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Iatrogenesis

Hi,

 

I've noticed the "follow user feature" only works if you manually toggle "Someone I'm following makes a post" under "General" in "Notification Settings". Is that a bug only affecting me?

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Altostrata

It's not a bug, it's an individual setting. You make the choice if you want to follow particular members.

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Iatrogenesis

Thanks for the answer, but I still don't understand... There is a button on every user's profile that I can click to follow them. What I mean though, that it won't give me notifications or send me emails unless I toggle that on under that separate notification menu I can access by clicking on the bell icon. It took some time to figure that out, I would have expected to get notifications by default when I chose to follow somebody.

 

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Altostrata

Good point. I see in the global settings that has been left out by mistake. I have enabled

 

Someone I am following makes a post

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Iatrogenesis

That's nice! I wanted to ask as well, are you blocking the Tor Browser or is Comcast doing that?

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Altostrata

We're not blocking it as far as I know.

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Altostrata

This may be deliberate by IPS. I'll ask them but don't get your hopes up.

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Iatrogenesis

Thanks. Oh yes, I've read about Comcast making some rather absurd statements about the Tor Network. It's a shame if they just started blocking it, I imagine some people would like to use it to connect to this site as it's a convenient way to avoid being tracked by corporations and governments as well which I understand could be important for those who live in countries that are (getting increasingly) authoritarian and whose governments like to snoop on their own citizens.

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Iatrogenesis

Oh, you meant Invision, I misread that as ISP. And apparently Comcast officially likes Tor, anyway.

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Altostrata

Our hosting service will not unblock the Tor browser, they think it's for exploits. Sorry.

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Iatrogenesis

Exploits, pff... It's a great privacy tool. Well, anyway, thanks again for contacting them about this.

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gardenlady

How do I edit a tag on my topic?

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Altostrata

Only a mod can edit a tag once a topic is published.

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Nevertoolate

Just a general question out of curiosity how many members are on this site please? 

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ChessieCat
On 1/1/2019 at 8:19 AM, Altostrata said:

Latest statistics:

 

- 11,424 registered members since founding in March 2011
- Currently, about 150 new registrations per month
- 3,000 registered members visited this last year
- 5, 796 case histories in the Introductions forum
- Since 2011, most viewed topics regarding Tapering (views include unregistered Guests):

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- Estimates of “engagement” for last 6 months from https://www.similarweb.com/website/survivingantidepressants.org#overview

  • Total Visits 88.76K
  • Avg. Visit Duration 00:15:01
  • Pages per Visit 7.14
  • Bounce Rate 29.29%

 

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Nevertoolate

Wow

 

Thank you 

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MoreMeditateLessMedicate

What's a typical timeframe from when members submit a post and administrators approve? I ask because I still have two replies I made on my Intro thread still pending - one of them from last Thursday. 

I'm mainly asking for managing my expectations and whether it is ever prudent to post anything that is time-sensitive on here.

Thanks y'all!

David

 

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Altostrata

The first two posts of new members are reviewed, approved, and responded to by staff to make sure initial withdrawal questions are answered.

 

It may take a couple of days before our staff works through our queue of posts from new members.

 

In your case, it seems during a software upgrade your posts did not appear in the moderator queue. Apologies for this one-off software glitch.

 

 

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Button

Can some tell me how to get to the admin cp and you the default tool in the topics area thank you 

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ChessieCat

Hi Button,

 

I assume that you are asking this question because you are receiving the following error message:

 

[[Template forums/front/topic is throwing an error. This theme may be out of date. Run the support tool in the AdminCP to restore the default theme.]]

 

Some of the mods are receiving this error message when an @ tag is included in a post and we have had to remove it in order for the post to submit.

 

I've just tried it and I am still getting the error message.

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Button

ok thank you, dose that mean I can't tag you guys in anything at the moment. 

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Button

is there another way I can get information to altro and yourself?

 

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Altostrata

Software will be upgraded today to repair that error message.

 

You can use the Contact Us link at the bottom of every page.

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