how to PM a member?

5:00 p.m. on January 1, 2010 (EST)
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Hi, I would like to send a message to another member who lives near me. How would I do that?

Jim S

7:10 p.m. on January 1, 2010 (EST)
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The only way to do that right now is to see if the member you wish to contact has listed an email address in their profile, and send them a message that way.

If they have not listed an address in their profile, ask them, via a reply to one of their posts, to contact you. If YOU haven't listed a publicly viewable email address in your profile, you will have to be willing to post it on the forum.

As I mentioned once before, if you wish to have members contact you, providing an email address in your profile is pretty much a necessity. For the sake of privacy and security, it's easy to get an addition free email address from Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmal, etc. and list THAT one in your public profile.

1:21 p.m. on January 4, 2010 (EST)
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Thanks for answering, f_klock.

Private messaging is on our list of features to add. It's hard to tell sometimes, but we're working on a lot of behind-the-scenes programming that will hopefully lead to bigger and better things.

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