Standard members receive a notification from us sent to their personal inboxes (Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail, etc).
Flirts (messages) to standard members are not opened on the site.
So these messages will always have the envelope next to them. Standard members must upgrade in order to read the message, but don’t let that discourage you from sending a message to a standard member. To access your message Inbox and send a message: To tell if your message has been read. Standard members who receive personal messages from a premium member will receive a notification and a link to the premium sender’s profile. The standard member will receive an immediate notification of your message and that you are a premium member, and she/he will likely upgrade. Sending flirts is an easy way to test if someone is also interested in you. However, the best way to get someone to respond is by upgrading and sending a message. It is important to send out a lot of flirts, messages, and to cast a wide net. To send a flirt: When you send a flirt, Curves sends an email to that member’s personal email address (for example, their Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail, etc) notifying them they have a flirt, and includes a link back to the site so that the recipient can quickly access their inbox on Curves to read your flirt. In the world of online dating, initiating happens both ways. Sending a flirt is a harmless and low risk way of getting someone’s attention.