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#39723 - 08/27/01 11:12 PM  
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#39724 - 08/27/01 11:18 PM Re: PLEASE DON'T PM ME!  
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Gee, I didn't know my PMs had such devastating effects!

P.S. I received the response just fine.

#39725 - 08/27/01 11:28 PM Re: PLEASE DON'T PM ME!  
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Dear Max: I regret having unwittingly offended by sending you so many PMs. I too very much regret that I have no copy of the PMs I send, and often cannot remember what I have said to whom. But I do enjoy receiving PMs, and would welcome more than I get.


#39726 - 08/28/01 08:41 AM E-males  
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The annoying thing I discovered about the PMs is that I often didn't know wether I'd sent something or not, and ended up posting multiple copies of the same message - silly system! E-mail is a simple alternative - and might I happily remind you Max, that I have only contacted you by menas of SMTP in ther past.

Bill admits: I often cannot remember what I have said to whom.

Sounds familiar:-)


#39727 - 08/28/01 01:31 PM Re: PLEASE DON'T PM ME!  
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Poor Max! I am sorry that you have such trouble with the PM system.

FWIW, I never have a bit of trouble with it, making me think that the problem is either timing - you are up and posting/reading/responding during the time the AWAD server is undergoing daily maintenance routines - or has its source in the connection between you and the AWAD server... your ISP or an intervening server, or something.

Anyway, may I suggest that you modify your Profile page to no longer accept PMs, so that people don't inadvertently make you nuts? (At least, not by sending PMs )


#39728 - 08/28/01 01:48 PM Re: PLEASE DON'T PM ME!  
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yes, yes, yes, i hate that i don't have a copy of what i've sent-- someone asked me, if they could quote me-- and i though-- what exactly did i write? i sent a PM since i didn't want some of what i said being public-- either because it's too personal (l have sent others i feel comfortable with, my real email address,) or because its not really appropriate for any of the threads.. (oh, a recipe say..)


#39729 - 08/28/01 06:44 PM Re: PLEASE DON'T PM ME!  
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I must say that I completely agree with Max - I also hate the system.

However, (that wonderful word, beloved of all academics!) I have found ti very useful in the past in keeping in touch with people on the board who have been having e-mail problems, so I am prepared to forgive it it's shortcomings.
Also, I haven't published my e-mail address to all and sundry, so how the hell else can they get in touch, one asks?




#39730 - 08/28/01 09:33 PM Re: PLEASE DON'T PM ME!  
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I agree that when you get a run of PMs, it's hard to remember what you said and who you said it to because of the lack of a copy. I did have a go at copying PM contents to a text file before I sent them, but that got out of hand very quickly.

Sorry you're having trouble with PMs, Max - I've never had any at all.



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#39731 - 08/28/01 10:52 PM Re: PLEASE DON'T PM ME!  

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Sorry you're having trouble with PMs, Max - I've never had any at all, CK laments

awwww, how sad. well be patient; maybe someone will send you one someday.






#39732 - 08/28/01 11:11 PM not a Flame.. a love light?!  
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caradea-- thank you, you've inspired me.. maybe, rather than leaving poor CK out in the cold, we should all send him little love notes.. not an old fashioned flame, that over whelms his mail, but each of us could send him a X, (kiss) or a 0 (hug)
or maybe even
@----\-- some ascii roses.. or at the very least, \-/, a shot of whiskey to drowned his sorrows.


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