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I like that you have the abilitiy to be emailed if a question or answer is commented on...  I'm wondering if there is a way to disable this feature per question or somehow click a "stop following" button so a user no longer receives email updates on individual questions?

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You could enter in the system, go to the question, hit edit, delete the cross before the email me at this email adress field and it should be done.
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Good find...  I guess at the bottom/footer of the email that was sent if there was a link that said "Stop following this question" it would be a nice-to-have.
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Regarding the emails I (personally) recommend to change the email text. This is easily done in the email language files. Why ? If a user receives the answer in the email he has no need to return to the website.

If a link to turn off the following messages would be added, I as well would send the user back to the site, at least to login properly.

Another idea of an experienced member here was to collect all info and send it once a day, this I as well like very much.
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Personally I would prefer an on-site notification system like Stack Overflow, where you can see all your recent responses, instead of receiving a ton of emails.

And +1 to newguy's suggestion. We need an "unsubscribe" link in the email, plus a simpler way on the site itself.
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Would You think that this should be on a new page or on the user page visible for account owner only ? I wonder how the new extra page feature will work.
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I like your idea about changing the email text, by having a link in place of the actual response it should increase hits to the site.  As for the "unsubscribe link", it can take you to a page that allows you to confirm you no longer want to be notified of q&a about "questions x" - This shouldn't be too difficult to code, once the new plug-in system is running we can play around with it.
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