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Lynski

Lynski Report 28 Feb 2012 23:40

:-)

I very often see a thread where the poster only has a few posts so I write to them with a standard message I have saved to tell them they have replies and how to get back to their thread.

jax

jax Report 28 Feb 2012 20:18

Just a nudge up

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 11 Feb 2012 09:00

It would also be helpful if those who have sent a PM could advise the person on how to return to their thread.


If several other people have helped out, then the OP can return to acknowledge their advice also.................... we hope!




It would save me a job too :-D :-D

Flick

Flick Report 10 Feb 2012 22:25

Amen to that...........we don't want to know the details.....just the type of info sent.

So many just say 'PM sent', with absolutely no clues about the content of the message

jax

jax Report 10 Feb 2012 17:58

Could helpers please also mention on the thread that they have sent details of Address's.Births, Marriages ect by pm

This has happened a lot lately and it would save anyone else using credits on 192.com when they do not need to, or wasting time looking up things that have already been found

Edit - 7/7/2012

It still seems as though there are members replying direct to the poster but not mentioning this on the thread. It is becoming very annoying to other members who are therefore duplicating what has been sent