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06-16-2015 09:57 PM
No, Marp, I didn't see any kind of an alert anywhere..I'm not sure how it is supposed to show up and I don't think "they" do either!...lol
I did check the "Notifications" that is located under each of our nics, but it indicated 0...Do you see that?...I thought that might be where it would be, so that is just something else to try and figure out!...Such Fun!...lol
06-16-2015 10:29 PM
Thanks Wildflowers. Notifications is where I would have expected an alert to show up. All I can guess at this point is maybe it has something to do with individual security settings or the feature isn't working properly.
According to the FAQ thread:
What does it mean to @ mention someone?
This is a feature that alerts another member about a conversation that may be of interest to them. To send a Notification, simply type the @ sign followed by a member’s nickname within your comment. For example, @JaneDoe.
Maybe one day I'll figure it out or do a post about it. For now I'm calling it a night. Sleep well and thanks again.
06-17-2015 08:32 AM
Good Morning, Marp,
Just jumping in here early, after a good night's sleep, while my patience is refreshed and intact!
Thanks for posting info regarding "Notifications" symbol...I am going to give it a try from my end here and see if you receive my alert...That way, at least, we will know if it has to do with your settings or if it is just a feature that isn't working properly yet!...Ha!
Beautiful day here!...I am off work today and am heading out early to take care of birdfeeder and birdbath and then headed to supermarket...I will check back in when I get home in a few hours to see if I woke you up with my "alert"!...LOL
06-17-2015 11:25 AM - edited 06-17-2015 11:26 AM
Hi Marp, feline groovy & Topaz Gem,
Thanks so much, Marp, for continuing this wonderful, heartwarming thread!
It's great to see posters finding their way back here amongst the chaos!...lol...I was hoping that, when I logged on tonight, a miracle had occurred today and, perhaps, the forums would have become more user friendly and welcoming!...Silly Me!...lol
Great to see you again, feline groovy & Topaz Gem!...I hope betteb, Witchy Woman, Noel and others who joined in on the original thread will find their way here also...There were also some posters who acknowledged on your original thread, Marp, how much they have been enjoying watching the journeys of Eve & Sloane...They just don't post regularly, so you never know how many people are touched by any certain thread!
Eve and her litter and step-litter continue to amuse and delight me...never know what we will see when checking up on them...I love Shelly's interior design touches...the adorable mini couches, chair, bedding, etc. and all of the wonderful toys that are never-ending!
I am also so very, very happy to see how well our Sloaney is doing back at her forest colony and I love how Shelly has still kept the videos up on her site of Sloaney while in her care.
I went to "people for happier cats" and saw another very touching story about another cat, named Rhodes, who has something very serious going on with one of her eyes...LAPS has been trying to trap her for a while and she has become more trustful, so they were hoping to be able to trap her today, in order to give her the loving care that is so needed...There is a picture posted of her panting and her eye is in terrible condition, so the poor thing is definitely in dire need of help, so I will be checking back in later tonight and hoping to see an update that they were able to trap her today.
I will be home tomorrow, so I will take some time to try and adjust more to this "exciting new look"...lol...in the forums and make some personal adjustments in my settings....everything is just so awkward looking!
Okay, wishing everyone a great evening!
I saw the blurb about Rhodes as well. I feel so sorry for that kitty. Usually they have to remove the eye which doesn't look too good, but the kitty manages to adjust very well. I hope they can catch Rhodes within the next few days.
That's why ferals break my heart. Those poor kitties should be pampered pets in someone's home and shouldn't have to live as they do. Thankfully these guys have care and someone watching them, but it's still not the type of care that they'd get as household pets.
06-17-2015 12:34 PM
Y'all have to take a few minutes and read this thread starting at post 10 to about 21. The posts deal with the float feature and it sounds like it will be helpful for threads like this.
06-17-2015 03:16 PM
Wow, what a difference a morning makes!...I see that everything is organized so much better now and not all over the place...much more crisp and clean...There's still Hope!
Still a mess with Gamers blended in with Community Chat, so, hopefully, they will set up separate categories, as I'm sure the Gamers would love to see that also.
Topaz Gem...That picture of Rhodes is so haunting...I was so hoping that they would have been able to trap her by now...I just checked for an update, but nothing has been posted since the 15th.. I feel the same as you about these precious feral cats not ever knowing the security, warmth and love of a forever home, as well as good healthcare...Such a stark contrast between Eve's life and Sloaney's life!...What is so very consoling is knowing that LAPS is doing all they can to help them out...I loved the story of the two feral cats that were adopted by a couple who had the property and a barn to care for them...I'm as happy as I can be for Sloaney; however, I so wanted to see the same happy ending for her...I know she is as content as she could possibly be in the only world that she has ever known, but I still wanted it my way!...They tug at our hearts!
Marp...I feel like I'm gradually getting myself set up here...I was able to post an Avatar which is quite an accomplishment for me!...lol...Now, if only they would make it possible for us to go back to previous threads and posts without having to scroll through everything else...I know the secret is hidden somewhere!
I'm going to try that float feature now and see how that works out...Thanks for providing the link.
06-17-2015 03:52 PM - edited 06-17-2015 03:59 PM
Okay, I just came back to let you know that the "float feature" works great...actually too good, as the thread will just stay on top of the page, regardless of other newer posts on other threads.
So, I quickly thought to myself that I had better go in and "unfloat" the thread, before any chaos erupted!...LOL
Great feature for everyone to know!
ETA:...I just noted that, when I "unfloated" the thread, it ended up all the way over onto the second page, rather than staying in order as to timing of post so keep that in mind.
06-17-2015 04:00 PM
Wildflowers, I've been using it for several hours now and it hasn't created any problems. It is almost like a header at the top of the page as the thread is also listed in its current order. Only you see the threads you have floated, it does not affect what anyone else sees.
I'm going to continue to use it until they get the boards straightened out and move games (at least) into its own forum or subforum. I don't want to have to hunt for this thread as long as it is active.
06-17-2015 04:07 PM
Oh Okay, Marp...Thanks for pointing that out!...So whatever thread we "float", we are the only ones that will see it at the top...for our convenience to keep track of where we posted and our replies!...Great!
I'm "floating" again!...lol
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