Have You Ever Had to Delete Sensitive, Negatively Motivated Comments?

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  1. donotfear profile image87
    donotfearposted 5 years ago

    I just had to delete several comments from one of my Hubs.  They weren't just rude or raw, they were racially motivated with an air of unnatural arrogance.  The content was so sensitive, however, I feared that replying any more than I did would constitute a possible breach of HP rules; not due to my own replies, but because of the very nature of his comments.

    Sometimes I'll leave a comment (that someone has posted) that is hateful or negative, just to prove a point and show how utterly ridiculous it is.  But this guy kept going on with it, even stating: "...meaning  no disrespect but..."   Yeah, the big "but".  No way...he was digging for a debate that could have gotten out of hand.

    I checked his IP address.  It was in the U.S. and he used the same name on all 3 comments.

    Anyhow, it was disturbing, so I deleted them all, including my first attempts at polite response to de-escalate what I suspected he was headed for.

    How about you guys?

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      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I wrote a hub on loneliness and a non-hub user told me if I was really lonely to go to "this" site. I clicked on it and it was a straight-up porn site. Needless to say I deleted the comment.

  2. Reality Bytes profile image86
    Reality Bytesposted 5 years ago

    I have had many hatefully based comments.  Hatred directed at groups which I do not acknowledge.  Do not take the actions of the individual, place that individual in a group for the purpose of spreading hate for the group.  I will never post such comments.

    1. donotfear profile image87
      donotfearposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Exactly my sentiments....I didn't want to repost it here.

  3. MissJamieD profile image71
    MissJamieDposted 5 years ago

    I agree with all of you. It's not that we're deleting them because they disagree with our topic, it's because they're motivated by hate and naivete that nobody wants to read in the first place.

    1. donotfear profile image87
      donotfearposted 5 years agoin reply to this



      I second that, MissJamieD!

  4. Zelkiiro profile image94
    Zelkiiroposted 5 years ago

    Haven't had this problem yet. Though, since I deal solely in entertainment topics, I doubt it's likely to crop up, anyway.

  5. rfmoran profile image86
    rfmoranposted 5 years ago

    Yes, I deleted a guy who basically set up shop on my hub's comments section and answered the comments of others. I shook my head, not recalling writing any of those replies when I realized it weas him who was doing the responding.

 
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