I don't like when one day I am contemplating answering a question, but then I reach my question limit or I want time to think about it, and forget to favourite the question. Then I go back the next day and I don't find the question! I am sure many other Stack Exchange users would appreciate a "follow question" option. It would be nice if we could "monitor" our favourited questions from our inbox, eg. "So and so has added a new answer on your favourited question" or "You favourited a question 1 minute ago". Or, it could be included next to the "Recent achievements" section in the top left-hand corner, making it easier to access, instead of looking through our profile. Can we make this happen?

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    Could you explain why the "Favourite" functionality doesn't do what you want? It allows you to find the question more easily -- what other benefit are you looking for?
    – Andrew Leach Mod
    Commented Nov 30, 2016 at 10:36

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Any of your favorite (starred) questions which has had recent activity will be highlighted in yellow on the "favorites" tab of your profile page.

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    Like much SE functionality beyond the basics, the favourites tab is so hidden as to be useless to most people.
    – AndyT
    Commented Nov 30, 2016 at 17:14
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    @AndyT The favorites tab is right there on the primary profile page (http://english.stackexchange.com/users/nnn). It's not hidden, though the page is pretty dense which makes everything on it a bit obscure.
    – MetaEd
    Commented Nov 30, 2016 at 17:57

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