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Customising BIG-Chat

How do I change my BIG-Chat settings?

The following are email commands - to use them, send a blank e-mail to the following addresses:

  • To change your subscription to daily digest mode - one day's messages in one e-mail:
  • To change your subscription back to individual emails:
  • To put your email message delivery on hold - while you are away, for example:
  • To restart your messages again:
  • To post a message to big-chat's moderators:
  • To subscribe to big-chat:
  • To unsubscribe from big-chat:

How do I change my e-mail address on BIG-Chat?

You have to unsubscribe from your old e-mail address and then subscribe from the new.

Using the list via the web

You can read messages, search previous messages and alter some settings for the service on the web. Go to the yahoogroups web site, at, and select the My Groups link from the menu bar at the top. You will also need to register as a Yahoo member during this process.

This yahoogroups web site menu will let you change your subscription between 'digest' mode (several e-mails sent periodically as one) and 'normal' mode (individual e-mails as they are sent to the list).

Why are there adverts in the e-mails?

You will find short adverts added to the end of e-mails - this is the price we pay for the otherwise 'free service'. BIG is satisfied that the service keeps e-mail addresses private. You will not receive unwanted e-mails Read more about the service we use at
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