At the Ref Desk (4/15/18): File under 'Learn Something New Everyday': Wanna print more than one page (say, 2, 4, 9, etc.) on the same side of the paper? That's what the option "Multiple" is for after typing Ctrl-P. (Thanks to the student who figured this out after he asked me and I told him I didn't know.) [more...]

Facebook 'Loses' My Email Notification Preferences

Submitted by Leo Klein on Mon, 12/1/08 (9:46am)

File under, 'Weird Email of the Day':

Facebook LogoPlease reset your email notification settings.

Unfortunately, the settings that control which email notifications get sent to you were lost. We're sorry for the inconvenience.

To reset your email notification settings, go to...

The Facebook Team

How do you 'lose' settings like this?



by Eleni on Tue, 12/2/08 (3:19pm)

At least they sent you an email to let you know. So ridiculous.

by Leo Klein on Tue, 12/2/08 (3:25pm)

Yup, they sent me an email. I also got a couple of notifications which, considering I had turned everything off, was a bit unusual.

You really have to wonder what kind of coding boo-boo they committed to wipe out preferences like this.

I mean, I can't imagine I was the only one.