Why am I being sent spam emails by this forum?

Diocletian

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"10% off From Antique Electronic Supply"


Why are the admin of this forum emailing me with spam emails promoting some outside company?
I got the same spam email from the Marshall forum too.

What's it all about?
 

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In your User CP settings, there is a box beside a question.. "allowing emails from administrators" or not. You must have had that box checked (ticked).
By having that box ticked, you are allowing the MLP Administrator to send you emails from time to time, and that includes information about Sponsors.

If you do not want emails in future, under Edit Options, look under Messaging and Notifications..untick that box about receiving email from Admin and that will disable that feature for you.
That will be the same for Marshall forum too. Hope that explains it for you :)
 

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The Marshall forum guys looked into a bit more - as far as I'm concerned this is just spam and I didn't want to be sent that by the forum.
 

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I didn't get any mailing, and I have my settings to permit e-mail from the Admin.
 

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I didn't get any mailing, and I have my settings to permit e-mail from the Admin.
Maybe email gets sent out in bulks overtime. Also have you checked your junk mail? I had one before that was found in there from mlp.
I have not received anymore emails since I unchecked it few years back.
 

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Every once in a while, MLP sends out emails on behalf of our advertisers. Advertisers and Premium Members help keep MLP free to everyone and the site running smoothly.

I don't think it's a big deal, considering that we send out gear-related promotions every now and then, and not some BS viagra or porn spam.

If you're not happy, and still wish to not receive these type of emails in the future, then go to your User CP and uncheck where it says "Receive Email from Administrators", or send me a PM to have your account deleted.
 

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Wait... What?

You're getting 10% discount coupons from MLP?

And I didn't get jack... I'm upset.
 

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AES is a great company. Personally, I was grateful for the coupon I received. If it benefits MLP to send me an email once every few months, especially for stuff I'm actually interested in, I'm ok with that. I benefit from MLP all the time. Seems fair to me.
 

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I do business with Antique Electronic Supply/ CE Distribution, so the email was all good. :D

If you live out in my neck of the woods, these guys have lots of the good stuff on the cheap. Best kinda "spam" you could hope for. :thumb:
 

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Coupons? Nice! Who doesn't like coupons? Any time I order something, I look for coupon. Having them sent is even better. :)
 

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I do business with Antique Electronic Supply/ CE Distribution, so the email was all good. :D

If you live out in my neck of the woods, these guys have lots of the good stuff on the cheap. Best kinda "spam" you could hope for. :thumb:
I've done business wih them as well. They're good people.
 

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:shock:

Right-click/add to blocked senders list.

What's the big, hairy deal? :dunno:

I'd welcome a coupon from that outfit, personally.
 

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I am grateful that MLP exists......They can send me anything they want.....
 

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Maybe email gets sent out in bulks overtime. Also have you checked your junk mail? I had one before that was found in there from mlp.
I have not received anymore emails since I unchecked it few years back.
Harmony, change it back...there are coupons! :thumb:
 

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Harmony, change it back...there are coupons! :thumb:
:laugh2: Coupons are great if I had the money to spend to start with or looking for new gear :D

Just let me know though if you get some coupons for flights to UK for next year :thumb:
 

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I know, I can't afford any gear right now. I need a good metronome, but I'll wait...at least until I get a coupon. :thumb:
 

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I know, I can't afford any gear right now. I need a good metronome, but I'll wait...at least until I get a coupon. :thumb:
I just do with one online for free :laugh2:

For those that did receive the email though, Alex assured us last time that the advertisers do not get a copy of our email addresses (as some were concerned about that before), hence why it comes from mlp admin directly.
 


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