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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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My pleasure!

I tried to PM you about half an hour ago but got that same message, and so I've sent MIF a PM - which went ok - asking if our PM problem (and I don't mean Australia's Prime Minister!) could be fixed.

Btw, what percentage does your 'Messages status' read now?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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145%.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Are you sure you do not have hidden pm's in there?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Yes.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Did you delete them all to make sure?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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No. I will try later. In the meantime, could you send me a PM to test?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Message sent. I am wondering if phrontister can send a pm?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I have received your PM.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Maybe it is phrontister who can not send one...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Might be so.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I will send him a pm and ask him to reply.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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I've replied...just posting here for stefy to see that I got your PM and have replied.

My reply:

Good morning! Got it.

stefy's "145%" has me puzzled. I thought you could only go to 100%. 100% to me means full, and 145% means fuller than full. My message status is 90%. Or does it total inbox and outbox, so that you can go up to 200%?

There are 10 messages in my outbox, which is showing 90%, and 7 messages in my inbox, which shows 90%. I've noticed that with each message sent or received the increase is 5%.

That extra 5% appears in both boxes, which after the PM I just sent both now read 95% (previously 90% for both).

*Last edited by phrontister (2013-05-09 09:45:34)*

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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The percentage is for the total of the two.

At one point, my percentage was 375%.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hmmmmmmmm.....!!??

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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375% !

Sounds like a bug.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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I've been able to receive PMs from Bob, and to reply.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I would suggest, storing your important messages and deleting everything in there.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi bobbym

Were you able to receive phro's reply?

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Yes, he received my reply and replied to that. To which I have now replied, and my status is now up to 115%. This is one for MIF. He hasn't responded to the PM I sent him last night, btw, so I hope he got it ok (but it's a bit soon).

*Last edited by phrontister (2013-05-09 10:02:50)*

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Bobby replied again, and I have written back. Status now 120%. If you hear a loud bang soon from down under you'll know I've overdone it. It's been nice knowing you...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

MIF is in here now, he can deal with the problem.

Were you able to receive phro's reply?

Yes, I got it.

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Ok...thanks.

Message status now 145%. 12 messages in my inbox and 16 in my outbox.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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phrontister wrote:

Bobby replied again, and I have written back. Status now 120%. If you hear a loud bang soon from down under you'll know I've overdone it. It's been nice knowing you...

You will be missed!

By the way, I find it very eery how all the smileys of the same kind move in sync. E.g.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Were you able to receive phro's reply?

Yes, I did. Can you pm phrontister?

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Yes, and I also wonder if they're waving all the time or only when we look at them. What about the ones just off the page?!

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