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Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby OZZY » Fri 22.07.2011, 21:51

Why do PM's sit in my outbox for an eternity and sometimes don't go at all?
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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby Specky » Fri 22.07.2011, 21:57

They haven't been read.

There was a glitch years ago where the PM message was displayed in totality in your email, thus you didn't have to read your PM's? but this is no longer the case.

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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby OZZY » Fri 22.07.2011, 22:31

Specky wrote:They haven't been read.

There was a glitch years ago where the PM message was displayed in totality in your email, thus you didn't have to read your PM's? but this is no longer the case.

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So they have actually been sent, but the recipient just hasn't read them yet - so they're sitting in their inbox unread?

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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Sat 23.07.2011, 00:24

That sums it up. People don't log in to visit the site so they don't realize the PMs are there. Some also used old email addresses for notification but don't use thoes addresses any more.

Usually, it is better to send an email than a PM. If you send a PM, go to the article that got you started and post a notice like "Brit-Car-Nut, PM sent" Then I would know enough to go look (although I always log in and respond to PMs within a few hours regardless).
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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby owentec » Sat 23.07.2011, 16:39

I have the opposite problem... I have 2 new messages shown on the top of this page, but if I click on them, I can't actually see them in my inbox. My inbox was full, but I've since free'd off some space. Any thoughts?

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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Sat 23.07.2011, 16:46

Hopefully, a Tech will jump in and explain what to do.
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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby Dave Eds » Sat 23.07.2011, 16:47

hit the release held PMs clicky
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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby owentec » Sat 23.07.2011, 16:55

Oh yeah, that's done it. They were all from Ozzy, so that's probably sorted him out as well!

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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby Specky » Sat 23.07.2011, 17:44

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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby FabricatorsFriend » Thu 21.06.2012, 13:23

I can't even find the option to pm just yet - I'm thinking perhaps there must be a minimum post count or something for it?
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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby Rice crispy » Thu 21.06.2012, 15:31

FabricatorsFriend wrote:I can't even find the option to pm just yet - I'm thinking perhaps there must be a minimum post count or something for it?



Nope we all have it :D look under their username for a box with (PM) on it, some also list web addresses (circle) and e-mail (envelopes)

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Re: Pm's stuck in outbox??

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Thu 21.06.2012, 15:32

No, just need to be logged in. Look under the Avatar for a member and you will see a PM icon and maybe an email icon. Click on whichever you want to send and you will go to the used control panel to compose your PM or email. Make sure your forum email address is correct as the system will send you an email when you receive a PM.
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