This is a temporary thread that will eventually be closed around the new Notifications feature. Individual, well-scoped suggestions can always be their own thread. Please post bugs/anything broken in help.
I focused primarily on getting the basics out there. As mentioned elsewhere, there's a lot of ways this can be extended (more aggressive ways of firing notifications, like SMS. e-mail, or push, or new types of notifications). I want the base functionality to work and be useful f