People suck at responding to PMs

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  1. Conor

    Conor Elite Member

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    Why is it that whenever you PM a BHW member, for whatever reason, chances are they will likely never respond?

    I'll use one of the giveaways I did a few weeks ago as an example. Everyone says they are interested. Fine. I announce that the giveaway is closed eventually. Some people thank me. I PM them, and nothing. No response. For a free giveaway. 25 messages sent and I get like 8 replies.

    Is the "You have a new message" popup not visible enough?

    Maybe it's just me...
     
  2. tomsko

    tomsko Regular Member

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    I think it's just you, I get response almost always
     
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    ultra.marine Registered Member

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    Why do you even care about such a things?
     
  4. Furious George

    Furious George Supreme Member Premium Member

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    I can only speak for myself....

    I'm so busy with all of my projects all the time that I forget the pm and mark it as unread and plan to follow up later... and sometimes never do.

    If you want to be polite, wait a few days/weeks and send a polite reminder message.

    Remember that girlfriend that wouldn't call you back?
     
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  5. JackSparrow

    JackSparrow Supreme Member

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    Most people join the forum specifically to grab the freebies. Probably don't bother coming back!
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  6. TheMoneyWizard

    TheMoneyWizard BANNED BANNED

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    I know exactly what you mean. It seems like I always respond almost instantly to my PM's yet other people don't seem to reply back.
     
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    avi619 Supreme Member

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    I also get a response mostly! Maybe not immediately or within a day, but eventually I get it. And btw, I do not get a popup for a PM. SO it may be possible that other members don't too.
     
  8. wannabie

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    Choices are;

    1; BHW often breaks and shows 404s when trying to reply or read PMA

    2; People begging for free stuff

    3; Unsolicited

    4: People asking for a JV or loans - I think I've reported three or four people doing this as its always a scam

    5: Time zones

    6: Your giveaways might want more than meets the eye

    7; People on here drink too much or get stoned

    8; After getting stoned or drunk (most likely both) they watch porn or e-whore and you get forgotten
     
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  9. ShadeDream

    ShadeDream Elite Member

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    Are those last two from personal experience? :D
     
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  10. Bluefrog_1974

    Bluefrog_1974 Junior Member

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    Dude, pay less attention to that and more attention to making money - don't sweat the small stuff.
     
  11. cricket1

    cricket1 Senior Member

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    Every time I receive a PM an email is sent to me, so most of the time I respond instantly. Can't speak for others though.
     
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  12. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    1. send a nice reminder.

    2. don't use it - disable the feature.

    3. don't care.

    (i turned mine off :D)