It says that for me also packet.
I think there is a hold on turning that feature on until Admin gets figured out how much bandwidth we are using. That whole bandwidth thing confuses me but it has something to do with it.
Same reason not all the forums have a browse box for pics. Admin is revamping that.
Reason your email did not get answered is Admin is getting swamped with emails from members. Like it says in the announcement at the beginning of the forums email a moderator for help.
You can pm me if you have any other questions.