I finally found a post that Sean had posted:
Originally posted by Sean Adams
A while back we disabled the e-mail feature due to outside sources sending spam mail to members at the site. We are working on setting up the email feature so spam can be detected or at least we can be aware when someone is sending spam mail.
Originally posted on 11-11-2003 08:04 AM
That explains why it isnt working but I was wondering how long if ever will the e-mail function be blocked from members?