Change to Private Messaging

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Change to Private Messaging

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Hi Folks,

Due to the high volume of scammers hitting our members from ads posted in the Classifieds, we implemented a change to the profiles of "Newly Registered Users."

You're now required to have a minimum of 10 posts on the forum before you can use the private messaging system.

I realize this may cause problems with new members who were on the forum before the change went into place, but be assured once you reach 10 posts, private messaging will become available to you again, and you will not lose any PM's that arrived before the change went into effect.

Thanks,
Mark

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Thanks...any inconvenience will be offset by safe guarding our community.
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Great idea! Hopefully it helps!
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What a great idea - and I look forward to the change.
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Good idea. Glad to see it implemented!

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Re: Change to Private Messaging

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Great idea!
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Hi Mark, thanks for this announcement, and thank you to the administrators -- I know it can be a headache of a job!

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Thanks Mark! Good idea

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Thumbs Up!

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Re: Change to Private Messaging

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Thanks for implementing; great idea.

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Yes, that is a good idea. Can you also apply it to the Classified Section; 10 posts required before some can list items for sale?

Thanks- Ken

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Re: Change to Private Messaging

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Great idea !

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:D Nice change

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Great idea, I've been scammed (unsuccessfuly) and was amazed at how fast they got to me on a WTB posting in the classifieds.

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Just recently two scammers tried on my WTB post in classifieds, and from what I could see they had just joined. They were able to still private message me and with an email to respond to.

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prestontrout wrote:
11/06/22 19:59
Just recently two scammers tried on my WTB post in classifieds, and from what I could see they had just joined. They were able to still private message me and with an email to respond to.
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Gah. I hate when the forum settings don't do what they say they do. I made some more changes, hopefully it'll keep the knuckleheads from doing this.

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Post by Vaughanwilson3022 »

Thanks - let’s hope so.

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I'll been on this form for a long while and have a fair amount of posting
but for some reason I have two message that can not send why is that
the one to Trout120-1 need to be sent to him
Last edited by Bamboo Don on 01/20/24 10:29, edited 2 times in total.

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Bamboo Don wrote:
01/20/24 10:18
I'll been on this form for a long while and have a fair amount of posting
but for some reason I have two message that can not send why is that
Are they going to your outbox? Do you get an error message when you try to send the PM?

Mark

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