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Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Ninja D! on March 06, 2011, 02:38:20 AM
Today, for the second time, I got a PM in my inbox that was intended for someone else. I think that the message was meant for Vreeg both times. The first time I figured it was just some sort of mistake but now I'm wondering if it could be an issue with the site.

This isn't a big deal and I have notified the sender that their message didn't go where they wanted it to. I don't expect anyone would really know how to fix it but I thought it may be good to make administration aware, just in case something shows up.

That is all,
---D!


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Ninja D! on March 06, 2011, 07:47:00 AM
Looking back through the tavern, I now see that the message was sent to everyone. Maybe that also happened last time? I don't remember the details of that one.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Nomadic on March 06, 2011, 08:02:49 AM
Yes weave sent a pm meant for vreeg to everyone. Thus was spawned the new cbg meme "everyone is vreeg". This being the latest trend in cabbage-talk since the ever popular "at least I didn't make up a baby"


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Ninja D! on March 06, 2011, 08:09:23 AM
Yeah but I'm Vreeg.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Weave on March 06, 2011, 10:44:58 AM
Yeah, sorry again about the message. For some reason it kept saying that Vreeg's Barolo didn't exist as a user even though I was clicking on him. The next time I tried it I mis-clicked a little lower and hit the "members" button, or something, thus sending it to everyone.

I'm not sure why you may have gotten it twice, though...

Anyways, it's okay because in the end I realized that we're all Vreeg anyways, so it worked out.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: the_taken on March 06, 2011, 11:51:40 AM
Your letter looks allot like a one of those scam emails people get from Nigeria. The ones stating that there is an opportunity ahead and emailing the guy could net you tons of money, if you send him money first.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Lmns Crn on March 06, 2011, 12:28:53 PM
It might be an issue with punctuation marks in usernames-- the same sort of thing that prevents us from sending a PM to you, Weave.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Weave on March 06, 2011, 01:16:08 PM

the_taken


Your letter looks allot like a one of those scam emails people get from Nigeria. The ones stating that there is an opportunity ahead and emailing the guy could net you tons of money, if you send him money first.


Do you mean the letter as in my username (The_Weave05), or letter as in the message I sent out to everyone? If it's the latter, I'm not sure what you mean. If it's the former, forgive me because I've never heard anyone use the term "letter" before to describe what I often refer to as a username.

And yes, LC, I imagine it must have to do with punctuation in names. I should probably get around to changing my username to just "Weave" for simplicities sake. Not sure how I go about doing that, though.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Lmns Crn on March 06, 2011, 01:53:15 PM
From the main page, click "Profile" (top left), then "Click here to update your information" (just above the comment area), then change the text in the very top field. I think.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: sparkletwist on March 06, 2011, 01:53:38 PM
I'm not sure why there is even an option to send a message to everyone, to be honest. If you want everyone to see something... post it on the forum! It seems like a global PM feature is just inviting mistakes and spammers.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Weave on March 06, 2011, 02:01:52 PM
Thanks for the directions, LC!

Would anyone be so kind as to try and send me a simple message to known that I can properly receive them now?


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: brainface on March 06, 2011, 02:14:06 PM

the_taken


Your letter looks allot like a one of those scam emails people get from Nigeria. The ones stating that there is an opportunity ahead and emailing the guy could net you tons of money, if you send him money first.


We should all probably send Weave money, just to be sure. Can't pass up an opportunity like that.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Seraph on March 06, 2011, 04:34:21 PM
Oh, I didn't realize this was one of those.  So Weave, ignore my PM response.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Magnus Pym on March 06, 2011, 07:27:14 PM
This clarifies why I couldn't reply to Weave.

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cabbage-talk


Anyways, I found this to be the most interesting part of the thread.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Nomadic on March 06, 2011, 11:27:18 PM

sparkletwist


I'm not sure why there is even an option to send a message to everyone, to be honest. If you want everyone to see something... post it on the forum! It seems like a global PM feature is just inviting mistakes and spammers.


Kind of wondered that myself, I've fixed this. Looks like a setting was accidentally set to members instead of admin only.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Ninja D! on March 07, 2011, 08:47:39 PM
So something got done. Cool. Good job, Vreeg.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Weave on March 07, 2011, 08:58:22 PM
For Vreeg's sake, you Vreeg'd it!


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Magnus Pym on March 07, 2011, 09:13:38 PM
I think if we typed Vreeg in gooogle search engine there'd be about 10 pages of this CBG's Vreeg, before any other possible vreeg.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: LordVreeg on March 07, 2011, 09:25:07 PM

Magnus Pym


I think if we typed Vreeg in gooogle search engine there'd be about 10 pages of this CBG's Vreeg, before any other possible vreeg.


Thre is, humurously enough, another RPG reference that comes up a lot as well, some Derro Necromancer named Vreeg.  That, and a lot of refernces to my using "Vreeg's Laws of Setting Design" in all sorts of sites.  Google's new changes to their algos are interesting.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Lmns Crn on March 07, 2011, 09:27:08 PM

Magnus Pym


I think if we typed Vreeg in gooogle search engine there'd be about 10 pages of this CBG's Vreeg, before any other possible vreeg.

The truth is actually a little bit stranger.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Ninja D! on March 07, 2011, 10:43:33 PM

LordVreeg of Tastic

refernces to my using "Vreeg's Laws of Setting Design"
Are these collected somewhere? I would be most interested in reading.

I still think someone needs to vreegin' fund Vreeg writing a book on gaming and setting theory and design.


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Koor on March 08, 2011, 07:47:33 PM
Yeah, I also just came back here because I was notified of this message.  I was also sent a message "To Vreeg" last year at some point, but apparently overlooked that message.  Vreeg, next time make sure all of your peeps know exactly who to send there sexts to.  *shudders*


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Weave on March 08, 2011, 08:02:18 PM
Sexts...? I hope that was some sort of typo...


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Magnus Pym on March 08, 2011, 10:27:26 PM

Weave


Sexts...? I hope that was some sort of typo...


Comon Weave, don't need to be shy :P Haha!


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Weave on March 08, 2011, 10:30:47 PM
The things that happen in GS stay in GS...


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Magnus Pym on March 08, 2011, 10:32:01 PM

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...The things that happen in...


Damn, you use this often. It's like, your getaway trick! :P


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Seraph on March 08, 2011, 10:42:36 PM

Magnus Pym


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...The things that happen in...

It's his ball of flash powder and trap door


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Weave on March 08, 2011, 10:55:11 PM
I should say: "The things that happen in IRC stay in IRC :P"


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Nomadic on March 08, 2011, 11:38:03 PM

Ninja D!


I still think someone needs to vreegin' fund Vreeg writing a book on gaming and setting theory and design.


The editor would kill himself after the first chapter...


Title: Problems With PMs
Post by: Magnus Pym on March 08, 2011, 11:58:37 PM
You mean, he'd vreeg himself? :P

Man that new expression comes in handy!