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 badzee28
Joined: 10/16/2013
Msg: 1
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Now, before telling me to "read the FAQs and do a forum search", I already have, and I have come to the conclusion that the messaging system here is broken. As someone in the IT field myself, this is horrible, and it is an issue that needs to be addressed. I've noticed how the system works, and if you just happen to use similar phrases or words from other messages, it will block you.

I have had to butcher well written messages to get them to go through. This isn't a case of profanity or sexual innuendo, these are perfectly clean and reasonable messages. I've already sent message where, upon changing one word, ie the word "anyway" to "either way" and had them work. This tells me the entire system is broken. At the very least, if the message isn't sent we should be told why so we can at least fix the issue. The current system is horrible and really needs to be addressed rather than using the heavy handed approach that this site's creator seems bent on using.
 OTTO BONN
Joined: 4/20/2006
Msg: 2
messaging system is user hostile
Posted: 5/8/2014 3:44:00 PM
I've noticed how the system works, and if you just happen to use similar phrases or words from other messages, it will block you.

It's suppose to do that. Check out the post linked here...

Messages Not Being Sent
http://forums.plentyoffish.com/datingPosts9226871.aspx#9233270

At the very least, if the message isn't sent we should be told why so we can at least fix the issue.

There are good reasons why we will never be told.

While it's true the message filtering is more strict today than it was in the past, most words are allowed and the vast majority of users are not complaining.

Also, it's best to add comments on this topic to an existing thread if you want your comments to be preserved.
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