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Aug 8, 2014 07:42 AM

Kickstarter board

With the new rules of allowing Kickstarter spam can they please be regulated to their own board? That way those interested in getting in on the ground floor with the best potato salad, etc can actively follow those campaigns. It would also give those that choose this site to promote their creations a designated space.

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  1. Yes, how about a promotions board? Folks can sell their wine/cake/bbq whatever, ask for money, etc and the rest of us can avoid or give them our credit card numbers as we see fit. Why go through the pretense of doing anything else but self-promotion on another board which has a non-monetary theme?

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    1. re: pinehurst

      Possibly the very best idea to deal with the influx of advertisers A thousand hearts for you as well.

      1. re: pinehurst

        Yes, a promotion board would be great too. Similar to the features or recipe boards it would be a great way to house them and easy for those looking for them to find instead or buried in a topical or regional board

        (notice how I am using all positive language? Trying the get more bees with honey approach….) :)

      2. Yes - this. A thousand hearts for you.

        1. A completely separate board for promotional posts, kickstarts, etc. is the best idea. They're still allowed to post blatantly promotional stuff; we're still allowed to ignore the entire board, should we choose to do so.

          A gazillion thumbs up to foodiex2 and pinehurst for their suggestions.

          1. I'm taking your suggestions to the main thread on this topic. It seems the best way to deal with this. Remember when we were all het up about the Q&A format? Wasn't that a good time in hindsight?

            1. Yes please confine it to it's own ghetto so those of us can ignore the spam at will.