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Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« on: November 29, 2007, 11:06:09 AM »
I just changed my name and noticed that my e-mail is now showing despite the box being ticked saying "Hide email address from public?"  Anyone know how to get my e-mail address hidden again?

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2007, 11:07:34 AM »
Don't worry! Other people have had these concerns too, but your email address only shows up to you - not to anyone else.  ;D
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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2007, 11:09:24 AM »
Don't worry! Other people have had these concerns too, but your email address only shows up to you - not to anyone else.  ;D

Ah, that makes sense.  Thank you!

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2007, 11:10:26 AM »
Just to make sure, I took a look at your profile - no email address!
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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2007, 03:55:31 PM »
I'm stickying this because it comes up quite often.

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2011, 11:28:26 AM »
Just to get some clarification: does the e-mail icon only show up when I look at my posts or is it visible to anyone who looks at them? I also ticked the box to hide my e-mail address from the public, but when I look at my posts there is an e-mail icon one can click on to send me e-mail (which I don't want). Is there some setting I need to change in order to get rid of the e-mail icon?

« Last Edit: September 10, 2011, 11:50:07 AM by Isolde »

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2011, 12:17:49 PM »
that one isn't actually email. If someone wants to send you a message through UKY, that's how they do it. Then UKY can email to say you've received a message--just a small clarification.

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2011, 12:29:43 PM »
that one isn't actually email. If someone wants to send you a message through UKY, that's how they do it. Then UKY can email to say you've received a message--just a small clarification.

Thanks for trying to help. :)

I know that if I want to send someone a private message, I click on the speech bubble icon in the lower left-hand corner of their post. What I'm talking about is the icon that looks like a small white envelope and is for e-mail. I see that as well as the speech bubble icon when I look at my posts.

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2011, 12:35:40 PM »
I never noticed that before. But I can't see it on your posts (or anyone else's posts) - just my own.

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2011, 12:46:55 PM »
I never noticed that before. But I can't see it on your posts (or anyone else's posts) - just my own.

Interesting. Thanks for letting me know. :)

I wonder why that e-mail envelope icon is there and what its purpose is...

Good to know that I'm the only one seeing it on my posts!

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2011, 12:53:03 PM »
Yes, it is an email icon for those who've chosen not to hide their email addresses. The forum software uses the logic that there is no reason to hide your email address from yourself so it shows it. Hope that helps. :)

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2011, 01:28:06 PM »
Thanks for explaining. Now I understand why it's there.  :)

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #12 on: September 10, 2011, 02:35:08 PM »
Sorry, just realized I was thinking of the PM icon.  I had it in my head that it was the email one. :) 

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Re: Un-hidden E-mail Address in Profile
« Reply #13 on: September 10, 2011, 03:49:48 PM »
Sorry, just realized I was thinking of the PM icon.  I had it in my head that it was the email one. :) 

No problem. Thanks for trying to help me figure it out! :)