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BShaw
10-06-2006, 07:14 PM
A problem has cropped up on the SDC Forums relative to topic subscriptions.

It appears as though our SDC server and AOL are not playing nice together. :( If you are using an AOL email address, the email notifications you are supposed to receive for the topics to which you've subscribed are not being delivered at this time. This is true for all Forum members with AOL email addresses. Consequently, those email notices are being bounced back to me.

Unfortunately, my techies are gone for the weekend so I cannot seriously analyze and fix the problem until Monday. So, please bear with us and accept our apology for the subscription feature not working as advertised for you AOLers.

Because the emails are bounced back to me, it would be helpful if members using AOL could unsubscribe from your topics until I can get it fixed. Just go to the "My Subscriptions" link at the top of the forum page after logging in.

Thanks,

BShaw,Webmaster
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studeclunker
10-06-2006, 11:31 PM
Don't feel alone in the woods, Bob. This is a common problem in A-O-Hell.

I belong to five other forums and weblocations. All of them complain of the same problems. I'm getting out of AOL as soon as I can.

I actually had to open another mail box in Yahoo because of this problem. I suggest it to any other member. It's free and easy to use (not a plug, just a suggestion).

Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

studeclunker
10-06-2006, 11:31 PM
Don't feel alone in the woods, Bob. This is a common problem in A-O-Hell.

I belong to five other forums and weblocations. All of them complain of the same problems. I'm getting out of AOL as soon as I can.

I actually had to open another mail box in Yahoo because of this problem. I suggest it to any other member. It's free and easy to use (not a plug, just a suggestion).

Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

bondobilly
10-07-2006, 12:30 AM
quote:Originally posted by BShaw

A problem has cropped up on the SDC Forums relative to topic subscriptions.

It appears as though our SDC server and AOL are not playing nice together.
There are other issues going on with AOL, which is going to cause major GRIEF. I got a notice that AOL will accept e-mail or more specifically e-mail by and from anyone who wants to make up their OWN DOMAIN name. For example anyone can create a name thru AOL, using any domain they might think of. For example there is, by my reading the terms..... You can make a name like plumbingsupplies@bondobilly.com@aol.com.

This time last year they stopped access to all newsgroups, without warning. The browser suppplied by AOL will not read NG's also. My problem, and probably other will encounter that once the free AOL kicks in, it will most likely cause havoc.

Another horror, which I discovered while in Omaha is that these large providers, who own cable companies stop giving you access to NGs and other services once you leave their geographic coverage. I get my broadband from Optonline. when I went to the home page and signed in, they would not allow NG's or other services provided within your service area.

Bill

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bondobilly
10-07-2006, 12:30 AM
quote:Originally posted by BShaw

A problem has cropped up on the SDC Forums relative to topic subscriptions.

It appears as though our SDC server and AOL are not playing nice together.
There are other issues going on with AOL, which is going to cause major GRIEF. I got a notice that AOL will accept e-mail or more specifically e-mail by and from anyone who wants to make up their OWN DOMAIN name. For example anyone can create a name thru AOL, using any domain they might think of. For example there is, by my reading the terms..... You can make a name like plumbingsupplies@bondobilly.com@aol.com.

This time last year they stopped access to all newsgroups, without warning. The browser suppplied by AOL will not read NG's also. My problem, and probably other will encounter that once the free AOL kicks in, it will most likely cause havoc.

Another horror, which I discovered while in Omaha is that these large providers, who own cable companies stop giving you access to NGs and other services once you leave their geographic coverage. I get my broadband from Optonline. when I went to the home page and signed in, they would not allow NG's or other services provided within your service area.

Bill

http://bondobilly.com./1sdc.jpg Proud owner of the Hawk from Hell

sbca96
10-07-2006, 03:23 AM
Funny, I have had AOL since 1996 (which is what SBCA96 means : Santa
Barbara CAlifornia 1996) and have never had any of the problems that
my friends who continuously switch providers have had. Sure they are
far from perfect, but name a provider that is. I get fast tech help
at all hours of the night/day and for only 11 dollars a month. AOL
also filters all known viruses out of emails, thats pretty sweet. The
only issue I had with AOL was when I switched my DSL from Covad to
Verizon. AOL failed to tell me that I needed to cancel the Covad DSL
before the Verizon DSL could use the line.

Anyway .. hope you find out what the problem is Monday, seems related
to the email you couldnt send to 'studedude1961'. I forwarded an email
to you, with the correct email syntax. I didnt get a reply, maybe its
also part of this problem.

Tom

sbca96
10-07-2006, 03:23 AM
Funny, I have had AOL since 1996 (which is what SBCA96 means : Santa
Barbara CAlifornia 1996) and have never had any of the problems that
my friends who continuously switch providers have had. Sure they are
far from perfect, but name a provider that is. I get fast tech help
at all hours of the night/day and for only 11 dollars a month. AOL
also filters all known viruses out of emails, thats pretty sweet. The
only issue I had with AOL was when I switched my DSL from Covad to
Verizon. AOL failed to tell me that I needed to cancel the Covad DSL
before the Verizon DSL could use the line.

Anyway .. hope you find out what the problem is Monday, seems related
to the email you couldnt send to 'studedude1961'. I forwarded an email
to you, with the correct email syntax. I didnt get a reply, maybe its
also part of this problem.

Tom