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Hey Admin, What's with the emails I'm getting?


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#1 admin

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 12:31 PM

Hi - I should have made this announcement earlier to avoid confusion.

 

MPA IS sending some emails.

 

Existing Members

 

Existing members may get around ONE email per MONTH with a commercial link in it to a product. We try to ensure that you don't get more than one. We decided to do this in the hope of defraying some of the site running costs. While I'd love it for you to stay on the list, you can unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email. This will not affect your participation or access to MPA. If you are getting more than one per month, please let me know, because you shouldn't be and I will investigate. I hate spam as much as the next person.

 

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New members will get a series of NON-commercial emails (diet tips etc) for the first month. This is done to ensure the email address on file stays valid. We have issues with spammers registering a temporary email address. By sending a series of emails, we make sure the email address stays valid for 30 days, and if not, we can clear out the temporary/spam members. These emails are not commercial and do not contain any links.

EDIT: I've decided to kill those emails. Sorry for the inconvenience. See my post below. We'll replace it with something else.

 

I hope that explains it. Sorry for not explaining this before.

 

Thanks

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#2 Ofelia

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 12:53 PM

...Isn't there some other content that can be used in the emails that are sent out?

 

I think it's a really good idea to send emails out periodically to weed out spammers, but emails with some boring text about floor tiles would do the job just as well.  :unsure:


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Posted 17 July 2014 - 02:13 PM

I'd personally prefer something NON weight loss related. An inspirational message or something. If it has to have an actual product, then I hope it WONT be for diet pills or that sort of thing. I would unsubscribe immediately. And thank you for clearing up this issue!
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Posted 17 July 2014 - 02:26 PM

Id on't even remember the email i used for this.


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Posted 17 July 2014 - 02:29 PM

Yes, I agree that it shouldn't be weight loss related.  Maybe a summary of some of the most popular topics/site news or an inspirational message :)  Maybe like monthly quotes or something!


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Posted 17 July 2014 - 02:49 PM

Wow! I thought those email were spam. I didn't get the weight loss one but other members were talking about. I am in shock that it was legit.
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Posted 17 July 2014 - 07:17 PM

I agree with what everyone else is saying about the weight loss emails...

Could you not send cute animal pics or videos? That would out a smile on everyone's face :)
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Posted 17 July 2014 - 08:24 PM

I agree with what everyone else is saying about the weight loss emails...
Could you not send cute animal pics or videos? That would out a smile on everyone's face :)


I also vote for puppies! But the site is doing e-mails to "defray costs" so it needs to have a product link. So, maybe pet products?

ADMIN do you want suggestions for products members would want?
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Posted 17 July 2014 - 08:56 PM

Ok - You all raise good points. I've cut out the series of emails you were getting regarding weight loss etc. I'll look for something else...you know, kitten pics etc.

 

(Please excuse a once a month commercial email though)

 

Thanks for the feedback.


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Posted 17 July 2014 - 11:27 PM

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 04:53 AM

Thank you! :)


Some of the bravest and most inspiring people I have ever met:


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Please don't hesitate to reach out to these lovely people if you ever find yourself in an abusive therapeutic setting.

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 05:00 AM

Ok - You all raise good points. I've cut out the series of emails you were getting regarding weight loss etc. I'll look for something else...you know, kitten pics etc.

(Please excuse a once a month commercial email though)

Thanks for the feedback.


Yay kitten pics :) I can excuse the monthly commercial as long as I'm spammed with adorable kittens the rest of the month <3
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Posted 13 October 2014 - 01:28 AM

You vould just mark emails from this site as spam. It h oes directly into your spam folder that way.

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Posted 13 October 2014 - 01:29 AM

I meant goes directly. Mpa is not as fun from your phone.

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Posted 13 October 2014 - 01:29 AM

Hi - I should have made this announcement earlier to avoid confusion.

MPA IS sending some emails.

Existing Members

Existing members may get around ONE email per MONTH with a commercial link in it to a product. We try to ensure that you don't get more than one. We decided to do this in the hope of defraying some of the site running costs. While I'd love it for you to stay on the list, you can unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email. This will not affect your participation or access to MPA. If you are getting more than one per month, please let me know, because you shouldn't be and I will investigate. I hate spam as much as the next person.

New Members

New members will get a series of NON-commercial emails (diet tips etc) for the first month. This is done to ensure the email address on file stays valid. We have issues with spammers registering a temporary email address. By sending a series of emails, we make sure the email address stays valid for 30 days, and if not, we can clear out the temporary/spam members. These emails are not commercial and do not contain any links.
EDIT: I've decided to kill those emails. Sorry for the inconvenience. See my post below. We'll replace it with something else.

I hope that explains it. Sorry for not explaining this before.

Thanks
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Are you sending the emails or are third party companies sending us the emails?

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Posted 25 June 2015 - 11:10 PM

Thanks  for the info. I wondered about this.



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Posted 30 June 2015 - 05:50 PM

Hi - I should have made this announcement earlier to avoid confusion.

MPA IS sending some emails.

Existing Members

Existing members may get around ONE email per MONTH with a commercial link in it to a product. We try to ensure that you don't get more than one. We decided to do this in the hope of defraying some of the site running costs. While I'd love it for you to stay on the list, you can unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email. This will not affect your participation or access to MPA. If you are getting more than one per month, please let me know, because you shouldn't be and I will investigate. I hate spam as much as the next person.

New Members

New members will get a series of NON-commercial emails (diet tips etc) for the first month. This is done to ensure the email address on file stays valid. We have issues with spammers registering a temporary email address. By sending a series of emails, we make sure the email address stays valid for 30 days, and if not, we can clear out the temporary/spam members. These emails are not commercial and do not contain any links.
EDIT: I've decided to kill those emails. Sorry for the inconvenience. See my post below. We'll replace it with something else.

I hope that explains it. Sorry for not explaining this before.

Thanks
Admin


This ISNT TRUE.

When I left the site FOR A YEAR I continued to get emails. I tried to do everything I could - even after trying to contact MPA asking to be removed - and nothing made a difference. So please work on this.

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Posted 08 July 2015 - 02:12 PM

Can I have an admin help me out please.
I have recently been logged out of my MPA account on my laptop and i cannot remember the password.
Although I am still logged in on my mobile, I want to reset my password so I can log back on to my account using my laptop.
I keep selecting 'forgot password' and although I am using the right email address, I have not got a password re-set email through yet.
I done this over a week ago and nothing has came through.
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Posted 07 August 2015 - 04:07 AM

I havent even checked my gmail in so long! Must do soon x


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Posted 24 August 2015 - 06:34 PM

So glad the second thing is being killed. Seemed in bad taste.

 

It's nice to hear that you're listening to the community.




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