While I love the Stack Exchange network and Stack Overflow especially, I started to be really annoyed about having too many badge notifications, especially from the new sites where I go only occasionally.

I think that this amount of gamification is too much for me to handle, and I want to be able to opt-out from using it but still be able to use the site.

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    There isn't a way, unfortunately. If you decide to make this a feature-request I'd support it. In fact I'd support anything that has "disable" & "notifications" in it.
    – yannis
    May 3, 2012 at 12:54
  • Now is a feature request! BTW, I am so disperate, that I would gladly accept a grease-monkey solution, too.
    – sorin
    May 3, 2012 at 12:57
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    Related: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/123841/… May 3, 2012 at 13:00
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    Related and maybe duplicate: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/65821/… May 3, 2012 at 13:07
  • @ShaDowWizArd Not duplicate, I want other notifications but not the gamification ones. I don't need a carrot do activate on these sites, I just do it because it helps me (including helping others).
    – sorin
    May 3, 2012 at 13:10
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    @Sorin it says allow people to select for which events they want a notification in the notification bar :) May 3, 2012 at 13:12


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