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Email snafu [Dec. 24th, 2003|11:54 pm]
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[bradfitz]
So, I understand there was a bug with the paid account expiration reminder system...

People who had bought extra userpics were being notified of their upcoming expiration every 5 minutes, instead of just once.

whitaker rushed a fix live.

(We somehow missed this during testing of the extra userpic feature which is pretty new... :-/)

Sorry if you were spammed by this. We would've got to it sooner, but we were all away doing the holiday thing.

Anyway, hope everybody enjoys the holidays and new year, LJ spam aside. :-)
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[User Picture]From: azurelunatic
2003-12-25 12:06 am (UTC)
Thanks for getting this fixed so promptly on a holiday!
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[User Picture]From: kunzite1
2003-12-25 12:13 am (UTC)

ive also seen a slow down to a halt of the email reminders for ljcomments. maybe that got messed up too? ... i *was* getting the notifications, so, i dont think its the "your pop email might think its spam" thingy. who knows, hopefully itll clear up soon. ill be the next ljuser to wish you guys a happy holiday season.
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[User Picture]From: saferwaters
2003-12-25 07:03 am (UTC)
its been doing the same thing to me,I've been getting about 2 out of every 5 comments.But then again aol is a pain,so it could just be my aol.
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From: futhman
2003-12-25 12:18 am (UTC)
it's real thoughtful of you guys to fix it at this ungodly hour on christmas day. merry christmas!!!
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From: deletedempathy
2003-12-25 12:24 am (UTC)
Merry xmas you guys.. You guys are more than thoughtful. Tis the season.. I never got spamed but i thought it was sweet what you did.. Deleted have a happy new years as well..
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From: lifewithmikey
2003-12-25 12:30 am (UTC)
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you at LiveJournal! This will be my first LJ Christmas.
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[User Picture]From: lunameow
2003-12-25 12:34 am (UTC)
I know it's wrong of me, but this made me giggle something fierce.
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[User Picture]From: soultoad
2003-12-25 12:35 am (UTC)
Happy holidays to all of you who take such good care of us and give us such pleasure here! :)
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[User Picture]From: chaselemonde
2003-12-25 12:50 am (UTC)
I'm with everyone else, it didn't affect me, but I still appreciate you taking time on Christmas morning to fix the bugs. That shows great dedication, and I feel appreciated now. ^__^
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[User Picture]From: harrywells
2003-12-25 01:01 am (UTC)
It didn't affect me either, but I still appreciate it. Thanks so much you guys (esp. whitaker), have a Merry Christmas!
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[User Picture]From: oxymauran
2003-12-25 01:10 am (UTC)
I appreciate it, thanks.
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[User Picture]From: starfishmedley
2003-12-25 01:18 am (UTC)
I appreciate it, thanks.

Hey Bean, you forgot to say Merry Christmas, so I'm doing it for you.

Merry Christmas LJ! Oh and word to m'Callie!Pillar there. Yes it's christmas, yes we're scary, and yes. We're women. We're allowed. Thankyou for asking. :P
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[User Picture]From: otana
2003-12-25 01:16 am (UTC)
I'd rather get spam from LJ than anywhere else. ;)

Happy holidays, everyone!
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[User Picture]From: archmage
2003-12-25 01:17 am (UTC)
And on a major holiday, too. See, this is the kind of thing that made me more than willing to support the site and stick with it. Rock on, you guys!
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From: zonneschijn
2003-12-25 01:17 am (UTC)
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year, LJ Staff! :)

-AJ
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[User Picture]From: alias_elaina
2003-12-25 01:28 am (UTC)
Thanks for fixing this so quickly! Have a happy holiday.
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[User Picture]From: sandee725
2003-12-25 02:16 am (UTC)
MC, mon eljay gods! :)
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[User Picture]From: carabelle_jenn
2003-12-25 03:03 am (UTC)
You guys are the best

Merry Christmas
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[User Picture]From: japanfreak
2003-12-25 04:11 am (UTC)
Endless thanks for the happiness you have all provided for me over the years! Happy Holidays! :)
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[User Picture]From: chrishaas
2003-12-25 04:51 am (UTC)
Merry Christmas, Brad.
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From: scientaestubiqu
2003-12-25 04:53 am (UTC)

Happy Holidays!

nice job whitaker!
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[User Picture]From: ripw_4
2003-12-25 05:19 am (UTC)
Happy Holidays LJ staff..May the itch of a thousand fleas never touch you:-)
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[User Picture]From: shawnsyms
2003-12-25 05:26 am (UTC)
I hope everyone at LiveJournal has a wonderful holiday! Thanks for your efforts.
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[User Picture]From: xnoangelx
2003-12-25 06:39 am (UTC)
my one account i got 8 e-mails and my other one (that i'm not renewing until i fix up the account and start updating it regularly again) has had 12 so far, and i just checked my e-mail a few minutes ago... so if you guys got it fixed, i'm letting you know its still spamming me. if you guys haven't, then never mind this comment =)
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[User Picture]From: livejamie
2003-12-25 07:07 am (UTC)
i wish you all the best:)
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[User Picture]From: human_beans
2003-12-25 08:48 am (UTC)
You guys ROCK!

Hope you all have a very happy holiday season -- I really appreciate all that you do.
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From: joshyjosh
2003-12-25 09:02 am (UTC)
wow, you guys are really thoughful
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[User Picture]From: thestreetlights
2003-12-25 10:03 am (UTC)

:D

Thanks for letting us know about it. Oh and merry Christmas!
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