Why is it that people disable PMs when they send a PM?

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Why is it that people disable PMs when they send a PM?

Postby skirtingtoday » Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:33 pm

I have just received a PM from a member here and when I tried to send him a reply, it was confirmed that the recipient has disabled such replies.

Do'H!!!

Why do people do that and should I block them for sending me PM's in the first place? I really do welcome PM chat but its hardly beneficial it the chat is one way surely?

(The PM sender BTW was Gregg1100 (It was sent on April 1st - not a very good joke in my opinion)
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Re: Why is it that people disable PMs when they send a PM?

Postby denimini » Mon Apr 04, 2016 12:55 pm

I suppose it depends if the PM was statement or a question. :)
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Re: Why is it that people disable PMs when they send a PM?

Postby Fred in Skirts » Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:06 pm

They may not realize that the receive PM is turned off.

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Re: Why is it that people disable PMs when they send a PM?

Postby Milfmog » Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:57 pm

skirtingtoday wrote:I have just received a PM from a member here and when I tried to send him a reply, it was confirmed that the recipient has disabled such replies.

Do'H!!!

Why do people do that and should I block them for sending me PM's in the first place? I really do welcome PM chat but its hardly beneficial it the chat is one way surely?

(The PM sender BTW was Gregg1100 (It was sent on April 1st - not a very good joke in my opinion)

Ross,

You could send him an email through this site and see if he responds to that. Given that he PM'd you, I suspect it is simply an oversight on his part.

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Re: Why is it that people disable PMs when they send a PM?

Postby skirtingtoday » Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:10 am

Milfmog wrote:... You could send him an email through this site and see if he responds to that. Given that he PM'd you, I suspect it is simply an oversight on his part.


Can't do that as there is no e-mail address listed on his profile either!

(Hope he doesn't think it rude of me not replying to him - it's just not possible, unfortunately)
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