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[[Image:Mailbox.jpg|thumb|The Mailbox]]
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{{for|the [[Part-time Jobs|Part-time job]] package item|Mail}}
 
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[[Image:Mailbox.png|thumb|Image of the Mailbox]]
Mailboxes are used to send or check mail and to send or receive items.
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'''Mailboxes''' are used to send or check mail and to send or receive items.
  
 
== Sending Mail ==
 
== Sending Mail ==
 
 
=== Sending Messages ===
 
=== Sending Messages ===
 
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*To send a message click on any mailbox, then on the "Send Mail" button and the "Send Mail" window will open.
*To send a message click on any mailbox, then on the "Send Mail" button and the "Send Mail" window will open. Enter a recipient's name, click on the Confirm button to check that the name exists on that server, enter the message and click on the "Send Mail" button (the one in the "Send Mail" window and not the Mailbox window).
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**Enter the recipient's name, and click Confirm to check the name of the recipient on your server.
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**Enter the message and click on the "Send Mail" button.
 
*Sent messages are stored in the sender's outbox and remain there until the recipient opens the message.
 
*Sent messages are stored in the sender's outbox and remain there until the recipient opens the message.
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**You may not send messages if your inbox contains 30 or more items and/or messages.
 
*A message sent via mail has a maximum of 150 character, however, longer messages can be broken up over a number of postings.
 
*A message sent via mail has a maximum of 150 character, however, longer messages can be broken up over a number of postings.
*There is a delay in the time it takes for a message to be sent and when it's received in the recipient's inbox. This can vary from 10 seconds to 10 minutes depending on the locations of the mailboxes used by the sender and recipient.
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*There is a delay in the time it takes for a message to be sent and when it's received in the recipient's inbox.
 
*You cannot send mail to other players on another server.
 
*You cannot send mail to other players on another server.
*You cannot send mail to another character on the same account. This includes the free [[Elf]] and [[Giant]] assistant characters.
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*You cannot send mail to another character on the same account.
  
 
=== Sending Items ===
 
=== Sending Items ===
 
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*To send an item, open your [[Inventory]], then drag and drop the item from your inventory to the square in the message window, similar to the [[Bank]].
*Only '''tradable items''' may be sent via mail (including gold and checks). A fee is charged which depends on the value of the item sent. The fee charged for mailing items works exactly the same as the fee charged for depositing items in a bank.
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*Only '''tradeable items''' may be sent via mail (including [[Gold]] and [[Check]]s). A fee is charged depending on the value of the item sent.
*Items will remain in the mail for 30 days if the recipient does not remove them. After 30 days they will be return to the sender's inbox.
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**The fee charged for mailing items works exactly the same as the fee charged for depositing items in a Bank.
*A payment can be requested for an item sent via mail to other players by ticking the "Request $" and inputting the amount of gold desired for the item. The maximum amount able to be requested is 10 million gold.
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*You may not send items if your inbox has 30 or more items and/or messages.
*You '''must''' add an item in the mail in order to request gold. There is also a transaction fee for the bank plus the request fee for the recipient.
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*Items will remain in the recipient's inbox for 30 days, if the recipient does not remove them.
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**After 30 days the item will be returned to the sender's inbox.
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*A payment can be requested for an item sent via mail to other players by selecting the "Request $" and inputting the amount of gold desired for the item.
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**The maximum amount available to be requested is 10,000,000 G.
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**You '''must''' add an item in the mail in order to request gold.
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**There is a transaction fee for the bank plus the request fee for the recipient.
  
 
== Receiving Mail ==
 
== Receiving Mail ==
 
 
=== Receiving Messages ===
 
=== Receiving Messages ===
 
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*Messages can be checked by clicking on any mailbox and clicking on any received messages in the inbox.
*Messages can be checked by clicking on any mailbox and then clicking on any received messages in the inbox. The inbox is displayed by default when clicking on a mailbox.
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*The inbox is displayed by default when clicking on a mailbox.
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*You may have an unlimited amount of items and/or messages in your inbox '''but''' only the first 50 items and/or messages will be displayed.
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**Any item and/or message over 50 will be invisible until it has room inside the inbox.
  
 
=== Receiving Items ===
 
=== Receiving Items ===
 
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*There are no fees for the receiver, unless the mail comes with an item requesting a payment in [[Gold]].
*There are no fees for the receiver, unless the mail comes with an item requesting a payment in gold (i.e., a priced item).  
 
 
*The receiver, when accepting a priced item from the mailbox, will need to have enough gold to pay for the item and the fees.
 
*The receiver, when accepting a priced item from the mailbox, will need to have enough gold to pay for the item and the fees.
 
*When paying with gold on-hand, the total fees rate is 5% of the requested gold (i.e., the mailing fee is only charged).
 
*When paying with gold on-hand, the total fees rate is 5% of the requested gold (i.e., the mailing fee is only charged).
 
*When paying with gold in the bank, the total fees rate is 10% of the requested gold (i.e., the mailing fee and bank transaction fees are charged).
 
*When paying with gold in the bank, the total fees rate is 10% of the requested gold (i.e., the mailing fee and bank transaction fees are charged).
*After the item has been accepted, the gold will be sent to the seller, which they can directly deposit into their bank account without any fees being charged.
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*After the item has been accepted, the gold will be sent to the seller, which they can directly deposit into their bank without any fees being charged.
*Note: Checks are not accepted as a method of payment for mailed items.
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**'''Note:''' Checks are not accepted as a method of payment for mailed items.
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*You may have an unlimited amount of items and/or messages in your inbox '''but''' only the first 50 items and/or messages will be displayed.
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**Any item and/or message over 50 will be invisible until it has room inside the inbox.
  
