Giving away your Brittany Ferry Code

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  1. emmitdb

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    Hi All,

    This morning I was approached on here for my Brittany Ferry Code.
    The person who sent me a message had only joined Fun this morning and had not posted on any of the threads.

    I politely turned down the request, difficult to do as I'm a Tyke but, without being able to 'see' that person as a member who had not contributed.

    It occurred to me that it just could be a 'fishing expedition' made by someone who could accuse me of abusing the system of 'Friends and Family', but, there again, I could be just a cynical old fool.
    Posted for your information
     
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  2. Minxy Girl

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    I was contacted yesterday by a chap wanting info on the man I used to do the uprating paperwork for our van. He was a 'read only' member however as the details were already posted in one of the threads where he could have found it (he'd read other threads about it) I obliged but made the 'condition' that if he did use the chap he had to register which he said he would.

    If it hadn't already been publicly viewable I wouldn't have done it though as although I'm happy to help funsters / other forum 'friends' I don't put in all the effort for others just to abuse.
     
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    tough call, but I am with you on the cynical side, but there is nothing in it for you and all to lose

    its not as though it is someone you had met and chatted with over a glass or two

    and how did they even know you had a code?
     
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    This has just brought up something that I was wondering about ... @Jim I always thought that PMs were only available to fully paid up members, not read only ones, but I assume from the above that this isn't the case?
     
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    SHE said that she had used Google!!!
    I looked under the phrase she apparently used and nothing came up. However, when I added my 'handle' on here, all my previous comments on the subject came up as the first entry.
    Look, I'm not having a go at the lady. She politely asked me and I politely declined. However, I'm just pointing out that although we are all mates on here, we know some people and we wouldn't know others from Adam.
    In other words, "Caveat venditor"
     
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    The lady didn't send me a 'Conversation' She sent a message to my profile (didn't know it could be done???)
     
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    interestingly in trying to see how they might know about the code I clicked on the OP's avatar, the 'message' has been posted on their profile page not sent as a PM


    edit - just seen this has already been added, I got distracted mid post
     
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    I was thinking of joining the Brittany ferry thing until my last crossing of the Bay Of Biscay:sicker:
     
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    Thats why we go to France. It misses the Bay.
     
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    Yes you can't pm( conversation) but click on avatar/name & then click on 'profilepage' & you can add messages there ,but they are on view to the whole world as @yodeli is always at pains to point out.
     
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    Just "google" motorhomefun with anyones forum name and all is revealed !!!!:D:D:D
     
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