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Old 09-28-2008, 12:39 PM
 
Location: TwilightZone
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I'm getting really annoyed at the messages that come up: you must wait 400 seconds between emails or posts...why is this? If one were going to inundate the forum or people with messages I'm sure they'd just have to do it slower,but why should everyone else suffer?
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Old 09-28-2008, 01:02 PM
 
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This is not only for spam protection but also to prevent people from amounting dozens of posts saying just "Oh," "Thank you" and so on. I think many other boards have this limit set even higher than we do.
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Old 09-28-2008, 01:40 PM
 
Location: Cosmic Consciousness
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I think the waits are a good thing. The wait also exists when reporting posts; I believe it's about 6 or 7 minutes required between reports.
I think the waits force people to think, or stop, or go do something else, thus preventing a certain amount of spam, revenge, pointless posts and even repetitive posts.
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Old 09-28-2008, 02:32 PM
 
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I understand the waiting period..I would sure like to dm at least two or three people at the same time though..
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Old 09-28-2008, 02:42 PM
 
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I understand the waiting period..I would sure like to dm at least two or three people at the same time though..
You should be able to DM a few people from your friends' list at the same time? If this is not the case, I'll ask Admin about it. I'm pretty sure this was supposed to be implemented. Let me know, please.
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Old 09-28-2008, 02:45 PM
 
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I will try right now..
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Old 09-28-2008, 02:48 PM
 
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Recipient Username(s)


You may send your message to up to 1 people at a time.
This is what shows all the time..
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Old 09-28-2008, 02:51 PM
 
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You may send your message to up to 1 people at a time.
This is what shows all the time..
Okay, already asked the Admin. Unfortunately, this is the software limit. Changing it would require some custom programming and take a lot of time. Perhaps in the future, sorry.
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Old 09-28-2008, 02:53 PM
 
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Okay and thanks...I am enjoying all the new things we have and have no reason to ask for more
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