Notification when you have been quoted?

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  1. xUKHCx Administrator emeritus

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    I was wondering if there is tho ability to add a feature where you can see if a post you have made has been quoted. I think it would help in seeing responses.

    Thoughts welcome

    Rich.
     
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  3. Peace macrumors Core

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    That would be a heavy workload for the database.
     
  4. siurpeeman macrumors 603

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    i don't know if this is possible. but you could always do a search for your username. most of the results are quoted posts...unless you're immensely popular, and everybody's just dropping your name here and there.
     
  5. Lau Guest

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    I agree. I go on Craftster every now and again, and you can click a button a bit like New Posts that says "Show new replies to your posts" and it does this. It's really good. :)
     
  6. xUKHCx thread starter Administrator emeritus

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    well i don't want to blow my own trumpet but ... :cool:
     
  7. Doctor Q Administrator

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    Another approach that's similar, but not quite what you are asking for:

    In your User CP Options, set Default Thread Subscription Mode to one of the email notification choices.

    When you post in a thread, you will receive email (instantly, daily, or weekly) when replies have been posted to that thread. You'll get these emails whether or not a reply quotes your post.
     
  8. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    And this it doesn't really make sense to get e-mails about it when you can check User Control Panel and it correlates with Forum Spy.

    Some of us are heavy MacRumors users and know our subscription and Forum Spy features. :p
     
  9. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    Me too. Although this might encourage some people to just read those posts that only relate to them, and ignore other parts of the thread where they might be an asset to someone in need of assistance.
     
  10. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Don't make it the default behavior?

    I remember back when I never subscribed to threads or used Forum Spy. I spent so much time just looking for the threads that I had posted in.

    I asked here and dug around in User CP. After that we're here with lightning fast replies and easy to track threads.

    Having a huge buddy list also helps in finding threads that I might be interested as well.
     
  11. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    User CP is a godsend. Although I've noticed a minor problem with it lately: if I login and go to CP, and then have to log out, all of the threads I haven't been to yet are automatically marked as fully read. Truly bizarre.

    </off topic>

    I would like the feature, but I'm not even sure if any of the vBulletin software supports it.
     
  12. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Forum Spy and subscriptions do behave strangely as well if posts are deleted.

    More so amusing then strange. :rolleyes:
     
  13. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    Quit talking about the newbs! :p

    Yeah, we can't have it all can we? Some mysteries you just learn to live with.:eek:
     
  14. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    I'm not sure what you mean.
     
  15. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    You don't find certain new members more amusing as opposed to strange(the iPhone forums are a good place to find this)?
     
  16. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    I have the iPhone forums filtered out. :rolleyes:
     
  17. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    Smart aleck.:p

    I have a certain morbid curiosity. Once in a while I have to look at the carnage. :p
     
  18. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    17 forums excluded.
     
  19. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    I probably should start doing this at some point or another, but I just have to look! I can't help it!
     
  20. question fear macrumors 68020

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    Be careful. It might get your blood pressure up. Maybe we should have a doctor's note before we allow people into the iphone forums these days....


    (Granted, I spend a fair amount of time in those forums, but I have low blood pressure. it keeps me from getting light headed if I spend my time getting annoyed...)
     
  21. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    Funny thing is, I have blood pressure that's a tad lower than normal. Maybe reading some of those threads once in a while will help bring me back to 'normal' :p

    Oh wait, this thread can do that for me:rolleyes:
     
  22. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Quote notification?

    Is it at all possible to have (the option at least) a PM sent to ones inbox if they have been quoted?
    That is all, I guess.

    Sorry for the new thread, I saw this but didn't want to resurrect such an old one :eek:
     
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    Is this even possible with vBulliten? I'd love this feature, or like others have said, maybe an alternative color in Forum Spy when quoted.
     

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