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Nov 14, 2009 05:42 AM

Is there a way to get rid of this spammer?

They only post in areas like "Stories" where there's no "report" button.

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  1. You can copy the link and email to the mods.

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    1. re: c oliver

      Many many people do NOT know how to repor t spammers.

      I don't see how putting "a brief sentence on how to handle spammers on the page" is so complicated that the Development Team needs to put in any overtime.

      Simple add a sentence to the page's template.

      I and many others hope that implements this very soon. The more spammers, the less likely true chowhounds will frequent the site.

    2. Yes, a link would be most helpful. We'll take a look. Thanks for reporting it.

      1. I used the 'report' button on these guys last week...

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        1. re: porker

          I did too when I saw the post on every local board and all the others as well....

        2. reported ~5 times the other day

          1. Reported three times the other day.

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            1. re: Sam Fujisaka

              Yes, this spammer/group of spammers is both active and not easily tracked, but you only need to report each spammer once, and we'll get that post as well as the rest of the spam. Thanks for your help!

              1. re: The Chowhound Team

                Would it be possible to remove the link from the OP? Isn't that giving these people what they want? An ad and a link to their website? I don't click on links like that so for all I know it is a dead end, but if not, maybe remove it?