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BBCode and emails sporadically not working

Sometimes, event notification emails that use BBCode look like this:

NOTE THAT THE VENUE HAS CHANGED. This event will take place at the Carbondale Lowe’s, not Walmart.

Please join us for Troop 66G’s first Popcorn Show & Sell!

Sometimes, they look like this:

[i][b]NOTE THAT THE VENUE HAS CHANGED. This event will take place at the Carbondale Lowe’s, not Walmart.[/b][/i]

Please [url=https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040C4FA4AF28A6FA7-show]join us[/url] for Troop 66G's first Popcorn Show & Sell! 

There seems to be no rhyme or reason for when BBCode works, and when it doesn’t. It’s not an error in the code itself; it shows up fine on the Scoutbook event page.

What’s going on with this, and will you please fix it?

I have notified the development team.


This just happened to me. I did a bunch of test notifications last night to perfect the notification. I then went to the existing campout note and pasted in my markups. I was then presented with an email showing all of the markups and no cool effects.

I was wondering if old events are not the same as new ones?

I don’t think so; all of mine are from after they implemented this feature (from the first day on).

I had thought this was fixed, as the first event email for an event looked fine (I tested it before I sent it to everyone), but the second reminder showed the BBCode raw (including a URL of “https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_AB.pdf[/url]” which of course goes to a 404 page). Please fix this!

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This is still broken. I just got a reminder today that was broken markup wise and a reminder that worked.

This was true in Outlook for iPhone, Apple iPhone default mail box, outlook windows, and office 365 online in Chrome.

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I just had another one, for a different event, also come displaying the markup vs. the results.

Any word on this bug?