Many users didn't realize that they had their autowatch set to enable and now appear to be watching 100's of issues.
Is there any easy way for these users to remove these watches without have to navigate to each one, individually, and remove themselves?
Most likely you'd just have to remove all users from being watchers in tickets, as there isn't any way to determine if an user manually added themselves as a watcher vs. being automatically added.
To modify your watchers list you can probably do this via REST api:
My thoughts are basically to run a script:
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