[ Anwsered ] Question about classifieds

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by jaro, Jan 28, 2020.

  1. jaro

    jaro Well-Known Member

    Hello why does it say
    (You have insufficient privileges to reply here.) in the classifieds section. I have been here long enough and have enough post but I still can't reply to anyone about items....
  2. cliffb599

    cliffb599 Well-Known Member

    Yea I have the same Issue. ??????????

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  3. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    No Glitch. Replies and/or comments aren't allowed on Classified ads. PM the OP.
  4. americanshamrock

    americanshamrock Let's Make a Deal! Staff Member

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  5. jaro

    jaro Well-Known Member

    Thanks.. I did try that and it didn't let me do that either for some reason which was why I posted about this... I guess I will try again...
  6. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

    Article Team
    For anyone wondering why this policy was implemented, there have been issues on this and other forums. People would post negatively about the item for sale or about the prices. Rather than waste a moderator's time and spend time soothing hurt feelings, the "private message communication only" rule was instituted. It's worked pretty well for the last 8 or so years.
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  7. jaro

    jaro Well-Known Member

    I understand that and think its a good idea also but what I was saying is I couldn't send a PM either.
  8. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

    Article Team
    One of the profile settings is to switch conversation initiations between "members" and "people you follow only."

    That person may have restricted conversations to people they follow only.
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  9. Redrock

    Redrock Well-Known Member

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  10. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

    Article Team
    I preferred the old way. I had nothing to do with changing the policy. I'm probably one of the few who remember the old way BST operated. @stingraysrock, @Yehuda D or @gorgo2 might remember the exact reasons better than I. @Queen of Blades surely does.
  11. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    *shrug* I'm fine with the setup we have now, and honestly can't remember what it was like before.
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  12. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Article Team
    I like it this way. Keeps the trolls away.
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