xenForo Alerts - To be awesome or not to be...?

Discussion in 'XenForo Discussions' started by Marc, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. Marc

    Marc Checkmate - Game Over

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    I've recently posted about the what's new link.
    Now, in xenForo there's Alerts.

    I assume you all know what I'm talking about since Admin-Talk uses xenForo forum software, ;)

    How helpful was Alerts to you and do you wish that forums that's not using xenForo software which you're a member of, had Alerts?
     
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    I'm in love with the alerts system because it makes it easier for you to reply to topics, and see who's replying to those topics. I think it makes the community even better, and I wish all forums had an alerts system.
     
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    I like the alert you get from a quote/watched threads and @reply more then anything.
    I really miss it when visiting a vBulletin forum because I have to search my post to see if anyone has replied to my questions or my post.
     
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  4. Marc

    Marc Checkmate - Game Over

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    With vBulletin, I used to automatically subscribe to a thread from the control panel and repeatedly check the thread links Via control panel for new replies.
    With IPB, I would have used the "My Content" link.

    Both were a lot of work and eventually gets boring because you have to click links, :( ( similar to watching a thread with xenForo )
    Alerts makes everything easier to find, :love:
     
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    To be honest I think I like the alerts more then anything else on the forum as a user. I'm able to see exactly where someone replies to me or if they liked my post I'll usually go look at the other post after and I'll generally post a reply.
    I hope vBulletin 5 has something along these lines, if not I know a programer will make a mod but it'll probably be a premium mod.
     
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  6. Superboy

    Superboy Most Likely, I'm Insane.

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    I love the alerts :P
    it definitely does make it so much more useful than having to constantly check to see if there is a reply.
     
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    I think the alert system was a great idea and is the best feature xenforo invented.
    Hope vBulletin will integrate it into vB5.
     
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