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Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 540 posted 3:01 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

The local mail system will be under going conversion this weekend. All back StickyMail will be lost.

You may use the "forward" option, to forward the mail to your profile address:
- Just check all messages (with the checkbox at left)
- and then select "forward" and
- click the submit confirm button.

After that, delete the messages to the trashcan and select "empty trashcan".

 

chris_f

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Msg#: 540 posted 3:14 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

Thanks for the warning Brett :).

vitaplease

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Msg#: 540 posted 3:26 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

Hi Brett,

what about flags, will they be still around after the weekend? thanks for warning.

Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 540 posted 3:27 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

Yes, flags are an easy convert. No problem.

The stickymail format is a lock stock new system.

agerhart

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Msg#: 540 posted 3:32 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

I thought I would let everyone here know that if you empty your stickymail (if it is really full like mine was), the system works alot faster.

brotherhood of LAN

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Msg#: 540 posted 3:48 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

I agree with agerhart, after it gets to about 10 I try to delete them. Do not want to be hogging more than my fair share of WMW space :)

backus

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Msg#: 540 posted 3:52 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

I had 106...oops...

EliteWeb

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Msg#: 540 posted 4:04 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

:( I got up to 492 though!@

Hunter

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Msg#: 540 posted 4:11 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

Thanks Brett,

Suddenly I feel lighter...

Ghost Poster

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Msg#: 540 posted 5:17 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

WOW! what an attention getter. I think that red subject title made my eyes bleed. :o

topr8

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Msg#: 540 posted 5:42 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

love the flashing number!!!

volatilegx

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Msg#: 540 posted 6:28 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

wow i'm noticing a speed improvement as well! I hadn't seen the forward option before. I'll be using it in the future, now.

Thanks Brett

Shane

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Msg#: 540 posted 9:03 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)


Dumb question, but why is it faster???

Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 540 posted 9:05 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

It parses your messages on every page view... (this is the main reason for the switch).

When I started this, I never envisioned people having half meg - meg size message boxes. I thought 10-20k here or there would be it.

Shane

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Msg#: 540 posted 9:54 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)


Opps, just forwarded them all as individual e-mails and found I received 18 empty e-mails!

Do not use the automatic deletion option!

Fortunatly the loss of my words is not heart breaking :0

..... Shane

Mardi_Gras

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Msg#: 540 posted 9:59 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

Shane - I forwarded to my Hotmail account earlier today, then just checked to make sure they arrived - didn't check to make sure there was anything in them. Until I read your post. Whoops! Messages are empty.

Rumbas

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Msg#: 540 posted 10:30 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

Just forwarded around 100. Wow, it actually is faster now :)

All of them went through just fine.

Shane

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Msg#: 540 posted 10:39 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

Rumbas,

Did each message have it's correct content???

EliteWeb

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Msg#: 540 posted 10:45 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

i deleted all my mail :( all 490 of em. hehehe

Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 540 posted 10:51 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

I honestly think we have overloaded the email here today with all the emailing.

Dpeper

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Msg#: 540 posted 10:54 pm on May 30, 2002 (gmt 0)

Brett,

I was usign my sticky mail to store 3 meg text files this isnt ok?

-Donny

:) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

Thors Hammer

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Msg#: 540 posted 4:10 am on May 31, 2002 (gmt 0)

I only had 7 :(

Thor

Axacta

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Msg#: 540 posted 5:01 am on May 31, 2002 (gmt 0)

This changing the program idea while suggesting everyone clean up their files is a pretty good idea Brett.

nudge, nudge, wink, wink, know what I mean? know what I mean? :)

lorax

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Msg#: 540 posted 4:31 pm on May 31, 2002 (gmt 0)

It's ok to leave them alone right? They'll just dissapear over the weekend? If I must delete them then I'd be happy to.

GB

Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 540 posted 7:49 am on Jun 3, 2002 (gmt 0)

If anyone desperatly needs their old stickymail that was deleted sunday, let me know (via stickymail of course).

I can send you the flat file. It's one message per line, and then you can split it apart in a simple text editor on the pipe characters.

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