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Posted 17 March 2013 - 05:58 PM

Hey all

Due to a sudden influx of scammers who send out dozens of scamming PM's I've put a flood control on the number of PM's that can be sent in a 24 hour period to try and slow down their activities.
Limit is now max 10 PM topics per 24 hrs, and no more than 1 new PM topic per 5 mins.
You can still chat within a PM as much as you like
This will affect all members as there's no other way to do it.

I'll take the brakes off after a couple of days if it becomes a real problem to PM addicts!

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 06:15 PM

Hamster - BC Hero. Fighting the forces of evil so we don't have to.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 06:30 PM

But... which one is he?

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 07:05 PM

I had a few of those fake PM's. Very annoying. I think 10 PM's in a day loads. Who starts more than 10 new topics in a day?
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 09:16 PM

Any idea why I am not getting email notification of any PM's or replies to topics that I am subscribed to? I have not altered any settings on my account.
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 09:22 PM

Could be one of two things.

1) Your notifications are being re-routed to your junk mail folder. Have a look in there.

2) A problem with some accounts was spotted recently where the notifications just aren't being generated. You might be one of these.
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 09:25 PM

I've never had an email from BassChat. And i don't mind tbh.
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 09:27 PM

View PostMiltyG565, on 18 March 2013 - 09:25 PM, said:

I've never had an email from BassChat. And i don't mind tbh.

I'm drowning in notifications - millions of the buggers. I keep pestering them to fix it...

Edited by wateroftyne, 18 March 2013 - 09:27 PM.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 09:30 PM

View Postwateroftyne, on 18 March 2013 - 09:27 PM, said:

I'm drowning in notifications - millions of the buggers. I keep pestering them to fix it...

That's exactly why i don't mind not getting them :D
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 10:00 PM

How do I find out if point 2 is happening?

View Postwateroftyne, on 18 March 2013 - 09:22 PM, said:

Could be one of two things.

1) Your notifications are being re-routed to your junk mail folder. Have a look in there.

2) A problem with some accounts was spotted recently where the notifications just aren't being generated. You might be one of these.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 10:04 PM

View PostGunsfreddy2003, on 18 March 2013 - 10:00 PM, said:

How do I find out if point 2 is happening?

Check point 1. If they definitely aren't in your junk mail, it's a fair bet you're point 2.
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Posted 23 March 2013 - 01:13 AM

View Postwateroftyne, on 18 March 2013 - 06:30 PM, said:

But... which one is he?

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