Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Email Alerts & PS Notification
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Frequently Asked Email Alert and Premium Service Notification Q & A's
The Q&A list below will address several options and how to get signed up for each.
Not a current Premium Service subscriber?
How get started
Except for Intrepid Timer's service, subscribing to a Premium Service does not automatically put you on the email alert list. The email alerts are opt in so you have to sign up for them separately.
Please go to www.tsptalk.com/email_alerts.html and enter your email address in the form. It will ask you which list you would like to be on. Choose any and all services you wish, and you can add more than one address if needed (work email, home email, etc.)
Again, Intrepid Timer does not use this list but instead the email address
used when signing up for the service.
These email alerts are free, but they do not contain any premium service fund or buy / sell information. It will only provide a link to the reports alerting you that a important message has been posted in the Premium Service area.
Our 3rd party email service does not know who is and who is not an active premium service member so we do not put buy / sell signals in the email alerts. To receive that kind of alert, please keep reading...
(Since email servers
vary, we cannot guarantee the timeliness of when you receive your alerts.)
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If you are a member of the message board (MB) you can subscribe to specific threads where email notifications are sent when new posts are made.
Intrepid Timer started a new thread for subscribers, to post his system's signals. When the signals are posted, anyone who has subscribed to this thread and requested notification, will be sent an email to the email address in your MB account.
Important: When a post is made in this thread by Intrepid Timer, and
the email notifications go out, you need to go into the message board (you
can use the link in the email notification) to view the message. This
will reset your account.
If you don't go in and read the message, the software is set up to not
send the next notification. I guess this is to getting avoid a bunch
of emails when you are not viewing the thread.
Don't have an MB Account?
Register for the message board
Already have an MB account?
Read about subscribing to Premium Content threads
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Intrepid Timer will be posting his signal changes in a thread in his Premium Talk Forum on the Message Board (http://www.tsptalk.com/mb/showthread.php?t=9185).
Subscribers to Intrepid Timer's service who are members of the Message Board will be able to subscribe to this thread and receive an email alert with the system signal change when he posts to this account. Make sure the email address on file with the message board is where you want these alerts sent. (See USERCP to update your address).
To subscribe to a thread, go to the thread you wish to subscribe to. Click on the "Thread Tools" button right above this first post and scroll down to "Subscribe to this thread". Click on that and then under "Notification Type", click "Instant notification by email".
By posting his moves in this new thread, it will also help those of you who may not be able to to access the TSP Talk Premium Service area with your mobile devices (some mobile devices cannot view secure server content).
Intrepid's post will be there by 11:30am whether or not he gets a signal change.
PLEASE DO NOT POST IN THAT THREAD! It will be for system signals only.
Subscribers can post comments in other threads within his Premium Talk Area.
This goes along with the text message option in the next question below:
You can use Gmail to filter out emails to be forwarded to your cell phone. You could look for a combination of words in the subject of the email using Intrepid's forum thread title "$ I_T's Signal Alert".
For example, if the subject has the word "signal" in it, you might filter that email to be forwarded to your cell phone as a text message. If you choose this option, you would want to use your Gmail email address in your message board account. See below for more on text messages.
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We do not send the text messages, but
our forum email notifications can be converted to a text through Gmail. Here's how (or at least how I do it)...
You need to have a Gmail account. Here's how to create one:
- Go to www.google.com
- Click on the Gmail link along the top of the page
- There is a big button on the right that says Create an Account
- Fill in the info, and you will have your account once it is confirmed.
Once you have a working Gmail Account:
- Go back to Google and the Gmail link to login
- Once logged in, click on the link in the top right called "Settings"
- In the horizontal Settings Menu click on the "Filters" link
- Find and click on the "Create a new Filter" link
- Input the criteria for the filter.
In the field that says: "Has the words" you might enter the word "Alert". Or you
might just want to see the word “Intrepid”, or whatever email
alerts you have signed up for, in the subject line.
You can use Gmail to filter
out emails to be forwarded to your cell phone. You could look for a word, or
a combination of words, in the body of the email using Intrepid's forum
thread title "$ I_T's Signal Alert", for
- Click the “Forward it to” box and add your phone number in email. I know Verizon uses this format: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is probably different for other mobile services so you may want to look it up, although this list may help...
The email alert will be sent to your Gmail account, and if your filter / forward was set up correctly, it should send a text to your phone.
I tried entering my @vtext.com number into my message board profile as my email address and it actually worked. Something to consider.
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The Premium Services area of the TSP Talk Forums / Message Board has
been set up for paying subscribers to discuss the premium services and
systems. To gain access to them, you must be a member of the message
board and a current paying subscriber to one of the premium services.
To become a member of the message board, please
If you are already a member of the
forums / message board and a premium service member, you will be
automatically given access*. If you don't have access within 24 hours of
send me (tsptalk) a
PM and he'll grant you access manually.
* Your Premium Service username should
match your forum username for the automatic access to work. If you would
like us to update your username in the premium service area go to:
Please be aware that talking about specific Premium Service information (allocations, etc.) in the public area of the forum is not acceptable and may get you banned from the message board.
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Because we send out a lot of alerts, some mail servers assume we are spammers and either completely block the email, or it gets sent to your spam / junk folder. You should check those folders for the alerts.
If you find the alert in your spam / junk folder, there should be a way to mark it as 'not junk or not spam' etc. The filters may make note of that.
Also, you should add
to your address book / list of contacts. That is another filter the mail servers might use. If the new email is coming from a known sender, it may let it through.
If all else fails, you can contact your email provider and ask them what you can do to get email from
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