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Your place to discuss all aspects of the Chowhound community and to offer feedback on staff announcements. Bug reports, account issues and other technical questions should now be sent to staff in the new Chowhound Help Center.

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Very Few Posts

Fred19
by Fred19 3 hours ago

I have been noticing the scarcity of posts lately. Possibly the reason for that is I feel that there should be a "POST" box on the top of each page and there isn't. There is no indication of how to...

Image Upload Improvements

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 9 months ago

Hi everyone, Our team has been focused on nailing down some pesky image upload bugs you’ve reported this month. Here’s a quick rundown: — Images not uploading - This was a really hard one to ...

Tech support: How to add a missing Restaurant to Places?

8Gr8N8
by 8Gr8N8 18 days ago

If this site has a faq, I can't find it. I was posting a question about restaurant specials and I couldn't find the restaurant I was referencing (Magnolia House in Pasadena) in "places". How can ...

"Site Discussion & Announcements" Community and a New Help Center for Customer Support

patsully
by patsully 28 days ago

Hi all, We have two announcements for you to consider over the weekend. #1 We have created a new community, called “Site Discussion & Announcements” or "Site Discussion" for short. You wi...

Community "Quick Links" + Post Page Feedback

patsully
by patsully 25 days ago

Hi all, We made a small update today with the goal of providing faster access to the most popular community pages via our "Quick Links" module, which previously lived only on the Chowhound home...

Feedback on Updated Chowhound Image Viewer

patsully
by patsully 5 months ago

Hey all, Last week we made some updates to the Chowhound image viewer, which now opens uploaded images at higher resolutions on both desktop and mobile web. You can navigate through photos b...

Feedback on Merging Lower Volume Communities

patsully
by patsully 6 months ago

Hi all, as we continue to plan improvements for Chowhound in 2019, we'd like to get your take on a few potential improvements, which we'll post about on here Site Feedback for discussion. As par...

Feedback on Locking Inactive Posts

patsully
by patsully 6 months ago

Hi all, as we continue to plan improvements for Chowhound in 2019, we'd like to get your take on a few potential improvements, which we'll post about on here Site Feedback for discussion. The fi...

Save Your Favorite Online Recipes on Chowhound

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 11 months ago

Hi all, We’d like to share a new feature test with you and we’re eager for your feedback. Chowhounds have always shared recipes from many websites including Ina Garten, Martha Stewart, Epicur...

Daily Digest — A New Option for Email Notifications

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

Some of you may have noticed that we have added a new option for email notifications for new replies to discussions that you follow. If receiving real time emails with every new reply feels a b...

Chowhound.com Is Now on HTTPS

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

As of last week, you may have noticed that our website is now 'Secure': https has been enabled on chowhound.com. This means that all communications between your browser and our website are now encr...

Sad to report the passing of Veggo

just_ducky
by just_ducky 5 years ago

I am sad to report the passing of my brother, Veggo. Veggo loved the camaraderie of Chowhound and thoroughly enjoyed swapping witty comments and food ideas. He traveled to more places than m...

We Stand With Paris

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Numb from today's news of the attacks in Paris, I had no words and was not sure how to best to express my deep sorrow and solidarity with our French colleagues. John Talbott just said it best, "We'...

Chowhound Site History for 9/11

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

On the East Coast of the United States, the calendar has already turned to September 11. Each year at this time, I return to our conversations surrounding the terrorist attacks to commemorate the t...

Passing of JonParker

Jacquilynne
by Jacquilynne 5 years ago

Many of you knew JonParker from his days on the DC / Baltimore board and more recently from sharing his enthusiasm for cooking at home and as part of his church's outreach programs. I'm sad to have...

Sad News About FoodFuser

Gio
by Gio 6 years ago

Some of us have learned about the passing of Food Fuser, a frequent poster here at Chowhound. His avatar was the Pillsbury Doughboy. He was known in the world as Dawson Sather. We no longer will ...

Your Avatar: Does it sum up who you are?

Beach Chick
by Beach Chick 10 years ago

Mine is of flowers I took in my garden.. I think it is a good representation of who I am..I am a freak for flowers.

Chino Wayne

Servorg
by Servorg 6 years ago

I just wanted to let the greater Chowhound Community know that Chino Wayne, a longtime LA board poster and all around good person is in the hospital and very sick. I met Wayne several years ago at...

Early Days of Chowhound Message Boards via the Wayback Machine

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by Dave Feldman 6 years ago

I'm sure most of you are familiar with the Internet Archive Wayback Machine -- http://archive.org/web/web.php -- which takes "snapshots" of websites from the past. I've just spent a couple of hour...