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Why do you send me so many forum post alerts ?
Digmen1




msg:4226832
 10:14 pm on Nov 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

Hi Guys

I do like to be advised of new forum posts when I am interested in the post.

But some days I get about 6 or 7 forum alters, this is just a bit tedious !

We have enough email to handle as it is.

Could you look at sending only one email a day per topic, not all the other topics !

 

eelixduppy




msg:4226859
 11:33 pm on Nov 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

You will only be alerted if you "subscribe" to that thread by checking "Email notification of new replies?". If you do not want email notifications, do not check this box.

Digmen1




msg:4226862
 11:40 pm on Nov 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

I do, but I tick one thread and I get about 7 emails a day !

LifeinAsia




msg:4226866
 11:49 pm on Nov 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

Does that thread get 7 replies?

eelixduppy




msg:4226867
 11:49 pm on Nov 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

Well, then you are getting one for each new reply that that thread if getting. If you select to get notified for a high-traffic thread, it is likely you will be getting multiple notifications of replies.

Personally, if you want to keep tabs on a thread, either check it regularly or "flag" it and come back to it later.

To "flag it" there is an option down in the Thread Options section. You can then go back and look at it later if you want.

These two things are at least what I like to do. Otherwise you are going to have to live with multiple replies. Create a email filter to put them in a "folder" in your email; that way it won't be overwhelming.

Aaron111




msg:4226883
 12:42 am on Nov 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

email marketing stuff here :)

Digmen1




msg:4226891
 1:16 am on Nov 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

Thanks eelixduppy

Two great ideas, I like the idea of flagging it.

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