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Discussion in 'BackYardHerds - News, Information & Feedback' started by Latestarter, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. Nov 22, 2016
    Bruce

    Bruce Herd Master

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    Lucky you @NH homesteader !

    I've given up on the "Alerts". I only use it to pop up the sign in window. If you were logged out by the system and hover your mouse pointer over the Alerts link, it will pop up the login window since you can't look at your alerts if you aren't logged on.
     
  2. Nov 23, 2016
    misfitmorgan

    misfitmorgan True BYH Addict

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    Thats what i though until i went and looked at the watched threads page and saw all the threads i wasnt getting alerts for.
     
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  3. Jan 8, 2017
    babsbag

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    Is this still a problem for anyone but me? I think I miss more alerts than I get.
     
  4. Jan 8, 2017
    Nifty

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  5. Jan 8, 2017
    NH homesteader

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    Perhaps that is why I don't have this issue. I read the threads I want to read and mark as read the rest. Yeah I know I have OCD:hide
    I am the same way with my email.
     
  6. Jan 8, 2017
    Bruce

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    Maybe, I'll try the "mark as read" thing. I don't do that now.
     
  7. Jan 8, 2017
    babsbag

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    I will try that. Hopefully I don't have to "mark as read" every time I visit as I often don't get it all read in the same visit.
     
  8. Jan 9, 2017
    Nifty

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    Ya, you shouldn't have to do it every time (and not at all), but I'm wondering, as a test, if that will help clear things out.
     
  9. Jan 9, 2017
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  10. May 10, 2017
    aart

    aart Overrun with beasties

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    Newbie, BYCer, here just learning the platform.

    Find the alerts pretty useless,
    similar to FB notification dropdown but much more info there,
    so it actually is a useful tool.

    No way I'd have it set to emails, that would make a mess of my inbox.
    Would rather use the 'All Watched Threads'
    (like the 'subscriptions list' on the now-old BYC)
    but it doesn't work without refreshing.

    Sorry just a vent/rant.