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I have the same problem as the OP. Fonts changed yesterday but no problems apart from the 'new posts' one.
 

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Yes, they are no longer bold by design. Fonts also changed to closer match Mobile theme.
 

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Yeah - not bothered about what font they choose - but also think the threads you hadn't read being in bold was a useful time-saver. I always would just quickly scan through the ones in bold to see if there were any threads with new posts I might be interested in.
 

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Surely the GPG powers that be realise that NOTHING SHOULD EVER CHANGE.
 

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Surely the GPG powers that be realise that NOTHING SHOULD EVER CHANGE.

Change that increases functionality/usability is good. Change that reduces it is bad. The font makes no difference and no longer showing the threads with new posts reduces it.
 

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Change that increases functionality/usability is good. Change that reduces it is bad. The font makes no difference and no longer showing the threads with new posts reduces it.

I assume you've taken into account font rendering in different browsers when making this assessment.
 

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How do I distinguish between threads that I have read and those that contain unread posts please?
 

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Yes, they are no longer bold by design. Fonts also changed to closer match Mobile theme.

I would personally request that the 'bold for unread' is brought back into play. It's hard to know which threads you've read if reading new posts out of chronological order. It'll result in a lot more 'search for new posts' than just pressing backup and then clicking into the next thread.

Fonts being different is well explained though :)
 

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I would personally request that the 'bold for unread' is brought back into play. It's hard to know which threads you've read if reading new posts out of chronological order. It'll result in a lot more 'search for new posts' than just pressing backup and then clicking into the next thread.

Fonts being different is well explained though :)

Done.
 

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Did Simon Chase lead an 18 month consultation on the new font?

Transparency is all we ask for.

Benham out.
 

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I assume you've taken into account font rendering in different browsers when making this assessment.

Yes - as I said the font is irrelevant and a personal preference thing :tongue:
Threads with new posts not being bolded was a downgrade in functionality hence the comment ;)

(thankfully moot now as you've reverted it) :)
 
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