I listen to a lot of podcasts. To sync them, I open iTunes (version 10.5), select my playlist "Podcast" and unselect the ones I have listen to. Then I select the podcast library and click update. All the new podcast then go into my podcast playlist. I rearrange the podcast in the order I want them to play. When I sync the iPod Touch the order of play would be maintained on the iPod.
But sInce I updated to IOS5 on my iPod Touch and 10.5 on iTunes the order of play is no longer maintained. All the podcasts are there but not in the order I placed them in. It did that one other time and it was a setting but I cannot remember what setting. Anyone remember?