How do I PM other members?

Discussion in 'Ask the White Tower' started by Nimmwaee, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. Nimmwaee

    Nimmwaee

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    I have tried to PM multiple Members but there isn't a way for me too. There is no PM link or button for me to press. I am lost.:look :look :|
     
  2. Erin al'Denael

    Erin al'Denael Ban Hammer, Scourge of Spambots Everywhere Aes Sedai Director of Community Outreach

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    Due to intelligent spambots sending out private messages, that option for newly joined members has been disabled. Once you become a Citizen, you can PM. Until then, have you tried using Visitor Messages instead? :)
     
  3. Jahily al'Karee

    Jahily al'Karee Resident Citizen Mayor

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    I am so glad you posted this question - I thought it was just me!
     
  4. Onis O'Leia

    Onis O'Leia Aes Sedai

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    If you jump into the forums you can see, welcome other new members and go into the book forums and post there, you'll be at 25 posts in no time. :) Then the Citizen application can be filled in, and you'll be in the City pretty soon.
     
  5. Jahily al'Karee

    Jahily al'Karee Resident Citizen Mayor

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    Onis - very true, but it is funny when everyone welcomes you with "PM me" and you can't. :)
     
  6. Aryawnah Federov

    Aryawnah Federov Aes Sedai

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    I was completely unaware that new members couldn't pm. :( But Erin had a very good point about visitor messages. ;) If you go to someone's profile, you can send them a visitor message. So if you need help with something or want to talk to someone, you could send them a message that way until you are a citizen and get the option for pm's.
     
  7. Aran Cherubim

    Aran Cherubim Resident Citizen

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    Yes, the pm for members who've not yet become Citizens was disabled due to a large amount of spam by spambots. It is very unfortunate, and hopefully the mods will find away around this, but until further notice it's just something we'll have to work around - for example using the methods suggested above. :)
     
  8. Mirielle Frieot

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    I was trying to PM a new member the other day and couldn't figure out why I wasn't able to find a link for it... was quite frustrated. Glad to know why now. So I left a visitor message instead. Do they get some sort of notice that a visitor has left a message??
     
  9. Teslyri Nicoin

    Teslyri Nicoin Accepted

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    Yes, they receive a notification for a visitor message.
     
  10. Mirielle Frieot

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    awesome, thanks!
     
  11. Padron Kerenmosa

    Padron Kerenmosa Gaidin

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    I only wish to add that you can feel free to VM me too.:p
    I got a strange commercial PM the day we were transfered to the new boards.
    I trust it that this is what you solved?
     
  12. Erin al'Denael

    Erin al'Denael Ban Hammer, Scourge of Spambots Everywhere Aes Sedai Director of Community Outreach

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    Yup. ;)
     
  13. Kelgan al'Moranwin

    Kelgan al'Moranwin Aes Sedai

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    You were very much not alone in that. Every time someone reports a post or PM, it creates a thread in Mod Squad to alert us. Mod Squad was VERY busy for a day or two there...
     
  14. Toral Delvar

    Toral Delvar Archivist Gaidin

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    Also, the PM button is hidden (at least it is for me), so you have to click the person's name to get to it
     
  15. Erin al'Denael

    Erin al'Denael Ban Hammer, Scourge of Spambots Everywhere Aes Sedai Director of Community Outreach

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    It's not "hidden" so much as it's just located in a different place (by clicking on a username). :p