Since there is no way to block a particular hubber, how can I get them to stop trying to leave rude comments on my hubs? I have one person in particular who comes back at least once a week to harass one hub of mine, which I keep deleting...but he keeps insisting on leaving the same rude comment over and over. I've ignored him, but now what can I do?
You could report him to HP to see if you can get him banned (depending on the comment), or you could set comments received on your hubs to be invisible until you approve them which means his comments never gets seen because you delete them when YOU see them but before anyone else can. He will soon get bored when he no longer has an audience and you are effectively ignoring him and his comments.
You can show his comments and just write "thank you for your comment," as a reply. Once he sees his comment appears, he'll have no choice but to leave you alone since he'll start sounding like a broken record. If he continues writing the same nonsense, then you have enough proof that he's being an idiot and you can report him.
Im so glad you brought this up. I took part in a discussion today that lead to a debate of sorts about God vs Atheism. I didn't really want to debate this, but one of the hubbers kept asking me questions so hopefully I gave good answers on my opinions. But a different hubber came along and was pretty rude. I told him he should just debate the subject without making personal attacks. I went to work and hoped I wouldn't have to keep reading about it. When I got home, he'd posted a bunch of angry remarks on several of my hubs and said he'd gotten banned from the forums and he blamed me. He thought I'd reported him. I honestly don't even know how to report a person yet, besides the fact that although I found him a bit offensive, I wouldn't have reported him for what he'd said. If I knew how to block him, I'd sure do that now though as I don't want to have to keep reading his nasty comments on my hubs.
Turn your comments box off completely or do so for just a measured period of time. or,
Set your comments to be modified first, before they appear on the hub. or,
Leave the comment and in turn reply to it in a way that makes it look rediculous to other readers, then turn off your comments for awhile, removing the person's ability to respond! (I've done this and it works a treat, if it's done forcefully without ruining your hub)
Don't Ignore the problem... deal with it and also report it.... at least you aren't getting emails yet!
ugh, I hadnt even thought of emails. that doesnt sound fun.
I seen a blacklist under the Edit Profile. Don't know if that will be able to block the hubber you were talking about. But you can always try.
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