Frequently Asked Questions

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SMS Messaging

  • How much does it cost to send and receive private 1-2-1 messages via SMS with other guys?
    • For full information please visit our Text Chat page.
  • How can I stop receiving 1-2-1 SMS messages from other guys?
    • To stop receiving SMS messages from a particular guy, you text BLOCK and the guy's Nickname to 64111.
    • Or to stop receiving messages from all guys, just text OFF to 64111. You can start receiving messages again at any time by texting ON to 64111.
    • All messages you send are charged at standard network rates. We do not charge you to use any of these features.
    • For full information please visit our Text Chat page.
  • What SMS commands are there?
    • <nickname> + <your message>
      Send a private 121 message to another user. Your mobile number will not be revealed. They can respond by using your Nickname.
    • PROFILE + <your description>
      Create or update your SMS profile for other users to find. Describe yourself and what you're looking for - but keep it clean and under 140 characters.
    • POSTCODE + <postcode>
      Update your postcode so that local guys can find you easily. Use your full postcode or just the first half. eg. SW1 1AA or just SW1
      Your postcode will never be revealed to another user. It's used only for matching purposes.
    • GUYS
      Request profiles of the 3 guys nearest to your registered postcode to be sent via SMS.
      Up to 3 profiles will be sent to you depending on availability.
    • GUYS + <postcode>
      Request profiles of the 3 guys nearest to the postcode you provide to be sent via SMS. Use the full postcode or just the first half. eg. SW1 1AA or just SW1.
      Up to 3 profiles will be sent to you depending on availability.
    • MORE
      Request 3 more profiles to be sent to you.
      Up to 3 profiles will be sent to you depending on availability.
    • CHAT + <message>
      Broadcast a message to be displayed to viewers of GayNetwork Web TV.
    • CHAT LOOP + <message>
      Broadcast a message to be displayed to viewers of GayNetwork Web TV.
      Loop messages will be displayed on the carousel for up to 48 hrs.
    • BLOCK + <nickname>
      Block another member from sending you 121 messages
    • OFF
      Turn off 121 messaging and disable your SMS profile
    • ON
      Turn on 121 messaging and enable your SMS profile
    • NOWEB
      Disable the Gay Network website profile associated with your mobile
    • WEB
      Enable the Gay Network website profile associated with your mobile
    • STOP
      Disable your SMS account and opt out of any future SMS marketing messages.

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