A way to get email notifications of new posts?
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Posted by clanashcraft

I apologize if this is answered somewhere I haven't found yet.

Last year, I was able to fix my settings so that if a new post was added to a thread (say, the thread where rooms are requested & offered), I would receive an email showing the post, allowing me to become aware of all new posts and respond very quickly. This reeeaaallllly helped me find a room and I want to set this up again. I'm not familiar with this new forums setup, so I'm asking 1) is it still possible and 2) if yes, what do I need to do to set it up?

Thank you very much in advance!

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Posted by kjelstad

That little star up there on the left, right above your post
 

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Posted by clanashcraft

No, all that does is send me notifications on an already existing post. What I set up last year was a way to receive an email notification anytime a *new* Topic post (NOT a response to an existing post) was made. I'm hoping to do this again this year in the search for a room.

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Posted by parody

The answer is no, currently there isn't a way for you to be emailed when someone creates a new thread (topic).  As kjelstad noted, you can subscribe to a thread to be notified when people make new posts in it.

Unfortunately, you can't change the topic of a thread either so you can't fix the topic of this request.  You might want to make a new thread with a more clear topic, like "Req: Notifications for New Topics in a Forum" or something similar.

Hope this helps.

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