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Finding member profile without a hyperlink?

by WWBarns / December 14, 2004 12:11 AM PST

I received a Cnet forum "private message" from someone who does not appear to have posted in the forum. He obviously wants a reply but AFAIK, even if he has enabled private message email in his profile, there's no way for me to get to his profile since there is no forum post that would have a hyperlink to it.

Is there a way to get to a member's profile, or send a private message in some other way, that I don't know? Or is posting back in the forum (and hoping he sees it) the only answer? ..Thanks..

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(NT) (NT) i would tend to think posting is it
by Mark5019 / December 14, 2004 12:12 AM PST
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Re: Finding member profile without a hyperlink?
by Larry38 / December 14, 2004 3:47 AM PST

Maybe one of the Moderators could help.
Larry

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Answering that 'private message'....
by John Robie / December 15, 2004 3:11 AM PST

From what you indicate WW:

The person wrote you a CNet email through your profile. The person probably is registered and has a profile.
The person may have enabled to receive private CNet email through his profile.
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The person has never posted in any of the forums, so you can't click on to his username to get to his profile (assume I'm reading this right).

A Moderator cannot help, as they do not have access to a members email address unless a member gives it to them or sends them an email.

Lee Koo, the Administrator/Manager, may be able to determine a members email address, but would not give it out.

Like Mark indicates above, making a post in the particular forum that he would most likely read, and putting in the 'Subject' For (and the guys name)
may get the message to him. Also ask him to please reply, then his username will show up.

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Hmmm.....and WW....
by John Robie / December 15, 2004 3:26 AM PST

I don't see an enabled "email this member" feature when clicking on to your profile, so wondering how he sent a CNet private message to you.

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suggestion
by MarciaB / December 16, 2004 7:50 AM PST

You could use the "advanced search" feature found on the main forums page to search for any post made by that member. When you find one, click their user name and see if he/she has the "e-mail this member" function available for you to respond.

--Marcia

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