Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

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Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby everything » Tue Feb 12, 2019

I've had this problem before, can't reply, or create new messages, all go to the outbox and sit.

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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby ZIPS5000 » Tue Feb 12, 2019

It stays in your outbox until the receiver opens his/her message box. It does not necessarily mean the receiver read your message.

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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby toddler81 » Tue Feb 12, 2019

The outbox just shows that a message hasn't been read by the recipient yet... nothing wrong with it.
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby iratebob » Tue Feb 12, 2019

I believe the message sits in your outbox until it is read by the recipient??
That way you know if your message was received??

I just sent you a PM. The system response was "Message was sent" but it is still in my outbox.
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby iratebob » Tue Feb 12, 2019

Damn Todd and Zip
That was a fast response
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby toddler81 » Tue Feb 12, 2019

iratebob wrote:Damn Todd and Zip
That was a fast response


I'd have been faster but had to add "nothing wrong with it" and correct my swype! :lol:
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby cmiller17363 » Tue Feb 12, 2019

Thanks for this. I was just wondering the same.
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby iratebob » Tue Feb 12, 2019

How do I get the latest comment to be at the top of the thread instead of at the bottom?
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby everything » Tue Feb 12, 2019

Irate Bob was able to send me a message and it came through right away.

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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby MaxGravy » Tue Feb 12, 2019

iratebob wrote:How do I get the latest comment to be at the top of the thread instead of at the bottom?


-Click you user name in the upper right, then choose User Control Panel
-Pick the "Board Preferences" tab
-Choose Edit Display Options (on the left)

From here you can set the order of Topics and Posts in various ways.
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby MaxGravy » Tue Feb 12, 2019

toddler81 wrote:The outbox just shows that a message hasn't been read by the recipient yet... nothing wrong with it.


Correct. A message will stay in your outbox until the recipient actually opens the message.
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby everything » Tue Feb 12, 2019

So messages will not go into our sent box until they are read, hmmm. But they are sent. From my experience outbox messages are hung messages that have not been sent due to a client glitch, but this is not client based, ok, I'm on board. So then an outbox message just sends a seperate pm to the recipient and that's it until they click on the email link that brings them back to bullion stacker.
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby iratebob » Tue Feb 12, 2019

MaxGravy wrote:
toddler81 wrote:The outbox just shows that a message hasn't been read by the recipient yet... nothing wrong with it.


Correct. A message will stay in your outbox until the recipient actually opens the message.


That would have been helpful during the Trackchair auction
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby MaxGravy » Tue Feb 12, 2019

everything wrote:So then an outbox message just sends a seperate pm to the recipient and that's it until they click on the email link that brings them back to bullion stacker.


It stays in the outbox until the recipient opens that message. Even if they read other messages, that one stays in your outbox until opened.

There's a setting to include the text of the message in the notification email but we've never done that. When doing deals, it's important to know whether or not your message has been read. This way you can also edit your message if it hasn't been read.
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Re: Why do messages get stuck in the outbox?

Postby everything » Tue Feb 12, 2019

This is all good to know, clears up confusion to as whether an outbox email is in limbo or not. Thanks for clearing this up and explanations.


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