Apparently there was a new message/functionality introduced today. I gather it displays answers and comments on one's favored questions and displays this the same way as "You've new answers". Is this feature documented somewhere?

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    A documented new feature here? haha. – Gnoupi Jun 1 '10 at 8:29
  • Where did you hear about this? – devinb Jun 1 '10 at 8:29
  • I was presented the same notification today but to me it looked like a favored question was deleted and hence removed from my favlist. – Filburt Jun 1 '10 at 8:35
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    I tagged this as faq-proposed because I bet it will soon be a common question. Or maybe the answer to this should be merged to some notification based faq? – Earlz Jun 1 '10 at 8:59
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    On an unrelated sidenote, for some reason I get the feeling that it was a bad idea to bookmark more than 500 questions. – mafu Jun 1 '10 at 13:52
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    I favourited the formatting sandbox... argh. – Ether Jun 1 '10 at 19:29
  • @ether lol that's awesome – Jeff Atwood Jun 1 '10 at 23:18
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    @ether I created it, can you imagine the stuff I get :P – Ólafur Waage Jun 2 '10 at 7:38

Favorites now track changes -- so when you mark a question as a favorite, you're opting in to change notification on that question.


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