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JT
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2007 6:40:46 PM

We are developing a system for GasBuddy Members to contact each other through a messaging system. What should this be called?
Private Messaging
Member Messaging

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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T643R817
Rookie Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2008 3:10:03 PM

PASSING GAS or GUZZLING GAS sound good to me!
buylow
Champion Author Pittsburgh

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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2008 9:30:53 PM

GM,

The next time you're looking for topics to lock, this is one that's long overdue..........its been several months since this feature has been rolled out with that catchy name........"Inbox"
MSBR
Rookie Author Texas

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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2008 1:20:28 PM

buddy messanger
Spaceytracy62
Rookie Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2008 9:45:01 AM

My mistake I thought you wante to know what to name it and I thought how about just passing thru? Could be a very useful feature. I am enjoying the site even thought new sites are always confusing to me at first.
Chevyt98
Champion Author Toronto

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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2008 9:08:01 PM

The new messaging between buddies is good - have used it to send messages back and forth to a couple of people. I was sceptical but can now say I do like it.

It's private. You decide if you want someone to be able to send messages to you. Can get to know people on a more personal basis if you choose to do so.

Well done.
itches
Rookie Author Long Island

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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2008 11:15:48 AM

Waste of Time... I don't think it ever would be necessary to contact another member to chat about gas prices, if it comes to that I will be sure to rid the world of my existence first. Perhaps you should consider shaving your payroll instead of "upgrading" the site with idiotic features

[Edited by: itches at 1/13/2008 11:18:21 AM EST]
spheremaker1
Champion Author Arizona

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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2008 10:56:31 AM

I can not imagine the need to contact another member, and If I did, would be because I knew that person and would use normal email... I do not do text messaging, nor do I plan to do so.
Wrench9765
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2008 1:06:51 AM

Buddy.Com
rainbowdancer69
All-Star Author Richmond

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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2008 9:32:59 PM

Buddy Messaging!!!!
leftrysd
Sophomore Author San Diego

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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2008 12:58:13 PM

Buddy.comm
leftrysd
Sophomore Author San Diego

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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2008 1:15:38 AM

How about buddy buzz or Gas price line
pkhdonovan
Champion Author Maine

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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2008 4:13:02 PM

I like Gas Talk
mustanggirl95
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2008 3:56:01 PM

agree with gas mail.
afish
Rookie Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2008 10:09:19 PM

BEEP BEEP is what it should be called

[Edited by: afish at 1/7/2008 10:10:12 PM EST]
rizab
Rookie Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2008 9:33:27 AM

It's really not that significant because I don't plan on contacting other members. There are better means of direct communication available by any of the several instant messaging programs. That's my two cents worth ... lol
MiCARgo
Veteran Author Akron

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2008 11:07:47 AM

I have not been signed in, how about Gas Buddies DIRECT? You can use this name for anything if you want to.
MainePI
Rookie Author Maine

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2008 10:24:12 AM

The Pipeline for sure. Maybe rename the posting boards to The Refinery!
NoJokeOak
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2008 6:22:42 AM

The label should best describe the product.
Any member leaving a message is member messaging...
but a directed message to only one other, would be PRIVATE.
Clearly, of the two choices, there is but one good answer.
The poll results, while democratic, show little forethought.
mrjlfuller
Champion Author Arkansas

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2008 4:09:24 PM

Member Messaging
throttle
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2008 9:11:41 AM

I'm not interested in this.
Keithinnc
Rookie Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2008 12:15:47 AM

Pump Talk
Fire_n_Ice
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2008 10:05:26 PM

I give up...lol
fordfanBC
Rookie Author British Columbia

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2008 8:08:25 PM

how about gas breaks
CobraLeader
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2008 11:21:47 AM

I agree with my colleague.

TalkingGas sounds nice.

Now, what does it take to activate the system?

[Edited by: msm281sec at 1/1/2008 11:22:59 AM EST]
Jacks45
Champion Author Kalamazoo

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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2007 12:37:01 AM

gas mail sounds good, but how about TalkingGas... some people talk gas thru where the sun dont shine..LOL
Fire_n_Ice
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2007 8:58:21 PM

Still gets a kick that new posters don't know the system is and already has been in place for what, at least two months? Can you look up at the top of the page and see it's in place? I don't know why they don't lock this thread since the name has already been picked and the program running.
bobjeep
Champion Author Las Vegas

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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2007 3:09:32 PM

gas mail
panj
Champion Author Pennsylvania

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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2007 11:48:42 AM

Names with 'gas' in them could become obsolete. Pipeline seems to work best since we may be pricing other fuels soon.How about Private Member Pipeline Messaging? PMPM!
Takmygas
Champion Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2007 10:36:13 PM

Moderator seems to ask one or the other, not suggestions?!
Member- private sounds like noone else is invited to debate, comment.
GB Passage to Pipeline....
babysue
Veteran Author Montreal

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2007 9:43:22 PM

i agree with the gasmail
et2
All-Star Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2007 11:52:11 AM

giggle-that's neat. "GasMail" sure sounds the best to me.

But tell me, who on this board would not be considered a member?
This is a neat area to post answers on . I just found it today . Guess I'm rather slow in reading up on other things .
rjdeline
Rookie Author New York

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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2007 2:30:02 PM

Member Messaging would be the natural way to go.
Illinifan
Champion Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2007 10:48:30 AM

Passing Gas
radarman
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2007 11:46:27 AM

Member messaging seems to be the obvious choice.
JerbearAZ
Rookie Author Phoenix

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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2007 7:40:40 PM

I like Gasmail
Irishtiger
Rookie Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2007 6:51:33 AM

Burning Bush
Bill66
Rookie Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2007 3:38:56 PM

I suggest it be called Gasmail. Sounds a good idea to have some communication on gas prices and other relevantpieces of information.
mrjlfuller
Champion Author Arkansas

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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2007 11:16:05 PM

Member Messaging sounds good.
AnAnimal2
Rookie Author Philadelphia

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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2007 11:48:41 PM

GAS YOUR BUDDY
Darbs
Rookie Author Vancouver

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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2007 4:57:11 PM

The pipeline!
Fire_n_Ice
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2007 10:42:30 AM

Member Messaging sounds good ;-D
macnq
Rookie Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2007 3:49:02 PM

Gas Pass...
Goodwitch7491
Rookie Author Knoxville

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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2007 1:37:59 PM

This should be member messaging otherwise what is the point of being a member? I am for an open chat type communication, but don't want any more emails! As for a name I like Gas Line
bobjeep
Champion Author Las Vegas

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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2007 12:51:27 PM

Member messaging
spunky4443
Champion Author Washington

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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2007 9:55:28 AM

I go with Member, if you belong to this site, then your a member.
bobjeep
Champion Author Las Vegas

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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2007 3:42:29 PM

Member messaging
Armchairracer
Champion Author Nova Scotia

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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2007 11:16:55 AM

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Armchairracer
Champion Author Nova Scotia

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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2007 11:16:36 AM

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Armchairracer
Champion Author Nova Scotia

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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2007 11:16:21 AM

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Armchairracer
Champion Author Nova Scotia

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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2007 11:16:03 AM

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Armchairracer
Champion Author Nova Scotia

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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2007 11:15:55 AM

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