Skipping entries in Views

I needed to create a list of all stories starting with the 5th entry.

When editing a View: Under Items to display you can enter the number of entries to skip – no problem.

Problem was it didn’t work…

Solution: Turns out you can’t display unlimited entries and define an offset (to skip the first entries). You need to set a really high number for your limit (e.g. 9999999) and viola offset works.

I read somewhere at it was a problem with a database function used…for Views 1…