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Posts disappearing?

by odkaty 2 days ago

I've noticed that some of my posts have disappeared. Why? Is there a reason they were taken down?

No e-mail notifications

by DonnaMarieNJ 8 months ago

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

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Chowhound Maintenance + Search Index Updates

by patsully 4 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...

Mute feature requested (opposite of Follow) for a poster

by MidwesternerTT 28 days ago

There are a few CH posters who consistently annoy me with their tone, topics or both. It would be nice to have a "mute" feature offered on their profile that would function opposite of "Follow" - ...

Header for ALDI in November

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

The screenshot shows the header for November buys at Aldi that's been at the top of the page for more than a month.

Photo Story caption glitch

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Trying to finish this photo story: https://www.chowhound.com/post/ttobongee-korean-style-fried-chicken-pacific-grove-monterey-1095459 After adding in all of the photos and editing in half the c...

Places function

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Is the Places function that adds a link to a map for restaurants disabled? Some times the Add a Place button does not show up at all for restaurants&bars postings, and when it does, the search func...

Ghost post

by small h 2 months ago

This post is off-topic, as I am obviously not the only one to notice, since clicking on it leads to a 404. Yet here it still is.

My Feed not sorting by Latest Reply

by nonaggie 3 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...

How to remove Discussion Summary link?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

This post now has a link in the Discussion Summary that I suspect came from a spammer's reply that was deleted. Now, how do we get rid of the spammer's url? Seems crazy that the system saves this. ...

No Ch social media posts since Oct 30

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

There've been no posts from Chowhound to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter since October 30, the date of Red Ventures acquisition of the site. The FB page transparency info says that page is managed b...


by kaleokahu 3 months ago

It's now been 11 days since the last post on this board. Patsully asked that I post asking people to come back, so here it is. 21 days since he locked the thread asking why it's so dead, and it's...

One hour of effort wiped out!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

I just spend over an hour writing a restaurant review and uploading a bunch of photos onto the Ontario site. When I pressed 'post', some warning message appeared, deleting everything I posted! Are ...

Knife and fork icon?

by Midlife 7 months ago

Lately I’ve been getting ‘alerts’ (a number on my avatar) showing the knife and fork leading to topics I don’t think I’ve ever even seen before. 1. What does that icon mean? 2. Why would it ap...

What's Happened To Seattle's Chowhound?

by JayDK 4 months ago

This used to be a lively group with lots of activity. Then when Chowhound changed the user interface some years ago, the traffic seemed to drop off and hasn't regained it's past glory. Thoughts?

Inappropriate advertising

by meatn3 5 years ago

Really? A banner ad about "chronic constipation"? and if that wasn't enough the same ad appears in a side box further down the thread. And I have done no searches for anything GI related so it's...

Error message

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

The site is back up. But when it was down about an hour ago, I got an error message I've never seen here before, so I thought I'd post it.

Getting error Too Many Redirects for a few discussions

by MidwesternerTT 4 months ago

I've opened a Help case ticket, but am mentioning this here to see whether others are experiencing it. Seems to be semi-random, for Home Cooking discussions that are new within the past couple of ...

Saved recipes

by DivaSheila 5 months ago

I have saved a bunch of recipes using my Samsung Tab A and I now can't find them. I have quick links but all that is there is a link to my profile and s link to discussions. I thought maybe my save...