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carl
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Private messaging here on this Forum

Postby carl » Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:56 am

I receive emails from "MetalHead" which I believe are by default informing me that I have a private message from another forum member, this I believe is simply a notification or heads up to go to the forum, log in and read your message(s). However when I go to my private messages tab the message is not there. Is anyone else experiencing this issue? I'm trying to troubleshoot a potential problem here with the forum messaging system. Thank you...carl
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Re: Private messaging here on this Forum

Postby hoohaah » Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:19 am

How do you put a picture on your home page or just post a picture?
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Re: Private messaging here on this Forum

Postby jralbert » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:29 pm

Carl: I just checked my PM folder and found messages there (including an exchange between you and me two yrs ago). When I look at the "private message" link in the upper right hand corner, a number (1) is displayed which would seem to indicate I have an unread message, which I do not or that I only have one message and I actually have saved and read four.

I do recall telling the admin a couple of yrs ago that PM's weren't behaving correctly but I do not recall the specifics. I didn't get a reply nor did I follow up. I suspect there may be a bug in the forum or perhaps it's a setting the admin needs to change. Sometimes, these things get pretty obscure. I'll send you a message titled PM test and you can report what you find. Best wishes

HOOHAH: This is a topic for a new thread. But here is a summary of how I've posted a pic. First, make sure the pic's resolution is relatively low -- perhaps 50kb or less. What I've done is to post the message and submit it, then open it for editing (the little pencil icon before the "x" at the top right of all messages) and I find an option to attach a file below the message. I click on it and then navigate to the file(s) and open it/them. Then "submit" again. I know I have just broad-brushed this reply but hope it's helpful.
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Re: Private messaging here on this Forum

Postby jralbert » Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:08 pm

Update for Carl: Sent you two PMs (PM Test and PM Test 2) and neither has shown in my Sent Messages folder.
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Re: Private messaging here on this Forum

Postby carl » Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:40 pm

Joel,
I did not receive either, zero, zip, nada!
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Re: Private messaging here on this Forum

Postby jralbert » Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:38 am

Hey Houston..we have a problem in the PM department
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Re: Private messaging here on this Forum

Postby MetalHead » Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:33 am

Lets see if we can get this figured out once and for all. I thought it was fixed. Since I am admin I may not be seeing the real problem.

Until the person you send the PM to reads the message, the PM sits in your outbox. This is a confusing feature of the system.
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Re: Private messaging here on this Forum

Postby jralbert » Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:59 am

fyi: nothing in my outbox. Carl notes above he didn't get either test message
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