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How to not get notifications via email

Discussion in 'Discuss The LUG Site' started by ngoldpdx, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. ngoldpdx

    ngoldpdx New Member

    I like the forum, but I'm at a loss how to not get

    New Post/Thread Notifications piling into the LUG mail list

    I'm sure its somewhere, but I could not find how to STOP receiving notifications. This should be in the footer of every email going to LUG. I think it adds to the feeling of anger of people complaining.

    I'm into this but can't find where to turn the friggin thing off.

    thanks

    Neil
     
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  3. grooveiron

    grooveiron Member

    Unsubscribe yourself from the list.
     
  4. Per Boysen

    Per Boysen Senior member

    You can set that up easily! I just did it, and I'm not receiving any
    of those "New Forum Posts" to the LUG list any more. This is how you
    do:

    Open the Forum page.
    Click "User CP" at the navigation bar.
    Under the headline "Settings and Options", click "Edit Options".
    In the box "Default Thread Subscription Mode" use the drop-down menu
    to chose "No Email Notifications".

    That's it!

    I still subscribe to email notifications when someone posts into a
    forum thread that I am monitoring.

    Next thing I did was to sign up with the RSS reader Bloglines Beta and
    use it to subscribe to the Forum RSS. This is a very fast way of
    monitoring forum discussions in a web browser. The interface is
    somewhere between Mail and Gmail.
    (Got that tip from you BTW, so thanks a lot! Just mentioning Bloglines Beta here for other readers that might want to monitor this excellent forum by RSS)
     

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