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Alerts from people you follow?

Discussion in 'Suggestions & Bugs' started by ElegiacCrown, Apr 16, 2021.

  1. ElegiacCrown

    ElegiacCrown Neither grandly nor intoxicatingly innocent.

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    I'm not getting alerts when people I follow post new threads, and I'm not sure whether or not that's a bug because I swear I used to get these alerts. Am I misremembering? Is there a setting I'm missing? Is this just a bug?
     
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  2. Biigoh

    Biigoh Tanuki Moderator

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    You may need to view their threads? When was the last time, you actually read up the threads that they started?
     
  3. ElegiacCrown

    ElegiacCrown Neither grandly nor intoxicatingly innocent.

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    For the most recent example, I'm caught up on all of their threads that I'm directly following, though I have not caught up on the ones they've posted that I'm not following at all.
     
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  4. DeclanDSI

    DeclanDSI The Eternally Dreaming Shrine Maiden

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    Biigoh, I'm having a similar problem. Whenever a person I follow posts a new thread, I don't get alerts about that. I have to manually search through the people I'm following for their new threads. Are the results of following just not the same like on Spacebattles or is it an actual bug?

    From your reply to the other guy, it seems like alerting followers about new threads isn't a feature we get on QQ. Is that correct?

    If this isn't a feature we get, might I recommend that feature as a suggestion?
     
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  5. Biigoh

    Biigoh Tanuki Moderator

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    ultima333 Always Sleepy Administrator

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    The only alert on new thread I'm familiar with is when you have a specific Forum marked as Watched.
    We do have the add-in for alerts regarding Thread Starters, but that's for existing threads, not new ones.

    It looks like there may be an add-on, and one available for XF2 - however, any upgrades or add-ins at this time are on hold, until QQ migrates to XF2.
     
  7. DeclanDSI

    DeclanDSI The Eternally Dreaming Shrine Maiden

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    Yayifications! Though I remember an admin talking about doing that in February. Is there a delay, or is all part of the master plan?
     
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  8. MissileTeatime

    MissileTeatime By the power of Vaporware!

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    The admin that I remember talking about it, said that it was dependant on their available time. I guess they had other commitments interfere?
     
  9. Pen-Peni4

    Pen-Peni4 Getting sticky.

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    Now something similar happened to me: looking through the lists of works, I noticed that in one of the works, which, as I remember, I followed, there was activity. After looking there I noticed that the OP made an update, but I didn't receive any alerts! I definitely follow the work, and other notifications, like likes on comments and updates of other works, continue to come to me regularly. Could the OP have done something wrong that would have prevented the alert from being sent?
     
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    MissileTeatime By the power of Vaporware!

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    For that one, I know that if I leave some posts unread in a thread I won't get more alerts for that thread for the most part. That might be a factor?

    I do have one thread right now where the OP posted an update and then posted a second update before I read the earlier one, and I got an alert for both updates, but I think that might be a setting I changed rather than the default behavior.
     
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