|Using v1.8 Under these conditions you lose the ability to minimize and maximize the watcher frame.
1. Have quests tracked and showing.
2. Be in a different zone than your tracked quests. example: Track the SW fishing daily while you are in Westfall.
3. Right Click the Frame header and de-select Remote Zones.
4. Unable to manually minimize/maximize the empty frame.
As a note, this only occurs with an empty watchframe. If you are tracking anything at all including Achievements, you will be have control of the frame.