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Important Request Regarding Private Messages! #146476
Oct 28th, 2007 at 03:59 PM
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teach I realize that most of you will do almost anything to help me to keep everything running smoothly on the forum, and for that reason you worry about getting too many PMs in your mailboxes and therefore delete single reply messages so they don't build up. If I were to ask the question "do you have more than 100 friends that you PM with" I'd venture to guess that there are no more than 3! My options are set so that you can reply to your own replies without a response, and I'm pretty sure it is set for unlimited replies to a PM, so if you only chat with 6 or 20 other folks, you'd have a constant 6 or 20 PMs in your mail box plus a couple of "save" PMs that you can now send to yourself. Deleting single reply PM, and sending another later has the effect of loading up certain mailboxes, of people who are afraid to delete til it gets critical because she gets unlimited pms..... whos name I won't mention.... I think you'll like the "single person, one looooooong PM" method, and it would work well as far as server load... If you don't like doing it that way, feel free to do whatever feels best for you without another thought.
I hope that all made sense... zoink


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: Wild Willy] #146479
Oct 28th, 2007 at 04:04 PM
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thumbup made perfect sense to me bill. i'll look at this for me (although, i don't get alot of pm's unless we are in a tag or swap), and i hope everyone else does too! kissie thanks for working to keep this working smoothly kissie

Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: Wild Willy] #146480
Oct 28th, 2007 at 04:06 PM
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I had to read that twice, but I THINK I have got it now! idea



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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: ] #146512
Oct 28th, 2007 at 05:07 PM
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I won't even try to Guess ^ notme who you may be referring too, I try to make a point of keeping mine down to 7 or 8 , But I'll go get phone #'s and addy's out now and take it back to 2 thumbup


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: angelblossom] #146515
Oct 28th, 2007 at 05:24 PM
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I have one in my box with a couple of responses on it. I will delete it. I try to keep things clean in there. Well, except when i share a 'colorful' joke.


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: Tina] #146521
Oct 28th, 2007 at 05:33 PM
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I just deleted all of them!!!!!!!! lol lol lol lol


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: Tina] #146527
Oct 28th, 2007 at 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by jonni13
I have one in my box with a couple of responses on it. I will delete it. I try to keep things clean in there. Well, except when i share a 'colorful' joke.
share some my way tina! lol i need some good laughs

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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: ] #146547
Oct 28th, 2007 at 05:58 PM
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Right here? I could share the cat house bird joke that I sent Cindy.


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: Tina] #146575
Oct 28th, 2007 at 06:45 PM
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i got the pm, kissie thank you, i needed that tonight.

Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: ] #146659
Oct 28th, 2007 at 08:41 PM
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OK--so I thought I had it figured & now i am not sure---so here I go---

if i have a PM to Jiffy about say a seed swap--if i keep replying to each reply i get in that subject thread it is still considered as 1 PM--right???
BUT if i start a brand new message each time then my number of PM's continue to grow--am i right or confused??/


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: JunieGirl] #146663
Oct 28th, 2007 at 08:44 PM
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you got it. so, if we are pm'ing, it's better to pm on a single thread (even if the topic has changed) than to start multiple new pm's.

Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: ] #146672
Oct 28th, 2007 at 08:51 PM
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By George-----I think I've got it!!!!! bop lol
thanks, Jiffy kissie


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: ] #146673
Oct 28th, 2007 at 08:51 PM
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Cindy and I have a single PM running with 256 replies on it.... notme


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: Wild Willy] #146674
Oct 28th, 2007 at 08:53 PM
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I bet THAT particular PM would go for a pretty price on E-Bay--, huh Mr. Bill????


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: ] #146696
Oct 28th, 2007 at 10:45 PM
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as usual, i don't get it.....if 1 message has like 20 replies, that is ok? why


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: faerywatcher] #146698
Oct 28th, 2007 at 11:37 PM
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Originally Posted by faerywatcher
as usual, i don't get it.....if 1 message has like 20 replies, that is ok? why
If one message has 200 replies... that is ok too! Yep! thumbup


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: ] #146699
Oct 29th, 2007 at 05:03 AM
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Originally Posted by afgreyparrot
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I bet THAT particular PM would go for a pretty price on E-Bay--, huh Mr. Bill????

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Aw--Cindy---Sorry--I just couldn't resist the comment---
my bad--- rolz


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: JunieGirl] #146747
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I've been doing this for a few of my PM's but I had a bunch that hadn't been used in over a month, so just the other day I deleted ALL of those! ...maybe I should have kept them? But I didn't want to have a cluttered room...ya know? Well, I didn't want my online room to be cluttered!! LOL....you should see my real room! Oy!


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I think several members misinterpreted the purpose of my topic. please don't think I was asking anyone to clean their mail boxes. I just wanted to make your forum life easier... why
G'night... kissie


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: Wild Willy] #147139
Oct 30th, 2007 at 05:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Wild Willy
I think several members misinterpreted the purpose of my topic. please don't think I was asking anyone to clean their mail boxes. I just wanted to make your forum life easier... why
G'night... kissie


You take such good care of this site and of us, Bill--Once again--Thanks so much! :wink:

I will say, even though I got what you ment, this did make me think to look at my PM box & check the # of messages there---and that is a good thing--


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: JunieGirl] #147188
Oct 30th, 2007 at 10:10 AM
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Bill I understand, and thank you, because I HAD been deleting mine after a few replies. and starting a new one to the same person, so now I will just let them, to each person, ramble on and on!!! thumbup kissie


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Re: Important Request Regarding Private Messages! [Re: Shirley4] #147449
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I love the idea that I can have long running pm's with each of my friends and even groups of friends right? You can have several people in one string now can't you?


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I am with you Willy.......Why keep old privates is my thought /?

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