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Title: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 24, 2017, 10:18:17 AM
Hi all just a test of the forum newsletter function; please post if you received it.

 8)

Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: micjer on January 24, 2017, 10:25:28 AM
10-4.   ;D
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Post by: spacemaverick on January 24, 2017, 10:28:50 AM
Received..!!
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Post by: Phedre on January 24, 2017, 10:43:31 AM



Got It  :)
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Post by: zerocd on January 24, 2017, 11:02:12 AM
I'm in 8)
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Post by: simon_alex0327 on January 24, 2017, 11:23:31 AM
Got it, loud and clear!!
 8)
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Irene on January 24, 2017, 11:29:08 AM
Hi all just a test of the forum newsletter function; please post if you received it.

 8)

Seeker

Was this by email?
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 24, 2017, 11:32:29 AM
Was this by email?
Yes, it was by member registered email, Irene.

Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Irene on January 24, 2017, 11:38:07 AM
Yes, it was by member registered email, Irene.

Seeker

I didn't get it.   :'(
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 24, 2017, 11:43:49 AM
I didn't get it.   :'(
Will look in to it; that is one reason for the test, to see if there are any glitches in the matrix...

Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Irene on January 24, 2017, 11:53:55 AM
Will look in to it; that is one reason for the test, to see if there are any glitches in the matrix...

Seeker

I doublechecked my email address. It is correct.
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Payton on January 24, 2017, 12:05:52 PM
I didnt receive it either. I checked my email and its correct but I didnt have "allow users to email me" selected

Maybe thats why I didnt receive it? could be maybe why others dont receive it as well
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Irene on January 24, 2017, 12:09:13 PM
Same here. I've checked the box.

Can you resend, Seeker?
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 24, 2017, 12:12:51 PM
that is a possibility, Payton; I am going to give it a few days to see how many respond and how many post that they didn't receive it; the second test will send the test run via Pm with a link back to the thread...

Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Irene on January 24, 2017, 12:16:49 PM
If that's what it is I would think that's a glitch as the newsletter is being issued by an Admin. That should override that setting.
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 24, 2017, 12:29:26 PM
If that's what it is I would think that's a glitch as the newsletter is being issued by an Admin. That should override that setting.
I am researching that issue now; unfortunately, I can select groups to send to, but not individual members...

Zorgon and Armap are the SMF gurus so perhaps they will have the answers...

Irene, check your email...

Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: HeywoodFloyd on January 24, 2017, 12:45:30 PM
received

thanks
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 24, 2017, 12:57:21 PM
It does appear that the box to receive email from members must be checked in order for the forum software to send it...
 The second test will be via pm and I will point out that that box must be checked in your profile settings in order to receive it...
Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: ArMaP on January 24, 2017, 01:04:12 PM
Email received.  :)
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: ArMaP on January 24, 2017, 01:05:35 PM
It does appear that the box to receive email from members must be checked in order for the forum software to send it...
I don't have that box checked.
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 24, 2017, 01:14:49 PM
I don't have that box checked.
But we are admin, Armap, so we automatically have access to everything; Irene didn't receive it until after she checked the box...
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: ArMaP on January 24, 2017, 01:34:05 PM
But we are admin, Armap, so we automatically have access to everything; Irene didn't receive it until after she checked the box...
Irene received it? Did you send it again?
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 24, 2017, 01:35:49 PM
Irene received it? Did you send it again?
only to glo-mods; I just redid it and resent it to everyone about 30 seconds ago, this time with the over-ride engaged...
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Post by: wish on January 24, 2017, 01:44:51 PM
Got the email, thanks! :-)
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Post by: Arken on January 24, 2017, 01:51:35 PM
e-mail recived ;)
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Post by: Zupei on January 24, 2017, 01:52:28 PM
Email received.  8)
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Post by: Irene on January 24, 2017, 01:53:10 PM
V. 2.0 received.  :)
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Post by: spacemaverick on January 24, 2017, 01:55:55 PM
I received both times.
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Post by: IBTJn on January 24, 2017, 01:57:39 PM
First email I've received...thank you.
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Post by: leehawkins3 on January 24, 2017, 02:02:40 PM
I received the second email. Thanks😀
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Post by: dphelps on January 24, 2017, 02:05:41 PM
Received the second test email.
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Post by: SeminoleMarine on January 24, 2017, 02:31:14 PM
I received the second email
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Post by: Pimander on January 24, 2017, 02:45:48 PM
Check 1#
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Post by: dreb13 on January 24, 2017, 03:03:44 PM
I received both emails
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Post by: rdunk on January 24, 2017, 03:10:11 PM
Both received!!
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Post by: robomont on January 24, 2017, 03:14:52 PM
Only 1 for me.
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Post by: astr0144 on January 24, 2017, 03:17:45 PM
Both emails received.
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Post by: robomont on January 24, 2017, 03:20:51 PM
As of now,i count 22 members active but only about 8 post regularly! Hmm?
Maybe this will inspire posting.
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Post by: Norval on January 24, 2017, 03:34:50 PM
Got the second one, what yah think I am? A lab rat!  :P
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Post by: Chebornek on January 24, 2017, 03:59:41 PM
One notice received

