Originally Posted by otter46544
As a fairly new person to this forum I appreciate the ability to send PM's. Before I even had 4 posts I had sent PM's to several people who were somewhat local to me. Ok maybe regional. This is a great resource and I hate to see spammers try to ruin it.
Agreed. I think blocking PMs for new members would be an over-reaction, based on a single instance of spamming. Would be more effective to require manually typing in a string of characters, as some sites require.
But, until spamming becomes an actual problem, I'm happy with HF just the way it is.