Weird, now I see the paging thing at the top of the page. Beg your pardon.. my quibble is gone.
Ah, sorry, when I said that I must have been looking at an actual thread.
I still have my quibble re the opening home page, which is for me a list of topics in order of most recent post first. On that
page, we only see 1, 2, 3... [large numbers] next, on the bottom, and subsequent to working my way along to, say, page 7 one at a time after I achieve page 3, I always have to find the bottom of the page to make more progress. whether it is to page 5, or next. SO, I would personally like to have those page number notations at the top of the page too, even though it is cluttering.
I do like that when I look at the URL, thinking maybe I'll just jump to page 15 to see what's there, the end of the url number corresponds to the page I'm on.