Alert notification problems?

By SNGX1275 ยท 11 replies
Nov 1, 2012
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  1. I thought I was getting multiple alerts for the same thing over the last couple days, but it hasn't been too excessive. But tonight this happened:


    I know the times are different, but LookinAround only quoted me once, he then had 1 reply after that. So that should be 2 alerts correct? Once for quoting and once for an additional reply. In that though, I didn't get notice of the additional reply, only multiple quotes which I don't think happened. Unless he edited his post several times?
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,922   +630

    I get multiple alerts for quote too. It happens if the post contains my quote, some text, then another part of that quote.
  3. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

    Wow. I did make several edits to the post in that thread created at 5:53pm. It must have been responsible for all the notifications you received from 4:53pm through 4:59pm (we must be in different time zones)

    Never realized each edit created a notification! Nor that I edited that single post so many times! :p
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Topic Starter Posts: 10,742   +421

    I got 4 for your post above this...
  5. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

    I never thought I'd EVER be quoting Britney Spears (of all people). But Ooops, I Did It Again *nerd*
  6. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,713   +3,688

    For several weeks now, everytime someone quotes or likes my comments, I've been getting multiple notifications. Sometimes two notifications and sometimes three but no more than three. I've been hoping you guys have been tweaking things and that the problem would go away.
  7. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,957   +214

    Arris likes this.
  8. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,667   +987

    We haven't addressed this issue yet as Per mentioned. We will start testing soon though.
  9. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,961   +2,516

    I've only gotten a maximum of two notifications for the same instance. Should I even bother to mention this?
  10. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,667   +413

    Recently I've been getting duplicates also. No problem,just lettin' you know.:)
  11. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,961   +2,516

    We've got this settled. It's a question of software quirk, aggravated by poster incompetence.

    If you edit a post wherein you're quoting someone, immediately after you first put it up, the software sends a duplicate notification.

    So, it just means that we're working to make what we say, the best it can be. Or the worst, dependent on the person's point of view.
    learninmypc likes this.
  12. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,667   +413

    Thank you captain. :)

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