Craigslist ad keeps getting flagged / removed as soon as I post it

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  1. Jeffg010

    Jeffg010 Diamond Member

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    If that is the case that sucks. I posted in the Pittsburgh section and never have that problem.


     
  2. Miramonti

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    Was the vehicle manufactured in 2010 or later?
     
  3. geno

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    Yes, I can't tell you how many times the same dealer will show up a dozen times in one search with ads for the same car... F off and go pay for some advertisements :|
     
  4. geno

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    I've done this already, it didn't help.
     
  5. IceBergSLiM

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    Stop posting your M4M in M4W
     
  6. isekii

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    Of course, the ATOT effect.
    figure out which dealer is doing it and shutdown their ads by flagging it ATOT style
     
  7. geno

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    Well I also posted in the help forums on CL. In their opinion, they think it's because it's a "feeler" and because the pics were too big (800x600 is too big? lol, ok). So I've corrected both and relisted (since it was removed yet again since the last time I posted) and we'll see if this one fares better.
     
  8. FelixDeCat

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    :shocked:
     
  9. oogabooga

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    :shocked: ;)
     
  10. sao123

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    wth?
     
  11. Safeway

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    If your car is priced lower than a used car dealer, they would definitely flag it. Scammy assholes.
     
  12. geno

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    Cmon I'm at least tucking my junk for the pics...
     
  13. beat mania

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    People need to flag those.
     
  14. xanis

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    Can we get the ATOT Effect on this? Just say the word and I'm sure more than a few members would be more than happy to start flagging the dealers' ads like crazy. :)
     
  15. IEC

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    Tell us who to flag and I'll get my Dee-Dee-Oh-Ess network on it. ;)
     
  16. fleshconsumed

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    Curious, did this one get removed as well?
     
  17. geno

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    Seriously, it sucks because I'm playing by the rules while dealers spam the living *** out of the FS section to move their shitty overpriced cars.

    Anyways. I reposted without pics (I even tried the CL pic upload so the pics were smaller and that got deleted) and that seems to have held off the flagging for some reason... we'll see how it goes.
     
  18. yowolabi

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    Maybe because you're much less likely to sell your car without pics. The dealer no longer feels threatened.
     
  19. dmcowen674

    dmcowen674 No Lifer

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    They are rolling out a software upgrade that puts Capcha in place.

    That will stop the Dealers programs.
     
  20. geno

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    Look at this, a dealer has their ad for one car up here *5* times :

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    And that's just in the Boston section, they're spamming NH too :

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    And that's not all, here are the RI posts for the same damn car :

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    Lame, they have *23* ads and I was having trouble keeping one up there!
     
  21. jlee

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    I flagged all of them and used their email form to tell them to stop spamming Craigslist.. :D
     
  22. xSauronx

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    i flagged them, too
     
  23. Jumpem

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    How do you search for something on CL across multiple areas? I hate having to look through adds in four or five cities.
     
  24. Miramonti

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  25. waggy

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    damnit i wanted to flag them too! but they were removed hehe