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Possible spam? Also, can't PM mods...

Indrid ColdIndrid Cold Warming up?Posts: 16,688
Hi there.

I've not been here in a while. I see it changed again, it looks really good :)

The reason I'm posting this is that I got an e-mail from [email protected] which got put in my spam folder, so I wanted to make sure.

The text in it was this:

Hey there Indrid Cold,

If that sounds like you then come along to our online workshop this Wednesday night (24th) from 8-9.30pm in TheSite chat room.

Whether you're arguing with family, friends or your boyfriend or girlfriend - this workshop can help you learn how to manage things better and de-stress.

Find out more here: <bit.ly link removed>

Or sign up for a place right away here:
<bit.ly link removed>

Hope to see you there :-)

Jo7 (TheSite Moderator)


It looks real enough, but gmail is usually right about spam and also the beginning looks to me like there's something missing (if what sounds like me?) so I'm worried e-mail addresses may have been stolen.

I tried to PM Jo7 and then **Helen** but PMs seem to be disabled, so I'm just posting it.

Comments

  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Not sure, but the mods now use a joint account which is @TheSite so you're probs best contacting them! :)
  • Indrid ColdIndrid Cold Warming up? Posts: 16,688
    Oh, thanks for the info! I'll do that.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I got the same email this morning, thought it was a bit odd considering the 24th has past!
  • Jacob101Jacob101 Posts: 687 Incredible Poster
    I got that email as well - thought it was a bit odd because never had them in the past plus the 24th was two days ago.
    ''Say what you wanna say and let the words fall out. Honestly, i wanna see you be brave''. 
    -Sara Bareilles
  • HannHann Meme Queen MancPosts: 3,434 Boards Guru
    Just thought I'd say I got it as well, I thought it was from the volunteering part of yn.. but I didn't notice the date it said of the chat, I just ignored it because I've been to the previous ones
  • The MixThe Mix The Mix HQPosts: 2,608 Staff Team
    Hey - just to clarify folks, this was a legitimate email but shame it went in to your spam and also a shame that it arrived late!

    We were testing out this functionality to promote the workshop so it's great to get this feedback and do feel free to add [email protected] to your safe list everyone :)

    As @Enchanted[/USER] rightly says, [USER="1226"]Indrid Cold[/USER] - the mods now share one main account so if you ever need to PM us you can PM [USER="95867"]TheSite account. Our other accounts are still active and we may post from them but we have turned off PMs on those accounts.

    That's so that we can make sure things get replied to as we all work different days/times.

    Cheers!
    Jo
    We're @Mike, @Connor, @Emma_, @Italia and @Ed_ - the staff team here at The Mix. We don't provide support via this account, but if you have any questions about the boards or need a hand finding your way around, feel free to drop us a message. Alternatively, you can head over to the Help Desk.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I got this email through to my normal inbox rather than through to spam but as others say, it was a few days late. Not an issue of course, just thought it would be useful to let you know that not everyone's went through as spam.
  • The MixThe Mix The Mix HQPosts: 2,608 Staff Team
    I got this email through to my normal inbox rather than through to spam but as others say, it was a few days late. Not an issue of course, just thought it would be useful to let you know that not everyone's went through as spam.


    Thanks butterfly :yes:
    We're @Mike, @Connor, @Emma_, @Italia and @Ed_ - the staff team here at The Mix. We don't provide support via this account, but if you have any questions about the boards or need a hand finding your way around, feel free to drop us a message. Alternatively, you can head over to the Help Desk.
  • independent_independent_ Resident Coffee Addict ScotlandPosts: 6,124 Master Poster
    Hi.
    After coming across this post, I checked my gmail spam folder and there was the community message. Arrived at 05:25 on 26 Feb. I've moved it to my normal inbox now so hopefully it goes into there
    Elle.
    “Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.”
  • louisa982louisa982 Thesite.org oldie Posts: 285 The Mix Regular
    ALL of my emails seem to be coming in late after the new mod account. like before, i used to get an email as a pm arrived. but now its a few days later sometimes after ive allready replied!!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    louisa982 wrote: »
    ALL of my emails seem to be coming in late after the new mod account. like before, i used to get an email as a pm arrived. but now its a few days later sometimes after ive allready replied!!


    Thanks for letting us know @louisa982 - we'll get the tech team to look into it for us - sounds really frustrating!
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