BBO Discussion Forums: messages blocked - BBO Discussion Forums

Jump to content

Page 1 of 1
  • You cannot start a new topic
  • You cannot reply to this topic

messages blocked messages typed on my screen not received on other players screens

#1 User is offline   Dunlit 

  • Pip
  • Group: Members
  • Posts: 2
  • Joined: 2020-October-14

Posted 2020-October-14, 08:08

My Messages not appearing on other players screens
0

#2 User is offline   paulg 

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • Group: Advanced Members
  • Posts: 4,595
  • Joined: 2003-April-26
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Scottish Borders

Posted 2020-October-14, 08:47

Check the target of your chat in the small blue box to the left of the chat field.

Normally on a table the default is ->Table, which means your message will appear to everyone else at the table.

If it says ->Lobby, then it goes to the Lobby (an old concept) and it will not appear for anyone else at the table.

If it says ->Tournament, then it should appear for everyone at the tournament.

If it says ->Opponents, then it goes to your two opponents.

If it says ->paulg, then it only goes to me. You can go this by selecting Private as the Chat target and choosing a BBO username.

Of course anyone who has you on Ignore will not receive any message from you.
The Beer Card

I don't work for BBO and any advice is based on my BBO experience over the decades
0

#3 User is offline   pilowsky 

  • pilowsky
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • Group: Advanced Members
  • Posts: 1,274
  • Joined: 2019-October-04
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Australia
  • Interests:Writing, Learning, History, Politics

Posted 2020-October-14, 15:49

Messages are also not delivered if the player is playing in a tournament or you are their partner in a tournament for example.
non est deus ex machina; även maskiner behöver lite kärlek; N'écris jamais une lettre et n'en détruis jamais une.
0

#4 User is offline   barmar 

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • Group: Admin
  • Posts: 20,339
  • Joined: 2004-August-21
  • Gender:Male

Posted 2020-October-16, 15:06

When you first join a casual table the destination defaults to "Kibitzers". Change it to "Table" so the players will see it.

Share this topic:


Page 1 of 1
  • You cannot start a new topic
  • You cannot reply to this topic

1 User(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users