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Apr 24, 2013, 09:37 AM
perplexed
how to private message someone
How do I private message someone??

Thanks!
Apr 24, 2013, 09:56 AM
conrad
Sign in to the board. Go to the "Go" box and click on it at the top of any posted box (including this one). It is the first in the line of New, Find, Notify...etc.
Go to Personal Zone, and then to Private Message on your own info.
Copy or retype their screen name as to whom you want to send a message or start a dialog. Just like regular posting, only it just goes to them.
Apr 24, 2013, 10:47 AM
perplexed
after I go to personal zone and click New private message it brings up a box that says my contact on one side and invited members on the other, what do I do then? I think I am misunderstanding .

Thanks!

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Apr 24, 2013, 01:02 PM
conrad
You know I am having trouble with it too, as I tried to send you a private message. Don't know if it was the system or me?

I think what used to work is to click on "find new buddies", and type in a screen name...then you could send from there.

Maybe someone else that has used this more recently can help?
Apr 24, 2013, 02:00 PM
perplexed
I noticed several ways to send one but it is confusing,if you click on a persons name it gives you several options and one is invite to private topic which I think is a private message?? When you click that it won't bring up anything.

I will try and send you one now. let me know if you get it please.I click your name again and it takes me too view (your) public profile and I click that and I then see on the page send a private message which I am about to do.

Thanks

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Apr 24, 2013, 02:31 PM
Sparky
Add the person to your contacts and then you can PM them with the box. They changed the process at some point, you used to be able to do it the way Conrad mentioned.


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Apr 24, 2013, 03:01 PM
perplexed
Thanks , I added a person so what do I do after that? How do I start a private message after adding a person to my contacts.

Thanks!