A sticky topic is one which the forum host has decided to "stick" to the top of the forum so that it will not fall down the list. An example of a sticky would be a post that contains guidelines for posting in a particular forum or one that announces an important event for a particular forum, such as a new version of a popular software package or a birthday. A sticky topic is indicated with this
If you post in a sticky topic, you may find that the topic becomes "stuck" on your "New Posts" page as well. If you use the "stop following" feature and the view "updated followed topics," then you will not see updates to stickies.
Learn more about that feature here
by pike edited by KeysCapt
last modified: 2007-12-13 09:15:34