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What Is This New Accepted Notification?

intparentintparent Registered User Posts: 30,806 Senior Member
edited October 2017 in Community & Forum Issues
I was notified via email that my answer was "accepted" by the person who opened a thread I had posted in. I see someone has found my post helpful (can't tell who on the mobile app -- another future enhancement that would be great :) ). Does "accepted" mean the OP found it helpful? Can you tell us the rules & meaning of this new status?

It also gave my little globe at the bottom of my screen (notifications) a 1, and when I clicked it was listed ths my answer had been accepted. BUT, when I clicked on the thread link on that item, it didn't work (didn't take me to the thread). Other notification lists on the list still click through to the thread. @CCadmin_Sorin

Replies to: What Is This New Accepted Notification?

  • thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 65,059 Senior Member
    I got that too...from a new poster. I wondered the same thing...it came up in notifications. Really...what's that all about??
  • MaineLonghornMaineLonghorn Super Moderator Posts: 32,268 Super Moderator
    Has to do with the new FAQ forum. Now any thread with a question in the title is classified as a "Q&A" thread, automatically. Moderators can change the thread back to "Discussion" and the notifications will go away. Hoping this will be changed soon!!
  • intparentintparent Registered User Posts: 30,806 Senior Member
    Sounds like a lot of work for the mods, hope they fix it soon. :) Thanks for the info.
  • thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 65,059 Senior Member
    edited October 2017
    I checked my preferences notifications...and I do NOT have email checked as a notification preference for ANYTHING. Or a pop up.

    I am tired of getting these email notifications...and I do NOT want them...at all.

    All it is going to do is get folks like me to stop answering ANY post with a question in the title. I do NOT want email notifications that folks have read or whatever my response.

    Please get this added to your preferences list so I can decline this option...ASAP.

    I'll bet I'm not the only one!!

  • LindagafLindagaf Registered User Posts: 7,090 Senior Member
    I agree that this new "Best Answer" feature is annoying. It's not a competition, and it ruins the flow of the discussion and/or makes for a confusing and disjointed thread. Virtually EVERY post on CC asks a question.
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