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[FAQ] Contacting other Members

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Once you attain advanced member status by posting on the forum 25 times, you have the ability to send a private message, or "PM", to other members on the forum. To PM, go to the user's profile you wish to contact and click on the "Message" button.

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Place a subject describing the general topic your message covers and then your message in the message textbox. Click on the Send button and your message is on its way. Once you send the message, patiently wait (since sabr is crucial in Islam). When the recipient of your message responds, you will receive a notification on the small envelope or mail icon near your username at the top of the homepage, which you can then click to receive your message. Have fun contacting members on the forum! Remember to be polite and maintain Islamic conduct! 

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Insults made against other members on this board are not tolerated. If someone sends you a private message (PM) that is inappropriate (insulting, asking for mutah, threatening, using profanity, etc), please click on the Report button in that message. See the image of a PM below and where the Report button is located, circled in red:

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♦ After you click the Report button, a box opens up where you can explain what the problem is (insult, asking for mutah, threatening, using profanity, etc.), then click the "Submit Report" button. A Moderator or Administrator will contact you as soon as they can.

♦ Another way to report an inappropriate private message (PM) is to click on the "invite a member" icon to add a Team member to the PM. See the "invite a member" icon on the image above which is circled in green

These are the Team members (Staff) that can be invited to your PM:

http://www.shiachat.com/forum/staff/

Edited by Hameedeh
To add the link to Team members (Staff).

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