Private Messaging ~ will it be fixed?

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-25-2006
Private Messaging ~ will it be fixed?
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Wed, 09-28-2011 - 8:33am

I'm not the only one having problems with Private Messaging.

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iVillage Member
Registered: 10-15-2006
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 9:14pm
LOL I'm always happy to see you breeze through town!

While I am frustrated that members are experiencing difficulties, it's not like private messaging would be all that important a function on a ...ummmmmm.... message board.

What's a month without messaging in the grand scheme of things? Stop, smell the roses around here! Just look at all the pretty colors and pictures we have! Who wants to talk to each other and read messages when we can gaze at blinkies!

Whew ... my tongue is a little sore from being smashed in my cheek.

'scuzi ;)

Mrs P

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-25-2006
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 9:12pm

Erin even e-mailed me about this issue.

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-15-2006
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 9:06pm

LOLOL I know BL. Let's start sending up smoke signals. Might be more reliable...and fun!
;)

Mrs P

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-15-2006
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 9:05pm
Hi Erin,

Thank you for coming here to post "in person". While Tasha pasted a copy of a post you wrote to someone elsewhere as an update, I find it more helpful to have our members addressed directly.

This is a troublesome issue. There are members that cannot interact with others without the PM feature but I don't really feel that too many want to involve a third party to send a message. LOL...it feels like passing a note in class. Neither does it bode well for privacy.

Thank you again
;)

Mrs P

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-21-2008
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 4:02pm

Hi Nenu,

I'm sorry you are continuing to have PM issues. I checked with our tech department and there hasn't been any reports of this happening to others. Without your computer info there isn't much that can be done other than a general investigation, however, this does appear to be the first case of this reported. The current PM issue does have a fix, we're just waiting on verification before it can be deployed.

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iVillage Member
Registered: 01-19-2006
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 2:54pm
nhgal2006 wrote:

NENU! Hi. It seems to be getting worse instead of better.

NO KIDDING!

But of course it really isn't anyone's fault. ::: fake cough! :::

It is due to the interface of believability with a sincere belief in fantasy and unreality coupled with a good helping of smooth talking absolute nonsense that the PowersThatBe really hope we will fall for and believe.

Problem is, we're don't fall for it.

iVillage Member
Registered: 08-01-2006
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 2:47pm

NENU! Hi. It seems to be getting worse instead of better.



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iVillage Member
Registered: 01-19-2006
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 2:44pm
mrspe wrote:

Yes you should be frustrated. Have you ever logged on to other sites you hold membership and discover you've lost functionality one day and have it the next? Do the pages jump the hell all over the place? Do you get continual scripting errors? And if you report a problem do they ask you every single time what browser

iVillage Member
Registered: 08-01-2006
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 11:06am

Good grief.... Things just keep getting better and better.



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Registered: 01-20-2004
Tue, 10-25-2011 - 8:53am
mrspe wrote:

I don't know if I am understanding this fix entirely. I can't PM a LOT of members. Do I have to email and ask them to rig up something for every member I can't reach when I want to PM them?

Hi,

Yes. If you run across someone who you'd like to PM and you get the error message, if you'd like to continue with the PM, you can send their name to me at techtalk@mail.ivillage.com and I can do a fix on my end. Unfortunately my fix is done manually per name so this is all we can offer until they can work out why this is happening and deploy a fix.

Thanks!

Erin
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