Inbox/PM's Query

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  1. charlie

    charlie Registered Users

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    I am the least technical person I know :rolleyes: but I have had a couple of posts in my inbox that were clearly meant for the forum, several members/mods have responded to this which makes me think this isn't private or am I getting this wrong?

    Could someone clear this up please?

    Thanks so much xx :)
     
  2. snowbunny

    snowbunny Administrator Forum Supporter

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    Sometimes people get a bit confused when they first join and send PMs rather than posting on the main boards. Does it look like it's just that? I generally redirect them to where to post so everyone can see :)

    Hope that clears it up - it's possible to create a conversation with more than one recipient, which they often do, too, which is why several people sometimes join in.
     
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  3. charlie

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    It does look like that but as a few mods were redirecting the member but does that mean PMs can be seen by other members? Seems odd :confused: Thanks Fiona x
     
  4. snowbunny

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    When you start a PM, you can include as may people in it as you like, it doesn't have to just be 1-1. So, quite often the new members will add a whole load of people who regularly answer on threads into the conversation. There's a box on the right hand side (at least, on a computer) that shows you who is in the conversation. Other than the people who are invited, no-one (not even the mods or admins) can view PMs.
     
  5. charlie

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    OK I see, thanks Fiona :)
     

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