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how do I subscribe to a chowhound post?

SNACKeR Mar 23, 2010 10:47 AM

I want to be notified (via email) when there are new messages in posts that I have participated in, or in posts that I would like to subscribe to. Is there a way to do this? Can't find anything in my profile settings.

(bookmarking this so I remember to check and see if anyone replied)

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  1. Jacquilynne RE: SNACKeR Mar 23, 2010 11:22 AM

    That's not an available option.

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    1. re: Jacquilynne
      SNACKeR RE: Jacquilynne Mar 23, 2010 12:47 PM

      That's amazing - this may be the only forum out of the hundreds of forums I have participated in that does not have this capability. I think simply adding that feature would result in a noticeable increase in the number of posts made.

    2. linguafood RE: SNACKeR Mar 23, 2010 11:28 AM

      As J said, there are no email notifications for new posts. That said, if you are on this site on a regular basis, any new posts in a thread you participated in will be indicated on your profile page. It's similar to a subscription, I suppose, save for the convenience (?) of an email notification.

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      1. re: linguafood
        SNACKeR RE: linguafood Mar 23, 2010 12:49 PM

        Thanks! That gets me part way there. Now I just have to remember to check that page :)

        1. re: SNACKeR
          linguafood RE: SNACKeR Mar 23, 2010 12:54 PM

          I'd rather bookmark the My Profile page on CH instead of being inundated with a boatload of notification emails. It's the page that pops up when I want to check CH, and you immediately see new posts.

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