Request: hide "New" post notifications

I dislike badges for things I don’t care about. One thing I don’t care about is being informed of every single new topic that’s being created! I can’t find away to get rid of these? Am I blind or is is this a feature request?

What do you mean exactly? Do you mean notifications, as in top right of the screen notifications or do you mean the “New” tab?

I haven’t experienced problems with excessive notifications in either case yet. But it might be worth a shot to adjust the notification settings under preferences

This guy that keeps showing up in various places:


How do I get rid of it?