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« on: July 04, 2022, 06:51:16 pm »

Several members have reported to me about problems with personal messaging on the forum. Sometimes messages are not being sent and sometimes not saved to outboxes. This may be a technical glitch, or possibly it may be a new restriction imposed by admin. If the former is the case, such things happen.  If the latter is the case, it is reprehensible and implies some kind of 1984 scenario where the moderator is reading your personal messages and deciding whether or not you are fit for purpose. As stated in my last post in this thread, PM means "Personal Message" - who cares if you're chatting about the price of eggs, the damp under your window-sill, who just won at Wimbledon or the present parlous state of "AMLF"? From long experience of egomaniac moderators over at UC, I would hate to see this forum go down the same puritanical path. I notice that the moderator here has now introduced a thread entitled "Unsuitable", presumably a place for him to dump posts before binning them - I xxxx well intend to fill that one up with my irrelevant rubbish...

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