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Possible Stupid "PM" Question

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Aug 20, 2017 13:20 |  #1

Maybe I am missing something but this is really annoying:

If I want to "PM" someone, i.e. if that person has something for sale, is there an "easy" way to do that? It seems like if I want to PM someone I have to go thru multiple hoops to get there. Look up the persons name....Insert a title....etc. At the bottom of all posst there's a "reply" option to reply to the thread. It would be nice if there were also a PM option so you can PM in 1 click. What is the simplest way to PM someone please.

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Post edited over 1 year ago by Wilt. (6 edits in all)
Aug 20, 2017 13:33 |  #2

I just clicked on your name "Bogino", then on the new page I scrolled to the bottom left of the page and there is this option:

"Write private message to Bogino
Private Messages are like emails inside forum. Only Bogino can see what you wrote in PM."

Click on my name, to try it out.

Or you can click on the Avatar, and be taken to a page which presents two buttons near the top of the page,


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Post edited over 1 year ago by drmaxx.
Aug 20, 2017 13:39 |  #3

Or: On the very top of the page (just under the blueish ribbon) you find 'PM' in a little grey box. Click on that and you get into the pm tool. There you can click on >send a new private message<.

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Post edited over 1 year ago by DreDaze.
Aug 20, 2017 13:50 |  #4

instead of clicking on the persons name like wilt on the gray area around their name or the more info'll just change their post to more can see at the top where it will say 'Send PM'

and then you can click the gray area to go back to the original post that they had posted

edit: actually just fully read wilt's suggestion, and mine is the same as his second one...

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