Why is the default for most forums to send you email notifications for EVERY response?

TH55

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Oct 30, 2011
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#1
This is insanely irritating. Your inbox is flooded with useless notifications by default until you root through the settings page to turn them off
 

verwon

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Jul 29, 2011
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#2
I've no idea, but it is annoying. I created filters, so all such emails go straight to the trash and I never see them.
 

Zanthe

#apple
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Aug 9, 2007
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I've no idea, but it is annoying. I created filters, so all such emails go straight to the trash and I never see them.
When you reply to a thread you have the choice at the bottom to "Watch this thread" via check box + via check box "...and receive email notifications". Don't check the email notification box and it won't happen.

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