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Which types of notifications would you like to see most?

Friend posts a forum topic 0.050629785132131 5.1% [ 205 ]
Friend updates avatar/profile 0.037046184243023 3.7% [ 150 ]
I get a pm from someone 0.24845640898987 24.8% [ 1006 ]
Friend logs into site 0.21462089404791 21.5% [ 869 ]
Someone replies to my topic 0.18202025191405 18.2% [ 737 ]
Someone quotes me in forums 0.17065942207953 17.1% [ 691 ]
these alerts are annoying, I don't need them 0.09656705359348 9.7% [ 391 ]
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I like this, the quoting option will be really helpful ^.^
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I love the idea! I would love to see all of those different alerts. It would make me happy :]
I like the idea to have it alert you when friends come online. Everything else seems like it would get kinda annoying, especially if you have a ton of friends posting stuff and interacting on the site.
I don't think I want to receive an alert every time someone on my friends list changes their profile or updates their avatar, I know some people who do that almost constantly.

What about giving us an update for when someone posts in a thread we're subscribed to? That would be helpful for people who roleplay but don't use the quote feature whenever they post a reply.
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i would love to see when my friends post in forums, in case i wanna stalk them. ;D
To make it easier on people with larger friendlists, i think that we should be able to decide which friends we do and do not want to be notified about.
Like a check box similar to the wishlist might work well. :3nod


Another feature that would be nice is guild notifications. The guild threads skip my mind to check all the time because there isn't anything to remind me "Oh, hey i should probably check this out..."
A checklist for which guilds you do and do not want to be notified about would be helpful. heart


Also, i would love to see when someone quotes me, and replied to a topic i made in the forums and guilds, as this would be helpful for anything from RP threads and guilds, to friendly chit chat threads and guilds, to debate threads and guilds.
Of course, this wouldn't be able to use a checklist and might have too much activity for some people who post in many many different threads and guilds... sweatdrop
However, i don't think i'd mind it too much, as i'm pretty active in the forums anyway, and i could use some notification regarding guild postings to help me stay on top of those.
So, for me, the notifications would be helpful rather than annoying, even if there was a lot of them. 3nodding


This too. The not being able to opt out for some people on my big flist and not others is what pisses me off so much about the b-day PM's from Flynn. I would LOVE to be able to select what threads/guilds/etc. I could get little announcements about!
it's cool so far but i wish we would get one if our aquariums glow
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When you turn this on, you'll see what your friends are doing while online or when you get a pm - you'll get an alert in the upper right hand corner and it will fade away in a few seconds. So for example, if one of your friends posts a new topic in the forums, you'll know about it right away and will be able to click on the alert to read the post.

There are 3 notifications currently:
1. New forum topic
2. Avater/profile update
3. Private message

If I get positive comments about it, will be planning on adding these notifications:
* Friend comes online (logs into the site)
* Friend replies to your topic
* Someone quotes me in forum

What other events would you like to see?


I don't have any other events to add, but I think this would be a VERY good feature to add. I don't like having to refresh my page all the time while anticipating a PM or forum response.

I'm not to keen on knowing when someone updates their avatar, or when they come online, but if that's what other people want, sure. Maybe make it customizable so that we can choose what we want to show up in the alerts.


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Out of the choices, I think I would like when someone quotes me, and when someone replies to a thread I made. I Exchange a lot, and it would make it a hundred times easier if I didn't have to constantly hop between 4 threads where I wanted to buy something, and keep a look out for new deals.
um.... why dont you just make it so ppl can customize the pop up to pop up to whatever they want? ,': |
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i think you have zeroed in on my top requests. thx !!
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As long as it doesn't replace the header bubble. I like the bubble.

It'd be nice to know if I was quoted.
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I like fading alerts.

I think, though, that they may either be too large, or poorly placed. On my browser (IE&, Windows Server 2003 r2 (yeah, well, I'm at work. xP), it hovered right over somethign I was reading, on the right hand side, about a third of the way across the page (from the right). Didn't get a screenie, but if I do, I'll add it here.

However! I wouldn't mind a notification if someone quotes me. Frankly, that doesn't happen often enough for it to become annoying, and I'm very interested in knowing if I've had a reply, especially when I'm ordering art! heart

Some shoppers/vendors might not mind a notification if they're outbid on an item, or if someone bids on their item in the vend.


I agree with all of the suggestions here~
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I like the one that says if a friend logs in, because some of my friends are barely online. But I didn't see that yellow bar that notifies me yet, I'll keep checking though.
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Nice idea. It would be better, in my opinion, if they came out of the footer (a la facebook style notifications)
It could be like a little notification bubble. You could even replace the current PM, profile comment and announcement notifications (which currently appear in the header, enclosed in a speech bubble) with this style. The advantages of this would be a more modern look, as well as visibility from all parts of a page (as the footer follows you everywhere)
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