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I am using a notification system where I have trouble naming a category of user.

A user can subscribe to the newsletter of the week.

  • If the user set his settings, and decides to receive the newsletter of the week, he is a Subscribed User
  • If the user set his settings, and decides Not to receive the newsletter of the week, he is an Unsubscribed User
  • If the user did not set his settings, he is a ? User. How do we call this category of user?
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Related –  user19148 Feb 11 '13 at 12:50
    
Undecided user, perhaps? –  Armen Ծիրունյան Feb 11 '13 at 12:53
    
Yeah. That's the best option so far. Thanks Armen. –  Tom Feb 11 '13 at 12:54
    
Any of unknown, unregistered, unseen — or simply, new. –  tchrist Feb 11 '13 at 13:01
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The user would be uncommitted if they haven't yet told you what their preference is.

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That's exactly what I was after. Thanks Joel :) You can't imagine how long I've been looking for that word.. –  Tom Feb 11 '13 at 13:03
    
It helped me too! I think if some of users not be in a rush to close a topic or down vote it quickly and take a deep breath for about 5 minutes before slamming the door on new users' noses, people can find their answers and responders can find themselves useful for the main reason of this site! ;) –  Persian Cat Feb 11 '13 at 13:17
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