Red Padlock

  morddwyd 01 May 11

What happened to the red padlock?

Went to post on a thread, but it had a note saying thread locked.

No sign of a red padlock though.

  Woolwell 01 May 11

There's a padlock symbol on the "bubble" by the thread heading - black not red.

  morddwyd 01 May 11

Ah! I don't get the "bubble" either.

Yet another feature which I don't get on the new site.

Thank you

  Forum Editor 01 May 11

"Yet another feature which I don't get on the new site."

Which browser are you using?

I have just tried the site in IE8, IE9, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Chrome,and Browzar, and the bubble is clearly visible in all of them.

  buteman 01 May 11

morddwyd. It is the same bubble that you see ticked when a thread is resolved.But in it's place is the padlock.

  morddwyd 02 May 11


Because of my ongoing sight problems I have to use some accessibility options in the browsers.

No problem with the old site but the new one negates them so I lose various features.

I use Firefox for reading and Chrome for writing.



See above!

  Quickbeam 02 May 11

It's not as obvious as the red padlock on the old sight. That drew your attention immediately to see who had overstepped the line!

  Quickbeam 02 May 11

  sunnystaines 02 May 11

my recent thread got awarded the silver padlock, is that one up from the red one?

  Bingalau 02 May 11

Whichever colour padlock matters not as long as it is locked. Anyone would think it was an award like the Congressional Medal of Honor.

  dagbladet 02 May 11

On the contrary, I'm intrigued. What does the silver padlock signify? I've only ever triggered a red and that was way back. I think for calling Gandalf something less than polite.


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