__/ [ Els ] on Monday 24 April 2006 06:21 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [ shopdrops ] on Monday 24 April 2006 01:30 \__
>>> But your idea is good. I will try contacting them.
>> By all means, I don't mean to knock your hopes down, but do not expect a
>> reply from them. If everyone was able to ask such a question, they would
>> soon fall victim to a 'support nightmares'. Each spammer from Geocities
>> would demand a detailed explanation. Also, I can imagine you used a
>> contact form without any 'magic strings' that ensure it gets read by a
> Just in case they *do* reply: make sure you keep a copy of your mail
> to them. I once asked them a question, and actually got a reply.
> However, the reply was so much later, that I really couldn't remember
> what I had asked, and, like clueless Google Groupers, they did not
> include any of my text in their reply.
I always BCC to self when posting data using Web form. I learned this the
hard way because I sometimes had to repost in order to get a priority
compelling enough to invoke action. It also opens the door to re-use,
assuming it is easy/quick to locate, based on subject line.
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