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I am an AT, and I really think this could be great, not only because of the copying, but also in the case of getting complaints about assignments you grade as an AT. If I don't personally save the assignment and feedback before submitting, there is no way for me to access it later to explain further. 

I agree, I would like to know when my VIP expires without having to owl someone from management.

Yeah that confuses me too :( Especially the meal time countdown, as it's now one hour behind the actual meal.

I agree, it would really help a lot if they were either removed or there was a way to manually disable them for when writing topics.