Retired web-based RSS newsreader from Google from 2007 to July 1, 2013.

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Is there a way to export starred items from Google Reader?

I am familiar with exporting/importing RSS feeds, however I would like some way to backup the thousands of starred items that I have collected in Google Reader. I don't even necessarily need to be ...
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Is there a way to archive feeds in Google Reader?

I have several feeds in Google Reader that I want to keep available (for searching, starred posts, etc.), but I don't want them to keep being updated with new posts. Is there a way to "archive" ...
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How do I retrieve the full content of a post via RSS feed on Google Reader?

Most of RSS feeds nowadays only include the title and a small abstract of the posts. For this kind of feeds, is there any way to retrieve the full contents on Google Reader? So having to visit the ...
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Is there any way to change themes on Google Reader?

It seems that a few important google apps already offer theme customization. Is there any way to change the theme on Google Reader as well?
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Are there other web alternatives of Google Reader? [duplicate]

I assume probably most of you use Google Reader for following and reading RSS or Atom feeds. My question is are there any web alternatives that some of you have used and are happy with?
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Google reader shared items in Facebook

Is there a way to link my Google Reader shared items to Facebook updates. ie., whenever I share something in Google Reader it should appear in my Facebook updates as well. Is there a way to achieve ...
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Can you specify how posts in Google Reader are marked as read? [closed]

Google Reader tends in my opinion to be a bit over-eager to mark posts as read - if you click on a post or scroll over the top of it it will be marked as read. Is there a setting to control the ...
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How can I export a list of my RSS feeds from Google Reader?

How can I export a list of my RSS feeds from Google Reader? I can copy the 'Subscriptions' page, but it's not a very good format for exporting out into other applications.
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How to get more accurate 'Read' stats in Google Reader

Google Reader provides stats on the % Read for each feed. The problem is that most of these(for me at least) are at 100% so are not very useful. I use the 'j' shortcut key to flick through the unread ...
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Is there a way to filter RSS feeds in Google Reader?

I have a number of busy RSS feeds for which I only find a subset of the messages to be of interest to me. Is there a way to configure Google reader to only display certain RSS items that match ...
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Why do deleted posts still appear in my Google Reader feed? [closed]

Sometimes I see posts popping up in Google Reader and when I try to click the hyperlink to go to the original post, it's already deleted. How is it possible that Google Reader still shows posts that ...
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How do I subscribe to a private RSS feed in Google Reader?

I want to subscribe to a private RSS feed, however when I paste the link into Google Reader's +Add Subscription, I get an empty feed. How do I get Google Reader to authenticate my private RSS feed?
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No 'Mark Unread' in Google Reader

Just noticed that 'Mark unread' link in the footer of each item in Google Reader disappeared. Tried in different browsers, tried clearing the cache - didn't help. Pressing "M" button does nothing. ...