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Editing/ deleting messages   Basic Help for Hosts

Started Aug-29 by Dambuster (Dambuster2); 1037 views.

From: gunter


 Dambuster2 is a recently opened account, don't see anyone else posting in your forum yet. Where are you not able to edit others.

In reply toRe: msg 7

Hi Gunter,

Just reading your reply (thanks) might hold the answer.

I sort of changed accounts as I thought my friend had closed my original one... then I saw my original one still open and jumped back on board - with my new account under the name "Dambuster 2". 

This is probably why I can't 'control' old messages posted from visitors.

Maybe I should try re-opening with my original identity.

I'll give it a go - thanks for taking a look, I'll let you know how it goes. Cheers!


In reply toRe: msg 7

Dambuster here,

I've tried logging into my Delphi account using various names and passwords - to no avail.

I can only log in using the new account that I've set up, imaginatively called "Dambuster2" .

Even so, using a recent post from a member I still got only the "message action " NOTICE below the (reply) down arrow button... so I couldn't delete his message even if I wanted to. ... I can, however, do this to my own messages.

Can you provide me with the details I need to have continued control of my FORUM as I feel like I might be just a visitor? Please confirm.

Thanks Dambuster 

Please help!


From: gunter


Which name did you use for the other account, what is the name showing on the message to you? That's the name you need to log in with if you own or have Controls in the forum.

  • Edited August 30, 2021 9:34 pm  by  gunter

Hi Gunter,

I used the correct name, and used 'forgot password' - to try to log in.

All went well, until it said "account cancelled " . Obviously,  I have been a visitor to my FORUM these last few days - not the host!

Is there any way of reopening this account?

Thanks for your help.


From: gunter


If it's Dambust3r it's active again and you should be able to log in now with the password you received. If desired, I can transfer the old forum to your current account or your new forum to the old name.

let us know how it goes  ...

  • Edited August 31, 2021 8:47 am  by  gunter

Hi Gunter

Yippee! All systems running! 

Thanks for all your help - very much appreciated.... phew!

Best. Dambuster 

Leah (muppetmel1)

From: Leah (muppetmel1)


  • Edited September 3, 2021 8:27 pm  by  gunter