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July 7, 2011 4:42:18 PM

4 emails for a single topic, is more than enough! How would you like it if I called you 4 times withing 5 days to remind you about something small? Email is my main source of communication, I get much less calls than emails ; it is very personal and, because it's important, I've set it to be intrusive so my emails client plays a loud noise on incoming new emails.

I have received 4 notices to fix a best answer on a thread. because it was done by email, I wanted to forward it along with a demand to fix this but it seem no email is available.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Fwd: Delivery Status Notification (Failure)
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2011 21:04:45 -0400

Please tend to the original message after the error.

I don't know which address function and I'm hoping one of thos 3 will go

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Delivery Status Notification (Failure)
Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2011 01:01:49 +0000
From: Mail Delivery Subsystem <>

Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

Technical details of permanent failure:
Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further information about the cause of this error. The error that the other server returned was: 550 550 5.1.1 sorry, no mailbox here by that name (chkuser) (state 14).

----- Original message -----

Received: by with SMTP id bi20mr310672vdc.69.1310000507630;
Wed, 06 Jul 2011 18:01:47 -0700 (PDT)
Received: from ?IPv6:::1? ([])
by with ESMTPS id c1sm3117356vdu.17.2011.
(version=SSLv3 cipher=OTHER);
Wed, 06 Jul 2011 18:01:46 -0700 (PDT)
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2011 21:01:20 -0400
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv: Gecko/20110616 Lightning/1.0b2 Thunderbird/3.1.11
MIME-Version: 1.0
Subject: Fwd: Answers received for "Service to get an email like craigslist"
Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
X-Antivirus: AVG for E-mail 10.0.1388 [1516/3747]

Is there a way to have your mailer sending me notices about choosing a
post as an answer? There's 4 sent up to now, I think 1 would be
sufficient, further reminders (about a topic that an alert have been
sent) should be in a digest sent once in a while.

No post satisfies me as a proper answer and I don't feel it's necessary
to add a reply to say: Very good alternative but it's not an answer. I
just want to let the thread die.


This is one of the 4 attached notices:
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Answers received for "Service to get an email like craigslist"
Date: 1 Jul 2011 23:55:04 -0000
From: Tom's Hardware <>

Hello ,
your thread "Service to get an email like craigslist" has received some answers. We invite you to review these, and select the best one as your “Best Answer” (click on the gold cup above it).
Click here to review the answers to your question:
Selecting a "Best Answer" will help the community to easily spot answers to similar issues or questions.
Thank you for contributing the Tom's Hardware community
The Tom's Hardware community team

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July 8, 2011 3:38:18 PM

jpishgar said:
Under "Forum Options" in your profile you should be able to turn off email notifications.

So my only options are ?

  • be spammed for best answer
  • receive no more email from this forum
  • create a filter to block best answer spam

  • Again, I don't mind being noticed once for best answer ; the remainder in an occasional digest email.
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    July 11, 2011 4:34:26 AM

    Because the UK and US server are very similar but not identical you will occassionally get doubled up emails sent by them, you will also get another email a few days later, and a few more after that i believe. Getting 4 in one day seems odd unless you had it telling you every time someone replied to your thread in which case the flag for that gets reset once you look at your thread so you would have 2 emails from that and 2 notifications about needing to select a best answer.
    July 11, 2011 8:19:55 AM

    DynV said:
    4 times withing 5 days

    hunter315 said:
    Getting 4 in one day seems odd

    I didn't state in 1 day.

    my quote fix: s/withing/within/