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Old 10-01-07, 08:47 PM
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What do we do when we get PMs that need mod attention?

It could be a range of issues; personal attacks, requests for bootlegs, other illegal activity.....

There is no "report this post" button. We can forward them, but to who?
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Old 10-01-07, 10:22 PM
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I would say forward them all to X or any other admin, but mostly X.
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Old 10-02-07, 10:13 AM
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Email the mods and hope they get back to you within a month or so.
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Old 10-02-07, 10:43 AM
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Old 10-02-07, 12:05 PM
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Old 10-02-07, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Mopower
Email the mods and hope they get back to you within a month or so.
What he said, except for the a month or two.

I have folks emailing me for certain things at times, so it's not unprecedented.
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Old 10-02-07, 03:53 PM
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Not getting a reply to a PM/email after a more-than-reasonable amount of time = "we couldn't give less of a shit about your concerns"
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Old 10-02-07, 04:22 PM
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I was lead to believe that the procedure for this kind of stuff was to call gkleinman at 3 in the morning.
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Old 10-02-07, 05:19 PM
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I think we're out of jokes, so here's what happened in my case.

I forwarded it to an admin (X), and got a reply that it was taken care of, so I imagine that was the way to handle it.

I don't think deleting inappropriate PMs is the way to go, I'd rather deal with spammers and the like more severely than just ignoring them.
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Old 10-02-07, 05:24 PM
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Well, this was unexpected.

Just so you know, my offer was not spam and was a sincere solicitation. And the invitation is still open.
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Old 10-02-07, 06:22 PM
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Well, this was unexpected.

Just so you know, my offer was not spam and was a sincere solicitation. And the invitation is still open.
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Old 10-02-07, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by The_Infidel
Not getting a reply to a PM/email after a more-than-reasonable amount of time = "we couldn't give less of a shit about your concerns"
IIRC, some time ago I was told that someone using the board software to email me had been getting a bounce message which incorporated something about bsc[at]mailcity[dot]com.

It transpired that, following an upgrade, part of the board software had dug up my 1999 sign-up email and was sending stuff to me there!

Another part of the software was functioning correctly.

So I received emails sent to me via one method and not via another. I had no intention of ignoring anyone but for a while it would certainly look that way to the sender!

That said, from what I have picked up from other mods, there is a universal system that works something along these lines:

Mail -> New
> IF Any Header Contains (FROM "The_Infidel") THEN (JUNK)
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Old 10-02-07, 07:31 PM
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Oh, that makes me feel so much better about this site, knowing that I could be on the ignore list of the mods, for no good reason.
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Old 10-03-07, 03:11 PM
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For the avoidance of doubt....

.... several posts in this threads were of a jokey tone and the final part of my post, the little piece which was followed by a smiley, was not serious.

However, maybe I should have taken the hint regarding his agenda from the tone and phrasing of The_Infidel's original post ["we couldn't give less of a shit about your concerns"] and simply refrained from posting the sensible/explanatory part that made up the bulk of my message.

Rest assured that I have learned my lesson and TI's prophecy has fulfilled itself.
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Old 10-03-07, 04:14 PM
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I think we're out of jokes, so here's what happened in my case.
we arent out of jokes yet!
I was just coming in to tell you about all the over the counter drugs to help you cope with your PMS
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Old 10-03-07, 05:52 PM
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we arent out of jokes yet!
I was just coming in to tell you about all the over the counter drugs to help you cope with your PMS
There's nothing funny about PMS.
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Originally Posted by Goldblum
There's nothing funny about PMS.
What about a clown with PMS?
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Old 10-03-07, 06:51 PM
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Originally Posted by benedict
Rest assured that I have learned my lesson and TI's prophecy has fulfilled itself.
And what is this "prophecy" of which you speak?
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Originally Posted by Joe Molotov
What about a clown with PMS?
THIS
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Old 10-04-07, 04:18 PM
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We all know that PMS is a sign of weakness and being a pussy. At least that's what my doctor told me.
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Old 10-05-07, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by The_Infidel
And what is this "prophecy" of which you speak?
Re-read this thread, and then take a wild guess.
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Old 10-05-07, 09:48 PM
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I like your sig, Goldblum. It really speaks volumes.
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