It became apparent last night that not everybody realises it is possible to receive an automated email which advises that you have received a Private Message on the forum. If you wish to take advantage of this facility, please go to your Private Messages Inbox. Near the top-right corner, click on "preferences" and you will see this question:.
Notification Do you wish to have an email sent to you when a private message is received?
Change "No" to "Yes" and then click the "Save Preferences" button.
Whenever you receive a PM from then on, an automated email will be sent to the email address in which you account is set up. Please ensure that it is current!
For me, there is a huge advantage. I am not necessarily looking at the forum throughout the time I am online. However, I like to see PMs as soon as possible and the only way I can guarantee that is to receive email notifications.
Then again, as some of your incoming PMs are from me, I can understand you not being in any hurry to read them!
Richard, It is an advantage if you don't want to sign in all the time and just lurk . I personally don't find i have to post every time i come to the forum, You can know you have a message and if its from Roger you may briefly think OMG what have i done