Blue numbers on topics

Continuing the discussion from First thoughts?:

@askho raised the point that it isn’t clear what the numbers in blue circles are on topics.

These are there to alert you to unread posts in that topic.

For now, they are inaccurate because the data has been imported from the old forum. To clear the blue numbers and start receiving accurate information on new posts, select to view all new posts by clicking Unread at the top of the page. This will show you a list of all topics that you are involved in that have new posts.

There should be an option on this page to clear all of these notifications.

You should then see this:

That’s what I did. Checked I had read all the very new stuff in this forum, and then marked everything as read. All the little numbers went until @askho asked.