Originally posted by AlexYou could make the little NEW icon clickable or something so you wouldn't have to design a new icon even!
I'm not sure what you mean. Are you regularly marking the forum read? If so, there's already a "Show New Only" link if you're seeing all the messages in a thread - and you're free to edit your profile to show ONLY new messages.
Technically, the board was around for about a week before 1 Nov 2000, as evidenced by the first thread we posted (web.archive.org) (okay, the SECOND thread - the first thread was a test thread that we deleted)