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A Way To Have The Pm Box Appear Once A Pm Is Recived?


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#1 david28

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 05:47 AM

Hey :thumbsup:

I was thinking of an idea that we could have with the Pm system :flowers: Would it be possible if we could make it so that once we receive a Pm if we have the PM box appear once one is received in our settlings if we could have it appear even if we haven't refreshed?

What I am saying is that whenever we receive a PM, we don't know we have received it until we either refresh or click on a like to some other page on BC. Sometimes members will be looking on one page for a very long time and don't realize they have a PM until they refresh the page etc.

If it popped up instantly within a few seconds of it being sent, we wouldn't have to wait as long and it would save time (Especially when your tired and don't want to wait for PM's to go back and forth!)

So is this possible and is it worth using/trying?

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 06:09 AM

Unfortunately it is not possible at this time and would create a large amount of burden on the server for little value.

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 06:22 AM

Ok thanks for the reply...just seeing if we could :flowers:

(Somehow I didn't think so either :thumbsup: )

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 08:01 AM

If you use a POP E-mail account, and have a client that will poll it every few minutes and notify you of new E-mails with a popup, then a workaround would be to enable E-mail notifications of PMs. It's a long way, but it will give you the result you want.
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Posted 13 May 2008 - 08:16 AM

Thats what I do. Works like a charm :thumbsup:.

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 05:17 PM

If you use a POP E-mail account, and have a client that will poll it every few minutes and notify you of new E-mails with a popup, then a workaround would be to enable E-mail notifications of PMs. It's a long way, but it will give you the result you want.
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Yeah I just have my MSN open and now whenever something comes through it pops-up :thumbsup:

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 07:13 PM

Personally I get enough PMs that that would be annoying. My email and a glanc at the 'New Messages is quite enough for me.
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Posted 14 May 2008 - 05:56 AM

Moderators would get more...but there would be some option in "My Controls" to toggle it off/on :thumbsup:

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 06:53 AM

Doesnt matter..not going to happen.

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 07:30 AM

Just about to say that :thumbsup:

(Might aswell close the topic?)

Edited by david28, 15 May 2008 - 06:26 AM.


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Posted 14 May 2008 - 10:06 AM

Thanks for telling me how to run the site.

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Posted 15 May 2008 - 03:12 AM

Thanks for telling me how to run the site.


I just thought that since this topic has been done and dusted and their is no more point in it that it should be closed?

Sheesh I didn't mean to make you angry! Would be common sense to close it if it is not going to happen or if it is fully answered and resolved!

Edited by david28, 15 May 2008 - 06:26 AM.


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Posted 15 May 2008 - 07:18 AM

This is going nowhere and is now closed
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