Collapsing sections - an alternative?

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Hi guys,

I don't know where this is on the need to have/want to have scale, but ...
I think I'm not the only one who is somewhat frustrated by the collapsing sections not staying collapsed.
It's more or less about 4-5 sections I visit, the rest I almost never go to.

Would it be easier to have them all collapsed so you only open the ones you want to visit?
I feel this could be an alternative to fixing the above first world problem.
Instead of scrolling so much on stationary/laptop - don't know how it is on a phone, aside from being too small for me to want to try :)

It's merely a suggestion.

There is no pattern to how it "works" now, sometimes I can close down the site and next visit it's as I left it, but later random sections opened up.
And variations thereof.

//Oofa
 
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I'm also having the same issue. I've noticed it only works for 24 hours on my computer. If I collapse the sections I don't visit, say at noon, by noon the next day they have reopened.
 
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Moving "Hasbro Modern Collecting" directly under "Vintage Collecting (1978-1985)" would also be any easy alternative to keep all the action figure related sections together as well, even with the sections not staying collapsed. I have to close sections daily as well.
 
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Funny observation: Today when I opened RS, every section BUT the ones I go to were open. Even though I closed/collapsed them all last night.
 
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There seems to be a pattern. Don't know if it helps.. I've begun to collapse them all, and just expand, read and collapse again when done.
After several hours away, EVERY section is expanded BUT the ones I read.
 
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I mentioned it somewhere else: wouldn't some reduction of forums make sense? Maybe combine some of the really not frequented forums? The overview is difficult, especially with the sections not staying collapsed.
 
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There seems to be a pattern. Don't know if it helps.. I've begun to collapse them all, and just expand, read and collapse again when done.
After several hours away, EVERY section is expanded BUT the ones I read.
Perhaps there is no pattern after all. Just now, while being online here, suddenly every section was expanded ...
 
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Mine are as I left them 8 hours ago - with only the desired sections expanded
(turned com off, went to bed, just woke up)
There are 2 dropdown arrows now - there was last night too.
 
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Mine are as I left them 8 hours ago - with only the desired sections expanded
(turned com off, went to bed, just woke up)
There are 2 dropdown arrows now - there was last night too.
Yeah, things are as I left them this time as well. Same as you, I turn off my comp at night. Let's see how it is this evening when I check next.
 
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The sections I had closed yesterday have reopened today. I just closed the ones I don't visit, will report back tomorrow.
 
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Here in my end of the woods, it's still as preferred: The interesting sections are expanded, rest is collapsed.
And still the double drop down arrows.

If it's any help: Win 10 pro, 64-bt,
 
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It doesn't work for me. I had to fix the tabs 3 times yesterday.

EDIT: In my attempt to pass on information as easily as possible, I realized that it did not convey my tone of gratitude for the hard work that is being done and while this problem persists, I am still happy to be part of this community. THANK YOU!
 
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It's been more than 24 hours and the sections I closed are still closed. Maybe I had to close them again after Chris made the change.
 
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More than 24 hours on day 2, looks like the sections I closed are staying closed. Awesome! Thank you!
 

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I feel like they are Weeping Angels. Every time I blink, they open again.


Actually, every time I go back to the main page they are open.
 
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Not only are things still not staying collapsed, I literally just re-collapsed everything I have no interest in on my iPad, read a post, came back to the forum list & every single section was open again!
 
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I've noticed in the past few weeks the sections I have collapsed have reopened - but only on my iphone. I noticed it this morning, and maybe 2 weeks ago. Not a big deal as I come here using my desktop probably 95% of the time. On my computer the sections I don't visit have stayed closed.
 
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Is this collapsing section issue connected in any way with the cookies on your computer?
 
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Is this collapsing section issue connected in any way with the cookies on your computer?
It's possible. I haven't deleted any cookies.

Sections are still closed on my computer but it looks like they reopened on my phone again. Looks like it lasted about a week. Again not a big deal as I'm here mainly on a computer. I closed them so I'll see how long it lasts.
 
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It's possible. I haven't deleted any cookies.

Sections are still closed on my computer but it looks like they reopened on my phone again. Looks like it lasted about a week. Again not a big deal as I'm here mainly on a computer. I closed them so I'll see how long it lasts.
I delete cookies constantly, prefer to leave a smaller trail online.
And to be honest I don't have too much faith the collapsing issue will be 100% fixed. I only wish the Lego section to be moved from between Hasbro and Props sections to another section of the forum, maybe after Toys & collectibles. I wish the higher end collectibles sections to be closer together, Sideshow, Gentle Giant and Props section I mean.
 
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Looks like it must be cookies related. After a week the collapsed sections opened back up on my iphone. On my computer they are still closed. Oh well. I'd rather have them closed on my computer anyway.
 
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Anyone having any issues again? I opened one section and now randomly the ones I do have collapsed will reopen. Sometimes when I collapse the ones I don't go to and refresh, the changes don't stick. I might have to do it a few times until all the sections I don't visit are closed.
 
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I gave up trying to collapse them.
It is a small thing yet I find I'm not using the entirety of the forum as much because of it.
 
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Anyone having any issues again? I opened one section and now randomly the ones I do have collapsed will reopen. Sometimes when I collapse the ones I don't go to and refresh, the changes don't stick. I might have to do it a few times until all the sections I don't visit are closed.
Looks like it was cookies related. I deleted them and the sections I close seem to be staying closed now. I'm using Chrome btw.
 
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