I see what you mean. At the same time, I don't run into this issue too often myself and even if I do find a reply to a 2007 post, it may still be relevant and often is a good post.
I did a bit of research and I have not seen this functionality implemented in any other forum software/case. I am trying to figure out the best implementation and usability of this.
P.S. It may be just you
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