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Hey guys. I tried to subscribe to a thread yesterday and noticed that I haven't done it since the migration. I cannot for the life of me figure out how to do it anymore. Can somebody show me? Thanks
 
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I wondered if that was the same. Darn. I wish it would keep me "watching" even when I don't post anything. Thanks
 

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I wondered if that was the same. Darn. I wish it would keep me "watching" even when I don't post anything. Thanks
What do you mean? That is what it does.

If you post, it will automatically "Watch" a thread for you.

If you go into a thread and click "Watch", it will act as though you posted and you will get updates.
 
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I'm confused because I've posted in some of the really active threads and after a few unopened notifications I just don't get anything anymore. Is that by design?
 

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I'm confused because I've posted in some of the really active threads and after a few unopened notifications I just don't get anything anymore. Is that by design?
So if you don't check your notifications, you stop receiving new ones after a period of unopened notifications?
 
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Well I wouldn't say "not check" because I actively ignore the push notifications by swiping them away. (Google Pixel 2). After doing that a few times it goes to "unwatched". It's kinda like it assumes I don't care anymore which is actually true in most cases. Lol

I just went a thread I started watching a few months ago and it says I'm still watching, so I'm not worried about it anymore. I don't need to be notified every time somebody updates the COVID-19 thread.
 

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Well I wouldn't say "not check" because I actively ignore the push notifications by swiping them away. (Google Pixel 2). After doing that a few times it goes to "unwatched". It's kinda like it assumes I don't care anymore which is actually true in most cases. Lol

I just went a thread I started watching a few months ago and it says I'm still watching, so I'm not worried about it anymore. I don't need to be notified every time somebody updates the COVID-19 thread.
interesting. Ill try testing this out today. I havent noticed that
 
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Even weirder... I still have the eyeball, but I haven't been notified about this thread in over a week.
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Notified how? If you enter the thread, the site will clear the alert. Are you talking about email notifications?
 

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Because if youre looking for email notifications, both your preferences for that are set to no emails.

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Right, but I haven't entered the thread either. I'm not getting alerts (the bell in the corner) nor push notifications on my phone. I just have the eyeball on the thread. lol
 

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Right, but I haven't entered the thread either. I'm not getting alerts (the bell in the corner) nor push notifications on my phone. I just have the eyeball on the thread. lol
Push notifications won't work if you're on ios.
Unwatch the thread and then watch it again. I'm not seeing any errors on the admin side. And my push notifications are working fine, as are alerts.
 

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Push notifications won't work if you're on ios.
Unwatch the thread and then watch it again. I'm not seeing any errors on the admin side. And my push notifications are working fine, as are alerts.
This happens to me too...like the Bored Thread will drop off my alerts, even if I haven't checked the notification. I still get the "like" and "quote" notifications, but the new content notifications drop after awhile, so threads I'm sub'd to, won't show new activity, but I go into them, and there's new posts. But then I'll get notifications of random threads from months and months ago that suddenly have new posts.
 

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If you visit a thread that has a notification, it will clear the notification... Even if you didn't click it. It's now Xen works. If you want to actually activate the specific notification, you need to click it... Otherwise, if you visit the bored thread very often, you won't see notifications all that much.

Unless I'm misunderstanding what's being said..
 

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I don't even go into the thread, and it drops off, after I click on the bell
 
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Kensington Kensington gets it. I wasn't concerned about the notifications going away because I clicked on them. What's happening is that the notifications are no longer showing up at all. I can't speak for everyone, but I no longer care about this "issue". I'm only noticing it happen on threads that I legitimately no longer wish to watch even though I hadn't clicked "unwatch". The reason is because a thread that I was watching just got bumped after being dormant for months and I was notified about it.

I put "issue" in quotes because I'm guessing that this is by design. If you stop opening the thread despite getting pinged for it a bunch of times it will eventually stop notifying you. However, as soon as you open the thread again, notifications will start up again. If that's the case, I like it. I just don't want to miss stuff in build threads.
 

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