Kas3101, with messaging being the number one form of communication I know that it can get confusing seeing messages from many people coming back to your phone. When sending a text from a basic phone, as a group message, the message does appear as what is called a multi media message. The receiver may view the To field to see that this has been forwarded to others. This is working as designed for this particular model. LorenB_VZW
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