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jpr54_1 Mar 21, 2014 09:43 AM

On not about food I started a topic but found that the link had personal fb page-
please delete the post-thanx
I can't figue out how to do it

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  1. jrvedivici RE: jpr54_1 Mar 21, 2014 09:53 AM

    Once you make a post you cannot delete it. You can delete the content............but the post will still remain. Most people will delete the content and type a message like;
    **Self Deleted** so people will understand why the text box is empty when they click on it.

    After you do that, flag the post yourself so the Mods' attention is drawn to it and explain you are requesting they just delete it.

    1. The Chowhound Team RE: jpr54_1 Mar 21, 2014 10:21 AM

      We think we've removed the topic you want removed, but please check to be sure. The best way to request removal of a post or topic is to click "Flag" under the post.

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      1. re: The Chowhound Team
        jrvedivici RE: The Chowhound Team Mar 21, 2014 10:46 AM

        Pretty sure that's what I said Chow Team, don't try to steal the "Jr Thunder".............

        1. re: jrvedivici
          SaraAshley RE: jrvedivici Mar 21, 2014 11:33 AM

          With a lot more detail, might I add.

          1. re: jrvedivici
            The Chowhound Team RE: jrvedivici Mar 21, 2014 12:41 PM

            Nah, you told him how to ask to have something deleted. We told him we'd actually done it for him.

            You can keep the thunder. Our delete button is prettier and more useful.

            1. re: The Chowhound Team
              jpr54_1 RE: The Chowhound Team Mar 21, 2014 01:35 PM

              jpr54_1 is a female
              thanx for explanation

              1. re: jpr54_1
                sunshine842 RE: jpr54_1 Mar 21, 2014 01:42 PM

                The Chowhound Team are apparently of the generation that was taught to refer to an unknown person as "he" until gender was made clear.

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