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You should definitely remove them from your favorites. Don't game the system. Presumably a functioning list is more useful to you than a virtual badge on someone's profile page.


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Another idea would be for the classification of favorites to be organized in (user managed) folders rather than colors. The idea is when you click the favorite icon to get a popup to either add the post to an existing favorites folder or create a new folder (like done in ebay watch list).


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Unlike voting, which is for the system and everyone else, marking posts as favorites is for you. Go to your user profile, and you will see there is a "favorites" tab. Stuff you mark as favorite shows up in this list. This is basically a way for you to make your own private list of posts kept for you by the system. There is one side effect seen by others ...


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