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I couldn't find a good place to put this, so decided that here would be the least inappropriate. My PM's have not worked for the last 3 days. I would have contacted admin through the Contact button, but that function works on PM as well.

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*Tests via PM to you* It

*Tests via PM to you*

 

It seems to have worked for me. If you got it, ignore it. Maybe it's a browser problem?

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Oops. It's not in my "sent"

Oops. It's not in my "sent" "folder". I was apparently wrong.

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Vastet wrote:*Tests via PM

Vastet wrote:

*Tests via PM to you*

 

It seems to have worked for me. If you got it, ignore it. Maybe it's a browser problem?

I got it, which makes me think that the problem is on my end.

 

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I was able to fire one off

I was able to fire one off back to you, so now I'm really confused.

 


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Yep, I got it. And now it's

Yep, I got it. And now it's showing me sending you one as well. *lifts eyebrow*

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Grrrr! Still isn't sending

Grrrr! Still isn't sending to whom I am trying to PM.


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I'd have to be a site admin

I'd have to be a site admin to help you further. Sad

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You've my gratitude

You've my gratitude nonetheless. You at least tried to help.


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No problem.Actually, it just

No problem.

Actually, it just occurred to me that I may know the solution after all. I'm not familiar enough with personal settings on this site to say for sure though. It is possible that the user you are trying to PM has PM's off, so it would be neither your fault nor the site's fault, but merely that the person in question doesn't want PM's.

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Vastet wrote:No

Vastet wrote:

No problem.

Actually, it just occurred to me that I may know the solution after all. I'm not familiar enough with personal settings on this site to say for sure though. It is possible that the user you are trying to PM has PM's off, so it would be neither your fault nor the site's fault, but merely that the person in question doesn't want PM's.

 

It is also possible that we've deactivated the persons right to pm.  Some people turn it off on their own, some people don't have the pm ability.  Most of the people who have it turned off have previously used the pm system in a spammy manner.

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Sapient wrote:Vastet

Sapient wrote:

Vastet wrote:

No problem.

Actually, it just occurred to me that I may know the solution after all. I'm not familiar enough with personal settings on this site to say for sure though. It is possible that the user you are trying to PM has PM's off, so it would be neither your fault nor the site's fault, but merely that the person in question doesn't want PM's.

 

It is also possible that we've deactivated the persons right to pm.  Some people turn it off on their own, some people don't have the pm ability.  Most of the people who have it turned off have previously used the pm system in a spammy manner.

I tested it on Darth Josh to see if I could send to him. No luck with that PM either.

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Desdenova wrote:I tested it

Desdenova wrote:

I tested it on Darth Josh to see if I could send to him. No luck with that PM either.

Darth has his pm system turned on so I'm not sure.  We'll look into it.  I checked your account as well and you have the pm option as well. 

 

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Sapient wrote:Desdenova

Sapient wrote:

Desdenova wrote:

I tested it on Darth Josh to see if I could send to him. No luck with that PM either.

Darth has his pm system turned on so I'm not sure.  We'll look into it.  I checked your account as well and you have the pm option as well. 

 

Thanks. I tried an experiment, and was able to send a PM by manually typing in the name of the person. The trouble seems to be with clicking their name and hitting the ' contact ' button.

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Sometimes " The Majority " only means that all the fools are on the same side.


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Ahhhh.  That is because the

Ahhhh.  That is because the contact button (not sure why you see that, maybe because you used to be a paid member with more privs) goes directly to the persons email.  Most users unless they have elevated privs like a mod for example can't contact users via their email. 

When you click on a persons name, scroll halfway down the page and you'll see...

Private messages

Write private message
Click the "write private message" which will be a highlighted link.

 

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