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This thread has been added to your watch list - but I didn't?

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SusanMichelson Sun 09-Aug-15 07:38:50

I'm getting this with every thread I post on. I don't want to watch them all - is this just a mix up between watched threads and TIO?

I mean it doesn't matter, it's just a bit weird. smile

SusanMichelson Sun 09-Aug-15 07:39:25

argh - just displayed it at the top of this one after I had posted, too.

SusanMichelson Sun 09-Aug-15 07:39:45

desktop btw and IE and Win 7

EmpressKnowsWhereHerTowelIs Sun 09-Aug-15 07:50:43

It's not a bug, it's something MN decided on. If you go to Customise you can untick a box to stop it happening.

Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Sun 09-Aug-15 07:54:56

It's an improvement that none of us knew we needed. Hope this helps! grin

Icimoi Sun 09-Aug-15 09:07:38

And MN still hasn't explained why it's an improvement or why it should be the default option.

hiddenhome Sun 09-Aug-15 10:27:10

I can't get into Customise as I keep getting logged out hmm

SusanMichelson Sun 09-Aug-15 12:04:09

Oh thank you, I think. smile

I don't really mind. I don't watch threads more than about once a year when I can't think of anything to post to mark my place.

I daren't mess with customise now!

SusanMichelson Sun 09-Aug-15 12:07:50

Oh God, I've just been into Customise. Classic has gone and I'm now called 'Sober Workplace'.

Couldn't we at least have 'Intoxicated Workplace'?

I think the watch thing is to do with getting emails if other people post on a thread.

I can see that going well - 900 odd emails for a popular thread. Really?

EmpressKnowsWhereHerTowelIs Sun 09-Aug-15 13:41:12

Intoxicated Workplace is a terrific idea.

Have a look at the stickied thread in Site Stuff about improvements to watched threads and that will give you the background....

marinacortina Sun 09-Aug-15 14:36:46

This is doing my head in. Please change the default to unticked.

I don't need to "watch" a thread if I've posted on it, because it comes up in "Threads I'm On".

I shouldn't need to have to untick the box every time. It should not be the default.

EmpressKnowsWhereHerTowelIs Sun 09-Aug-15 14:57:56

Marina, if you go into Customise you can untick the box for good, and it will no longer fuck your colour choices up.

SuperFlyHigh Wed 12-Aug-15 12:13:08

me too - I will follow instructions here. bloody annoying!

BeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 13-Aug-15 17:19:26

Hi everyone - please take a look at this thread for more information on these changes.

AlisonBlunderland Thu 13-Aug-15 17:26:58

Why can''t I find sober workplace in customise? Or any other workplace?
Is it hidden somewhere, like behind the sober filing cabinets?

ToadsJustFellFromTheSky Thu 13-Aug-15 21:25:02

This is seriously driving me potty now! I don't want to watch every bloody thread I post in!

ToadsJustFellFromTheSky Thu 13-Aug-15 21:25:56

I'm also a bit confused and hmm about how that feature is an improvement. It's not. It's just annoying.

LynetteScavo Thu 13-Aug-15 21:30:31

Well, I'll have to go and sort out my customisation to make sure it doesn't happen.

I've tired to clear my watched threads before now. Takes forever, and so I give up. angry

ToadsJustFellFromTheSky Thu 13-Aug-15 21:32:29

Right so I've finally figured out how to fix this under customise.

This better work...and nothing else better go wrong because I've fixed it <glares>.

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