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When you create a post, you are auto-subscribed to it by default and will be sent an email asking to confirm your subscription to this post. 


If you don't want to be subscribed, just click the small check box.


But if you do, leave it checked, and then the system will send a confirmation email to you.


This is what the email will look like:

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You just have to check your email inbox for this email and then click on the Confirm my subscription link.


That will make sure that all the replies from our moderators, and anyone else in the forum will be emailed to your inbox.


Hoping this helps!


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