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Message 1430521 - Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 1:00:09 UTC

Anybody that can direct this request, please.......

My PM inbox is overflowing.
It must cause the Seti servers a fit every time I try to read a new PM, because it tries to load messages that go on for YEARS.

Could we get a tool that would allow one to delete all PMs received before a certain date? It would take me days to delete them one at a time.

And, whilst I am at it, I requested years ago that there also be a 'sent' PM box.

Time for these things to happen at this point in time?
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Message 1430523 - Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 1:03:58 UTC - in response to Message 1430521.  

Mark people just like you or maybe they think your insight is worthy of who knows what.
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Message 1430524 - Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 1:09:04 UTC - in response to Message 1430523.  

Mark people just like you or maybe they think your insight is worthy of who knows what.

I am not complaining about PMs.....I love them.

I am just wondering if we could have a tool to deal with many year's worth of accumulation of them...LOL.
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Message 1430525 - Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 1:12:53 UTC

Why did you let it get that way in the first place Mark? :-o

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Message 1430526 - Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 1:14:51 UTC - in response to Message 1430525.  
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Why did you let it get that way in the first place Mark? :-o

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Message 1430549 - Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 2:24:03 UTC

Mine is really not that clean either, but they all saved in e-mail inbox.
Ok, I will spend five minutes doing a little clean up.
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Message 1430768 - Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 13:26:01 UTC

Along with that, is there, or could there be, a way to retrieve PMs accidentally deleted, or better yet a confirmation pop-up when you click delete? Several times, I have clicked delete when I meant to click reply.

I think the best way to implement Mark's request would be to have a check box next to each message. You go down the list and check the ones you want to delete, then click a master delete button.

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Message 1430785 - Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 14:19:20 UTC - in response to Message 1430768.  

Along with that, is there, or could there be, a way to retrieve PMs accidentally deleted, or better yet a confirmation pop-up when you click delete? Several times, I have clicked delete when I meant to click reply.

I think the best way to implement Mark's request would be to have a check box next to each message. You go down the list and check the ones you want to delete, then click a master delete button.

It's got that already, hasn't it? Mine certainly does: the wording on the master button is "Delete selected messages".
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Message 1430798 - Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 15:02:39 UTC - in response to Message 1430785.  

Along with that, is there, or could there be, a way to retrieve PMs accidentally deleted, or better yet a confirmation pop-up when you click delete? Several times, I have clicked delete when I meant to click reply.

I think the best way to implement Mark's request would be to have a check box next to each message. You go down the list and check the ones you want to delete, then click a master delete button.

It's got that already, hasn't it? Mine certainly does: the wording on the master button is "Delete selected messages".

Mine Too.
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Message 1431411 - Posted: 21 Oct 2013, 14:00:11 UTC - in response to Message 1430798.  

Along with that, is there, or could there be, a way to retrieve PMs accidentally deleted, or better yet a confirmation pop-up when you click delete? Several times, I have clicked delete when I meant to click reply.

I think the best way to implement Mark's request would be to have a check box next to each message. You go down the list and check the ones you want to delete, then click a master delete button.

It's got that already, hasn't it? Mine certainly does: the wording on the master button is "Delete selected messages".

Mine Too.

Duh. You're right. That should help the Kittyman.

I still feel the need for it be a bit more difficult to accidentally delete.

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Message 1431569 - Posted: 21 Oct 2013, 20:11:12 UTC
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LOL...
Do you know how long it would take to click on hundreds upon hundreds of messages to mark them for deletion?
I was just looking for a way to delete everything beyond a certain cut off date.

I dunno, I guess my inbox is just much more robust that some.

My oldest is from Fivestar Crashtest in mid 2007.

Heck, maybe I should keep them for posterity.
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Message 1431640 - Posted: 21 Oct 2013, 21:53:25 UTC - in response to Message 1431569.  

longer than it would take to do just a few.

If you want to get rid if them I suggest starting at the beginning.
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Message 1431645 - Posted: 21 Oct 2013, 22:17:25 UTC - in response to Message 1431569.  

LOL...
Do you know how long it would take to click on hundreds upon hundreds of messages to mark them for deletion?
I was just looking for a way to delete everything beyond a certain cut off date.

I dunno, I guess my inbox is just much more robust that some.

My oldest is from Fivestar Crashtest in mid 2007.

Heck, maybe I should keep them for posterity.


At the bottom of the inbox is a nice "button" named select all.

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Message 1431759 - Posted: 22 Oct 2013, 5:17:38 UTC - in response to Message 1431645.  

LOL...
Do you know how long it would take to click on hundreds upon hundreds of messages to mark them for deletion?
I was just looking for a way to delete everything beyond a certain cut off date.

I dunno, I guess my inbox is just much more robust that some.

My oldest is from Fivestar Crashtest in mid 2007.

Heck, maybe I should keep them for posterity.


At the bottom of the inbox is a nice "button" named select all.


And it works very well also:)
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