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Re: 5 messages to reply to PM

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3Di wrote:
Marshalrusty wrote:users with less than 5 posts should not have any dire need to PM non team members.
Not completely true if you think that there are users that joined many years ago with less than 5 posts but in need to PM those users for a reason or another. ;)

Perhaps a condition in the code that relates to the joining date too?
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How many users do you think fall under that category?
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iWisdom wrote:
3Di wrote:
Marshalrusty wrote:users with less than 5 posts should not have any dire need to PM non team members.
Not completely true if you think that there are users that joined many years ago with less than 5 posts but in need to PM those users for a reason or another. ;)

Perhaps a condition in the code that relates to the joining date too?
:geek:
How many users do you think fall under that category?
I do not think, I know. Anyway, let's say one is enough?
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Then that one can simply make 4 or 5 more posts ;)
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Re: 5 messages to reply to PM

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I think it would be understandable enough for a user to not be able to PM until four or five posts, it isn't that hard anyway. Forums are for participating, not for a social network. :)
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3Di wrote: Perhaps a condition in the code that relates to the joining date too?
:geek:
Then they'll plant a bunch of accounts and wait until it gets activated.
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Re: 5 messages to reply to PM

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Many people asked, what possible scenario could cause this..

Well, here's what happend to me.

I registered on the board to post my MOD (a long time ago). I made 1 post. Now people PM me about it and I can't reply.

You're right, that it's not hard to make 4 more posts, I was kinda hoping this thread will help me ;), but turns out this section is not counted. So, I'm off to spam some more.
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driedfruit wrote:So, I'm off to spam some more.
:lol: :lol: Some of us understand. ;)
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driedfruit wrote:Many people asked, what possible scenario could cause this..

Well, here's what happend to me.

I registered on the board to post my MOD (a long time ago). I made 1 post. Now people PM me about it and I can't reply.

You're right, that it's not hard to make 4 more posts, I was kinda hoping this thread will help me ;), but turns out this section is not counted. So, I'm off to spam some more.
Hmm, at the end of all I think this measure it's a wrong stuff.
Also I can't understand the reason why, even if 'explained'.
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Re: 5 messages to reply to PM

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I don't know how you've got that feature to work on phpBB.com. It apparently is a feature and I wasn't mistaken after all.
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Bumping an 11 year old topic will not be of use to anyone as many many things have changed since then

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