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Mail not leaving Outbox

Postby TimE » Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:56 pm

I offered to critique for someone but haven't heard from them, I sent my email address and checked after a few days - it was still in my Outbox and not in Sent mail.
I tried again and now have 2 in my Outbox.
I presume the guy I offered to crit is having the same problem.
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Re: Mail not leaving Outbox

Postby Wulf Moon » Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:47 am

Just wondering if his box is full? When you hit 100, it stacks them up outside, and you have to clear out old mail to make room for new incoming.
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Re: Mail not leaving Outbox

Postby TimE » Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:03 am

Wulf Moon wrote:Just wondering if his box is full? When you hit 100, it stacks them up outside, and you have to clear out old mail to make room for new incoming.


So the problem could be his end and not mine. It's not a problem I've had before, so yes, I can see that's a possibility.
thanks
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Re: Mail not leaving Outbox

Postby disgruntledpeony » Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:56 am

TimE wrote:I offered to critique for someone but haven't heard from them, I sent my email address and checked after a few days - it was still in my Outbox and not in Sent mail.
I tried again and now have 2 in my Outbox.

Just for the record, during my time on the forum I've noticed that a message I've sent to someone usually stays in my Outbox until the recipient reads it, at which point it shows up in Sent Mail instead. It's possible, as Wulf said, that the person you offered to trade crits with yet has a full inbox, but it's also possible s/he simply hasn't checked their PMs.
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Re: Mail not leaving Outbox

Postby TimE » Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:45 am

Ah - didn't know that. Thanks. He'll have my mail twice now!
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Re: Mail not leaving Outbox

Postby Wulf Moon » Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:05 pm

TimE wrote:Ah - didn't know that. Thanks. He'll have my mail twice now!

Only if he cleans out a couple spaces in his inbox. :)

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Re: Mail not leaving Outbox

Postby chuckt » Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:24 pm

disgruntledpeony wrote:
TimE wrote:I offered to critique for someone but haven't heard from them, I sent my email address and checked after a few days - it was still in my Outbox and not in Sent mail.
I tried again and now have 2 in my Outbox.

Just for the record, during my time on the forum I've noticed that a message I've sent to someone usually stays in my Outbox until the recipient reads it, at which point it shows up in Sent Mail instead. It's possible, as Wulf said, that the person you offered to trade crits with yet has a full inbox, but it's also possible s/he simply hasn't checked their PMs.


Yeah--that threw me too
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Re: Mail not leaving Outbox

Postby TimE » Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:16 am

chuckt wrote:
disgruntledpeony wrote:
TimE wrote:I offered to critique for someone but haven't heard from them, I sent my email address and checked after a few days - it was still in my Outbox and not in Sent mail.
I tried again and now have 2 in my Outbox.

Just for the record, during my time on the forum I've noticed that a message I've sent to someone usually stays in my Outbox until the recipient reads it, at which point it shows up in Sent Mail instead. It's possible, as Wulf said, that the person you offered to trade crits with yet has a full inbox, but it's also possible s/he simply hasn't checked their PMs.


Yeah--that threw me too


As programmers who worked for me would say - it's a feature. Actually, now I understand it, this is a decent feature telling me whether something's been read.
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