Page lets you send a private message to someone, no matter where in the world they are The command is thus
page <target>=<text> page <target>=:<posetext>
For example, Dodger the Charmander needs to urgently tell me, Gengar, that his tail is in fact, on fire. He would type
page Gengar=AAAAA My tail is on FIIIRRRREEE!!!!
Gengar would then see
Dodger pages, "AAAAA My tail is on FIIIRRRREEE!!!!" to you.
Unless of course Gengar is offline.
Oh gee, What do I do then?
Calm down. just stick a #mail in there, like this
page #mail Gengar=My tail is on fire and I don't know what to do about, please help?!
Gengar will see he has messages when he logs back on. the page-mail system is very persistent and spammy, So it's a good way to push a message through if you think your pages are being missed or ignored.