allow option of only receiving emails for "YES" RSVP's. I do not want to see the "No" RSVP's.
As an organizer, I like to receive emails when members RSVP "YES". But, I do not need to see all the "No" RSVP's in my inbox. I can see these online and I find members tend to go online and RSVP "No" to about 20 meetups at a time... it can get a little annoying on my Blackberry! It would be nice to have the option to opt out of the "No" RSVP emails.
I don't want to receive rsvp's from people who aren't attending events. I only need to know who is attending!
Given today's technology (laptops, smartphones and tablets) one email often equals multiple emails. I'm not concerned when members say they're not coming to an event and I prefer not receive multiple emails that I later have to take the time to delete.
Allow event organizers the option of being notified of "Yes" RSVPs only.
currently, meetup gives you the option to get reminders for ALL events, or NO events for a group. It would be great if I could subscribe to reminders for only those events I have selected as "yes". So maybe a delineated option such as: 1. reminders for all events; 2. reminders for events I have rsvped yes to; 3. reminders for events I have rsvped yes or maybe to.
Remove email notifcation for RSVP "no"
After posting an event I like to be notified when people sign up "yes" or change from "yes" to "no". I really do not want 1000 emails telling me people are not coming.
Would help to opt out of receiving No's, but still get the yes'.
A lot of good comments here but I will add (or reinforce) some people use the "not attending" feature to make rude comments about the event. I really don't need or want to see that.
I think a good way to implement RSVPs would be to give the event host the option of accepting a "Yes" or "No" RSVP or just a "Yes" when the meetup is set up. This would still allow those who find value in "No" responses to continue to use them and those who think it's silly could turn it off.
I totally agree - who cares if they say no - is there a point to that?
I think the NO rsvp thing should be banned altogether unless it's for changing a Yes to a No at the last minute. I don't care if members don't want to go to something. I only care if they do want to go. I get no shows as it is. My group is about deciding what you want to do not what you don't want to do.
I agree the "No" RSVP is a waste of time. It is also pointless having the the No's show up in the meetup event and it puts off newbies from joining.
I understand that people do it because they don't want to receive further emails about the event so all meetup has to do still have the option but not show the no list.
It always amazes me how quick people are to RSPV to say that they're not coming. Who cares?!! Needs a simple "yes" response and an "RSPV changed" when changed from a yes to a no. Please implement this a.s.a.p. Thanks
As an event host, I never realized how many emails Organizers get in response to 'Not going', changes of status, etc. This has led to some of our organizers not posting a Waiting List in order to reduce the overwhelming email traffic. We have a large, very active group. Please remove "No" RSVP emails as well as give the Organizers the option to opt-out of the 'changes in status' emails especially when the event is free.
please bring back the maybe rsvp, and eliminate the no rsvp. maybe is a good option for persons with certain chronic medical conditions.
The challenges of living with invisible pain or illness
by TONI BERNHARD, JD
The daily stress and burden of not knowing what to commit to. Before committing to even the simplest of activities, we have to pause and first weigh the plusses and minuses. How do we compare the plusses and minuses of going to lunch with a friend (where the minuses may include having to rest that afternoon) with those of attending the wedding of that same friend (where the minuses may include having to spend a week or two in bed recovering)? This constant need to scrutinize even the most mundane of activities can itself use up our energy stores for the day!
In addition, we have to try to predict ahead of time how we’ll feel so we can decide if we should even accept the invitation. One of the characteristics of chronic pain and illness is the unpredictability of their intensity on any given day. Do we say “yes” to an invitation when we may have to cancel at the last minute? If we always play it safe and say “no,” we may miss out on some fulfilling activities and socializing that we would have been able to handle when the day came.
I totally agree with this. I would still like to get notification of the change of RSVP either way but not for just No RSVPs. I created a whole thread about this on Discuss Meet up, Organizer's Forum.
This is a no-brainer, and should have been implemented years ago.
There should be a way of selecting which messages and selections create a email (to organizers and also members)
I get soo many "NOT GOING" emails on my Iphone. It gets so old! Oh and I feel bad for the poor members who think they have to take the time out of their life to put "NOT GOING" to each event they can not attend. I agree with some of your comments that a Not Going feature should not have even been created UNLESS someone states "yes" for an RSVP and then suddenly can't go and must change their RSVP to "NOT GOING" I think the "NOT GOING" button should only exist after someone has stated they are going and then something comes up and they can no longer attend. I also think we should not receive the "NOT GOING" emails UNLESS someone has changed their status from yes to no
Dan Langille commented
This is an issue for organizers. In large groups, they don't want to get the emails stating No, I'm not coming. Allow the organizers to turn off the receipt of such emails. Allow users to RSVP no, but don't ALWAYS send the email to the organizers.
I agree George - all those no responses are annoying - thanks.
I agree, I don’t like receiving the “No” responses to an event. On the other hand, I do like to know when a member has changed their response to an event from “Yes” to “No”. Will that function be affected?
I run many events and have been asking for this for years
I am astounded that this feature wasn't completed several years ago. We have repeatedly asked members to stop telling us when they can't make it to an event and now meetup has made it even more difficult for the organizers by adding the "No" button to the emails that are sent out. This is so serious that we are actively taking steps to move our group off meetup and onto Facebook exckusively.
Likewise, as a member I would like the option of not receiving reminders about events I rsvp NO for. I mentioned this to one of the HQ reps at the Meet Scott Heiferman meetup in Las Vegas last night, and she was surprised bc she thought that option already existed. None of my friends have found it if it does. Sure don't need to receive reminders every few days about all the events I'm definitely not interested in...
"Sy" Chandell commented
Situations are few where "Not Going" matters at all, but I do understand why it exists - for those few situations. Meanwhile, the poor organizers and news feeds are being clogged with "OH GUESS WHAT?! So-n-so's NOT GOING" ...... Gosh thanks.