Otherwise, what is the use of marking a question as a favorite?

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    to add more information to this question (not to second-guess the OP, but I believe this is relevant): especially across ALL SE sites, not just a specific SE site. Jun 2, 2018 at 14:49
  • People who have added this post to their favorites have a great sense of humor :)
    – AlbertK
    Nov 14, 2018 at 10:44

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It's on the "Bookmarks" tab of your user profile, which can be accessed via the link to your profile on every page, or directly by URL in the form of:

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    In his case. superuser.com/users/8829?tab=favorites#sort-top Nov 6, 2009 at 12:51
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    Something is wrong here! He can't have 4 pages with favourites, without knowing where to find them, can he? Nov 6, 2009 at 12:56
  • ohh...thanks. i kept on marking questions as favorites. Today I needed to look at one of them and I couldn't find it! I've found it now.
    – Lazer
    Nov 6, 2009 at 13:00
  • @John apparently he can. Nov 6, 2009 at 13:04
  • Perhaps he confused upvoting and marking as a favourite.
    – Ether
    Nov 11, 2009 at 23:38
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    Don't forget that your favorites are "publicly visible". This sounds like a privacy issue.
    – Myobis
    Feb 27, 2014 at 11:21
  • @Myobis - I think I can see what you're driving at here, but is it a serious issue?
    – ChrisF Mod
    Feb 27, 2014 at 11:31
  • Serious enough that he would bother you in an answer that was posted 4 years ago (barring the edit as it didn't really change a whole lot about your answer). Feb 27, 2014 at 11:32
  • @ChrisF - Just noticed that my concern was already discussed as a distinct question. From me, it was just a remark but some people have apparently made a personal mission of this!
    – Myobis
    Feb 27, 2014 at 22:09
  • I clicked on my profile, clicked the "profile" tab, and didn't find it. Thanks for including the direct link. I'd say "In the activities tab of your user profile, it's on the favorites tab".
    – Noumenon
    Mar 21, 2016 at 20:20
  • Where can I find them in the Android app?
    – Aadishri
    Oct 20, 2016 at 11:04
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    Ditto for mobile view. Where is the favorites tab in mobile view?
    – rustyx
    May 2, 2017 at 18:28

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