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A post that is blatantly an advertisement Answered

Sorry to post this here, but there is no other way to bring this to the site managers' attention. This post, https://www.instructables.com/id/Designer-Prom-Dresses-Prom-Dresses-2013/, is an advertisement for the posting organization, and not an 'ible at all.

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Kiteman (author)2012-11-19

As a wider comment, it is very tempting to post a sarcastic comment on spam postings. For some reason, the presence of comments makes the removal of the posting take longer.

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WriterChick (author)Kiteman2012-11-19

Thanks for the heads-up, though I had resisted the temptation up to now!

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kelseymh (author)2012-11-19

There is another way, but the new designer decided to make it as obscure as possible :-(

On the very far right of the title bar, next to the "Favorites" button, there's a little icon with a waving flag. If you click that, one of the options which comes up is "Spam". If you select this, a message will be sent to Staff to review, and probably remove, the I'ble. I've done that for the I'ble you mention here. Thanks for letting us know!

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WriterChick (author)kelseymh2012-11-19

Thanks! Another person tipped me off, too, but it's always good to have people who will share the tips with the newbies.

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Jayefuu (author)2012-11-19

Good spot. There's a small flag button to the right of the favourite button on Instructables. While logged on, you can flag the Instructable as spam and a member of staff will review it and delete it if you're correct.

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WriterChick (author)Jayefuu2012-11-19

Thank you! As you might have guessed, I'm a newbie, and that little detail escaped me.

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