Practicalities of working with aff  

sexyfit_helper 55F
185 posts
4/2/2006 12:49 pm

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Practicalities of working with aff

AdultFriendFinder drives me crazy with some of the problems, but I've managed to figure out a few things to make it easier.

"You are not authorized to view this message"

Sometimes there are long and irregular delay in being able to view and reply to your messages. AdultFriendFinder has a couple hundred servers and they aren't all always co- operating with each other or updated at the same time.

Hit the back button and then the send button again. Sometimes you just have to leave for a few hours and try to do email later.

When the servers are backed up like this, trying to reply often opens a useless window to reply to yourself, and you have to start over because going back will not bring back the original message. To make it easier, use a browser with tabs, such as firefox. When you use a browser with tabs, you can easily open the reply link to a new tab and if it doesn't work, the original message tab is still there as is the link to try again.

AdultFriendFinder is so much easier to navigate using a browser with tabs.

Getting around message filters

Usually when someone has a message filter on, they have it on for a reason, and even though you think that if you could just get through, they'd find you are perfect, they don't necessarily feel that way. But if you really want to get through, there are some ways to contact them when the filters are on, but for most, you have to be in the person's network.

If you are not in the network and a paid member, you can send a message with a network invite.

If you are in the network, you can sent a message by replying to a network bulletin the person may have posted, standard members are limited in this ability.

If you are in the network, you can also put a message in the testimony area.

If you are in the network, you can post your own bulletin, which probably has a lower chance of being read, but you can increase the odds by using that person's handle in the title for the bulletin.

Viewing network albums when a profile is off

Once in a network, there two places to link to view network albums, from the person's profile page, and from your network or friend's page.

Once in a person's network, you can still view the albums even if the person turns their profile off for a while. To access them, go to your friend's page and click the "view all" network albums' link.

My margins on my blog have changed and now my blog on the main page is more narrow, how do I change it back?

Chances are you've left a message on someone else's blog that either has a super long handle, or has put a long string of characters together in the title of one of their posts. How this is affecting your blog is you've left a comment on it and it has forced the table width to be larger in the "most recent comments by..." frame, or one of the frames on the other side of your main blog page.

If you have tips to make working and navigating AdultFriendFinder easier, please add them. AdultFriendFinder fixes bugs and changes the programming all the time. If I've missed a change in updating this post, please let me know.

tracy_de_lacy 105F
9268 posts
4/10/2006 4:23 am

Thats cool thanks for letting us know that if we actually want our profiles off for a short period of time we also have to delete all the albums.....Probably best now that everyone knows how to hack profiles.


Bye everyone, it was a blast

sexyfit_helper replies on 4/10/2006 6:23 pm:
It is hardly hacking when you have to either invite or accept an invite for them to be able to view your albums because you have authorized them to see your albums by doing so.

From the album manager from your friend's page you can hide your albums from your network friends.

Catharsis33 44M

4/13/2006 11:22 pm

You are truely awesome thanks.

sexyfit_helper replies on 4/15/2006 11:46 pm:

egyptian20052 45M
41 posts
5/13/2006 1:32 pm

welllllllll lol

nxxs1 68M
12 posts
5/20/2006 8:39 am

wow,not only are you sexyfit as your photos depict,your also fit with lots of good information, about this site, also your tips and thoughts are genuinely of interest and very helpful.....though i have only just found you, not really having looked before, i'm glad i looked today.....thankyou, as i am prety much computer illiterate and not too proud to admit will see more questions, comments, thoughts from me as not only am i interested, i think reading, learning, and sharing with you will be fun, as i look forward not behind....nxxs1, not too old to learn yet mature enough to have stopped chasing my tail, or yours....laughing as i go

nxxs1 68M
12 posts
5/20/2006 8:41 am

oh, maybe i'll work on cropping, color, fonts and surprise (me) first..

