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Private Messaging
« on: Friday 24 August 18 12:26 BST (UK) »
Apologies at the start as I'm sure this question has been asked many times before!

Can someone explain to a newbie how Private Messaging works?

I have picked up on a very old thread and would really like to contact so of the contributors directly as my reply to the post has remained unanswered. Having looked around I think I have to have submitted 3 posts or replies (not sure which) before I can Private Message a member - is that correct?

I can't work out why that is necessary but there is probably a very good reason.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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Re: Private Messaging
« Reply #1 on: Friday 24 August 18 12:28 BST (UK) »
Just acknowledge this and your will have made three posts.
CHOULES All ,  COKER Harwich Essex & Rochester Kent 
COLE Gt. Oakley, & Lt. Oakley, Essex.
DUNCAN Kent
EVERITT Colchester,  Dovercourt & Harwich Essex
GULLIVER/GULLOFER Fifehead Magdalen Dorset
HORSCROFT Kent.
KING Sturminster Newton, Dorset. MONK Odiham Ham.
SCOTT Wrabness, Essex
WILKINS Stour Provost, Dorset.
WICKHAM All in North Essex.
WICKHAM Medway Towns, Kent from 1880
WICKHAM, Ipswich, Suffolk.

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Re: Private Messaging
« Reply #2 on: Friday 24 August 18 12:40 BST (UK) »
you can already send a pm. I shall have a look at the member you are trying to contact :)

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Re: Private Messaging
« Reply #3 on: Friday 24 August 18 12:44 BST (UK) »
Hi crimbo,

It looks like the member you are trying to contact had turned off notification on that topic, I have messaged them to let them know. They were online last month so hopefully should pick up the message very soon.

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Re: Private Messaging
« Reply #4 on: Friday 24 August 18 12:50 BST (UK) »
Thank you for your prompt responses!
It has opened up a few more questions. :-)

Firstly, how could you tell if I could PM?
Secondly, how did you tell the member I was trying to contact has turned off notifications for that topic?
Thirdly, when you say acknowledge, I presume this just means Reply?

So much to learn - thanks for your patience!

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Re: Private Messaging
« Reply #5 on: Friday 24 August 18 12:55 BST (UK) »
Hi Crimbo,

As admin I can see your posts and any other members settings, I looked at your first post and contacted the member.

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Re: Private Messaging
« Reply #6 on: Friday 24 August 18 13:02 BST (UK) »
Aha - that makes sense!
I've checked and can now see the PM functionality so should be all up and running.
Thanks for your time and help.

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Re: Private Messaging
« Reply #7 on: Friday 24 August 18 15:56 BST (UK) »
There's information on private/personal messages in our help section

http://www.rootschat.com/help/pms.php
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