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
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*Unlike [[Party Board]]s nor [[House Shop Ad Board]]s, Mailboxes are technically [[NPC]]s, as they are selectable by holding Ctrl key. They also have [[Combat Power]] and [[Inventory]], although not visible to players.
*Mailboxes are not real NPCs, although they have "NPC Mailbox" appearing above them. Unlike normal NPCs there is no way of distinguishing between mailboxes, they are inanimate objects and they merely supply access to a game mechanic, i.e., the mailing system. They have more in common with [[:Category:Public Tools|Public Tools]], Party Boards and House Shop Ad Boards.
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*Although the Inbox and Outbox are limited to only 30 items, it is possible to exceed the limit (in the Inbox only) by sending items to another player and having them return it. However, be aware that other players will not be able to directly send items to the inbox after it exceeds 30/30 items. In this manner, the inbox can be used as a low cost but temporary storage (to a max. of 59/30) for cheap items.
*A Mailbox can be found beside almost every bank in Erinn, with residential areas being the exceptions.
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**Note: Only the first 50 items will be displayed in the inbox. The other 9 will be invisible until 9 spaces have been cleared from the inbox.
*Although the inbox and outbox are limited to only 30 items, it is possible to exceed the limit (in the Inbox only) by sending items to another player and having them return it. However, be aware that other players will not be able to directly send items to the inbox after it exceeds 30/30 items. In this manner, the inbox can be used as a low cost but temporary storage (to a max. of 59/30) for cheap items.
 
  
 
[[Category:Game System]]
 
[[Category:Game System]]
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[[Category:NPCs]]

Latest revision as of 12:53, 11 April 2013

For the Part-time job package item, see Mail.
Image of the Mailbox

Mailboxes are used to send or check mail and to send or receive items.

Sending Mail

Sending Messages

  • To send a message click on any mailbox, then on the "Send Mail" button and the "Send Mail" window will open.
    • Enter the recipient's name, and click Confirm to check the name of the recipient on your server.
    • Enter the message and click on the "Send Mail" button.
  • Sent messages are stored in the sender's outbox and remain there until the recipient opens the message.
    • You may not send messages if your inbox contains 30 or more items and/or messages.
  • A message sent via mail has a maximum of 150 character, however, longer messages can be broken up over a number of postings.
  • There is a delay in the time it takes for a message to be sent and when it's received in the recipient's inbox.
  • You cannot send mail to other players on another server.
  • You cannot send mail to another character on the same account.

Sending Items

  • To send an item, open your Inventory, then drag and drop the item from your inventory to the square in the message window, similar to the Bank.
  • Only tradeable items may be sent via mail (including Gold and Checks). A fee is charged depending on the value of the item sent.
    • The fee charged for mailing items works exactly the same as the fee charged for depositing items in a Bank.
  • You may not send items if your inbox has 30 or more items and/or messages.
  • Items will remain in the recipient's inbox for 30 days, if the recipient does not remove them.
    • After 30 days the item will be returned to the sender's inbox.
  • A payment can be requested for an item sent via mail to other players by selecting the "Request $" and inputting the amount of gold desired for the item.
    • The maximum amount available to be requested is 10,000,000 G.
    • You must add an item in the mail in order to request gold.
    • There is a transaction fee for the bank plus the request fee for the recipient.

Receiving Mail

Receiving Messages

  • Messages can be checked by clicking on any mailbox and clicking on any received messages in the inbox.
  • The inbox is displayed by default when clicking on a mailbox.
  • You may have an unlimited amount of items and/or messages in your inbox but only the first 50 items and/or messages will be displayed.
    • Any item and/or message over 50 will be invisible until it has room inside the inbox.

Receiving Items

  • There are no fees for the receiver, unless the mail comes with an item requesting a payment in Gold.
  • The receiver, when accepting a priced item from the mailbox, will need to have enough gold to pay for the item and the fees.
  • When paying with gold on-hand, the total fees rate is 5% of the requested gold (i.e., the mailing fee is only charged).
  • When paying with gold in the bank, the total fees rate is 10% of the requested gold (i.e., the mailing fee and bank transaction fees are charged).
  • After the item has been accepted, the gold will be sent to the seller, which they can directly deposit into their bank without any fees being charged.
    • Note: Checks are not accepted as a method of payment for mailed items.
  • You may have an unlimited amount of items and/or messages in your inbox but only the first 50 items and/or messages will be displayed.
    • Any item and/or message over 50 will be invisible until it has room inside the inbox.

Trivia

  • Unlike Party Boards nor House Shop Ad Boards, Mailboxes are technically NPCs, as they are selectable by holding Ctrl key. They also have Combat Power and Inventory, although not visible to players.
  • Although the Inbox and Outbox are limited to only 30 items, it is possible to exceed the limit (in the Inbox only) by sending items to another player and having them return it. However, be aware that other players will not be able to directly send items to the inbox after it exceeds 30/30 items. In this manner, the inbox can be used as a low cost but temporary storage (to a max. of 59/30) for cheap items.
    • Note: Only the first 50 items will be displayed in the inbox. The other 9 will be invisible until 9 spaces have been cleared from the inbox.