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I agree.  having trouble myself.  i am 73 not a whiz at this but just looking to find friends and penpals.  Am in south TN retired, wheelchair bound in assisted living but still active as possible. if you would like to correspond i would be happy to reply.

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This is the most messed up, user-unfriendly site I could ever have imagined. I wish that wasn't the case. I was hoping to be/ find a penpal. 

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Lynne/Community Manager:

 

Well, I haven't had any strange notices hit my private email from the AARP pen pals website in recent days.  None whatsoever.  I have also noticed that, while people continue to look at the site, nobody seems to be posting.  The last post that I can see seems to have come from Roger, if I am not mistaken.  This all leads me to conclude that the strange messages that I was receiveing (and others were too) were somehow related to new postings.

 

AlanG

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probably a teenage hacker with nothing to do but irratitate people. happens all the time.  some juvemile trying to be cute

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Hello Lynne/Community Manager:

 

I have been receiving these strange email messages directly to my personnal email, not to the AARP website.  Does that help you to know that?

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Hi @AlanG700989, for my own clarification, are you getting strange Private Messages ("PM") on the site? If so, there is a mechanism for reporting SPAM. At the bottom of each PM, you may click "Report". This takes you to a screen to "Notify Moderator of Inappropriate Content". Please let me know if this helps you. Thank you!

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Lynne Community Manager:

 

I have communicated with a couple of other people who have used the AARP pen pals website and they are also getting strange messages, just like me.

 

Alan G

 

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Lynne/Community Manager:

 

Thank you for your offer of help.  Unfortunately, I do not know how to make a copy of the strange messages that I have been receiving and to send them to you.  Sorry.  I am an old guy and just not very tech savy!

 

Alan G

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Hi @AlanG700989, I'd like to help you with this. Would you please forward a copy to Community@aarp.org so we can review the strange messages you're receiving? Thank you.

 


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Community Manager/Websitemaster:

 

I just got two more strange messegages via your site -- again it seems that I am getting messages from people in response to emails that I never sent.

 

Alan Gray


 

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Community Manager/Websitemaster:

 

I just got two more strange messegages via your site -- again it seems that I am getting messages from people in response to emails that I never sent.

 

Alan Gray

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