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New post watching / email notification system

Hi everyone,

I'm trying out a new system that adds a link below posts to "watch" the post and receive email notifications.  Let's try it out with this post here, and if it we like it I'll remove the other notification system.

Thanks for the help!

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Since I seem to be having a brain-dead day this may well be just me. Can't see a "watch" command, just the same notification button/box as before.

 

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Hmm, yes, I guess the placement is not optimal.  It's right below the first post, says:

You are watching this post, click to stop watching

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Wonder if this is WebKit up to strange ticks again.

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Huh, no kidding?  Could you try the refresh button please?  Strangely I do see it and I am using (webkit) Chrome.

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Flushed the cache, quit out of the browser, restarted browser. Still no joy. Now to try Firefox

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No joy with Firefox. May be a MacOS thing. In case it helps, my IP is 81.155.205.47

Will try Opera/Chrome/Camino/Seamonkey and any other browser I can find.

 

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https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Huh, well, this isn't too good, we definitely don't want to exclude Safari users.  I'll leave it up for another few hours, and if nothing changes on your end I'll just remove the new system and leave the old one in place, I guess it was working well enough.

Thanks for your help! 

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Not doing it with Chrome on MacOS. Looks like a MacOS thing.

Could dig out some really obscure browsers - most of the others I have are Gecko engined browsers.

 

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Ooops!  Sorry, it looks like it was an sb56637 thing.  I forgot to enable permissions to use the module.  Could you give it one more try?  Thanks a lot!

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Works in Opera 10 on MacOS

 

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Strangeness!

 

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Yep, now it should work in all the previous browsers too, it was a configuration problem on my end.  Sorry!  

Do you like the placement?  I like this new system because it gives a list of watched posts.

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I used to stop watching posts a lot in the other place and found the list of watched posts invaluable. This suits me very well.

 

Thanks for all your work on this.

 

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My pleasure, thanks for testing!  

My only concern is that the placement of the link is not very intuitive.  I'm sure it could be changed, but I'm a pretty bad HTML / CSS programmer.  I'll look into it.

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I'm just a very bad programmer. Last time I had to do any was in 1979-80 which mostly consisted of resubmitting the same source code over and over till the mainframe (way less powerful than a 286 - it had been built in 1967) did what you wanted it to. The OS was a homebrew thing called EMAS which was failing to support about 250 users. That was enough to cure me of any ambitions to program just about anything.

 

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Works for me, It would be nice if it came at the bottom of the thread to save having to scroll back up when you have decided it's worth watching.

Also is it possible to have a sig yet would be nice for us to be able to show off our fav lights.

 

 

 

 http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy41/charlestt225/Sig/A1200023-1.jpg" width="159" he

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Cool, thanks for the link.  I'll see if I can move the link down to the bottom.

We do have signatures here already, just look at the bottom left under your account settings, My account > Edit > Signature Settings.  Let me know if that works for you.  Good idea to add our light collection to the signature.

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Cool didn't realise we could add pics, i've set up a test sig until i can sort out a decent one Smile

 

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 http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy41/charlestt225/Sig/A1200023-1.jpg" width="159" he

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Fidget may be a bit on the big side - or at least his pic may be. Thoughts?

 

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Mr. Admin always at work......

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Don wrote:

Fidget may be a bit on the big side - or at least his pic may be. Thoughts?

I guess I'd need to see some sort of reference object next to him to give you my opinion if he's oversized or not.... Maybe put a quarter (or EU equivalent) next to him?  Or an Akoray K-106 next to him?  Laughing

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Fidget

My Photoshop skills don't really exist - but that's an Akoray K-106 on his nose for scaleTongue out

 

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Haaaa!

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Thats too funny......Surprised

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