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Forum topic by Padre posted 03-06-2010 08:50 PM 898 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-06-2010 08:50 PM

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I checked my account and I am supposed to receive emails when someone sends me a private message, one of my friends posts something or when someone responds to a forum topic I posted.

But for the last few days I have been getting zero emails. Zip. Nada. And I even took a shower! :)

I don’t know if anyone else is experiencing this or it is just me.

And just because you’re paranoid does not mean people are not out to get you!! LOL

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#1 posted 03-06-2010 09:01 PM

e-mail martin ,
he knows about this stuff .

i did notice the shower , thanks (LOL) !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 03-06-2010 09:07 PM

This happened to me a while back. I think it was something with my local Internet provider. I had to setup an LJ email account with to get my stuff. It is free but still a pain.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 03-06-2010 09:57 PM is the way to go

-- When you know better you do better.

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#4 posted 03-06-2010 10:00 PM

Mine working ok – (Windows Mail)

Maybe ypur Spam filter got changed?

-- Joe

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#5 posted 03-06-2010 11:18 PM

Mine is OK

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 03-06-2010 11:38 PM

I’ve been using thru Outlook, havent had a problem yet

and just because people are out to get you doesn’t mean you’re paranoid.

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#7 posted 03-07-2010 07:50 AM

Haveing the same problem. Martin is checking into it for me.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#8 posted 03-07-2010 08:14 AM

I have had problems also.

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#9 posted 03-07-2010 06:25 PM

Checked into it from my end. For those people using Cox as their internet provider, they are filtering out Lumberjocks as spam. SO you need to either change your spam settings or somehow (I haven’t figure out how yet) approve at Cox.

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#10 posted 03-07-2010 06:30 PM

I switched over to Gmail a few months back and have been using Thunderbird as my email client… I get everything I want, and haven’t had any problems with spam yet :)

-- San Diego, CA

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#11 posted 03-09-2010 03:03 PM

Well, it’s strange how some ISPs handle spam. Right now domain is listed on zero public spam or block lists. I made sure to check them all in the past days and even registered to one service to prevent this from happening in the future. I really have no clue what kind of spam filters companies like Cox (mentioned above) use. The best bet is to contact them and ask them to stop blocking LJ emails.

My overall suggestion is to use gmail (maybe yahoo) for all personal emails. But I know that not everybody is comfortable with that.

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