The new system seems to either disregard or has reversed "notification" settings

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The new system seems to either disregard or has reversed "notification" settings

A few weeks ago I turned off all notifications.  As of about 20 minutes ago, I'm now getting notified with every new post and I haven't changed any of my settings.

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Re: The new system seems to either disregard or has reversed "notification" settings

I may have discovered why I have been getting notifications.  While I haven't intentionally been automatically "following" anyone, the system had me "following" around 20 people.  I went to each page an indicated 'stop following' and I'll let you know if that corrected the situation.

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I removed all but two folks from those that I am following and, i think, that i removed all my tracking and following of groups, but am still getting emails by the score.

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Re: The new system seems to either disregard or has reversed "notification" settings

Art,

Since I just received an email about your post, obviously I didn't turn everything off.  I apparently did turn most off, but on each thread, there is a "stop tracking" icon.  Possibly that only comes on when one creates a discussion, but I discovered that I was unintentionally following numerous people.

Art

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Re: The new system seems to either disregard or has reversed "notification" settings

It appears that the tracking of individual threads is at least automatically turned on by replying to a post as well.

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Definitely have to figure out how to ensure that doesn't happen.  Plus, this particular community, doesn't appear along with the other communities like it used to.  I think that should be changed, especially if I can figure out how to stop all of the emails.

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Re: The new system seems to either disregard or has reversed "notification" settings

I think that I am making progress on the e-mails.  I have stopped following everyone, stopped tracking everything, and stopped following the communities.  Now I am only getting emails for those threads that I have started or replied to.  Those I have to stop individually.

Given all the features that I had to turn off, it seems to negate the value of the upgrade which gave us those features.

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