Just wanted to update this because I figured out the problem. This might help someone in the future.
My forum was not updated to the latest software. The reason was because my server changed and … ((more))
Just to update, I think I figured out issues #2 & #3.
The 'new' tag is shown on any discussion that I previously read but there is a new message. This is slightly different from the previous … ((more))
Ah yes, I did not notice that the word FeedDiscussions was a link. But I found a copy of the plugin on my computer so all is good. That was what I was using. Magpie doesn't seem to work on my syst… ((more))