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I received a very authentic looking e-mail complete with links to my Sailnet inbox. Saying I have a new private message. However this message is not in my inbox:. DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL!
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Dear geehaw,

You have received a new private message at SailNet Community from lindababyjohn, entitled "hi".

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How are you dear, my name is miss Linda single lady i will like you to write me here my email so that we can get to know each other better and also i will send you my photos ok here is my email (lindababyjohnson@yahoo.com) hoping to ear from you soon yours friend ms Linda
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I looked in member list and she is not there. I did put my e-mail in one of my posts so it could of been gotten from there. But I thought you should know. Greg

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You might want to get the header for that message. It may have some relevant information for the admins.

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That member was banned as soon as 'she' was discovered but she had managed to pile up enough posts and then sent 49 PMs ... must be very lonely...

Anyway sorry about that, we have changed some rules now and a member must be on board 7 days AND have a minimum post count before that can happen again. An inconvenience for new members, perhaps, but it will avoid this kind of nonsense.

Anyone needing direct access to a member or mod during the 'probation period' can enable email messaging in their profile, post a note and request a followup through that avenue (your personal email is not revealed that way)

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