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 AttentiveFun
Joined: 5/10/2009
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Yet another poor change from POF, no doubt heading towards making a charge for being on the site. They seem to forget, its actually us that got it where it is, and if they do decide to charge, then they only have to look at the alternative sites, to see how poorly they are now performing . . . . Come on POF, time to make the right changes, and not the wrong ones . . .
 Mermaidnextdoor67
Joined: 3/4/2012
Msg: 121
My onlline Conversations contacts above inbox are not showing anymore?
Posted: 10/29/2012 6:53:33 PM
I'm fine without it ! You can always add people to your favorites or just look at who viewed me if you want to see if they are online . You can also check on the contact list underneath the inbox . Everyone is on here for different reasons . Personally I am not here to chat /email , I prefer meeting the individual to see if we get along IRL . Then prefer meeting & phoning/texting over online . Jmho . Happy fishing all !
 StrawBerryCutie89
Joined: 6/6/2011
Msg: 122
My onlline Conversations contacts above inbox are not showing anymore?
Posted: 10/29/2012 7:37:41 PM

Note the key word MAY.
Maybe it's just me, but that makes me think that perhaps they are evaluating the feature at the moment.

As I stated above, although I suspect this feature MAY be gone on a perm. basis, I still think it is still too early to jump to that conclusion, and this email only further inforces what I said to begin with.



I actually got the exact same email from pof when I emailed them about this issue. They took less than a day to respond. I know she used the word "may" but the overall tone of the message is clear... That feature is gone. Whether the change is temporary or not, I don't know. But for the moment, it's gone.

I've got to be honest, I am a little disappointed it's gone. I agree with other users who say that there are other options available, but I liked the feature and thought it was convenient with it's location and I always managed to use it somehow. But it's definitely not the end of pof as some on here might suggest though.
 cheryljune
Joined: 5/15/2012
Msg: 123
My Conversations above inbox
Posted: 10/30/2012 1:53:24 PM
my conversations above inbox are blocked the names of people who are online
 DiannaC3262
Joined: 3/19/2010
Msg: 124
My Conversations above inbox
Posted: 10/31/2012 2:30:54 AM
I use to immediately log off when I would see a name of someone that I did not want to be bothered with. However, now I see noone and I don't always remember the username of those I want to converse with! Maybe I should have just blocked the ones I was not interested in but I don't think "not interested" is a valid reason to block someone since they are not necessarily harassing me.

Having a button to select whether you want the person to see when you are online might have been a better choice.
 DiannaC3262
Joined: 3/19/2010
Msg: 125
My Conversations above inbox
Posted: 10/31/2012 4:41:46 PM
"Sugar" - Maybe they are in the process of updating and adding a few more options. I do block them now, at first, I just felt a little rude to do that but now I just do it even when a person has not been harassing me!
 AB_SEP
Joined: 9/30/2012
Msg: 126
My onlline Conversations contacts above inbox are not showing anymore?
Posted: 11/1/2012 4:56:59 AM
I wonder how much of the complaints about this feature and the people happy that it's gone is in any way resultant from the people who don't have a clue what it actually did -- and the people on here who should know better who let them think that so they agree with the removal of this "horrible" feature. About 80% of the people glad this feature is gone were under the impression that that bar would let anybody who had emailed them see their online status.

What it of course shows is the online status of people who have emailed you. So relax, that weird guy that kept emailing you and you never replied to doesn't see that you're online. That guy you DID email a week ago whose response was buried so far back you probably lost it when you did a mass delete of all the pervy messages you got recently does appear on there. And that, of course, is the problem with removing this feature.

Ultimately the result will be that the people who get a lot of emails have lost another way to stay in touch with somebody who they wanted to talk to: clitslayer696969 doesn't get to see your online status just because he emailed you that picture of him naked last month...who did get to see your online status were the people you had actually replied to. In other words, the people you're most likely to want to have stayed in contact with. Yes yes, now you know and you can always put them on your favourites or hope they've put you onto theirs. Of course, a month ago when this feature existed you weren't too worried about it, were you? But hey, why would you have to start acting on the theory that a random innocuous feature was disappearing suddenly?

Ultimately, if your complaint on a dating site is "people who I willingly communicated with are told when I am available to talk with them" you're doing it wrong. It's also likely the wrong place to fret about your 'privacy', especially since all you're losing is a relatively obscure bit of privacy (hey, I'm not dead!) to specific people who you have already proven to be interested in communicating with for the implied purposes of spending time with. The people cheering on this feature's deletion tended to be under the impression that the same people you saw as online were also seeing you. Shame on everybody who implicitly agreed with them.
 SweetSummerTime17
Joined: 9/20/2011
Msg: 127
My onlline Conversations contacts above inbox are not showing anymore?
Posted: 11/1/2012 3:54:49 PM
The "conversation" info that lists people you have previously sent/received an email from is back :-)
 StrawBerryCutie89
Joined: 6/6/2011
Msg: 128
My onlline Conversations contacts above inbox are not showing anymore?
Posted: 11/1/2012 3:57:45 PM
^^^
Yup, I just noticed that too! It's Back! Yay!
 AB_SEP
Joined: 9/30/2012
Msg: 129
My onlline Conversations contacts above inbox are not showing anymore?
Posted: 11/1/2012 4:31:38 PM

Yup, I just noticed that too! It's Back! Yay!


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My onlline Conversations contacts above inbox are not showing anymore?
Posted: 11/1/2012 5:06:12 PM
Well apparently I made a good point afterall eh.

This is just another KEY EXAMPLE why people need to be more mindful stating guesses as facts.

All this panic over really nothing but admin working on a feature.

Please, in the future, to everyone trying to be helpful, recognize that until you know something as a fact, please don't state it as one.

Thread closed.



I MUST ADMIT

I am rather surprised at all the people declaring that this is not temporary and is not a glitch
when to the best of my knowledge neither or admin or moderators have commented on it.

Maybe I missed something. Has anyone seem ADMIN comment on this yet?

Although I suspect this feature MAY have been removed, I wouldn't be comfortable declaring it so, like so many others on this thread.

If it was removed, I would bet it was removed because of all the complaining people did about this feature as well as the huge amount of people that would block anyone and everyone that showed up on this list.


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