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A couple of bugs on the settings pages - first off, clicking on change email>manage alerts just throws you back to "update your profile"...unless I'm missing something, I don't see any place to manage alerts from that. (Clicking on the link up top to manage email alerts does work, however) I could be way off-base, but it seems like the WATCHLIST object (as opposed to, say, EMAIL) is maybe invalid or something like that?

Also, I have several collaborations, but my collaborations tab shows 1 collabs (and it only shows that 1 after joining another - it displayed 0 for a while).

Oh, and on the way here I noticed that when you go to Submit>Bug, instead of taking you there directly you go to Community>Help. Dunno if that's intentional or not. =]


wy u spel lik dat? XD

lol? LOL?!?!111 XD


8 years ago

In addition to these bugs, which I too have noticed, the email alerts DOES NOT WORK. I change the settings and get an "error on page". Going back I see the setttings are the same. Since I wish to stop all alerts from you clowns, I must now report you as spam and put you in the junk email senders list. Sorry, but since your site is now worthless (what with thumnails instead of actual images), update about your site I now consider spam. Sure be nice if there was a way to tell you this to your face, but I was directed here. I really don't need help, I just wanted to provide you with feedback that your new policy to cripple the free membership sucks. Oh, and your site is broken on Netscape, too. That REALLY sucks.

Why would you use Netscape? Why not update to firefox?
Even internet explorer in better than Netscape if you ask me

Sorry, I do use Firefox. I've been using it since it was Netscape, and that's what it still is to me, I guess. I was on autotype mode when I wrote that. The point is, Instructables is broken on what is probably the web browser of choice for most of their readers. Folks who are into the whole open-community-helping-each-other-sharing-their-work-for-free thing are probably inclined to avoid MSIE if only for it's closed, standards avoiding, do-it-our-way-or-else attitude. At least, that's why I avoid it. Nowhere near the free add-ons as Firefox, for example, and an attitude that the add-on developers SHOULD charge for them and SHOULD NOT give them away.

Instructables is designed to be viewed on Firefox, it's what they test it with. It's usually IE and Safari users that have problems. You might check around on the settings on your end.
For the record, this comment was typed in FF3.5.

MY settings haven't changed. What's changed is that THEY added Pro accounts, and now us regular accounts are second-class and things are breaking.

Ad block plus!(ABP), One more reason on why not to go pro! XD(aka pro = less ads, but i can be !pro and have null ads ;) )

What is it with you and..... No, nevermind. I won't go there, bug off.

Do not feed trolls, it means they win. Do not feed trolls, it means they win. Do not feed trolls, it means they win.

Netscape was one of the first browsers I used, probably version 1.0 or 2.0... L

Netscape was one of the first browsers I used,
Wow! You're Netscape is that old? My old school's old computer's ran netscape. They don't anymore though. Now they run firefox.

!!! You didn't finish you're comment with L. (Also on May 25th, ((MY BIRTHDAY)) you didn't write L at the end of the comment.)

No, the last line was a footnote. L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


*pushes avatar change stopping button* *reads fine print*,only functions for 24 hours

PROBLEM: I need to change my email address because my old one was killed by Verizon. In order to change it, Instructables wants me to confirm the change. Fine, no problem - except of course if Instructables insists on sending an email for that confirmation to the old email address which NO LONGER EXISTS. So, I'm sure you can come up with a better way to do this because right now, I'm missing out on all my emails and can't do a thing about it except create a new account. Obviously, I love this site and am hoping that this fix will make it a tiny bit better.

Oh noes! I suggest directly emailing from your new account (or pming) one of the team from the about page. Might take a little bit, but they should get you fixed up. :)

and when i clcik cutomize i fill in the dropdown menu then click save and nothing happens

Has anyone else noticed that there is a rash of pop-ups now on the site? I have blockers in place but they are still getting through...must find a way to make them die...

Wow, I dont have any of those problems except for the collaborations.

Another thing I wish to point out.
Just today, I was trying to check my comments, but it kept on saying the timer ran out, and logged me out. I didn't lag or anything. I had to log back in twice or three times until it worked.