Originally posted by BloodyToothBrush
If you do ever get around to doing it, I think it would be a good idea to have the notification right on the site(perhaps near PMs on the sidebar?) rather than email. That way you can see the notification when you are randomly lurking instead of having to check your email.
I was actually going for both, since some people have set up their devices to make a sound when a new email comes in. This would be an easy way to check. For now, I found an okay free service for notifications here. See my sidebar.