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  1. Next button feature that takes you to blogs directly using your subscription list

    Much like the Google "Next" button, make a clickable button that is located in a toolbar that takes you to the next unread blog you subscribe to. (This way you visit blogs directly, but you manage your subscriptions through The Old Reader)

    13 votes
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  2. discover duplicate feeds

    intercept duplicated feed on importing/adding subscription

    7 votes
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  3. 3 votes
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  4. middle clicking a collapsed item's title to open the source link

    Some of my feeds have items when clicked on only show a title and no or limited content. It would be great if there was an option to middle click on collapsed items and have them act as a link so that it may be viewed in a new tab. This would save a whole step of having to uncollapse it and click on the title and would allow quick opening of multiple items that are like this.

    19 votes
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  5. Refresh button for all items.

    There is a refresh button when scrolling through just a single feed. Why not one when scrolling through "all items?"

    7 votes
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  6. Add the possibility to manage Twitter feeds too

    I just noticed my twitter feeds didn't import, which is a pity. I'm liking The Old Reader as alternative for when the Google one dies...except for that. I like to follow some public people that way because I can easily see their replies to others. I know Twitter doesn't have the RSS button anymore, but feeds are still working (although the url that must be used changed a while ago).

    18 votes
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  7. Change font colours

    I have some visual issues, and I find the green, and yellow, difficult to read. Black fine. Is it possible to have the facility to change the colours?

    5 votes
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  8. Disable automaticl scrolling for small posts that fit into the screen

    Disable scrolling for small posts (when I expand them via mouse). In Google Reader I can expand/collapse without moving the mouse cursor. But in TOR even these posts are scrolled to the top, and I have to move the mouse again :(

    2 votes
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  9. keyboard navigation doesn't work as I'd expect

    j and k, rather than going to the post before or after the currently expanded post, go to the post before or after the post that is currently at the top of the page.

    When viewing posts in list form, I expect navigation to work in relation to the currently expanded post. As it is, if I scroll the page at all, j and k work in a suprising and not totally predictable way.

    26 votes
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  10. Log in with Google account and you can't read the GReader stream? This makes me nut.

    I think I did say everything on the title. Once you have people logging in with a third party OTP, it mean you are effectively able to gather relevant info on the entire account.
    What's the point to not read the GReader stream and import automatically saving the hassle for people to export and import their OPML again?

    1 vote
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  11. Create several favorites folder

    I am putting interesting posts (not feeds) into my favorites folder.

    Due to the reason that I have feeds of different topics, I would like to arrange the entries in the favorites folder by my personal order.

    For example:

    favorites folder 1 only contains posts from "computer feeds"
    and
    favorites folder 2 only contains posts from "car feeds"
    etc.

    Question (suggestion of a new feature):

    Is it possible to create more than one favorites folder or list ?

    4 votes
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  12. 3 votes
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  13. Allow users to buy extra votes.

    I like the old reader and I am willing to put my money where my mouth is when asking for new features. Let me buy extra votes so that it can go some way to funding the new features.

    1 vote
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  14. Move Pocket button to top of post

    The Pocket button should go at the top of a post. I know almost immediately whether something is interesting but too long to read currently; I know before scrolling down the whole post (which is always going to be long). And I dislike scrolling so much because I'm afraid I might scroll right into the next post and mark things read by accident.

    49 votes
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  15. Open post page in frame

    Open the target article in frame within Ye Olde Reader or at least add the button that will directly take me to the article (that shows on the right of each entry in Google Reader).

    Basically, a lot of the sites I follow doesn't include the whole article in the feed, with a link to continue reading. So please add the button to take me directly to the article as Google Reader has done or load the feed target directly in a frame (loading it after clicking on it's entry).

    27 votes
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  16. Allow users to turn off favicons in feed list

    Most people like favicons. I don't. I know, I'm weird. I have them turned off in Firefox. It would be great if I could also turn them off in The Old Reader. It would save you some bandwidth in fetching them, and it would make my feed list look less like a Turkish Bazaar.

    16 votes
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  17. repeat gifs rather than just playing them once

    gifs only play once, but should repeat indefinitely.

    3 votes
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  18. Show which feeds have the least number of articles I read in them

    I consume my feeds at a folder level rather than the individual feed level, some feeds contain a large number of posts.
    It would be great if in the same way you display dead feeds you could display feeds where I rarely view the content (other than scanning through the headings).

    For example on feed Y tell me that I only expanded or visited 2% of the posts.

    This feature would be useful where you have multiple related feeds to ensure a wide converge and want to flag up and remove those sources which are not as good.

    6 votes
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  19. Sign out of Pocket

    I'd like to be able to sign out of Pocket, either to remove the option or switch pocket accounts.

    14 votes
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  20. sharing/loving at the top of articles

    The "share" and "love" buttons are at the end of each articles.
    Sometimes I don't have the time to read a long article with a promising title.

    Actualy I have to scroll down to the end of the article to be able to "love" it and get a link to the article so I can read it later.

    I would suggest either adding a "read later" or "put inside to read later" button OR put the love button at the top of every article, following the title.

    6 votes
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