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Offline matt

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Contact information
« on: April 18, 2019, 07:12:10 PM »


Just a thought....

If there were an isolated /restricted area for member contact information  "only be" cell phone; - this could be quite helpful for variety of reasons..

Possibly could come in aid of needing to contact a specific member who may have certain specific vehicle knowledge ( to recover from breakdown,  emergency garage help (e.g.say oval , split), parts, directions, or varying other reasons... As opposed to the board posting or PM on the site, and waiting for possibly days for a response from the board from someone.
 

Not that I am having car issues.. thought came from The Shirts, in that I still need/waiting to have a specific person respond to me, although I PM'ed

Restriction access could be tweaked to paid members who have been with the club for a year or more (or other)  and they want to have their numbers shared....

Just wanted to put the general idea out there.
I have no prob having my cell# on the site if restricted access.


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Re: Contact information
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2019, 09:49:13 AM »
Ok-I'll say something

Not sure how I feel about this. Putting out any personal information about a member is a slippery slope. This is my own personal experience- our school takes a twice yearly trip to France that I usually go on. This past January the administration at the school decided it would be a good idea to publish my cell phone number to the student guide and to the Serbian bus company that chauffeured us. To this day I get 2 or 3 phone calls from Azerbaijan and other Eastern European countries.
"Restricted access " is impossible to govern. Become a member? You have access. Have access to my cell phone number? Then you can find me. Believe it or not, there are some members that I don't want having my number or calling me.
There are other ways to get members numbers. PM messages from other fellow members are the easiest way. Ask around and keep it private.

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Re: Contact information
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2019, 07:31:31 AM »

  Ok, no prob, just thought I would put it out there....

VW's that you can sleep ON are the best-est - except for  the lack of heat.....