Occasionally the page title changes to "(1) Ask Ubuntu", "(2) Ask Ubuntu", etc - I think I have seen it up to (4). What is the number in the brackets telling me? Is this related to the number of open tabs?

Here is a screenshot: Screenshot

  • It is because of unread messages (posts).
    – No Time
    May 30, 2014 at 4:21
  • OK, makes sense. Thanks.
    – sмurf
    May 30, 2014 at 4:23

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Nope, it is the number of questions with new activity:

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Click on that small bar and the new questions will load and the number will get reset.

  • Dang, well I had a shorter tab when I added that comment. (Only Showed Ask Ubuntu, not full Ask Ubuntu General) I should have looked more carefully
    – No Time
    May 31, 2014 at 1:51

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