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Subject: is this ok
Date Posted: 6/6/2011 6:18 PM ET
Member Since: 10/28/2008
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Ok I was wondering if a member has a web site where they are selling books, can they pm other members and list their web site????



Last Edited on: 6/6/11 6:19 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/6/2011 6:24 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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No.

Advertising is expressly prohibited on the site, including use of the PM system.

Date Posted: 6/6/2011 6:25 PM ET
Member Since: 1/5/2007
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No, I don't think you can.  That sounds like spam.

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Note: the Personal message system may not be used for obscene, rude or harassing messages, or sending multiple unsolicited messages to members (this is considered spam).  If you spam by PM and we receive a complaint, you will be warned.  If you repeat the offense after being warned, your membership will be terminated permanently.

Date Posted: 6/6/2011 6:28 PM ET
Member Since: 10/28/2008
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that's what I thought when I read the pm from her. I will pm her back a let her know it is not okay

Date Posted: 6/6/2011 11:57 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Bertie, you may also wish to notify TPTB since this member is in violation of several PBS rules.