Subscriptions - spoiling the surprise. (Hey, Rachel!)

Yes, I know this is, technically, feedback, but I thought other people might want to know about it as well.

Did you know that anybody that subscribes to you can see all your projects, not just the published ones?

If you did, good for you. I didn't, and now it turns out that quite a few people have been peeping at projects that I may not finish for some time, if at all, and all without me knowing. One recent planned project I had high hopes for has just had a setback today, and now may not happen. Subscribers may have been looking forward to it, and I may now be disappointing people without being able to prevent it.

I'm not saying that anybody who subscribes to me at the moment would spoil the surprise for other members, but there is always the chance that somebody could spoil things. I think many of you reading this will know the kind of person I mean, even an actual example.

That means that there is at least one surprise project out there (not one of mine) that could be spoiled by what is probably just a line of dodgy script.

So, if you are planning any surprise projects, don't start writing them up yet, unless you have no subscribers, and if you are reading this and able to fix the bug, please, fix it quickly.

UPDATE: Link to proper "feedback" thread

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Kiteman, shame you can't tell, as far as I know it's only ones you made since they subscribed because I was suddenly getting comments on unpublished 'ibles, thankfully the top secret ones are hidden for now, I'm not completely sure about it all though since there was a comment made on a test 'ible but only by one subscriber of mine who may have been on before then...
Kiteman (author)  killerjackalope8 years ago
I've just had a look around my existing subscriptions, and I can't see things I used to. I wonder if it's fixed?
. Now all the iBles showing up in my subs are published.
Kiteman (author)  NachoMahma8 years ago
Seems so, I asked Adrian to have a look at mine, all the unfinished projects are invisible again.

Phew!
Ah safety at last...
KentsOkay8 years ago
Go to a published version of an ible of yours. Go to the stats box, click subscribers, it will display whom is subscribed to you.
ll.13 KentsOkay8 years ago
kay! thnx
Kiteman (author)  ll.138 years ago
Why did you remove the original question?

I strikes me that some valuable members may not be able to check who is subscribing to them because they haven't got a published project (remember how long it was before Goodhart produced an ible?).
. As a workaround, I think it will work if they create a dummy iBle, but don't publish it. This won't work if the subscription is for a specific iBle, but it appears to me that all subs are tied to the user. Worth a try.
If they what again?
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