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jonco60
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Registered: 14-12-2011

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hi i am trying to register with facebook but when i type in my e-mail address which is my plusnet ad dress it just comes back saying its not a valid e-mail address any ideas thanks  john
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TheIslander
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Registered: 13-11-2011

Re: facebook

Yes they are unusual. They use similar email addresses that Orange have. It is so you can have more of them. I would set up a gmail or hotmail account and use them. Then that should sort out the issue.
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Re: facebook

I've just tried to sign up using my PN address and it wasn't rejected, so can only assume it's an oddity with your address.

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Re: facebook

Mine (registered for at least 12 months) was definitely done using plusnet email address.
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Re: facebook

I use my Free-online one, but the idps version - name@username.idps.co.uk and it's fine.
John
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Re: facebook

I don't suppose the local part of your address is 'mail' is it? e.g. mail@username.plus.com.
If it is then I know Facebook won't like it. My original Facebook account was registered to an address in this format, however for reasons various I had to discard that account and sign up another a few years back. When I did Facebook wouldn't allow me to choose a mail@... address, no matter what domain it was under. I tried querying it with them at the time but got absolutely nowhere.

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