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Inconsistent New Thread Emails

Discussion in 'Suggestions & Bugs' started by theBSDude, Feb 12, 2020.

  1. theBSDude

    theBSDude Space Ace

    Apr 23, 2014
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    Since Saturday, I've received notifications about 13 new threads in my Watched Forums (NSFW Questing & NSFW Creative Writing), but only received emails for 6 of them. I had noticed that I had received an alert, but not an email, about [NSFW] Bespoke Fucks by Nugar; so I double-checked my thread settings to make sure I was set to received emails, then didn't get an email about [NSFW] Fires Of Industry [RWBY]; so I unfollowed and refollowed the forums, then didn't get an email about [NSFW] A C'tan in a World of Bloody Evolution.

    Now, I haven't received any New Thread emails since [NSFW] Alter (R34 Economy/Warhammer 40K SI) on Monday morning, so it might currently just be broken; but over the weekend, I received alerts about 9 new threads but emails about only 5 threads.

    My New Reply emails seem to be functioning normally. I've checked my spam folder. I received emails from both threads and missed emails from both threads. I don't see any connection between thread authors (for example, I neither follow nor ignore any of them) or thread content (such as images or word length).

    Minor Update: Just got an email, so it's 7 emails to 14 alerts since Saturday.
    + Another alert with no email. 7/15
    + 8/16
    + 9/17
    + 9/18
    + 10/19

    Major Update: seems fixed. That week was as bad as it got: it slowly improved over the next week, and for the last few days, I haven’t missed anything.
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2020 at 11:50 AM
  2. Stroth

    Stroth Definitely not an AI

    Jan 15, 2014
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    I've also had this issue with new post emails in the last couple of weeks. I've checked my spam folder and my follow settings.
  3. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

    Apr 26, 2013
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    I believe QQ emails in general are becoming unreliable. This is something of a hard problem to solve, but I'll look into it.
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