That's weird. Maybe a browser issue? I'm using Chrome. And I'm seeing the opposite as you. If I put my pointer over your name or avatar I have the ability to message you, but if I put it over my name avatar, I am not.
Ok, messed around for half hour now and can't seem to get the "mention" @ tag phpBB code to work on this new forum..
I think I used to be able to input the member number in the mention code and it worked//
ie; "Great Black North" (or was it USER) and it would put an @ in front of the user name...
I'm just a dumb-ass ignorant techno cretin here, but how do I get rid of this annoying side bar. AND in FAQ informs, to edit one's post, the option is next to the time stamp. Can't seem to find this!