How to send a private message

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  1. Bello

    Bello Member

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    Hi, could anyone tell me how I can send a private message to another board member? I'm really not very good at this computer lark. Many thanks
     
  2. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

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    Click on their name, click on 'Start a Conversation' type in 'Any time, any place mate' and send.
     
  3. Houchens Head

    Houchens Head Fairly well known member from the Isle of Wight

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    Find out their address, buy a stamp and post the letter. Easy! ;)
     
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  4. Otis

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    I'm waiting!!! :)
     
  5. Bello

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    Thanks, so I just click on the name-Start conversation-and send. and it will only be seen by the person I sent it to, right?
     
  6. NorthernWisdom

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    And Nick.

    And Tim Fisher.
     
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    Just do as follows. Works on any thread.

    'PSSST'
    'Enter name'

    Then it is all private ;)
     
  8. Bello

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    Ha ha. So it's not exactly private then, right? No offense to anyone, but I really want to contact just one member about a private matter.
     
  9. Captain Dart

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    I'm sure It is possible for someone having admin rights to circumvent security on an archive copy of the site on an isolated system.
    I know I could alter passwords & emails other forums for which I was admin, so say if I'd have done this on an archive it could have been directed to email to which I had access.
    But admin don't get to see stuff like this unless they go out of their way to be very naughty.
     
  10. Bello

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    Thanks Captain Dart
     
  11. Nick

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    Things like that and passwords are Encrypted. Like you say if going out of the way there would be ways if Mi5 were interested but not something that would be done on here!

    If you wanted to just PM them and ask for their email and send it direct that's an option :)
     
  12. NorthernWisdom

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    Let's face it, who they're PM'ing will be Tim Fisher under an alias anyway.

    As we all are.
     
  13. robbieray

    robbieray Well-Known Member

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    Aww thanks Bello love u too
     
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    Yeah I'm not good at this computer lark either mate, but if you download grinder it will make it a lot easier for you pal
     
  15. Otis

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    What???!!

    The git is two timing you!!

    What time exactly did you get YOUR message?
     
  16. robbieray

    robbieray Well-Known Member

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    About 40mins ago
     
  17. robbieray

    robbieray Well-Known Member

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    Anyway that should have been private
     
  18. robbieray

    robbieray Well-Known Member

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    Your just jealous
     
  19. Somerset Sky Blue

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    I'm Spartacus (Fisher).
     
  20. Captain Dart

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    Hey man I'm not accusing you of doing anything of the like, but I am saying it was possible on the forum S/W I one use.
    I presume your system has similar facilities, like the (redacted) image below.
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    However there are perfectly legit reasons for changing passwords/emails, people forget their p/w or lose access to email accounts.
     
  21. Nick

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    Yeah I can change emails, passwords cant be seen though like they wont be on there. It is just stars, so it has to be reset if people can't remember.
     

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