Some people learn more just by reading and sifting, robomont.
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Post by: Sgt.Rocknroll on January 24, 2017, 04:03:38 PM
1st & 2nd received  8)
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Post by: Just Looking on January 24, 2017, 05:09:15 PM
Hi,  I only received the second message.
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Post by: Zenbuoy on January 24, 2017, 05:15:14 PM
Rwyf wedi derbyn dwy neges o dan y ddaear yma 8)
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Post by: baddmove on January 24, 2017, 05:59:25 PM
Got second one only...
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Post by: NYNick on January 24, 2017, 06:45:20 PM
received...thanks!
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Titan on January 24, 2017, 07:52:19 PM
I just received the newsletter email which claims to be the second one.  I'm pretty sure it's the first one I have received.
Leaving you a notice as requested!
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: hoss58 on January 24, 2017, 11:43:55 PM
 ;D   Message received oh great Pegasus Research Consortium...[grin]
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: this_is_who_we_are on January 25, 2017, 05:42:28 AM
I have received your second newsletter email.
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Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: chaztekno on January 25, 2017, 07:12:46 AM
2nd news letter reply from me.
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Post by: starwarp2000 on January 25, 2017, 07:40:27 AM
I recievy both emails: The First one and the Second one. Do I get a prize?  ;D
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Post by: 08rubicon on January 25, 2017, 08:36:35 AM
  Got both e-mails
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Post by: Somamech on January 25, 2017, 08:40:01 AM
I received two emails to my hotmail account!

Suffice to say they were not directed to my junk folder ;)
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Payton on January 25, 2017, 09:49:13 AM
I received the below email yesterday and another saying I had a personal message on the forums. Id say its working for me, thanks

this is a test of the pegasus newsletter; this is only a test, version 2; if you received the original test please disregard this one; if this is the first one you have received please post in the newsletter thread acknowledging it
Regards,
The PEGASUS RESEARCH CONSORTIUM Team.
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Bob Powell on January 25, 2017, 10:55:45 AM
I got the 2nd, but not the 1st.
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Post by: lillyphant on January 25, 2017, 12:59:48 PM
Received both Emails~

Yep,  Yep....
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 25, 2017, 03:34:11 PM
Got the second one, what yah think I am? A lab rat!  :P
No, Norval, more along the lines of a crusty crab   :P

 8)

Seeker

Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Ellirium113 on January 25, 2017, 03:37:34 PM
Late reply but, I got everything as well. :)
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Post by: thorfourwinds on January 25, 2017, 03:52:09 PM
Yuppers...times 2.


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Post by: Martyn Stubbs on January 25, 2017, 04:15:51 PM
I got the 2nd but not the 1st
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Post by: SerpUkhovian on January 25, 2017, 05:38:23 PM
I received the version 2, but not receive the original.
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Just Looking on January 25, 2017, 05:52:50 PM
To all of those who say ( like I myself did ) that they only received the second e-mail how do we know that
we were actually sent the first one as well as the one we got ? Suppose only a select few were sent both ?  ;) ;)
In fact how do we even know 2 were sent, perhaps this is a test to see how honest posters are ?

I did think at the time of my reply to say that I only received one but without specifying which one  :)  or even being
really naughty ( Sad ?  :( ) and say I only had the first one but not the second. ;D ;D








I appear to have to much time on my hands and should perhaps just shut up and push off for a while ???  ;D ;D
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Irene on January 25, 2017, 06:43:44 PM
 :o
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 25, 2017, 06:53:57 PM
I appear to have to much time on my hands and should perhaps just shut up and push off for a while ???  ;D ;D
Yes, you do; trying to read a conspiracy into a simple functionality test of forum software that has never been used before is quite a stretch...

you might want to consider going outside and taking a break from the conspiracy world


 8)

Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Shasta56 on January 25, 2017, 07:25:04 PM
I received both.  It appears that things are functioning, at least for now.  Everything is subject to change.  Now I have to go read care plans until my eyes bleed.

Shasta

Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Just Looking on January 25, 2017, 08:35:35 PM
Yes, you do; trying to read a conspiracy into a simple functionality test of forum software that has never been used before is quite a stretch...

you might want to consider going outside and taking a break from the conspiracy world


 8)

Seeker


I was only trying to inject a bit of humour but alas I should have remembered not everyone shares my particular sense of humour.  :-[
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 25, 2017, 08:39:20 PM

I was only trying to inject a bit of humour but alas I should have remembered not everyone shares my particular sense of humour.  :-[
::) Ok, I will accept that answer  8) laughter is the best medicine and we all need a bit of humor at times...

although at times it is difficult to draw humor from the written word, and your post came off as more debunkerish-skeptical (but then that is just my perspective)...

Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 26, 2017, 01:56:59 AM
Hi everyone  8)

In the near future  you all will have the option of receiving the Pegasus Newsletter, which will have news about the forum and Living Moon as they are re-vamped and updated; a section devoted to the topic of the week, and possibly more; the newsletter format itself is a work in progress...

Now as for the test: the forum does have the newsletter option; test one was sent out to everyone on the members list; if you have the box checked in your account settings to receive email from other members you should have received it; several members commented on the thread that they didn't and they didn't have the box checked...

there is an admin option to over-ride notifications settings, so everyone should have received the second group email. After the regular newsletter is started up, you will be able to choose to not receive it by simply unchecking the box in your account settings.

Hopefully this will satisfy your questions as to why some received one email, and some two...

 8)

Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Caver78 on January 26, 2017, 05:09:01 AM
Got the second newsletter email.

And what the heckity happened to the old forum? You guys went with Simple Machines?
Now I have to wander around and check out the new digs.
 :)
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: The Seeker on January 26, 2017, 06:55:58 AM
Got the second newsletter email.

And what the heckity happened to the old forum? You guys went with Simple Machines?
Now I have to wander around and check out the new digs.
 :)
it has always been SMF; but Zorgon took a WOW theme and modified it(some hundreds of pages) to run here; the new SMF doesn't support that theme.

Seeker
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Smilingtree on January 27, 2017, 03:28:50 PM
😊 Hi! Mine went to my junk e-mail and I just now went searching for it.... I've since updated my business mail ??
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: Caver78 on March 25, 2017, 08:44:10 AM
Are we still "testing"?

Got another one today. ;)


Message greetings y'all the new forum is online, up to date and waiting for you; there have been several updates and modifications, including the ability for you to choose the theme that you see.

http://www.thelivingmoon.com/forum/index.php?

Regards,
The Pegasus Research Consortium Team.
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: zorgon on March 25, 2017, 01:42:32 PM

I was only trying to inject a bit of humour but alas I should have remembered not everyone shares my particular sense of humour.  :-[

LOL No problem I got it :P But do remember that we have beed at this for a couple weeks and it is stressful trying to make things work

It appears that the internal NEWSLETTER function that is supposed to email all users does not always work  and on top of that it triggers a spam alert when you send over 200 emails per hour

It was this spam alert reported by an unknown third party, that caused the server to lock us out yesterday  Fortunately they only shut down the three forums not the entire website.

Since there was NO WARNING issued by the server (they just pulled the plug at the exact moment I was switching over to the new location here) I had to get a little angry with the techs in India and finally got it escalated to a supervisor

Since SMF forum is provided BY THE SERVER  and the newsletter script is built in to SMF  how is it our fault for using a function they provide without getting any kind of warning notice?

Well usually a spam lockout is 48 hours  but they agreed and put us back up so all is good

They did give me an email software program they have that prevents this from happening and hopefully works better

But I would like to know who this 'third party" was that reported us fro spam on only 2 emails :P

Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: zorgon on March 25, 2017, 03:43:00 PM
And what the heckity happened to the old forum? You guys went with Simple Machines?

Actually this is the SAME forum  ArMaP was able to transfer the entire database while no one was on so the only posts and pms missing are the few we had as admin in the last minutes :D

It has always been SMF as that is what our server provides for free

The original black look theme was no longer supported by updates to the actual forum so we had to scrap it  This new one works okay  Just need a few changes on some text colors

The standard CURVE theme  (the white and blue SMF default is available to all on the front page  I think the default is still currently set to that

bear in mind that when using COLOR text not all colors work well on both a black or a white backdrop so remember not everyone will be set to BLACK
Title: Re: Pegasus newsletter test...
Post by: biggles on March 25, 2017, 04:46:02 PM
LOL No problem I got it :P But do remember that we have beed at this for a couple weeks and it is stressful trying to make things work

It appears that the internal NEWSLETTER function that is supposed to email all users does not always work  and on top of that it triggers a spam alert when you send over 200 emails per hour

It was this spam alert reported by an unknown third party, that caused the server to lock us out yesterday  Fortunately they only shut down the three forums not the entire website.

Since there was NO WARNING issued by the server (they just pulled the plug at the exact moment I was switching over to the new location here) I had to get a little angry with the techs in India and finally got it escalated to a supervisor

Since SMF forum is provided BY THE SERVER  and the newsletter script is built in to SMF  how is it our fault for using a function they provide without getting any kind of warning notice?

Well usually a spam lockout is 48 hours  but they agreed and put us back up so all is good

They did give me an email software program they have that prevents this from happening and hopefully works better

But I would like to know who this 'third party" was that reported us fro spam on only 2 emails :P

I'm lucky to navigate the board and not get into trouble.   Big thank you guys. xxoo