1. Miss.Horrible's Avatar
    I have a question about one of the icons that appear next to the face on BBM.
    There are only two as far as I have seen.
    One is the three little lines next the the face.
    Meaning the contact is unreachable (loss of service).
    And another is the small clock.
    When I check the contact info it said the contact is busy.
    What does that mean?
    I see no option to enable such an icon for myself...

    07-15-08 07:49 PM
  2. brothamoveson's Avatar
    I think it means that the message hasn't transmitted yet to the contact. Could be for a number of reasons.
    07-15-08 07:51 PM
  3. V3NZ3L's Avatar
    I was under the impression that the little time clock meant you sent them a message that they haven't responded to yet. Therefore you are waiting for a response. I could be wrong...
    07-15-08 07:54 PM
  4. Miss.Horrible's Avatar
    I don't believe that to be the case.
    The message says that it as been delivered.
    It's just not read.

    I assumed it ment they were on the phone or something.
    Cause I've been in the middle of a conversation with someone,
    (the icon appears)
    and when they come back they say they got a call.

    But sometimes it's for such an extended period of time it seems like that may not be the case.

    Hm....unsure.
    07-15-08 08:03 PM
  5. Pegalega's Avatar
    I was under the impression that the little time clock meant you sent them a message that they haven't responded to yet. Therefore you are waiting for a response. I could be wrong...
    this is what I thought too
    07-15-08 08:08 PM
  6. Miss.Horrible's Avatar
    this is what I thought too
    The reason why I don't believe that to be the case either is because
    the icon only appears some of the time.
    I could be chatting with someone and if they take five minutes or more to reply,
    it still doesn't appear.

    Maybe I'm wrong..
    I'm just looking for a definitive answer.
    07-15-08 08:14 PM
  7. chaz_cb's Avatar
    I think, and can't back this up, that it happens when there's any kind of delay with the servers that BBM uses. It definitely is just a once in a while thing, and happens mostly with my contacts that are located furthest from me geographically. Not simply waiting for a response.
    07-15-08 08:18 PM
  8. Miss.Horrible's Avatar
    So it's not something you can enable manually? At all?

    It just seems so weird.
    Like it's something that gets turned on and off.

    I'm actually somewhat surprised that I've never seen a thread asking this before.
    07-15-08 08:21 PM
  9. superaj's Avatar
    I think the clock means the message was sent but the person on the other end has not opened it yet.

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    07-15-08 08:32 PM
  10. chaz_cb's Avatar
    So it's not something you can enable manually? At all?

    It just seems so weird.
    Like it's something that gets turned on and off.

    I'm actually somewhat surprised that I've never seen a thread asking this before.
    Again, just my thoughts on this, ( and I'm on BBM a LOT) just think of it like the hourglass on the BB. It's like BBM is working on getting your message through and read.
    07-15-08 08:37 PM
  11. Miss.Horrible's Avatar
    Even if it says it has been delivered?

    Isn't that similar to what someone had said above?

    Sorry, I'm so stubborn.

    I guess I just settle for that.
    I don't use BBM that often.
    So if you use it a lot, you're probably right.
    07-15-08 08:44 PM
  12. Pegalega's Avatar
    Even if it says it has been delivered?

    Isn't that similar to what someone had said above?

    Sorry, I'm so stubborn.

    I guess I just settle for that.
    I don't use BBM that often.
    So if you use it a lot, you're probably right.

    I use mine alot and have only see this once.....and the person didnt respond for awhile bc he was in the shower-I just kind of assumed that it either meant they got it and hadnt responded, it was delivered and they didnt respond...OR their phone was in sleep mode

    SOrry i cant help more Im still trying to figure out what alot of things on my phone mean
    07-15-08 08:47 PM
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