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Is the new messaging format driving anyone else crazy?

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Is it just me? Now I’m having to type messages that are longer than a few lines into a text document so I can read what I’ve typed without incessant scrolling. Then copy/paste.

Sorry, I’m clearly late to happy hour. :zipper_mouth_face: :wine_glass: :wine_glass: :wine_glass:

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I agree. I don’t like the new format.

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Are you also getting a “new event” comment but not the actual message until you click in to see it? That seems to have switched around the same time.

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I’m not sure? I don’t think so? I don’t have anything clickable in the messaging thread, nor do I have anything called “new event” . (We are talking about the website and not the app, right? I rarely use the app.)

Something else I noticed that I don’t care for: If I send two messages in a row, meaning the guest has not replied to the first message, and I - for whatever reason - send another message, my two separate messages are lumped together into one long run-on message. It does not show that I sent two separate messages, at least from my end. If the guest sees it the same way I do, I come off looking like a bit of an idiot. It’s also confusing to me when I go back to reference the info later. Soooooo very clunky.

I agree on both of your points, yecatsr. Drives me crazy.

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Also hate the new Review structure! and the stupid little “send” arrows instead of a clickable button.

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They make the web version more and more app like. Eventually they will only be an app and they will lose all the hosts who refuse to use the app.

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Please no! Don’t even put that out into the universe! :sob:

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Don’t worry, I talk a big game but I’m really powerless. Just consider yourself warned.

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I’m certainly “powerless” on the app!

My typing speed is 95% slower.

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NO APPS
very bad idea to do app only!!!

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I do my AirBnB on an iPad and that’s the way I have always had to do it.

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I don’t like the format either. As a host, I just want to get in EVERY time as a host, check reservations, send my welcome message or leave a review. That is it. But, all these daily host activities are not immediately available. I am still searching around for how to review a guest.

I don’t like it either - but you can use your arrow keys to scroll before the scroll bar pops up.

Yeah but that doesn’t solve my issue with only seeing a Few lines of text at a time. The window needs to auto-expand or be resizable.

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Small message boxes drive me crazy too. Two other platforms where I put my listing for students have the same format. One is even worse, it has its tiny message box at the very bottom of the page and I need to shrink the page to be able to write in it.

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I agree! This new format is very difficult to type messages in.

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