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Hello

Is anyone having problems sending private messages on the forum?

I've just joined the forum recently. I posted a question to one of the participants in private (and got a response) without a problem, but later attempts at communication have failed - I have a response in my email inbox, but when I open, log in, write, and submit, the message disappears and all that remains is the log in box (to log in again).

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How much time passes between the time that you start the message and the time you try to send it?
 
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First time it happened was quite long (maybe over 30 min). I wondered if this was the problem, so next try much shorter (about 15min). Still didn't work, so the next attempt was only about 5min.
 
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The 5 minute attempt didn't work?
 
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Nope. I've just noticed on another thread someone with the same problem. Someone else responded that when the log in box reappears that you need log in again (and post will reappear), then re-submit. Guess I could try that.
 
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I was trying to eliminate that as a problem. I know I use the "stay logged in" thing which seems to eliminate some problems.

But at five minutes, that should not be a problem.
 
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I'll try 'stay logged in' (and the re-submit thing) and see how it goes. Cheers.
 
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Hi. Re-logging in and re-submitting didn't work either. I've copied my last attempt to this private recipient to a word document for when it's resolved. I'm afraid I don't see a 'stay logged in' option anywhere either. Starting to feel old and useless...
 
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Ian Rossbridge wrote:Hi. Re-logging in and re-submitting didn't work either. I've copied my last attempt to this private recipient to a word document for when it's resolved. I'm afraid I don't see a 'stay logged in' option anywhere either. Starting to feel old and useless...



Ian,

Send me a PM that says "hi"


 
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Ok. I'm obviously having trouble navigating the site or something. I noticed the "PM" sign above your message - which indicated that I needed to log in. As soon as I did this, there is no sign of a "PM" anywhere that I can see. Also, my original private message to the other recipient was not done in this way... Apologies.
 
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Click on my name
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Then on the left side you should see a little button that says "PM"

 
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