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I've been here nearly a year (as a free member), and I think this is the first time I've received an on-site announcement "message" (this was just now, two or three days after becoming a Trial premium member).
Part of the appeal as I see it of paying to be a premium member is to escape notices from the site. Is there a setting I'm overlooking that would allow me to Not receive site spam? Or is this something even Diamond premium members come to expect on an irregular, ongoing basis?
I note there is an email setting of this character "It's OK to email me about Chess.com news and announcements." (which I certainly have NOT enabled), but I'm not seeing a site message setting that would apply for stopping the site from spamming me through bot site 'messages'.
And, I had hoped that being a Premium member would mean avoiding the end of game pop-up in Live Chess. Not So!
Even Premium members are now getting a pop-up that covers the board at the end of every game (commercial free, it merely announces the 'game result'). Rather annoying imo.
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