Been meaning to request this feature for years.
I don’t need to watch any topic here on meta. As long as it’s tracked, I’ll see it.
Every single time I create a new topic, I change it from Watching to Tracking afterwards.
There ought to be a user preference for this:
When I post a new topic, set that topic to
Obviously the default should remain Watching.
p.s. @awesomerobot maybe we ought to have some more white space between those top preferences? They’re placed so tightly together my eyes always scan multiple times to confirm that I’m looking at the right coupling.