1. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi. I am trying to get the hang of PM's. I sent one yesterday but since it doesn't show up in the message "Sent" list, does that mean it didn't go through?
    So I tried again this morning, about 24 hours later, and got a message that at least 20 seconds have to pass between messages and to try again in a bit. It had been a good 24 hours since the last time I tried, hence a gazillion 20 second intervals had passed.
    Am I doing something wrong?Thanks! I would appreciate any education in the ways of PMing so I don't mess it up!
    JJ
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I have the same problem. There is no sent messages for me and it says to wait at least 20 seconds to send. even though my last message was like a hour ago. I go back and says the message again. I try over 5 times then it goes through
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You have to mark the box at the bottom of the send message screen to retain a copy of it in your PM sent box.
     
  4. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    JJ,
    I just sent you one as a expieriement (sp.)

    See if you have it yet.
     
  5. Nick

    Nick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Before you hit SEND make sure you put a check mark next to save message (right above send)
     
  6. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are limited to number of PM's you can keep, so the default setting is to not save the sent message.

    It will say message sent then return you to your PM box, if it says must wait 20 seconds, push back and send again.

    there is a % at top when it reaches 100% anyone sending you a message will get recipient has no room message that is why sent are not automatically saved, box size doubles recently, so you do have more room now
     
  7. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks everybody! Having learned from you, I see I likely shouldn't have had the 20 second thing happen because I hadn't tried to PM in over 24 hours so it was probably just a quirky computer thing this morning!
    And thanks about the "Save" check mark. Steve, thanks for your experimental PM - I really appreciate it and did receive it and just responded.
    You are all super.
    JJ
     
  8. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    im having problems. i sent a pm and marked the box...but it did that 20 second thing....
     
  9. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Ok, you shouldn't get that 20 second error message any more!

    If there are any other problems with PMs let me know!
     

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