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New Member cannot send PM?

I believe my account is from 2013, but I didn't login for a long time. When I login recently, I notice it becomes a new member and I cannot PM people. I wonder for what reason I cannot send PM, is there a way to fix it?

When I click on member's username, I can only see follow and ignore options, there is no PM option


Well-known member
Now click on the name "drevil" next to the avatar and see if the page that comes up then has the option "start a conversation" for you

Rick M

New member
I am having the same issue as espelancer.
Clicking on the person's name does not give me an option to "start a conversation".
I have checked settings in my account and can't find an issue there either.


New member
Same here...was trying to send Rick a message but it's not possible. I'm technically not even a new member but my old login doesn't work anymore and the option to send password didn't send me anything so I had to create a new account.


New member
Also not seeing this option. Would also like to call attention to post #9 as well as this thread regarding email registrations and password resets: