Disappearing PM

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Disappearing PM

Postby thirdcrank » 28 Dec 2018, 8:42am

Not Teresa May but rather a ghost private message.

When I came onto the forum this morning the prominent red dots indicated I had a private message but when I went into my inbox there wasn't anything unread - the last read message being nearly a week old.

All very odd. Would this happen if somebody sent a PM then had second thoughts?

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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby Mick F » 28 Dec 2018, 9:26am

Yes.
It could be that someone sent you a PM and then deleted it before you read it.
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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 28 Dec 2018, 9:28am

Hi,
Forgive me I thought this was just another political post :)
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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby thirdcrank » 28 Dec 2018, 9:33am

It's just happened again. :?

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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby brynpoeth » 28 Dec 2018, 9:58am

It was I who mailed you, did not change my mind
Is your inbox full, have you got rules to delete or the like?
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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby Vorpal » 28 Dec 2018, 10:02am

I would guess that your inbox is full. If you delete a few older messages, or move them to archive, the new ones should be there.
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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby thirdcrank » 28 Dec 2018, 10:14am

Vorpal wrote:I would guess that your inbox is full. If you delete a few older messages, or move them to archive, the new ones should be there.


Not on this occasion.

Folder is 1% full (1 out of 100 messages stored)

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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby Vorpal » 28 Dec 2018, 10:26am

Check your rules? This is how it looks for me. That's the only way I know that messages can be filtered.

Otherwise, perhaps the answer is as suggested above. Someone has sent a message, then deleted it.

You could check with Graham or admin. They have access to see more stuff than I do.
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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby Vorpal » 28 Dec 2018, 10:27am

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
Forgive me I thought this was just another political post :)

This thread is in 'Using the forum'. I'm afraid that forum staff cannot help with political problems. :shock:
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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby thirdcrank » 28 Dec 2018, 10:57am

I suppose I'm not all that bothered, unless it's a sign of some hacking. I'd not want somebody to have sent me a message which had somehow gone astray while they thought I was being ignorant.

But thinks. :idea: What about messages from somebody on the ignore list? :idea:

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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby gaz » 28 Dec 2018, 1:00pm

IIRC the 'ignore'/'foe' list does not disable PMs from those listed.

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Re: Disappearing PM

Postby 661-Pete » 29 Dec 2018, 11:19am

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
Forgive me I thought this was just another political post :)

If only..... :twisted:
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