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patash Feb 8, 2014 05:40 AM

I'm confused. When I start a new thread or if someone responds to one of my questions, I get an email notifying me of that. Fine. But recently I made a comment to another thread (By Any Other Name) and although there are no responses directly to mine, every time someone posts another comment to the thread I get an email telling me so -- something like 20 of them in the last week alone! I looked at my settings and I only have checked to enable responses to MY posts. What's going on?

  1. c oliver Feb 8, 2014 06:13 AM

    If you reply to any thread, you'll get the notification.

    1. jrvedivici Feb 8, 2014 07:52 AM

      Correct you are notified of any activity of any thread you have participated in, irregardless if its directed at you.

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        Hobbert Feb 8, 2014 08:14 AM

        If you don't want those emails, hit the little yellow star at the top and turn it gray. No more emails!

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          patash Feb 8, 2014 08:51 AM

          Ah, there's the answer I was looking for -- how not to get notifications on threads you've commented on but still get notifications for your own thread. Thanks Hobbert.

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