Technical problem here, Martin! (1 Viewer)

Stephañho!

Junior Member
Aug 1, 2002
443
#1
This question may, quite actually this subject must have been addressed already but I'm seriously fed up with receiving a notice in my mail box for every reply posted in threads I suscribed to. 136 totally worthless messages to erase, this morning only! No wonder I don't post much here. This is a problem that does not occur on other online forums!

How do I stop the bleeding?
 

gray

Senior Member
Moderator
Apr 22, 2003
30,096
#2
At the top of the page, go to Profile -> Edit Options, and check "No" for the box that says "Use 'Email Notification' by default?
Using this option emails you whenever someone replies to a thread that you have participated in."

I can't believe you've waited so long to ask this :)
 

gray

Senior Member
Moderator
Apr 22, 2003
30,096
#4
Hey, I didn't even notice. 1 minute or less, how's that for tech support? :D

No problem mate ;)
 
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Stephañho!

Junior Member
Aug 1, 2002
443
#5
I'm kinda embarassed now as the solution was simple. I never bothered to check the options since I always thought they naturally and implicitly went the user's convenience way and I never thought one would manage to fill in more than 400 posts of 'Vieri nearly joined' gossip. At that point, it became a problem that could no longer be overlooked!

Quite frankly Martin, that 'email notification' option should be disenabled by default!
 

Martin

Senior Member
Dec 31, 2000
56,859
#6
Oh it's a big problem with vbulletin. The email notification crap is a pain in the ass cause when the users mailbox is full I get all the bounces. :groan: Good thing I have a solid spam filter. :devil:

But even when we disable all such options for a user account, the forum still sends the emails sometimes, it's a weakness of the software. Will be interesting to see if the problem persists in vbulletin 3, which is right around the corner.

++ [ originally posted by Stephañho! ] ++
Quite frankly Martin, that 'email notification' option should be disenabled by default!
I believe it has been for the past year and a half. But you registered in 2002 so..
 

Layce Erayce

Senior Member
Aug 11, 2002
9,116
#8
++ [ originally posted by Martin ] ++
Oh it's a big problem with vbulletin. The email notification crap is a pain in the ass cause when the users mailbox is full I get all the bounces. :groan: Good thing I have a solid spam filter. :devil:

But even when we disable all such options for a user account, the forum still sends the emails sometimes, it's a weakness of the software. Will be interesting to see if the problem persists in vbulletin 3, which is right around the corner.



I believe it has been for the past year and a half. But you registered in 2002 so..

martin why dont u use the same software the www.em411.com forums use. its a work of art unto itself. im a member there and, damn.

just a suggestion. what do u think?
 

gray

Senior Member
Moderator
Apr 22, 2003
30,096
#10
What's so great about the site Josh? It looks pretty, but the forum itself is nothing to write home about
 

Layce Erayce

Senior Member
Aug 11, 2002
9,116
#13
im asking the webmaster right now martin :D

++ [ originally posted by gray ] ++
What's so great about the site Josh? It looks pretty, but the forum itself is nothing to write home about
well it WAS. this is the new update. it was done like 2 weeks ago.

check this out:



thats when i have no mail.

and the other attached pic is when i do have mail. :D
 

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