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I am stupid: how to send PM's on this site??
« on: Tuesday 10 August 10 12:04 BST (UK) »
OK so I have hunted and hunted but can't work out HOW to PM someone.... I have done a surname search, found someone I wish to PM, and can't figure out for the life of me how.

(Please, once I have an answer and am very embarrassed, can a mod delete this topic??? :) )
Wright: Birkhead, then Crayford, Kent;
Hulme: Heaton Norris / Stockport, Cheshire and surrounds
Dean: Macclesfield and surrounds, Rainow.
Edgerton: Staffordshire, Ironbridge

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Re: I am stupid: how to send PM's on this site??
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 10 August 10 12:09 BST (UK) »
You're not stupid - just new.  ;)

Welcome to Rootschat.

You can't send a PM until you've made a few posts.  When you've done that, click on the green scroll on the left of the person's post and you will be able to send them a message.
Middx - VAUS, ROBERTS, EVERSFIELD, INMAN, STAR, HOLBECK, WYATT, BICKFORD, SMITH, REDWOOD
Hants - SMALL, HAMMERTON, GRIST, FRYER, TRODD, WOODFORD, CROUTEAR, BECK, BENDELL, KEEPING, HARDING
Kent - BAYLY, BORER, MITCHELL, PLANE, VERNON, FARRANCE, CHAPMAN, MEDHURST, LOMAX, WYATT, IDEN
Devon - TOPE, BICKFORD, FOSTER
YKS - QUIRK, McGUIRE, BENN
Nott/Derbs - SLACK
Herts - BARNES
L'pool- PLUMBE
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Re: I am stupid: how to send PM's on this site??
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 10 August 10 12:09 BST (UK) »
Hi Tamara

Welcome to RC!!  No reason to feel embarrassed it takes a while to find your way about but it's worth it.

You can't send a pm until you have posted a small number of messages.  Not sure if it is three or five?
Then you will have the facility.

Just answer this and add a couple more and you will be fine.

Elin
Foxwell (Wotton Under Edge and South Wales), Howell (Stroud & Wotton Under Edge), Jones (South Wales) Merrigan (Liverpool), Kelly (Liverpool) Titley (Lincolnshire and Staffordshire)  Hellier (Somerset and Monmouthshire)           All UK census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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Re: I am stupid: how to send PM's on this site??
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 10 August 10 12:12 BST (UK) »
Thank you both for your reply! That rule wasn't obvious to me anywhere!  So I guess I shall just keep reading in here and find something to reply to!! Cheers!
Wright: Birkhead, then Crayford, Kent;
Hulme: Heaton Norris / Stockport, Cheshire and surrounds
Dean: Macclesfield and surrounds, Rainow.
Edgerton: Staffordshire, Ironbridge

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Re: I am stupid: how to send PM's on this site??
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 10 August 10 12:15 BST (UK) »
It's 3 posts you have to make before you can PM someone.  :) You can also click on their name if you want to message someone. You don't need to wait till you have something useful to add - you can just waffle on here - I think you only have add one more comment before you're up to 3 posts and can send a PM ...  ;D

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Re: I am stupid: how to send PM's on this site??
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 10 August 10 12:16 BST (UK) »
Thanks ruskie, you've just given me a legitimate reason to post a third time!!  ;)
Wright: Birkhead, then Crayford, Kent;
Hulme: Heaton Norris / Stockport, Cheshire and surrounds
Dean: Macclesfield and surrounds, Rainow.
Edgerton: Staffordshire, Ironbridge

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Re: I am stupid: how to send PM's on this site??
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 10 August 10 12:17 BST (UK) »
Now you can send a PM.

It may seem a daft system but it's done to stop spammers.

Enjoy Rootschat, it's a great site.
Middx - VAUS, ROBERTS, EVERSFIELD, INMAN, STAR, HOLBECK, WYATT, BICKFORD, SMITH, REDWOOD
Hants - SMALL, HAMMERTON, GRIST, FRYER, TRODD, WOODFORD, CROUTEAR, BECK, BENDELL, KEEPING, HARDING
Kent - BAYLY, BORER, MITCHELL, PLANE, VERNON, FARRANCE, CHAPMAN, MEDHURST, LOMAX, WYATT, IDEN
Devon - TOPE, BICKFORD, FOSTER
YKS - QUIRK, McGUIRE, BENN
Nott/Derbs - SLACK
Herts - BARNES
L'pool- PLUMBE
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Re: I am stupid: how to send PM's on this site??
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 10 August 10 12:18 BST (UK) »
Yey! Away you go now! Good luck!

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Re: I am stupid: how to send PM's on this site??
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 10 August 10 12:20 BST (UK) »
Thanks, yes i understand why they do it; just didn't find it explained anywhere :)  ;D
Wright: Birkhead, then Crayford, Kent;
Hulme: Heaton Norris / Stockport, Cheshire and surrounds
Dean: Macclesfield and surrounds, Rainow.
Edgerton: Staffordshire, Ironbridge