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Is there any way to favorite / bookmark an answer?
Can I bookmark a question on Stack Overflow?

Hello,

Some threads match my tags and that's okay.

However, there are threads that I would like to have as "favourites" regardless of whether they match any of my tags.

If I could add a unique tag to such threads, that would not be a good idea because it creates a global tag clutter.

Is there a better alternative?

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marked as duplicate by fretje, Robert Cartaino, Shog9, juanformoso, perbert Feb 11 '10 at 17:41

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see: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/1569/… although I see now that one is about answers... there must be one about questions as well. – fretje Feb 11 '10 at 16:40
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there it is: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/23670/… this one is an exact dupe – fretje Feb 11 '10 at 16:43
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There is another alternative: use your browser's bookmark system. – perbert Feb 11 '10 at 17:42
up vote -1 down vote accepted

Click the star beneath the vote-counter. This marks that particular thread as a "favorite." Once a question is marked as "favorite," it will show up in your "Favorites" tab on your user profile.

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It seems that some wish to down vote Jonathan. This seems unkind imo. Jonathan, I appreciate your answer. – gerryLowry Feb 11 '10 at 17:59
    
@gerryLowry: You'll find this type of behavior a lot around here. Best advice is to toughen up and don't take it personally :) – Sampson Feb 11 '10 at 18:04

You should just click the star under the voting controls.

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