PailsDiverHonks 55F

9/25/2006 4:59 pm

Sexy, I just found the page on how to do back ground color, forgive me, I’m just testing

PailsDiverHonks 55F

9/25/2006 5:00 pm worked! THANK YOU for the info!

leegs5555 55M

9/25/2006 6:55 pm

let's link our networks up together.


rm_1reddrik 44M
175 posts
9/28/2006 9:07 pm

Only if you could be near to me ..... little island call Singapore...
You look greet ...... introduce me to your friend from singapore if you have one or better drop ma a mail when you are here.....

May be we could have tea w milk.....yummy1reddrik

sexyfit_helper 55F
63 posts
12/6/2006 10:31 pm

Here's a message I was sent, I haven't looked at this.

> All these comments assume that you have installed the FriendFinder 3.0 IMC client on Windows XP with the "just me" option. In each of the examples below you will need to replace {profile_name} with your XP profile name.
> Q: How do I remove all of the IM client references that get installed after I load the IM client?
> The IM client installs the following shortcuts - you can delete all of these to hide the fact that the IMC is on your system.
> Desktop:

> C:\Documents and Settings\{profile_name}\Desktop\FriendFinder Messenger v3.0.lnk

> Taskbar QuickLaunch:

> C:\Documents and Settings\{profile_name}\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\FriendFinder Messenger v3.0.lnk

> Start Menu root:

> C:\Documents and Settings\{profile_name}\Start Menu\FriendFinder Messenger v3.0.lnk

> Program Menu:

> C:\Documents and Settings\{profile_name}\Start Menu\Programs\FriendFinder\FriendFinder Messenger v3.0.lnk

> Note that deleting this last one means that you will have to add a menu shortcut that will allow you start the application.
> Q: How do I stop the IM client starting up every time?
> This is controlled by a registry key that you can edit with the regedit application - edit the key in
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and delete the key name IMC that contains the reference to the Friendfinder client. This will stop the IM client for automatically running whenever you log in or restart the PC.
> Q: How do I stop the AdultFriendFinder IM client appearing in my list of often used programs in the Start Menu?
> This is controlled by a registry key that you can edit with the regedit application - edit the key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileAssociation and add the name of the application that you do not want to appear in the list - in this case add ;IMC.EXE to the end of the current contents of this key. You will need to reboot for this to take effect.
> All of these comments do not remove the AdultFriendFinder IM client from your system - they simply remove all the links to it and the autorun links - use Add/Remove from the Control Panel if you actaully want to get rid of the program - if Add/Remove does not allow you to remove the program then download and install a new copy and immediately Add/Remove it. Then manually delete the FrinedFinder directories in
C:\Program Files directory after you have removed the program.
> Note: Editing the Registry is usually accompanied by warnings not to mess with it but can be quite safe if you are careful to follow directions and think about what you are doing.


3/21/2007 8:10 pm


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rm_Pamela1955 61F
371 posts
6/26/2007 6:42 pm

Thanks for all that.

"All you need is love"

louandal2 65M/61F

2/22/2008 12:19 pm

Another tip for the technically inclined

Normally, as soon as you "view" a message in your inbox its status is changed from New! to Read - however it is possible to read messages without changing the status ... they remain New! ... and a read receipt message is not sent to the sender when the message is read.

For this trick to work you need to use the Firefox browser and install a plugin called "NoScript" which blocks web site scripts from running. You'll need to tell NoScript that it's OK to run scripts from two .com sites - these are AdultFriendFinder and pop6, in order to view this place normally and use the site.

However, if you forbid access to the pop6 site when you are looking at your Inbox then you can open all your emails and view them without (a) changing their New! status, and (b) without sending a receipt to the person who sent the message.

You will need to allow script access to pop6 to delete messages and do a lot of other things on the site so you can't just turn pop6 access off all the time.

Nothing is true. Everything is permitted. - Hassan I Sabbah

donald010164 55M

3/7/2008 9:21 pm

Here's another response to the very first post - how to get around filters. Another way is to read what the filters are. Then go back and change your profile to fit the filters. For example, if it's distance, change your zip code to something closer. If it's age, change your age, etc. etc. After you send the message, change your profile back. Works like a charm.

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