You can set it up for push notifications. Tells you when anyone posts in a thread you're on. As for alerts. Click on your avatar and one in the drop down box is alerts. Likes, replies, quotes and PMs.PTSD, Attention Deficit maybe, I’m lost as last years Easter Egg LMAO. Well not really but I do miss the alerts when replies came in, RG and Feedback scores.
OK thanks Richard. It's a lot easier to explain than it is to do with my fingers.