmark those links. Which I always do than adding it to favorites because even if I'm not signed in, I can still able to find the links quickly.

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And the link will not one day disappear when the question is deleted due to change in policy. –  nhahtdh Mar 26 '13 at 11:21

Another option is to use session restore in your browser, just don't close the tab so you can check it back later.

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