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Offline caltain

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Re: Steampunk | Vintage Exchange 2019 Sign Ups are now Open!
« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2019, 04:03:55 PM »
Erica-

I signed up using the form provided, but did not get the confirmation email. I have visually checked all of my mailboxes, as well as digitally searched for the confirmation, but no joy.

I'm assuming that the board's outbound mail is configured for immediate sending, rather than aggregating outbound mail for sending at scheduled intervals. It's been about an hour since I registered. I'm very new to Flourish, so it's also possible that there is some profile setting that is impacting the situation.

Also, does the 4 part verification requirement for posting ever go away?

Thanks for your help!
Dan Brooks

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Re: Steampunk | Vintage Exchange 2019 Sign Ups are now Open!
« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2019, 05:47:57 PM »
Hi Dan,
Thank you for checking in. Your sign up did come through! So I'm wondering why some of the confirmations are getting delivered and others are not.  :(

Yes - you'll be happy to know the questions go away after the first couple of posts.  ;D

I'm excited you've joined our exchange!
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Re: Steampunk | Vintage Exchange 2019 Sign Ups are now Open!
« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2019, 06:29:44 PM »
It's possible that the forum software is configured to send outbound mail at certain times of the day. I'm not sure why the registration form would trigger a different process than any other notification or automatic reply. I'm getting the topic reply notifications pretty much immediately, but no sign of the registration confirmation.

It's also possible that the problem isn't on your end. You should check the email addresses that failed to see if they are all on the same domain, like yahoo.com or hotmail.com. The mail servers may consider emails from theflourishforum.com to be spam and are blocking and deleting or bouncing the messages.

Since I'm getting the topic reply notifications, we know that Yahoo is not blocking your domain, but it might still block some specific sending email addresses. Is the confirmation message configured to use the usual [email protected] for the "sender" and "reply to" email headers?

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Re: Steampunk | Vintage Exchange 2019 Sign Ups are now Open!
« Reply #18 on: June 14, 2019, 04:32:46 AM »
Erica, Iíve found something! I found my confirmation email and the sender seems to be myself. As my mail is gmail, that automatically is considered superspam and it does not get through when you use an app or a mail client software. Until this one, those mails come sent in your name, so this one is a new one! Hope that helps!
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Re: Steampunk | Vintage Exchange 2019 Sign Ups are now Open!
« Reply #19 on: Today at 04:25:13 AM »
Iím so excited for this exchange! Brainstorming ideas at the moment 🧐
I was wondering when we find out the list of recipients for each of us?

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Re: Steampunk | Vintage Exchange 2019 Sign Ups are now Open!
« Reply #20 on: Today at 09:38:17 AM »
Crazy-stoked for this!

@Starlee Finally, my first FF exchange of the year. Hope we end up on the same list! <3

@Erica McPhee This is such a great exchange idea! So many possibilities with this. Thank you!