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Name: Arlene
Florida's east coast (Zone 9a)
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florange
Oct 31, 2014 7:53 AM CST
I love this site, and forum members have been very generous in giving me "thumbs up's". However, I can't figure out how to delete these messages. It looks like I have 17 pages of them!

Thanks
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Oct 31, 2014 7:55 AM CST
Good question. I have no idea but I am sure someone will come to the rescue soon.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Oct 31, 2014 8:09 AM CST

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I have 118 page. Blinking
There is no way to delete them but once you view them, the only way to see them again is to click the « View past system messages. When you get new messages, you can see them all together once again, the new and old. Check them on a regular basis to clear them.
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Oct 31, 2014 8:17 AM CST

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I have 24,400 system messages (244 pages at 100 per page)

Once you've seen them they kind of "go away" and become read. You can always go back and view them but they shouldn't hurt to have them archived in this way.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

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plantladylin
Oct 31, 2014 8:32 AM CST
I have 8,387 system messages (210 pages) but I see no need to totally delete them; they get archived/stored once they are read.
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Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
I'm always on my way out the door..
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chelle
Oct 31, 2014 8:37 AM CST
I reference mine from time to time, so I appreciate the fact that they're archived and accessible.
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Oct 31, 2014 8:52 AM CST
I have over 23,000 private system messages and have never felt a need to delete them. I only bother to look at the most recent ones.
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Name: Glenn
Chippewa, PA (Zone 6a)
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vbprog
Oct 31, 2014 9:28 AM CST
Hey! I can't wait till I get 17 pages of thumbs up!
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
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Dutchlady1
Oct 31, 2014 9:55 AM CST
adding new ones every day, Glenn Thumbs up
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Oct 31, 2014 9:56 AM CST
You all made me curious so I went and looked: 237 pages...
Name: Tara
Jacksonville, Fl. (Zone 9a)
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terrafirma
Oct 31, 2014 10:09 AM CST
I agree Chelle...I have also referenced back occasionally. I got curious too, Hetty...57 pages... Thumbs up
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
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pirl
Oct 31, 2014 10:24 AM CST
My curiosity was also piqued...378 pages.
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Oct 31, 2014 10:44 AM CST
wow Arlene... Thumbs up
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Oct 31, 2014 11:49 AM CST
I've given Arlene one or two, myself. Big Grin
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Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
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mcash70
Oct 31, 2014 12:57 PM CST
I was curious and looked too, 59 pages, it never entered my mind to delete them, I think it is just fine the way it is. Green Grin!
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Oct 31, 2014 1:13 PM CST
Never thought to look...ah, 35 pages!
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Name: Deb
Pacific NW (Zone 8b)
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Bonehead
Oct 31, 2014 1:29 PM CST
The only thing I randomly track is to be sure I've given more thumbs and acorns than I've received. Oops, lagging in the acorns given, time to shake the tree -- watch your heads!
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Oct 31, 2014 2:12 PM CST
Bonehead said:The only thing I randomly track is to be sure I've given more thumbs and acorns than I've received. Oops, lagging in the acorns given, time to shake the tree -- watch your heads!


yeah I do that too from time to time. Making sure I don't run into debit territory... Whistling
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tomato Heads Houseplants Garden Ideas: Level 1 Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
pirl
Oct 31, 2014 4:11 PM CST
Yes, Deb, you certainly have and I thank you.
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
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blue23rose
Oct 31, 2014 4:23 PM CST
I never thought to look either... 23 pages. I do reference some of the newer ones so never thought to delete anything.

My husband is the deleter/cleaner upper on the computer around here. He can't stand it when I have so many "favorites" in the folder with my name, but he doesn't dare delete any of them. Of course, his folder of favorites is down to the bare bones necessities. It's maddening sometimes when he says, "do you need this on here anymore?" Rolling on the floor laughing To each his own, rusty bone!
Vickie
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