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By on August 19, 2014 6:14:32 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

RedneckDude

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Can't quote in forums, and I am being subscribed to any thread I reply to.

 

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August 23, 2014 2:40:46 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Not to sound like an ingrate but why all the hoopla over a little checkbox? It takes but a second to untick it.

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August 23, 2014 2:48:32 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

 

 

 

Uvah, because it's a pain in the ass, and regardless of what some others may see, it hasn't been like that for a long while.

 

We pay a subscription to be on this site, we shouldn't have to deal with being automatically subscribed to a bunch of threads just because we replied to it.

If one spends a lot of time replying, helping, etc. in the forums, it quickly becomes a pain to have to remember to uncheck a box that SHOULD be unchecked by default.

In options, there is a box which, when unchecked, SHOULD take care of this problem, but it isn't working.

 

 

 

 

 

It is there for a reason, let's see if we can make it work as it should.

 

Some things do tend to get ignored at this site, like the non working emotes, for example. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.....if it is broke, then fix it.

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August 23, 2014 2:55:07 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I see...I see said the blind man. Checked my account options, unchecked auto-subscribe, clicked save changes and it didn't save the change. Check mark to subscribe to post is still there. 

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August 23, 2014 5:15:01 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting Uvah,

I see...I see said the blind man. Checked my account options, unchecked auto-subscribe, clicked save changes and it didn't save the change. Check mark to subscribe to post is still there. 

 

Same here. 

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August 23, 2014 6:04:16 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Mine is unchecked, but I still get subscribed, unless I uncheck the subscribe box at the bottom of every thread I reply to, or the one with the orange star at the top of each page. They're checked by default if I just show up and look. But it only subscribes me if I reply.

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September 9, 2014 11:58:03 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Still not fixed.........this really does suck.

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September 9, 2014 12:20:58 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I guess one could just ignore/not use the subscribe function at all. Would the resulting build up cause any problems?

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September 9, 2014 1:33:46 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting RedneckDude,

I guess one could just ignore/not use the subscribe function at all. Would the resulting build up cause any problems?

 This must be one of those fabulous changes in store for WC in 2014 we read about. Hint; an option you have absolutely no real control over ain't much of an option.......

Nah, storing and transferring all that unwanted and unneeded data couldn't possibly cause anything like that server implosion last week.

I have never seen a need to subscribe to a thread or be emailed about its content.

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September 10, 2014 5:31:08 AM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

I also find the FORCED to subscribe for each thread/reply to be VERY irritating,
and it has only been a couple of weeks since I noticed the HORRIBLE behavior happening,
also I checked my account option forsubscriptions (that I had originally turn OFF was back to ON).

WTF is going on.

I usually just use the replied to threads menu and have NOT EVER wanted OR used subscribed to threads.

harpo the irritated

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September 10, 2014 7:59:11 AM from Stardock Forums Stardock Forums

Have any of you sent a support ticket in about the issue at hand? I'll pass it along that it's not working as intended.

Also, the forums are free to use.

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September 10, 2014 8:35:07 AM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Quoting harpo99999,

I also find the FORCED to subscribe for each thread/reply to be VERY irritating,
and it has only been a couple of weeks since I noticed the HORRIBLE behavior happening,
also I checked my account option forsubscriptions (that I had originally turn OFF was back to ON).

WTF is going on.

I usually just use the replied to threads menu and have NOT EVER wanted OR used subscribed to threads.

harpo the irritated

myfist0 also irritated 

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September 10, 2014 11:50:05 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting The_Gear,

Have any of you sent a support ticket in about the issue at hand? I'll pass it along that it's not working as intended.

Also, the forums are free to use.

Read reply #34 - #47

 

Everyone has just imagined that it hasn't always been this way.

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September 10, 2014 12:31:33 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

It's not a site issue, it's done by design.

 

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September 10, 2014 1:14:36 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting Island Dog,

It's not a site issue, it's done by design.

 

We got that in a past reply, but opinion is, it's a BAD design. And if it is by design, how do you explain the option to turn it off not working? Is that failed option also by design?

 

 

That option, unchecked, SHOULD fix the irritation, but as you can see, it isn't working.

 

Quoting RedneckDude,

It is there for a reason, let's see if we can make it work as it should.

 

C'mon Spencer, look past the trees and see the forest. 

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September 10, 2014 1:16:19 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting Island Dog,

It's not a site issue, it's done by design.

The fact that it isn't working as designed makes it a site issue.

I don't mean to be argumentative, but facts are facts. 

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September 10, 2014 1:21:30 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting The_Gear,

Have any of you sent a support ticket in about the issue at hand? I'll pass it along that it's not working as intended.

Also, the forums are free to use.

The forums are free to use, but enhanced for those who pay for a subscription.

 

Ticket ID #QVP-789-72361
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September 10, 2014 1:42:52 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Quoting Island Dog,

It's not a site issue, it's done by design.

 

Really? that is some 'design' you got there. 

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September 10, 2014 9:20:41 PM from JoeUser Forums JoeUser Forums

.02 - the site automatically checking the "Subscribe to this post" checkbox as soon as you start to type a reply, whether intentional or not, is BAD design.  We already have a "My Replies" list we can follow.  It should be unchecked until the user chooses to voluntarily check it.

But I don't work for Stardock.

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September 11, 2014 9:05:27 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Support says they are looking into MY issue with this, as if it's only me...lol.

 

I hope they straighten this out, if only for me. 

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September 11, 2014 9:17:14 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting The_Gear,

Also, the forums are free to use.

What is the point you're attempting to make here?

 

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September 12, 2014 8:59:15 AM from Stardock Forums Stardock Forums

gmc2 - That was in reply to the statement made that redneckdude pays to subscribe to WinCustomize, while true, the forums are free for anyone to use. Please don't read into this more than, the forums are free.

RedneckDude - Only for you, my friend

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September 12, 2014 12:36:14 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting The_Gear,

RedneckDude - Only for you, my friend

Awwww...you DO care.... 

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September 12, 2014 5:48:09 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Quoting The_Gear,

RedneckDude - Only for you, my friend
what about the OTHER people that are inconvienienced by the HORRIBLE change( if it is not fixed I might decide that this forum system is too irritating to continue with and simply leave and no longer try to help people in the sins forum along with abandoning my sins utilities

harpo the pissed off

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September 12, 2014 6:04:00 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting The_Gear,

Please don't read into this more than, the forums are free.

There is no special treatment from support in this forum or any of the other Stardock forums.

The issue will be resolved for all users.

Making threats and acting like 5 year olds does not solve anything.

 

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September 12, 2014 9:14:35 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Harpo, it was a joke.  The Gear was being sarcastic.  Hankers is correct.

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