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Boston Board Posts

by BostonLettuce 11 days ago

Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t see any new posts on the Boston board in 7 days (?)....

Not using this right

by joeljkp 1 year ago

I don't think I'm using this site right - here are my frustrations: * In a long topic like the COTM threads, sorting the comments by Newest seems to sort by newest reply, not newest top-level co...

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Error 500 re-surfacing AGAIN when posting write-up with attached photos!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 9 days ago

Less than two weeks after I reported ERROR 500 surfacing on my write-up with attached photos, resulting in my unsuccessful attempt to post. SAME PROBLEM appeared again today, resulting in another w...

Chowhound Maintenance + Search Index Updates

by patsully 10 months ago

Hi all, We will be deploying some behind the scenes updates around 3 pm PT this afternoon. We don't expect to have to take the site down, but if you see any slowness around this time, this is th...

Chowhound Moderator e-mail “permanent fatal errors”

by DonnaMarieNJ 5 months ago

Is there a new e-mail that works for Chowhound Moderators? I have been sending emails (at the request of “Chowhound Customer Support”) to the address Customer Support gave me last week. All were ...

Can't edit my profile?

by Tristor 1 year ago

Just created an account and I can't seem to edit my profile. I thought it was something on my side so I had temporarily disabled Pi-Hole and switched to using the latest Google Chrome w/ no extens...

Problem posting and uploading photos!!.....here we go AGAIN!!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 18 days ago

Spend the past half an hour composing a food related article and uploading photos ( 5 in total ) . Unsuccessful! Error ' 500 ' message ' re-surface again!!......Total waste of time!!

Why am I no longer seeing ALL posts in Home Cooking?

by soccermom13 18 days ago

I used to click on my bookmark for "Chowhound Home Cooking" and see each post in chronological order, with newest post first. Now I seem to see only selected posts. I am not sure what happened, b...

No e-mail notifications

by DonnaMarieNJ 1 year ago

Despite following several threads, I am getting no e-mail notifications. The last one I received was Monday. Can you help?

Time to reconsider the method of removing offensive posts

by Hawashingtonian 1 month ago

Yet another branch of posts has been removed by the mods, this time in "Recommendations for stainless steel 9inch frying pan and saucepans", and I'm really starting to thing that a "This post has b...

Juneteenth Holiday tag request

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Could we get a Juneteenth tag for meals and events honoring our newest Federal holiday?

Rejected URLs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

I've mentioned before that the URL field on original posts rejects a high proportion of the links I've tried to add there. Here are a couple of recent ones: https://www.icafebakery.com/ https:/...

Difference between mobile and desktop site search

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

I tried to find posts on the SF Bay Area board for Soi 4 by putting "Soi 4" (in quotations) in the search box from the SF page. On my phone the url is: https://www.chowhound.com/search/?q=“Soi%...

Feeds not loading older discussions

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

First noticed this when looking back at discussions tagged with "Cheese of the Month". The feed only loaded through page 2 of discussions. By editing the url, I could pull up a page 3 of additional...

Can't edit post text

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Now I'm getting the 500-error message when I try to edit my post. This is a regular ol' post, not a photo story. The number of glitches with no work-arounds are making it too maddening to try to...

Photos do not display

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Yet another bug with photo stories . . . the images are not displaying on photo stories. Instead of photo images, "upload in progress" on Firefox and Safari desktop. However, if you click on one to...

"Sign in before posting" bug

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

When I tried to post a reply to this old thread on Firefox desktop, I was asked to sign in even though I was already logged in. "maestra" also mentioned this issue. I switched to a different browse...

I give up. Please instruct me how to search on Chowhound.

by maestra 3 months ago

I almost never have success. Here's today's example: I wanted to find the thread for the Baking COTM Ottolenghi Sweet. Nothing comes up, no matter what combination or quotation marks I use. Afte...

My Feed not sorting by Latest Reply

by nonaggie 10 months ago

I have "My Feed" set to sort by latest reply, but the posts I'm seeing aren't actually sorted by latest reply (and I can't see any rhyme or reason to how they're sorted). Is this happening to anyo...

Chowhound Posting Outage Resolved

by patsully 3 months ago

Hi all, As you may have encountered, we experienced an outage for posting and commenting on Chowhound overnight and into the morning. This was the result of migrating systems to our new company...