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Offline Sir Osis of Liver

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Lost PM
« on: July 22, 2019, 12:38:01 PM »
Replied to a pm last night, recipient received it, but I don't see it in pm thread, and it's not in Sent Items (just shows me same thread).  Sent another reply just now and it displays normally.

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Re: Lost PM
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2019, 04:29:19 PM »
Sounds like you accidentally unticked the 'save in outbox' option which would 1) prevent it showing up in Sent Items and 2) prevent it showing up in the conversation itself.
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Re: Lost PM
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2019, 10:31:51 PM »
Didn't change anything, settings are correct and the same as they have been for years.  When I click 'Sent Items' it just reloads the main page.  Subsequent pm I sent earlier today is displayed normally.

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Re: Lost PM
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2019, 12:30:31 AM »
That is a setting you can change per message. There's the tick box under the text area when you are sending a new PM. That would be my first guess too, that it got unselected by mistake.
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Re: Lost PM
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2019, 01:00:27 AM »
I never make mistakes. ::)  Anything's possible when you're old and decrepit, but it would be difficult to uncheck it by accident.  Couple more pms have worked fine tonight, so no big deal.

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Re: Lost PM
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2019, 01:08:44 AM »
I know how that is - I never make mistakes either, apart from accidentally locking topics at times. ;)
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Re: Lost PM
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2019, 07:49:28 AM »
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When I click 'Sent Items' it just reloads the main page.

Huh? Always? You cannot access your sent PM's? Or do I misunderstand what you mean?
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Re: Lost PM
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2019, 04:01:18 PM »
Just cleaned up over 2 years of pms, it does display sent items, but the missing pm is not there.  It was received, but not saved on my end.  Hasn't happened again.

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Re: Lost PM
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2019, 04:02:08 PM »
Further evidence that for the one message you unticked 'save this in outbox'.
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