Originally Posted by Bearcat
Both of those would be annoying.... I think if people get annoyed with opening old threads, they'll get used to looking at the Start Date. If not, they won't. I don't think it needs to be something that sticks out above everything else, or worse, requires interaction.
So why change anything? Like I said only a few users are even going to pay attention to that field at all. You will still see the same old thread bumps.
blinking was only an idea. What about just plain color code it? Old threads will show up in red or something.