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    <title class="lol"> bronze trophy TehYoyo's Avatar
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    How do I post Visitor Messages on my own Profile?

    Hey all.

    How do I post visitor messages on my own User page like here?

    Thanks.
    ~TehYoyo

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    billycundiff{float:left;} silver trophybronze trophy RyanReese's Avatar
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    http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/profile.php?do=editoptions

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    isitor Messages. Try turning that on if it's off.
    Always looking for web design/development work. Willing to do it cheap to build portfolio!

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    Visitor Messages were never intended to be used by members to leave messages on their own Profile pages. More like a public Private Message type of thing.

    Unfortunately you may not be able to use this feature as I believe it has been disabled - at least for newer members. Why? Most Visitor Messages were members self-spamming their own Profile pages. In fact a good number Registered only so as to be able to do so. So much so that dealing with it was a considerable strain on limited Moderation time and energy.

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    Also, keep in mind that HAWK is the Galactic Overlord (a.k.a., super admin). She probably posted it without even realizing.

    Like Mittineague said, it was largely abused by other members to do (rather pointless) less promotion spamming. A few bad eggs ruin the bunch as they say. =S

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    <title class="lol"> bronze trophy TehYoyo's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mittineague View Post
    Visitor Messages were never intended to be used by members to leave messages on their own Profile pages. More like a public Private Message type of thing.

    Unfortunately you may not be able to use this feature as I believe it has been disabled - at least for newer members. Why? Most Visitor Messages were members self-spamming their own Profile pages. In fact a good number Registered only so as to be able to do so. So much so that dealing with it was a considerable strain on limited Moderation time and energy.
    I suppose. But wouldn't they need profile views to be able to spam their viewers? And I wouldn't be very interested in seeing that :/

    ~TehYoyo

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    Spammers were also leaving spam messages on others' profiles. It was just a big mess.

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    <title class="lol"> bronze trophy TehYoyo's Avatar
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    Is it OK for me to use?

    ~TehYoyo

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    Quote Originally Posted by TehYoyo View Post
    Is it OK for me to use?
    Nobody is supposed to use it any more. It's meant to be disabled.

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    <title class="lol"> bronze trophy TehYoyo's Avatar
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    Gotcha. (So that's a no.)

    I'll disable mine.

    Thanks
    ~TehYoyo


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