This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
I didn't get what you mean by private messages for an important administrative matter.
It means you might have violated javaranch policy and the forum adminstrators don't want to tell you publicly ,you can view that message in your mail box.Click on 'My private Messages' hyperlink at the top of the page.