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Thanks but I'm sure the name follows the rules. And it seems odd that a freecycle group would choose to be private..... Seems like I would get an error message that says that name is taken, instead of not valid, if there was already a group with that name. The names I've been trying are.... Freecycle xx xx with xx xx being our location.
On Tue, Oct 13, 2020, 2:26 PM Frances <frances@...
On Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 02:21 PM, Marilyn wrote:
I have 3 freecycle groups on Yahoo that I have been trying to create a new group at io. I get an error message that the name is not valid. I searched io and there is not a group already with that name, so why can't I create one? I've sent in a help request, but have not heard back yet. Marilyn
The group name may be used by a group that has not chosen to appear in the publicly accessible list of groups.
Or the name you have chosen may not follow the rues:
See Help also:
- The Group name must be 34 characters or less and cannot contain spaces, pluses, periods, or underscores. (length verified Mar 8, 2020)
Did you look at the help in starting a group?
- The name cannot contain spaces, plus signs, slashes, periods, or underscores. (Hyphens are allowed.)
- It is possible to change this name later but be aware that renaming an existing group has repercussions. (See Renaming groups.)
GMF wiki for help. Search box at the top of each page.
Check out the new groups.io Help Center Use your browser to search or download the PDF.