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FYI: PMs don't always send an email

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FYI: PMs don't always send an email

Just want to give a heads up to everyone. When you PM someone, it doesn't always send an email. So you might want to check if you have a message every now and then.


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It's been 100% every time I've gotten a PM.  Are there specific conditions under which it doesn't happen?  Or maybe it's just your email--your provider might treat them as spam.


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I get emails, however, several people I have PMed didn't.


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Without anything changing that I know of there was a week where I didn't get emails when someone sent me a PM and after that week it worked again.   


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Sometimes I get emails; sometimes I don't. They don't go to spam. No pattern that I've been able to discover.

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I'm in the same situation as Grysqrl!


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(Sometimes) vowelless?


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They haven't been working since at least March of last year, (that's when I conversed with CaunJoel about it) and I'm absolutely certain it was not functioning much longer than that.


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Matchstickman wrote:
They haven't been working since at least March of last year, (that's when I conversed with CaunJoel about it) and I'm absolutely certain it was not functioning much longer than that.
I have definitely gotten many e-mails about PMs more recently than that, throughout all of last fall. I'm not aware of missing any messages in that time.

Is it perhaps an e-mail spam-blocking thing? For instance, did the >G servers end up on some blacklist? That would cause messages to silently disappear without showing up in a spam folder.

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That's possible. I stopped getting them at my main email address, so I changed it to send them to a gmail-based address. But then that stopped working too.


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Hopefully the new website will handle notifications better. I'm sure that's one of the many reasons to switch over to a new system.


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