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Admin and I sincerely apologize for the evilsmiley7spammer poopicon who found a way to spam a lot of Tripawds members last night. This was a first in our history, and we are so sorry.

To fix this bug, Admin has made it so that from now on in order to use the Private Messaging system, a registered member must post in the Forums at least one time.

We have no idea how many people were affected. If you received any of the spam messages please disregard. It won’t happen again. smiley9

It's better to hop on three legs than to limp on four.™
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This user found away around our first post moderation tool to abuse the Private Messaging system. The spammer is gone, and measures have been taken to ensure it does not happen again.

We took immediate action to address the issue, but therefore have no way to tell exactly how many user accounts were targeted. As a result, PM notifications may be received, which will result in the message not being found in the recipient’s inbox.

If anyone receives the following PM notification, please disregard!

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Ah … maybe this is why I posted a PM message but got no reply … 

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Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4 May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30 Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-) 

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eurydice said
maybe this is why I posted a PM message but got no reply…

No, unless you were replying to the spam message, which has long since been deleted, as well as the spammer.


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Oops….er…..ahh… had.  Teresa  was referring to a PM she sent me.  I  was a .little “tardy” in responding back.  Have since cleared things up with Teresa.  Apology to youj both🤒

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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