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Help! I'm wandering in circles!

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First, let me say that I have been delighted with the level of help and friendship on this site. I have received some prompt responses to questions and some great suggestions and look forward to being able to return the favor at some point. My problem though, is in navigating this site! I find it very confusing and hard to get around which could be because I am new here but I do have a few questions.
1) How do I find my posts? (I know where I posted them but, after leaving the site and coming back in, it seems virtually impossible to find the titles I am looking for such as "WW2", "English Roots", "Military" or other titles).
2) How do I know if someone has answered a post? (So far I have discovered any replies by accident. Is there no button for "My Threads" or "Threads I'm fFollowing"?)
I don't mean to be critical of the site because I have been favorably impressed overall so far. Perhaps it is just because I am Canadiam :2fun: but I sure could use a road map here!:rolleyes:
 

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Hi Myrna,


You may not have opted for instant email notification. Once you have typed your reply, before posting scroll further down until you come to additional options. Further down is Thread Subscription/Notification Type, you can choose from there is you want instant email notification, or you can go to your USER CP and make the changes there which enables instant notification on your posting or replies.
 
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First, let me say that I have been delighted with the level of help and friendship on this site. I have received some prompt responses to questions and some great suggestions and look forward to being able to return the favor at some point. My problem though, is in navigating this site! I find it very confusing and hard to get around which could be because I am new here but I do have a few questions.
1) How do I find my posts? (I know where I posted them but, after leaving the site and coming back in, it seems virtually impossible to find the titles I am looking for such as "WW2", "English Roots", "Military" or other titles).
2) How do I know if someone has answered a post? (So far I have discovered any replies by accident. Is there no button for "My Threads" or "Threads I'm fFollowing"?)
I don't mean to be critical of the site because I have been favorably impressed overall so far. Perhaps it is just because I am Canadiam :2fun: but I sure could use a road map here!:rolleyes:
One way to see if someone has answered is to set up notification on email, i do this and request immediate notification, it works well.

At the bottom of each page it will list further page no's to look at, or look at your own profile and look up threads you have posted, click on that and you will find in there if there are any answers.

Oz
 

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Hi Myna,

To view your thread, click on quick links top of the page right hand side, a dialogue box will come up scroll down to subcribed links click on that and it should show your threads and replies, also it will show if your have instant notification.
 
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Hi Myrna,


You may not have opted for instant email notification. Once you have typed your reply, before posting scroll further down until you come to additional options. Further down is Thread Subscription/Notification Type, you can choose from there is you want instant email notification, or you can go to your USER CP and make the changes there which enables instant notification on your posting or replies.
Thanks, Julie! Turns out I had unknowingly opted for daily notification! :biggrin:
 
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Hi Myna,

To view your thread, click on quick links top of the page right hand side, a dialogue box will come up scroll down to subcribed links click on that and it should show your threads and replies, also it will show if your have instant notification.
Thanks one more time, Julie! I was clicking on the "Community Forum" to see the title of threads in order to find mine. The quick link is much simpler!
Thanks also to everyone else for the helpful tips. I also check out the new posts each time I come on, Duckweed, but I am not a patient person :biggrin: and want to see if anyone has answered me right off the bat!
 

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Hi Myrna, let me assure you that I am also a person who struggled to find my way around this site, so you are not on your own. also, there was a Myrna in my class at school...........................many years ago!!
Take care and enjoy the banter on here, it is one of the best.

Brian
 
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Thanks, Brian! Nice to know that I'm not the only lost soul here!:) I am slowly learning to navigate better thanks to so many helpful members. Once I am more secore in finding my way around I hope to be able to repay everyone by offering my services for information look-ups in Canada.
 

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