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  1. Subs get 3 Emotes for $4.99

    1. Having three emotes available at $4.99 instead of $9.99/$24.99 gives viewers/followers more motivation to subscribe.

    2. Three emotes (instead of one) help affiliates stand up against partners with tons of emotes, especially when some people subscribe to partners ONLY for their emotes.

    3. Emotes serve as free advertising for the channel when subscribers use them in different streams or on Discord. (People will check out the affiliate if they like the emotes and possibly subscribe.)

    4. More emotes at $4.99 can lead to more subscriptions which helps the channel grow. Subscriptions lead to higher viewership which can help affiliate…

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    • Better Sub Emotes

      just an idea to try to improve the experience of the tiers.

      5 emotes for tier 1, 3 emotes for tier 2 and 2 emotes for tier 3.

      And let the streamer be able to customize the sub-badge of each tier, for example, the badge would be 1 star for tier 1, 2 stars for tier 2 and 3 stars for tier 3.

      Then let each streamer decide whether or not they want to customize.

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      • Count all time subscribed months instead of a row in the resub notification

        It would be nice for people who, for example, had to cancel their subscription for a few months because of financial issues and lost a very long subscription streak, and now are stuck with a number of months which doesn't really represent their level of support to the streamer.

        216 votes
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        • Gifting subs to people you want

          I gifted a few subscriptions to a channel I watch using the Gift to the Community feature, and during the alerts saw one of the people gifted was a person I had blocked for one reason or another. Is there a way to prevent the automatic selection process from selecting people on my block list?

          4 votes
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          • Gift-sub stats

            It would be absolutely awesome if you could see the amount of subs gifted by just mousing over the sub gifting badge (if shown). Just like you can see emote prefix + channel owner by mousing over it and how you can see 3, 6, 12-month sub badges. It would be nice to be able to see the amount of gifted subs for individuals in your stats panel too.

            3 votes
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            • Gift Sub message

              I'd like the ability to put a message in a gift sub that gets posted for everyone to see with the notification of a gifted sub to a channel.

              5 votes
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              • Upgrade/Downgrade Sub on next payment option

                It would be neat to be able to change my auto payment for subs for a higher or lower tier and keep my current payment date and month streak without having to unsubscribe and resubscribe at the higher tier or paying for both tiers on the same day.

                10 votes
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                • Path to Partner Achievement should consider # Subscribers as an alternative/in addition to Viewers

                  Right now, the Path to Partner achievements depend on the number of average concurrent viewers (>75). Some channels have a smaller community but a large amount of monetary support benefiting Twitch. The Path to Partner achievements should be modified to support the high-quality channels that are attracting paying subscribers to Twitch but which might have smaller active viewing communities.

                  For example, it might be reasonable for partner status to unlock either at:

                  75 viewers and 0 subscriber points
                  50 viewers and 25 subscriber points maintained for 3 months
                  25 viewers and 50 subscriber points maintained for 6 months

                  Rather than…

                  17 votes
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                  • Sub Roulette

                    You have too much $$$ and don´t know how to spent them properly?
                    You like to gamble?
                    You love lootboxes?
                    Great! Here comes: Sub(scription) Roulette!

                    Here is how it works:
                    1st you pay (4.99$) for a subscription
                    2nd you´ll be thrown into a random Twitch Live Stream
                    3rd Your subscription will be shown live at the stream (just like usual subs)
                    4th congratz! You have just subbed to a random streamer! Enjoy your emote(s)
                    5th repeat 1st! (optional)

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                    Sorry if this idea was already invented and presented by someone else

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                    • Mobile gift subbing

                      Please allow sub gifting on mobile.

                      The current process of going through the browser in desktop mode to sub gift disturbs your experience viewing the channel and usually means you miss the announcement in chat.

                      3 votes
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                      • Twitch royalties like author royalties

                        The idea is the same as behind apple apps: devs create author's product, apple sells it and shares royalties (fee, honorarium) with an author. This kind of licensing can make taxing easier (paying, defining) and fits well behind the idea of creative product with non stable sales and twitch as an agent selling it

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                        • FEEDBACK: Stacking Gifted Subs - VaughnWhiskey

                          Hey Twitch Feedback!

                          My name is Vaughn Whiskey and I am a affiliate on Twitch. I love that we can now gift subs to people but as a streamer around the holiday months I want to gift subs to viewers for a Christmas gift. Now the problem is that I have to try and do it when their sub runs out and asking them when their sub is out kind of ruins the surprise.

                          I would love to see stack-able gifting so say it's half way through their sub i can gift them another month for them ahead of their…

                          2 votes
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                          • Allow Gift Subscribers to announce Custom Sub Anniversary messages like normal Resubscribers

                            https://help.twitch.tv/customer/portal/articles/2457351

                            Twitch resubs have the ability to announce their sub anniversaries with custom messages, however those who are on multiple month streaks that have been gifted subscriptions don't have the ability to do this. It'd be nice to be able to do this.

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                            • gift sub setting feature

                              . i need a way to be able to turn off being able to receive gift subs because i have really high anxiety about it and it makes me feel pressured into continue being a sub to the channel and i feel bad to go back and talk in the chat

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                              • Retroactive Sub Gifting

                                Allow sub gifting for people who are currently subscribed to the channel you want to send a gift for - just add a month to the current subscription they have. That way, you don't have to wait until the time when the person is no longer subscribed, and multiple people can easily contribute to / send gifts to one person.

                                2 votes
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                                • Partner Paid Ticket Streams

                                  You usually get an event at Twitch if you have a large company. As a Partner on Twitch, that should also be possible. For example, if the partner wants to do a ticket stream, it is often not possible to use Cheer with Bits and unlock!

                                  What can the partner with Cheer with Bits and unlock loot?
                                  That can be for example partner Twitch Lootboxen as that cheer in his or her stream.

                                  Twitch Stream Paid Ticket what is that?
                                  If the streamer turns this on, you have to buy a ticket to see a one-off special stream or pay…

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                                  • Quiet subscription

                                    As an introverted person, I'd very much appreciate the option of subscribing "quietly". So if I check a box, twitch alerts for this particular sub (including chat announcement) don't trigger, but I get to continue supporting my favorite streamers. Users would still have the option of using the "regular" sub alert (probably by default), for example for x-yr anniversaries, congratulatory PB/WR subs, etc, etc. Basically, sometimes you feel like being social, and sometimes you don't. Having lots of fanfare for subbing is not something everyone wants.

                                    Indeed subscribing when a streamer is not streaming is an option, but the idea…

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                                    • Hide Watch Now for channels that only have them on sub mode unless your sub

                                      So i watch a channel but i keep getting pop ups saying (Watch Now) but that channel sadly has it on sub mode only calling it "on demand videos"which no one watches bu maybe 1-3 people which i kinda realize how pointless having sub mode for past broadcast is if only subs watch it and if your subs watch it.

                                      I propose Watch now only shows up to the channel if your sub to the channel, if your not sub it shouldn't show up as well if you click the X it also shows more videos you can't watch. can…

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Using Twitch Prime Token for 10$ or 25$ subscriptions

                                        There should be an option to use the twitch prime token for 10$ or 25$ subscriptions to lower their price by 5$.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • add sub tier to IRC object

                                          Right now the IRC just gives a true false on if someone is subbed, can we get an update like instead of true false, have it like the subscriptions object 100, 200, 300 for tier 1, 2, 3

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