How do you decide?

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  1. B_Think_Kink

    B_Think_Kink New Member

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    I dread nearing 90%+ in my inbox. It reached 98% today and I decided I better start going through and picking out the ones that are keepers... I love this new system Rob has set in place because I don't have to guess what they were about... I know the gist. I keep the ones that were important to me.. and delete the others.

    How do you decide whos messages you keep?
     
  2. IntoxicatingToxin

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    I don't keep messages. :smile: However, if something were that important to me, I'd just print it off.
     
  3. sbeBen

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    You lucky thing! I say get rid of all of them as they are a form of clutter. You still have the memories and there will be room for more messages from your favourite people.:wink:
     
  4. D_Kay_Sarah_Sarah

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    I dont really PM so i dont have this problem, but generally i delete the ones from guys asking to cam and for pics etc and thats enough to keep my box empty
     
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    I just delete them all whenever it gets full
     
  6. Not_Punny

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    I agonize over this. My inbox is constantly hovering near full. And when I get that dreaded email telling me my "pm inbox is full", I go back and delete the oldest 50 or 60 pm's.

    I really should get a grip.

    I wish the pm's were sortable. Then I would sort them by name, and be able to.... what? I don't know...

    It sucks.
     
  7. B_cigarbabe

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    I have them notify me by email when I get a message.
    In my inbox, I have a folder for my LPSG messages.PM's from the people
    I like,I keep in this folder,so I can reread them at will!
    I love looking at the old stuff sometimes.
    cigarbabe:saevilw:
     
  8. agnslz

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    My PM box is currently 97% full. I've also been wondering what exactly I'm going to do whenever it reaches the maximum. It's taken more than 15 months to get to this point though. I don't PM all that often, so I assume it'll be a few weeks yet before I have to start deciding which messages I'm going to delete. I'm kind of dreading it, since I would really like to keep most of them.
     
  9. B_Think_Kink

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    I can't do that... I am such a memory person.
     
  10. Mr Ed in Mass

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    I always keep the ones from Think Kink
     
  11. B_ScaredLittleBoy

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    Why not copy all your PM's or just the ones you want to keep? Save them in a Text file or table or something?

    Or maybe Rob could make them downloadable?
     
  12. sbeBen

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    And you can still have memories. Get rid of them NOW!:biggrin1: You remind me of those people who keep birthday cards and christmas cards for like 30yrs! That's you right? If you get rid of something then something new will come into your life (like a fungal infection:eek:). Getting rid of clutter is cathartic! You can do it, put your ass into it!
     
  13. rob_just_rob

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    I've never had to do a mass junking of PMs. The unsolicited crap gets deleted as it comes in, and I don't otherwise PM enough to fill up my mailbox.
     
  14. SassySpy

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    I download the ones to my pc that I want to keep. These could consist of:
    PM's from my honey
    Extraordinarily funny PM's
    PM's from people I like and admire, and who said something especially profound or touching.

    Thats about it and my way of cleaning. :smile:
     
  15. viking1

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    I haven't gotten enough pm's to have to worry about mailbox overload...
     
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    I don't keep messages...I read hem and either respond or delete
     
  17. No_Strings

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    I keep special ones, but in general I delete them from my inbox but not from my sentbox; as I usually reply with a quote to the original message, nothing actually gets lost. Other than that, it depends who each message is from.
     
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    How do you do that? I can't imagine cut and pasting a thousand times...!!!
     
  19. viking1

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    There is a download option at the bottom of the private message page.
    It gives you three different formats you can download them in.

    I tried it just to see what would happen, and it does work.
     
  20. Calboner

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    I am a long way from the 1000-message limit, but I am inclined to keep nearly all messages, so I'll have to clear them out eventually. Yes, you can download your messages, but not in a form in which you can, or at least in which I can, conveniently view them. If you download them as TXT, then you lose all the formatting. If you download them as XML, then you get plain text with codes stuck in. Is there some way to make the XML file read as an HTML file? I mean, my browser will display them, but it will simply display the codes rather than interpret them.
     
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