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Want to send new users a welcome PM?
Oct 12th, 2010 at 7:20pm
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For some reason new members who receive a welcome PM from me have problems responding.

After some research I found that in the PM it shows that I am an ex-member.

This only happens in a new member's PM, I can send PMs to other members without problems.
  
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Re: Want to send new users a welcome PM?
Reply #1 - Oct 13th, 2010 at 2:30pm
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RonS2 wrote on Oct 12th, 2010 at 7:20pm:
I found that in the PM it shows that I am an ex-member.

  What account are you sending the PM from ?  A valid username: admin ?

Verify that your registration date/time is "after" the forum's start date/time.
áAre the responding members getting any specific error ?
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Re: Want to send new users a welcome PM?
Reply #2 - Oct 13th, 2010 at 11:53pm
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I'm using my account, which is a valid username.

My registration date is after the forum's start date.

And after my name it shows Ex-member

This is the error message they get.

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The following user(s) could not be messaged.
The username(s) is/are either invalid, or they have you on their ignore list:


I do not have anyone in my ignore list.
  
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Re: Want to send new users a welcome PM?
Reply #3 - Oct 14th, 2010 at 9:58am
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@ RonS2

Whats your Welcome account name in Private Message Tab in Forum Settings? Should be admin. Wink

Send to new user from following account name: admin
"Must be a valid User ID", eg: admin
  

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