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List of images subscribed to?

I've been treating the "subscribe" button as a sort of bookmark, but then I realized there's no way to see what pages I've subscribed to. It seems like it would be nice if there were a way to see such a list. Maybe a link on the user's profile, like there is for comments. (But unlike the link to the list of comments, I'm thinking this link would be visible only to the user himself, not to other users). As a workaround, I'm either commenting on the image or using my browser's bookmark feature.

Bookmark Would Be Nice
I tried using subscribe in the same fashion as Mr. Schneider before concluding that it is unwieldy for folks that do a lot of editing, posting, or both. The subscriptions just pile up too fast and I doubt anyone would want to scroll through a list of 100000, 10000, or even 1000 to find one entry.

The ability to distinguish between subscriptions to my own images versus subscriptions to images from other members would be a big help. I auto-subscribe to my own images for the notifications. Past that I really don't care. I am not going to turn them on or off at some later date. I subscribe to the images of others because I have an interest in them. In my case it is usually because it is of something I have encountered but not identified. Should someone else identify it - great, I get notified. If I identify it then I in theory can go through my subscriptions and move them to the right place. My auto-subscriptions get in the way of that in practice.

A checkbox to filter out subscriptions to things I am the owner of would be a big help.

It's there, sort of
There is a page It used to work for me, but not any more. I have 100,000 subscriptions by now. That may be too many to process.

I've put in a limit of 10,000 which should prevent white screens.

OK, I've reverted this change. I've also increased the maximum memory slightly, but I don't think that's going to help for people who have a zillion subscriptions.

Unintended consequences?
I have auto-subscribe activated. When I look at all of the images I've posted, or moved, or commented on today, I should see the "unsubscribe" link. However, all of them are displaying the "subscribe" link instead. I'm wondering if I am in fact subscribed to these images--or if I'll have to go back and manually subscribe to them. I guess I won't know until I receive (or fail to receive) notification emails.

Same for us
When we click on recent comments we have made the images come up with a subscribe tab rather than an unsubscribe one. Same with our recent posted images.
EDIT: Interestingly, images show the subscribe tab, as if we need to subscribe, but we are getting emails when folks leave a comment as if we are already subscribed. came through fine

It's working for me.

Not for me.
I get a blank page.

I'm subscribed to only five or six thousand pages, which may be why it works for me.

This is done in BugGuide 2.0. There is a Subscriptions tab on the user page.


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