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charmag Wed 22-Mar-17 04:26:09

Trying to start a new local thread and it keeps asking me for $25? How do I do this without incurring a fee?

charmag Wed 22-Mar-17 04:26:46

Both on Hampshire local and West Sussex local?

FruSkogKattOla Wed 22-Mar-17 07:14:09

That doesn't sound right - assuming it's an ordinary 'chat' type thread.

Or are you trying to advertise something? I think you can 'pin' an advertising thread for a small fee.

charmag Wed 22-Mar-17 09:21:56

No not trying to advertise anything. Very strange?

FruSkogKattOla Wed 22-Mar-17 10:18:53

The fact they've asked for dollars rather than pounds sounds very odd too. Could you take a screenshot of it and post the image on this thread? Perhaps that might give MNHQ some pointers as to what's going on. It almost sounds as though you're not on a genuine MN page.

WorraLiberty Wed 22-Mar-17 12:40:33

That does sound very strange OP.

I've reported this thread to bring it to HQ's attention.

LornaMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 22-Mar-17 12:43:26

Hi charmag,

This certainly doesn't sound right.

We're going to take a look into this.

Could we ask for a screenshot of the error message?

charmag Fri 24-Mar-17 04:49:13

I'm so sorry everyone, I have worked out what I was doing wrong. I was checking the box that said something like 'pin to local board'. When I unchecked this it worked. Sorry for wasting everyone's time

FruSkogKattOla Fri 24-Mar-17 06:55:52

I thought that's what you might have been doing, charmag!!

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