Hi, >not uncommon for me to receive 20 orders in the first hour That is impressive. Whilst reading the old messages to this list I've been struck by the huge effort that has gone in to the BX. Anyway, typically an email program will only collect email from a mail provider every so often. I think the default setting for my software was every 30 minutes and I changed it to every 5 minutes. We had an episode during the Summer where PBS list subscribers on yahoo were getting postings many hours after they were sent. Secrets of seed growing success, set up your mailer to poll often, use a mail provider that is fast. David Pilling.