I do not know if others are having trouble with accessing personal messages, I have 3 reported message but unable to access them, who ever sent them know that I have not responded because I am unable to read them.
If it is important enough contact me through my email firstname.lastname@example.org
Being prepared is to prepare, this is our responsibility.
I am not your Mommy or Daddy and do not sugar coat it but I will tell you simply as how I see it, it is up to you on how you will or will not use it.
IANAL, all information I present is for your review, do your own homework.